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KU Libraries sponsor Faculty & Staff Day of Writing and Research on Oct. 27

Thursday, October 19, 2017

KU Libraries, in partnership with the KU Writing Center, will host a “Faculty / Staff Day of Writing and Research” on Friday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Watson Library, fourth floor. “Believe in your Writing” is the theme for the fall 2017 session.

This full-day event will offer KU faculty and staff the opportunity for productive, quiet writing, as well as individual meetings with Writing Center consultants and libraries research specialists.

Specific support on the following topics will be provided at the identified times: GIS and mapping assistance, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Rhonda Houser, GIS and data specialist; Endnote and Zotero, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Paul Thomas, library specialist; Digital tools for research and publishing, 1 to 4 p.m. with Dhanashree Thorat, post-doctoral researcher; Publication contracts and open publishing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Josh Bolick, scholarly communications librarian. For questions about library research consultations, please contact Lyn Wolz at

Those interested may register online. Participation is limited so please register before October 20, if you would like a boxed lunch. Registrations will be accepted through October 25, as space allows.

For general questions, please contact the KU Writing Center at 785-864-2399. 

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