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Finals Week 2020 Resources

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We’ve got you covered this finals season! Text a Pace Librarian (yes, really). Brush up on the Learning Center’s successful tips for studying. Decipher the difference between APA and MLA citation styles. Schedule a one-on-one Writing Center appointment.

Library Chat and Video Workshops

The Pace Libraries may be closed for in-person visits at this time, but you can still get help online! If you have research questions, Pace librarians are here to help. Text them at (646) 798-1642 or chat with them directly on the Pace Library website. You can also schedule a consultation with a librarian to ask in-depth questions about your work, too.

Online help hours are as follows:

  • >> Friday, November 20: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • >> Monday, November 22: 1:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • >> Tuesday, November 23: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • >> Wednesday, November 24: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • >> Thursday, November 25: 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • >> Sunday, November 29: 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • >> Monday, November 30, through Friday, December 4: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

There are also a number of videos from the Pace Library available to you right now. Learn about Pace Library services, database search skills, APA and MLA citation styles, EndNote and Zotero, information evaluation, and media literacy—all from the comfort of your room.

Successful Study Tips and Resources

Doing well in college isn’t just about being smart; it’s also about having the necessary skills to record, organize, recall, and use information. These skills include note-taking, note-making (there is a difference!), textbook reading, asking questions, exam preparation, and time management. Like any other skill, study skills are learned and can be improved. Students who are skilled studiers do well because they have developed useful and effective strategies for the different kinds of work they need to perform as a student, and because they know that the strategies needed for one class may be different than for another class, they are careful to make adjustments from course to course, professor to professor, and exam to exam.

Read more from the Learning Center on how to successfully tackle your next study session and utilize your time wisely. They provide many links to resources!

Writing Center Appointments

All writers benefit from individualized attention to their writing and their writing process. For this reason, the Pace Writing Centers work with all writers at any stage of the writing process. Their free writing consultations offer writers individualized support as they negotiate the demands that press upon any genre of writing.

Currently, you can schedule virtual consultations in 25-minute blocks during their office hours. These meet-ups are conducted by expert Writing Center consultants entirely online, and they are intended to give writers the greatest possible benefit by following the purpose and model of the Writing Center’s in-person consultations.

In order to schedule your appointment, please visit the following: