Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    • Wednesday, April 8, 2015
      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.
  • Friday, April 10, 2015
  • Monday, April 13, 2015
    • Monday, April 13, 2015
      Edible Book Festival
      11:00 am-5:30 pm
      A free, family-friendly event for the UW-Madison community and beyond that celebrates the convergence of literature and food. Submitted literary-themed, edible dishes will compete for prizes awarded by celebrity guest judges Maya Warren & Amy DeJong, Food Science PhD students & winners of the Amazing Race, and Nichole Fromm & JonMichael Rasmus, authors of the blog Eating in Madison A to Z. All are welcome to attend the event and vote for their favorite! Reception at 4:00, voting ends at 4:30pm.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
      Dogs on Call at Steenbock Library
      6:30 pm
      Steenbock staff welcomes Dogs on Call (and their companions) to the library! The dogs will be available for a pat, during this special study break, near the front, main entrance to the library (second floor). These companion animals are specially trained to gently interact with their human counterparts in any number of environments including schools, hospitals, libraries and special-care facilities.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
    • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
      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, April 15, 2015
      Free Education Apps for iPad
      6:00 pm-7:00 pm
      Learn about a variety of free educational apps for iPad for students, teachers, and general classroom use.
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
    • Thursday, April 16, 2015
      Concept Map Tools to Support Teaching and Learning
      11:00 am-12:30 pm
      Join us in this interactive session as we explore Concept Maps and Mind Maps and tools to support teaching and learning. Examples for the classroom include - sharing a visual view of a narrative or research topic; creating a visual story outline; inviting students to create a Concept Map as a tool to organize ideas. We will dive in and explore CMap, a free Concept Map tool available for download.
  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
      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; and use resources to track funding outcomes.
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015
    • Saturday, April 25, 2015
      Maps Get a New History
      4:00 pm-8:00 pm
      The UW Libraries, Geography Dept and Friends of the Libraries are celebrating the release of: Cartography in the Twentieth Century, v.6 of The History of Cartography series. 4pm - Talk by Project Director Matthew Edney in Room 180. 5-7pm - Reception in the Geography Library. Volume Six will be on display, talk with staff, tour the Arthur H. Robinson Map Library and the Cartography Laboratory. Find out what happened in the pivotal 20th century—from World Wars to the Weather Channel

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