Evans Library Research Support Workshops & Online Archives


Spring 2018 Workshops

No registration required - 30 minutes - 1st floor Evans Library - Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (repeat session)

Why Background Research is Cooler than Ice Cream

Please follow this LINK to view the recording.

Don't Sweat It: Public Speaking Tips

Please follow this LINK to view the recording.

My Survey Software is Better than Yours 

Please follow this LINK to view the recording. 

Research Support Workshops - Research Guide


Other Academic Resouces 

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GradTrack Topics 

No registration required - 60 minutes - 2nd floor DSL - Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. with exception*

Deliver Engaging and Powerful Presentations 

with Kim Shivler, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist, and Instructional Design Consultant

Please follow this LINK to view the recording. 

Blockchain and its Applications: Technology and Perspectives

with Dr. Marius Silaghi, Associate Professor, Computer Sciences and Cybersecurity

Please follow this LINK to view the recording.

Creating an Engaging and Effective Poster

with Lorraine J. Ramirez, Ph.D. Candidate in Science Education and Kathy Villegas Murillas, Manager of Copy Center

Please follow this LINK to view the recording.

 ETDs- electronic thesis and dissertations

 GradTrack guide  

For more information, please email Nancy Garmer.






Drop-In Sunday through Thursday (except holidays)

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Stop by the iDesk with your questions on any part of the research process or other graduate student concerns. The reference librarian on duty is ready to provide help and guidance.

Special topics workshop will be offered on things like: grant funding; assembling a data management plan; thesis and dissertation writing / formatting; and more. Email announcements with more details will be distributed prior to each workshop.

Take advantage of GradTrack study room - 4th floor #401 - ask for access code at the iDesk

Quick links:

List of FIT Scholarships and Endowments

Publishing, Scholarly Communication, and Open Access Guide

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Submission Guide

Survey Software Info

Academic Blogs

FIT PowerPoint Templates

Design Showcase Template

MLA-APA-Chicago Style Comparison

Editing & Proofreading Guide

Scrivener software for writers

FIT Thesis Template 

Thesis & dissertation editing services:
E-mail Dr. Strother at strother@fit.edu (services for $25 per hour)

Submit up to 10 pages at a time for review to Academic Support Center (free of charge).

E-mail Dr. Heidi Edwards at edwardsh@fit.edu for assistance offered by the CEC

Campus Calendar

Time Management Apps

Alumni Association 

Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

led by C.S. /C.E. students

in DSL Classroom

Python programming language 

Python tutorials

Aug 29,

Sep 5, 12, 19, 26,

Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Nov 7, 14 - last meeting of the semester :)

No prior programming experience necessary!

Please bring your own laptop.

All materials are shared via Google Drive. 

Additional Resouces:

C++ Tutorials & Resouces

JAVA Tutorials 

DSL Software

ACC Software

Coding Help on the Web

GitHub development platform

Android Studio (IDE for android)


Tech Support FAQs

Campus Calendar and Room Reservation  

Help Desk for CSE Courses

CS Help Desk is located in the Crawford Building, RM#500.

Engineering software is available on 3rd floor in ACC and also in Olin room 132 and Evans Hall Lab 205

Office 365 free for FIT students

Discounted MS Office for students

Wifi login info for 1st time users (gatekeeper.fit.edu)

(choose PanthAIR-Registration to connect - advance even if getting security warning - after registration switch to PanthAIR)

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Olin Makespace 

Student can download a free version of the AutoCAD 2018 software that provides a 3-year student version license.

Free PTC Creo (same rules as with autocad)


Blockchain Applications 

Machine Learning Explained 

Academic Calendar - Main Campus

FIT BN Bookstore

FIT Career Management Services

Email Petra Brnova for more information. 

Email Petra or Chelsea to schedule your practice session.                 

Conference RM#217

Guidance offered for individual and team presentations.

Science Presentation Template

Tips for Creating Effective Presentations

Keynote - Apple's equivalent to Microsoft Powerpoint


Have suggestions for future topics? Please email
 Petra Brnova.

View many more research support workshops online.