SP@RC stands for Scholarly Productions at the Research Commons. The mission of the SP@RC lab is to create self-sufficient scholars who are able to apply best practices in design and research presentation to their work. We provide workshops on various topics as well as one-on-one consultations.
Drop in or schedule an appointment for help with:
George Mason University provides a number of academic support services free of charge.
Use the following online tutorial to learn new research skills or strengthen skills you already have!
Mason Library Tutorials -- Find tutorials covering all aspects of conducting research, managing the information you find, etc. as well as ones on using library services.
Where do I Start? -- This tutorial provides tips on getting started and seeing your research through to the final paper! (Colorado State)
Look at the following videos to learn more about Literature Reviews and Patent Searching:
Need help organizing your research materials and creating citations? Save time and energy and use Zotero!
Take a Zotero workshop to get started or a ZoteroPlus workshop to learn more advanced techniques. Visit this page for the schedule. Registration is required for these very popular workshops.
All Upcoming Workshops