Graduate Students: Start Planning Now for Fall

Graduate Students: Start planning now for Fall and get a head start on your research by exploring the graduate student resources available at Bobst Library.

Visit the Graduate Student Services page: http://nyu.libguides.com/grads

Schedule a library tour or take a class over the summer on how to improve and manage your research at http://library.nyu.edu/classes If you’d like to plan ahead for Fall, see below for a list of class that will be offered in September along with tentative dates.

Or review an on-line tutorial at http://library.nyu.edu/research/tutorials/

Sign up for Bobst’s ‘Tip of the Week’ by going to http://library.nyu.edu/tipoftheweek.

Check out the Bobst Research Guides, listed by subject: http://library.nyu.edu/research/subjects/

Or, you can ‘Ask A Librarian’ by text, email, IM or phone or by making an appointment with a specialist in your subject area. Go to http://library.nyu.edu/ask/ for more info.

Fall library classes and events (dates are tentative – check the Bobst schedule in mid-August at the ‘classes’ url above):

8/30/2010 Graduate Student Tour

8/31/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies – Choosing software

9/1/2010 Graduate Student Tour

9/1/2010 Be a Better Research Assistant

9/1/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using RefWorks

9/2/2010 Back to School Basics

9/2/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using Endnote

9/6/2010 Introduction to American Research Libraries

9/6/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies – Choosing software

9/6/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using Zotero

9/6/2010 Dissertation Proposal writers’ workshop

9/7/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using RefWorks

9/8/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using Endnote

9/8/2010 Academic Research with Google

9/9/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using RefWorks

9/11/2010 Back to School Basics

9/12/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using RefWorks

9/12/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using Zotero

9/12/2010 Finding Non-English language material at NYU and Beyond

9/13/2010 Where in the World? Finding Research Materials Outside of NYU

9/13/2010 Dissertation Writers Networking

9/13/2010 Finding Primary Sources and using the NYU Special Collections

9/13/2010 Using Archival Collections Beyond Bobst

9/14/2010 Academic Research with Google

9/14/2010 Who’s Citing Whom? Citation tracking skills

9/15/2010 Annual Graduate Student Welcome Reception

9/15/2010 Managing your research and bibliographies using RefWorks

9/15/2010 Finding Materials for Language Learning

Classes in statistical software applications will also be available in the Fall. Check the Bobst schedule in mid-August

Tea and Empathy During Finals

Take a study break and join the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs and the Office of International Students and Scholars for a little tea & empathy.

Where: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 1st floor lounge

When: Tuesday, March 4, 2010, 2 pm – 4 pm

We look forward to seeing you.  Good luck with finals!

Sponsored by the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 2nd floor, 212.998.5065 and the Office of International Students and Scholars, 561 LaGuardia Place, 212-998-4720.

Tea and Empathy

Take a study break and join the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs and the Office of International Students and Scholars for a little tea & empathy.

Where:           Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 1st floor lounge

When:            Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 2 pm – 4 pm

We look forward to seeing you.  Good luck with finals!

Sponsored by the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 2nd floor, 212.998.5065 and the Office of International Students and Scholars, 561 LaGuardia Place, 212-998-4720. 

Student Resource Center May Events

Quick Start to Life After College
Monday, May 3rd, 5:30pm, Kimmel 907

As a  soon-to-be college graduate, there are a few things you need to be thinking  about. Join us for a helpful overview of ‘first steps’ after graduation. For Class of 2010 undergraduates ONLY. RSVP required. Contact maya.ardon@nyu.edu

Breakfast for Dinner
Monday, May 3rd, 8:30 – 10:30pm, Kimmel 3rd Floor Marketplace

Join us for this tradition of free breakfast at dinner time and great giveaways.

Apartments and Roommates
Monday, May 3rd through Friday, May 7th, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Off-Campus Housing Office, 4 Washington Square Village

Still looking for that perfect off-campus apartment or roommate situation? Stop by our office and we can help you find your first New York City apartment!
Phone: 212. 998.4620     Web: www.nyu.edu/housing/offcampus/

Take a Break with the Student Resource Center
Wednesday, May 5th and Thursday, May 6th, 10:00am to 8:00pm and
Friday, May 7th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Kimmel 210

Need a break from finals? Stop by the Student Resource Center for some of your favorite snacks.

Class of 2011 Resume Book Collection Begins Tuesday

Graduation will be here before you know it! If you plan on finding a job after graduation, the early stages of your employment search process should begin now. Tuesday, May 4 – Wednesday, May 19, the Wasserman Center for Career Development will collect resumes for the Class of 2011 Resume Books. In the summer and fall, these books will be distributed to hundreds of employers and serve as one source for recruiting Class of 2011 graduates. Resume Books are heavily marketed to industries including finance, marketing, advertising, public relations, entertainment, health care, consulting, non-profit, government, education, real estate and many more. To be eligible to participate:

  • You must be officially recognized by the University as receiving an academic degree (Bachelor, Master or PhD) January, May or September 2011 (certificate candidates, MBAs and Law students are NOT eligible).
  • You must have your resume critiqued by the Wasserman Center staff.
    For details on how to participate, please visit www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment on May 4.

Steinhardt GSO & USG Sponsor Day of Relaxation on Thursday, 4/29!

STEINHARDT DAY OF RELAXATION (& COFFEE TALK!)
Thursday April 29th, 12pm to 6:30pm, Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge.
Take a break from studying to enjoy a relaxing space brought to you by
GSO and USG. Great food, music, free mini massages, smoothie workshop,
and Grey Dog Coffee Talk are all on the agenda for a great stress reducing afternoon.
Make sure to stop by! Details here: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/gso/events/

Sponsored by Steinhardt GSO and USG.

Graduate Student Dean’s Hour

The Office of Student Affairs is hosting a Graduate Student Dean’s Hour on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 3:30pm in Pless Hall, 3rd floor Student Lounge.  Steinhardt graduate students are encouraged to drop by for light refreshments and good conversation with your colleagues, faculty and staff. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

Panel with Faculty who are Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Want to hear more about the Peace Corps experience from people who have actually been there?
Join a panel of NYU professors to hear about their experiences abroad and how Peace Corps affected their lives and careers!
•    Professor Jonathan Zimmerman, RPCV Nepal
•    Professor Bridget O’Connor, RPCV Afghanistan
•    Professor Heidi White, RPCV Poland
                                                Where?:        NYU Wasserman Center (133 E 13th Street, 2nd Floor)
                                                When?:         Tuesday, April 13th @ 7:15pm
Questions?:   Contact NYU’s Peace Corps recruiter Caitlin Gokey (RPCV Namibia, 2005 – 2008) at peacecorps@nyu.edu or (212) 998-4748
Peace Corps Volunteers work in over 70 countries worldwide in areas such as education, youth and community development,
agriculture and environmental education, health and HIV/AIDS education, business development, and information technology.
Peace Corps Volunteers must be 18 years of age and a US citizen.

NYU Steinhardt MAP Courses for Fall 2010

Do you still need to fulfill MAP requirements? Are you looking for electives to add to your Fall schedule? NYU Steinhardt is offering a range of courses that will apply to MAP and are open for electives too. For more information and course descriptions go to http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/advisement/LAC

E52.0501 Learning and the Meaning of Life (same as E50.0010)

E52.0551 Culture Wars in America (same as E55.1033)

E52.0552 Education and the American Dreams: Historical Perspectives (same as E55.0610)

E52.0591 Intro to Media Studies (same as E59.0001)

E52.0592 History of Media and Communication (same as E59.0003)

E52.0593 Intro to Human Communication and Culture (same as E59.0005)

E52.0631 Survey of Developmental Psychology (same as E63.0010)

E52.0632 Introduction to Personality Theories (same as E63.0019)

E64.0091 American Sign Language I

E64.0092 American Sign Language II

E64.0093 American Sign Language III

E52.0941 Art: Practice and Ideas (same as E90.0010)

E52.0171 Introduction to Theatre as Art Form for Non-Majors (same as E17.0060)

E52.0331 Introduction to Human Physiology (same as E33.1068)

NYU STUDENTS: NEED HELP GETTING STARTED WITH YOUR RESEARCH FOR A PAPER?

Bobst Library is providing one-on-one research assistance for NYU students who want help locating library materials relevant to their topic. Students are invited to make an appointment with a librarian who will assist you in developing an individualized research strategy for your topic.

HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT:
Complete the online registration form at http://library.nyu.edu/research/termpaper.html
There is no telephone or in-person registration.

WHEN ARE THE CLINICS BEING HELD?
Monday through Thursday, March 29 – April 8. The specific times are indicated on the registration form. Appointments last about 25 minutes.

WHO ARE THE RESEARCH CLINICS FOR?
This service is designed for undergraduates but any NYU student (except Law, Medical, Dental and Poly School students) is welcome to sign up.

Please note that this service does not include writing assistance.
Contact NYU’s Writing Center at 212-998-8866 or http://www.nyu.edu/cas/ewp/html/writing_center.html for details about writing support.

NEED RESEARCH HELP AT OTHER TIMES?
Visit a Reference Center in Bobst Library seven days a week throughout the academic year and ask the librarian on duty for help.
Humanities & Social Sciences – 1st floor Business, Public Policy and Documents – 6th floor Science – 9th floor

ONLINE HELP
Email or instant message Ask-A-Librarian when you need basic research guidance.
http://library.nyu.edu/ask/

NYU Libraries website: http://library.nyu.edu/

Paula Feid
Undergraduate Librarian
NYU Libraries
paula.feid@nyu.edu
212-998-2509