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Workshops & Events

The GWRC offers workshops and other events each semester. Common topics include “Writing a Literature Review,” “Crafting a Personal Statement,” and “Creating Your Job Search Materials.” The GWRC's director or tutors may also be able to provide a classroom-based workshop for your students. Please complete the GWRC Presentation and Teaching Request Form

Write Now: A Dedicated Space for Writing
Alden Library Faculty Commons| 2:00-4:00 PM

September 12, 26
October 10, 24
November 2, 21

If one of your biggest writing challenges is making time, then Write Now is for you. Join us for two hours of dedicated writing time. Bring your laptop, headphones, research materials, etc. A tutor will be available to answer questions, but there is no formal presentation. Write now! No RSVP needed.

Writing Literature Reviews
Alden Library 301F | September 30, 2016 | 1:00-3:00 PM
Alden Library 301F | October 21, 2016 | 1:00-3:00 PM  CANCELED

Ready to start writing your literature review? Already started writing and feeling stuck? Join us at 1 PM to learn key functions and fundamental structures of literature reviews. At 2 PM we will work on revising our literature reviews. Come for either or both parts. If you have a working draft, bring a paper copy with you. RSVP to by September 28 or October 19 and specify 1st hour, 2nd hour, or both.

Long Night Against Procrastination
Alden Library Faculty Commons | November 28, 2016 | 6:00 PM-midnight

Join us for a writing marathon to work on your end-of-semester writing projects. Sponsored by Ohio University Libraries and the GWRC, the Long Night Against Procrastination will offer free walk-in tutoring (25 minute sessions), librarian support, snacks, and writing-related activities. Stop by for all of part of the event; no RSVP needed. The Long Night Against Procrastination is open to all students, faculty, and staff.