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Literature in English

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Literary Research Workshops


Literary Research: How to Do Research in Literature (and Be Awesome)
Live Zoom workshop with Stacy

We love books! But how do you research authors, novels, literary periods, and more? Attend this online workshop with Stacy Reardon, the Librarian for literature, to learn to research in literary studies. We’ll focus especially on digital resources, especially the Library’s new search tool, UC Library Search. You’ll leave the workshops knowing the fundamentals of literary research to help you craft informed class assignments or just indulge your inner lit nerd!

These workshops are designed especially for UC Berkeley undergraduate literature students of all levels. 

Available Times:

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
2:10pm – 3:00pm

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
1:10pm – 2:00pm

Monday, March 7, 2022
1:10pm – 2:00pm

Thursday, April 14, 2022
1:10pm – 2:00pm

Online: Register to receive the Zoom link

Note: these workshops will run when more than 10 people sign up.

Research 101 Workshops

Research 101 Workshops are for anyone interested in deepening their Library research skills. Designed for students enrolled in a Reading & Composition (R&C) course with a research component, Research 101 Workshops are offered virtually on set dates and times throughout the semester. Berkeley librarians will guide you through using the UC Berkeley Library strategically and help you hone your research skills. You'll leave feeling empowered and prepared to take on research assignments with new skills and perspectives.  

Sign-up for a Research 101 Workshop.
(Tip: If you need a quiet place on campus, bring your headphones to a library study space)