Summer RefWorks Workshops

Learn how to use RefWorks to organize your references and instantly format your research papers, articles, and other publications using APA, MLA and hundreds of other writing styles. The ninety minute sessions will cover creating a RefWorks account, an introduction to RefWorks’ interface and help resources, 3 different ways to import references from databases/catalog into RefWorks, managing those references, creating a bibliography, and using Write-N-Cite to insert and format references in your paper.

To register for classes available in July & August, visit

Classes are offered in both Geisel and Biomedical Library buildings.

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Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers' Workshop

clarion The 2010 Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop will take place June 27 through August 7, 2010 at University of California, San Diego.

The instructors will be Delia Sherman, George R.R. Martin, Dale Bailey, Samuel R. Delany, Jeff VanderMeer, and Ann VanderMeer.

The application period for the 2010 workshop is December 1 – March 1. Applicants must submit two short stories with their application. For information and applications, check the Web at or email

Established in 1968, the Clarion Writers’ Workshop is the oldest workshop of its kind and is widely recognized as a premier proving and training ground for aspiring writers of fantasy and science fiction. Many graduates have become well-known writers, and a large number have won major awards. Instructors are among the most respected writers and editors working in the field today.

Clarion has been known as the “boot camp” for writers of speculative fiction. Each year 18 students, ranging in age from late teens to those in mid-career, are selected from applicants who have the potential for highly successful writing careers. Students are expected to write several new short stories during the six-week workshop, and to give and receive constructive criticism. Instructors and students reside together in campus apartments throughout the intensive six-week program.

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More JTMWINTK! Workshops this month

You asked for it-now you’ve got it: more Just Tell Me What I Need To Know! workshops will be held this month.

How do I find my text book in the Library? How can I get specialized research help from a Librarian? Can I eat and drink in the Library? How do I get full text journal articles? Where can I study? This workshop will answer all of these questions and more! Come learn 10 things about the UCSD Libraries to be sure you are making the most of your time and taking advantage of all of our great services!

Location: Geisel Library, Library Classroom 1
Monday, September 21, 10am or 2pm
Tuesday, September 22, 12pm or 3pm
Wednesday, September 23, 9am or 12pm
Thursday, September 24, 11am or 12pm

October 1 (Thurs), 12:15-12:45 pm
October 14 (Wed), 3-3:30 pm
October 27 (Tues), 10-10:30 am
November 10 (Tues), 1-1:30 pm
November 12 (Thurs), 1-1:30 pm

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The Holocaust Living History Workshop and more!

Guest Lecture by Dr. Till van Rahden, and Holocaust Living History Workshop training
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Geisel Library

On Sunday March 1, the Judaic Studies Program will host Dr. Till van Rahden of the University of Montreal, as he presents “History in the House of the Hangman: How Postwar Germany Became a Key Site for the Writing of Jewish History.” This lecture will be preceded by a Holocaust Living History Workshop training in Geisel Library’s Seuss Room.

Check out the link below for more information about the lecture and training!
Holocaust Living History Workshop

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