- 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
- Friday, October 16, 2015Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 2 Hands-on session11:15 am-12:00 pmGain hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s flagship database, the Foundation Directory Online. Time permitting, there will also be hands-on training on 1-2 other databases: Foundations in Wisconsin and COS Pivot. See below for a new offering: Introduction to Foundation Maps. Those new to grants research should consider taking this session with Part I.
- Tuesday, October 20, 2015
- Tuesday, October 20, 2015Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences12:00 pm-1:30 pmIf 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 as we discuss strategies for focusing your topic, searching for papers and publications, reading critically, developing themes and organizing your material. Please register at: http://bit.ly/1NaaFRM
- Wednesday, October 21, 2015
- Wednesday, October 21, 2015Managing Your Citations with Zotero4:00 pm-5:00 pmZotero 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. Please register at: http://bit.ly/1gzVbtG
- Friday, October 23, 2015
- Friday, October 23, 2015Personal Privacy in the Digital Age12:00 pm-1:00 pmFrom advertisers and merchants to identity thieves and the NSA - everyone is watching you. In this workshop we will discuss digital surveillance and ways to protect your privacy and leverage your personal information. We will also cover social media, the benefits of openness, and when it’s a good idea to share your personal information.
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