Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    • Wednesday, November 5, 2014
      Introduction to Oral History
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Troy 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, 2014
      Funding: A Grants Overview
      3268 Ebling Library
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Participants 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, 2014
      Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences
      12:00 pm
      If 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, 2014
      Citation Manager: EndNote Basic (web version)
      3268 Ebling Library
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      EndNote 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, 2014
      Inside Out/Outside In: African Print Cloth
      Central Library (Madison Public Library), 201 W. Mifflin St
      6:00 pm-8:00 pm
      The 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, 2014
      Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations
      1:00 pm-2:30 pm
      Sessions 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, 2014
      Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations
      2:45 pm-4:00 pm
      Gain 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, 2014
      Citation Manager: Zotero
      3268 Ebling Library
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Zotero, 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, 2014
      Creating Teacher Observation Videos
      12:00 pm-1:00 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.
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    • Wednesday, December 3, 2014
      Access and Reuse: Managing Your Research Data
      3268 Ebling Library
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      This 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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