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A library information session for Chemistry, Chem-ES, and BMB seniors. This session will be led by Dr. Kelly Chacón and Carly Lamphere, MLIS to prepare you for the senior thesis experience. You will receive guidance on: How to write and organize your chemistry thesis document; How to carry out scientific literature searches using platforms like SciFinder, Web of Science, & Pubmed; And how to set up and use the citation manager software, Zotero.

To prepare for this session: Make sure you remember your SciFinder login, bring any research you have already done on your potential topic, download the Thesis Template from the library website and download & install Zotero. 

Please note that attendance at this meeting is mandatory for all Chemistry, BMB, ES-Chemistry seniors planning to perform thesis research in Fall 2023 with a Chemistry advisor. Attendance is also recommended for students planning to enroll in a thesis in Spring 2024.  If you cannot attend this meeting, contact Kelly Chacón (chemistry seniors' liaison) by email as soon as you can. 

BMB majors who intend to thesis in Biology are welcome, but not required, to attend. 

Note: all seniors should also keep the Thursday, 4:30-5:15 time slot reserved for the entire school year as it will be used for additional mandatory senior meetings and for departmental seminars.

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