Evans Library Research Support Workshops & Online Archives


Research Support Workshop

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

January 23

12:30 pm LINK for livestreaming

5:30 pm LINK for livestreaming

Don't Sweat it: Public Speaking Tips

February 13

My Survey Software is Better than Yours 

March 20

Research Support Workshops - Research Guide

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GradTrack Topics 

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

How to Keep Abreast of Developments in your Field

with Dr. Holly Miller

February 8

Deliver a Powerful Presentation

with Kim Shivler

March 1

What you Should Know about Blockchain Technology

with Dr. Marius Silaghi 

*Starts at 6:30 pm! 

April 5

 ETDs- electronic thesis and dissertations

 GradTrack guide  





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

Graduate Research Guide 

FIT PowerPoint Templates

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



WEDNESDAYs at 5:30 p.m.

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

in DSL Classroom

C++, Python Programming, Linux as potential topics 

1st meeting on January 24

No prior programming experience necessary!

Please bring your own laptop.

All materials are shared via Google Drive. 

Additional Resouces:

DSL Software

ACC Software

Coding Help on the Web

GitHub development platform


Tech Support FAQs

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

Wifi login info for 1st time users

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

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Olin Makespace 

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.