Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Monday, February 15, 2016
    • Monday, February 15, 2016
      UW-Madison Libraries Host Second Annual Bernstein Book Arts Lecture
      11:30 am
      The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries’ Kohler Art Library is pleased to announce the upcoming visit of master fine printer and wood engraver Gaylord Schanilec for the second annual Bernstein Book Arts Lecture on February 15. The public lecture, Playful Science, will be at 11:30 a.m. in room 126 of Memorial Library.
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016
    • Tuesday, February 16, 2016
      Act 31 Resources
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Learn and explore multimedia resources to assist you and your students in understanding American Indian history, culture, and sovereignty. There will be computers to use in the classroom, but you're welcome to bring your own device!
    • Tuesday, February 16, 2016
      Journal Impact Factors and Citation Analysis: Ranking of Journals and Articles
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Learn about the different measures for ranking journals and how to find them such as the Eigenfactor, SJR Indicators, and JCR Impact factors. Also learn how to analyze citations as well as find the h-index of an author, a measure of his or her research output. These measures can help in targeting journals for publication, authors for collaboration and research partnerships, as well as tracking your own impact on the scholarly world. Please register at: http://bit.ly/1YyUAHA
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
      Rebecca J. Holz Series in Research Data Management
      12:00 pm
      Talk by Jack Williams and Simon Goring - Department of Geography, UW-Madison.
    • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
      Finding Funding for Your Graduate Education
      1:15 pm
      We will provide an overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. This workshop is taught by the Grants Librarian and the Office of Fellowship and Funding Resources. There will be follow-up sessions to gain hands-on experience using funding databases. Please register at: http://bit.ly/1OIPvrc
  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
    • Thursday, February 18, 2016
      Managing Your Citations with EndNote Web
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      EndNote Web (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 Web such as collecting references and files from online databases, sharing references, and formatting citations and bibliographies.
    • Thursday, February 18, 2016
      Soundtrack of the Vietnam War
      5:00 pm
      Join authors Doug Bradley and Craig Werner for a discussion of their latest Cover Image publication, We Gotta Get Out of This Place: the Soundtrack of the Vietnam War. This book explores the impact of popular music on veteran’s experiences during the war, how and why U.S. troops turned to music as a way of coping with the complexities of the war they had been sent to fight.
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016
    • Wednesday, February 24, 2016
      Finding Funding for Your Graduate Education: Hands-on session
      1:00 pm-2:30 pm
      We will demonstrate the benefits of using licensed search engines, as well as other advanced techniques to customize your search for funding. Please note: this workshop will take place in a PC lab, and will focus on getting hands-on experience with funding databases. Attendance at the introduction session is strongly encouraged. Please register at: http://bit.ly/1S8tjw1
  • Thursday, February 25, 2016
    • Thursday, February 25, 2016
      Managing Your Citations with Zotero
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Zotero is an open source citation manager and academic social networking tool. This workshop covers the basic features of using Zotero such as collecting references and files from online databases, sharing references, and formatting citations and bibliographies. Level: Beginner. Please register at: http://bit.ly/1QIL05H
    • Thursday, February 25, 2016
      Improving Your Workflow: Intermediate/Advanced Endnote
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      This session will focus on improving your workflow when using EndNote, sharing references with groups, and other advanced topics. New features of version X7.2 will be discussed. For current EndNote users who want to increase their knowledge of the product. Individuals may contact the instructor ahead of class with topic suggestions. Please register at: http://bit.ly/1Oilfmt

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