Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
      Citation Manager: EndNote Desktop
      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.
    • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
      Charity Knitting and Crocheting
      Memorial Union Terrace
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Join us on the Memorial Union Terrace on Wednesday from 12-1 as we create items to be donated to local shelters or sold for proceeds to local shelters. Some yarn, needles, hooks, and patterns are provided, but please feel free to bring your own. We work on a variety of projects, including scarves, blankets, and wash cloths. We generally sit in the shade on the upper tier of the terrace near the big chair and trees. Rain location is inside Lakefront on Langdon. Look for the red knitted flag.
  • Thursday, September 25, 2014
    • Thursday, September 25, 2014
      Finding Funding for Your Graduate Education
      10:45 am-12:15 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 these funding databases. Attendance at the introduction session on September 11th is strongly encouraged. (Note, this workshop is held twice to allow for space in the computer lab, it is not necessary to attend both sessions).
    • Thursday, September 25, 2014
      Managing your Citations with Mendeley
      5:15 pm-6:30 pm
      Mendeley is a free citation manager and academic social networking tool. 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/1pL8RSF)
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    • Tuesday, September 30, 2014
      Introduction to Text Mining with R
      4:00 pm-6:00 pm
      Learn the first steps for text mining in R. We will cover how to build a corpus and how to run some basic calculations and graphs. A basic familiarity with R is highly recommended. You are encouraged to bring your own device and/or texts to mine. Windows computers will be available to use with sample texts. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at: http://bit.ly/1sQW7vb)
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 1, 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.
    • Wednesday, October 1, 2014
      Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Up to Date in Your Field
      4:00 pm-5:00 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/VgaT1T)
  • Thursday, October 2, 2014
    • Thursday, October 2, 2014
      Managing Your Citations with EndNote
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      EndNote is a desktop citation management software available for purchase from the DoIT Tech Store. This workshop covers basic and advanced features of EndNote, such as collecting references and files from online databases, sharing references, and formatting citations and bibliographies.
    • Thursday, October 2, 2014
      Managing your Citations with EndNote
      5:15 pm-6:30 pm
      EndNote is a desktop citation management software available for purchase from the DoIT Tech Store. This workshop covers the basic features of using EndNote 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/1ujl0Tb)
  • Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    • Tuesday, October 7, 2014
      Managing Your Citations with Mendeley
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Mendeley is a free citation manager and academic social networking tool. 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

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