Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
      UW Madison Libraries: What You Really Need to Know
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      New to the UW-Madison community? Transferring from another college or university? This workshop provides an introduction to the many things the UW-Madison Libraries offer: the library catalog, journal databases, conveniences such as book retrieval and your online library account, and ways to get help finding and using campus library resources. There will be time for your questions.
    • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
      Managing Citations: An Overview of Citation Managers
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      This workshop provides an overview of four citation managers supported by campus libraries (EndNote, EndNote Web, Mendeley, and Zotero) and helps you decide which one is right for you based on your individual research needs. Please register at http://bit.ly/1xvF45S.
  • Thursday, January 29, 2015
    • Thursday, January 29, 2015
      Creating Teacher Observation Videos
      11:00 am-12:00 pm
      Would 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.
  • Tuesday, February 3, 2015
    • Tuesday, February 3, 2015
      Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Aware in Your Field
      4:00 pm-5:15 pm
      Learn about several tools that can help you stay up-to-date in your field of research. Learn how to create a custom list of library databases in MyUW. Have tables of contents of the most recent journals sent directly to your email. Be alerted to the most recent articles on a topic. Monitor websites, blogs, and other important resources with ease. Keep track of citations and make bibliographies quickly. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at: http://bit.ly/1tKaSEC )
  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015
    • Wednesday, February 4, 2015
      Ebling Library Workshop
      3268 Ebling Library
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      PubMed has many tools that most researchers seldom use. Learn about some of these “hidden” features which can help you search more efficiently, such as the MeSH database, topic-specific search filters, the Journals database, and saving searches in My NCBI. We recommend that attendees come to our My NCBI session before attending this workshop.
    • Wednesday, February 4, 2015
      Managing Your Citations with EndNote Basic
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      EndNote Basic is a Web-based citation manager free to UW-Madison staff and students that can be used as a standalone citation manager or in conjunction with EndNote Desktop. This workshop covers the basic features of using EndNote Basic such as collecting references and files from online databases, sharing references, and formatting citations and bibliographies.
  • Thursday, February 5, 2015
    • Thursday, February 5, 2015
      Managing Your Citations with Mendeley
      5:15 pm
      Please sign up for a Mendeley account before the workshop: http://www.mendeley.com/ Bring your own laptop with Mendeley installed, or plan to use a Wendt computer. This workshop covers the basic features of using Mendeley such as collecting references and files from online databases, sharing references, and formatting citations and bibliographies. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at:http://bit.ly/1ysYcD0)
  • Friday, February 6, 2015
    • Friday, February 6, 2015
      Managing your Citations with Zotero
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Zotero is an open source citation manager and academic networking tool. This workshop covers the basics of using Zotero, such as creating an account, downloading Zotero, and collecting citations and files from online resources, such as library databases, the Library Catalog, and Google Scholar. Attendees will also learn how to use the word processor integration feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies.
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    • Tuesday, February 10, 2015
      GO BIG READ: I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai Panel Discussion
      5:30 pm
      This year’s Go Big Read book looks at the issues surrounding education of girls in Pakistan. Our panel will continue that discussion by looking at how libraries and information services are helping to empower women and girls around the globe. Karla Strand, UW Gender & Women's Studies Librarian, and Araceli Alonso, Associate Professor and founder of Health by Motorbike in Kenya, will be among the panelists.
  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    • Wednesday, February 11, 2015
      Ebling Library Workshop
      3268 Ebling Library
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      EndNote, a citation management database, is designed to help you import (from journal databases, etc.) collect, organize, and save bibliographic citations/references, and to insert citations directly into research papers using any one of hundreds of style formats. We will demo some of EndNote Web's features too.

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