IU Libraries connect students with the materials and resources they need to succeed. Jumpstart Your Research is a free program that will prepare 2nd year students to engage in research projects as undergraduates. Instructors will provide short, getting-started tutorial-type sessions.

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Two students look at books in the Reference Reading Room.

These workshops are designed to help students learn to navigate one of the nation's largest academic research libraries.

Jumpstart Your Research with IU Libraries

Week of October 24, See sessions below for specific dates & times.

Program Schedule

The IU Libraries provide access to thousands of scholarly journals that can be found in library databases. Learn how to fine tune your search results in order to find the information you need. To register, click on the below:

Monday, October 25, 12-12:30

Your professor asks you to use "credible sources" in your research paper. How do you know if a source is credible? This session will provide an overview of how to use reliable sources in your research. 

Wednesday, October 27, 3-3:30pm

Acknowledging your sources is an important part of the research process but it can be easy to lose track. This session will provide you with some free tools to make that process easier and keep yourself organized.

Thursday, October 28, 2-2:30pm