Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    • Tuesday, October 28, 2014
      Noon TechTalk: Evernote
      12:30 pm-1:00 pm
      Need to organize your notes and online research? Evernote--a free online note taking & web clipping tool--can help! Learn more in this half-hour power introduction and hands-on practice session.
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 29, 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.
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014
    • Thursday, October 30, 2014
      UW-Madison Scholarly Publishing Symposium
      Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
      8:00 am
      The scholarly publishing symposium will create a space for a campus-wide conversation about today’s publishing landscape, in particular the way in which graduate students and early career faculty approach publishing decisions. Attendees will experience a broad spectrum of topics and perspectives. More details, including agenda, presenters, and panelists, are available at: http://www.library.wisc.edu/news/scholarly-publishing-symposium-2014/
  • 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.

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