- Wednesday, October 7, 2015
- Wednesday, October 7, 2015Citation 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, October 8, 2015
- Thursday, October 8, 2015Finding (and Using) Archives, Manuscripts, and Early Printed Books4:00 pm-5:30 pmLearn ways to explore catalogs, descriptions, finding aids, inventories, and digitized content from special collections and archives to find and use effectively archives, manuscripts, and early printed books for your research. Taught by David Null, Director of the UW-Madison Archives, and Robin Rider, Curator of Special Collections. Registration at http://bit.ly/1HGybyI.
- Thursday, October 8, 2015Introduction to Historical Research6:00 pm-7:30 pmThis workshop covers the basics of historical research with an emphasis on research strategies. The session will touch on how to use a number of library tools from print bibliographies to digital archives. The bulk of the workshop is devoted to finding secondary and primary sources and learning useful strategies that can be applied to a large range of historical topics. Register at: http://go.wisc.edu/j8mx11
- Friday, October 9, 2015
- Friday, October 9, 2015Our Funny University with Andrew Bergman – hosted by the UW Libraries7:00 pm-9:00 pmJoin the Libraries and the Parent Program for a special evening with Andrew Bergman as we take a look at the impact of college humor.
- Saturday, October 10, 2015
- Saturday, October 10, 2015Personal Archiving DayMadison Public Library (Central Library), 201 West Mifflin Street12:00 pmWe invite you to join us at the Public Library, where archivists will be on hand to answer your questions about preserving personal and family memories: whether these memories exist on video tape, in photographs, on paper, or on your Instagram feed. Bring these items to the Central Library and learn about how to preserve them!
- Tuesday, October 13, 2015
- Tuesday, October 13, 2015Identifying Grants for Your Research and Project Funding10:00 am-11:30 amAimed at faculty and researchers from UW-Madison departments who are interested in identifying grant opportunities, but all researchers are welcome. The hands-on component includes 1-3 grants databases: Foundation Directory Online, COS Pivot, and Foundation Maps. Individuals seeking personal grants to fund their education should attend the “Grants for your Education” workshop.
- Tuesday, October 13, 2015Managing Your Citations with EndNote Basic2:00 pm-3:00 pmEndNote Basic (formerly EndNote Web) is an online, web-based citation management tool that can be used to format and print a bibliography for a class paper. It is free to use by UW-Madison faculty, students, and staff. In this workshop we will demonstrate how to set up a free account, import and add citations to your personal citation lists, and then print out a formatted bibliography for a paper. The class is offered by the Social Science Reference Library, Rm 8432, Sewell Social Science Bldg.
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015EndNote Desktop-PC3268 Ebling Library12:00 pm-1:00 pmEndNote, 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.
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015Act 31 Resources12:00 pm-1:00 pmLearn 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!
- Friday, October 16, 2015
- Friday, October 16, 2015Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 110:00 am-11:00 amLearn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants for your non-profit organization, complete with a brief demonstration of the Foundation Directory Online. Stay for part 2 to gain hands-on experience with our databases. This workshop is suitable for staff of nonprofit organizations outside of the university. Printed materials will be available; online versions are here: http://researchguides.library.wisc.edu/grantsfornonprofits/nonprofit_workshops
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