- Wednesday, November 5, 2014
- Wednesday, November 5, 2014Introduction to Oral History12:00 pm-1:00 pmTroy Reeves, Head of the UW-Madison's Oral History Program, will discuss the key points of the art and science of oral history, such as interviewing, transcribing, and presenting the interviews for public consumption. Plus, he'll talk about the current use (or mis-use) of the term, oral history in popular culture. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at: http://bit.ly/1vyxfNh)
- Wednesday, November 5, 2014Funding: A Grants Overview3268 Ebling Library12:00 pm-1:00 pmParticipants search for government and private funding opportunities for health sciences and medical research using a variety of databases; set up accounts; use resources to track funding outcomes.
- Tuesday, November 11, 2014
- Tuesday, November 11, 2014Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences12:00 pmIf you need to write a review that brings together many different research publications, this workshop is for you! Join the Writing Center and Steenbock Library/Wendt Commons as we discuss strategies for focusing your topic, searching for papers and publications, reading critically, developing themes and organizing your material. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at: http://bit.ly/1vyyoEs )
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014Citation Manager: EndNote Basic (web version)3268 Ebling Library12:00 pm-1:00 pmEndNote Basic is a web-based citation manager free to all UW-Madison staff and students! EndNote Basic can be used as a stand-alone citation manager OR in conjunction with EndNote Desktop. In this workshop learn how to collect and share your references and create a bibliography in your manuscript.
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014Inside Out/Outside In: African Print ClothCentral Library (Madison Public Library), 201 W. Mifflin St6:00 pm-8:00 pmThe Friends of the Library invite you to join UW-Madison Librarian Emilie Ngo-Nguidjol Songolo, and Professor Mary Hark, UW-Madison Design Studies, for a lively conversation about African fabrics informed by their personal experiences and research projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Fabric display and reception included. You are welcome to wear an African textile garment to this event.
- Thursday, November 13, 2014
- Thursday, November 13, 2014Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations1:00 pm-2:30 pmSessions will include an orientation to the Collection, background on the world of grantmaking, information on how to build a credible nonprofit organization, as well as general grantseeking tips. This workshop is suitable for staff of nonprofit organizations outside of the university. Consider taking this with Part 2: Finding Funders. Printed materials will be available; online versions are available at the website below. No registration is required.
- Thursday, November 13, 2014Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations2:45 pm-4:00 pmGain hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s flagship database, the Foundation Directory Online. There will also be hands-on training on 1-3 other databases, including: Foundations in Wisconsin, COS Pivot, and Philanthropy In/Sight. Those new to grants research should consider taking the session with Part I. No registration is required.
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014Citation Manager: Zotero3268 Ebling Library12:00 pm-1:00 pmZotero, a citation manager, collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add references, PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. It lives right where you do your work - in the web browser itself.
- Thursday, November 20, 2014
- Thursday, November 20, 2014Creating Teacher Observation Videos12:00 pm-1:00 pmWould you like to create a video of yourself teaching (or doing anything else)? Attendees to this workshop will learn all of the basics necessary to create their own videos. Topics will include: using cameras, recording strategies, handling and editing video, and publishing/sharing your finished products.
- Wednesday, December 3, 2014
- Wednesday, December 3, 2014Access and Reuse: Managing Your Research Data3268 Ebling Library12:00 pm-1:00 pmThis workshop will provide an overview on how to facilitate the access and reuse of your data within your research group, how to comply with institutional and funding agency policies on data management and how to properly secure your data. Topics include organizing and naming data files, backing up data and versioning, data management plans, and managing sensitive data subject to intellectual property law or human subjects protection.
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