Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • 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
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
      CINAHL Database Workshop
      3268 Ebling Library
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      This session will review the CINAHL database and focus on effective search techniques, understanding/using CINAHL Headings, using limits, creating alerts, saving citations into EbscoHost folder, transferring items into citation managers, accessing full text, and creating alerts or saved searches with a personalized folder.
    • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
      Noon TechTalk: UW-Madison Box
      12:30 pm-1:00 pm
      Did you know that UW-Madison now provides 50 GB of free online storage to students, faculty, and staff through Box, an online storage and collaboration tool?  Learn what Box can do for you in this half-hour power introduction and hands-on practice session.
    • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
      World War I Lecture and Gallery Talk
      Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium, 816 State St
      4:30 pm
      To mark the centennial outbreak of World War I, noted author and historian Adam Hochschild will describe attempts by courageous individuals to oppose the Great War. Following the lecture, guest exhibit co-curators Skye Doney and Eric O'Connor will point to highlights in the exhibit of materials from Special Collections and other campus libraries, including postcards and artifacts donated by historian and collector Dr. Andrew Stangel.
  • Thursday, October 9, 2014
    • Thursday, October 9, 2014
      Managing Your Citations with Zotero
      5:15 pm-6:30 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. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at: http://bit.ly/1sOl5vW)
  • Friday, October 10, 2014
    • Friday, October 10, 2014
      Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations
      10:00 am-11:30 am
      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.

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