Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015
    • Wednesday, March 4, 2015
      Noon TechTalks: Collaborating with GoogleDrive
      12:00 pm-12:30 pm
      Get organized for collaborative writing: Join Steenbock librarians for a half-hour power introduction to and hands-on practice session with free cloud service Google Drive -- focusing on its web-based office suite, Google Docs.
    • Wednesday, March 4, 2015
      CINAHL database
      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.
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015
    • Tuesday, March 10, 2015
      MERIT Library Workshop
      11:00 am-12:30 pm
      Explore resource rich learning spaces both in and out of schools, and support for community partnerships. Contributors include UW Madison faculty conducting research and teaching in Makerspaces, and Madison leaders of community-based learning programs. Participants can expect to come away with lessons learned about what Make Culture teaches us about informal learning, community building, and the underlying bridge across disciplines including education, the arts, sciences, and service learning.
    • Tuesday, March 10, 2015
      Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences
      12:00 pm-1:30 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/1wQp5tX )
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    • Wednesday, March 11, 2015
      Noon TechTalks: Leveraging iCloud
      12:00 pm-12:30 pm
      Explore the Apple iCloud ecosystem to learn about creating, organizing, and managing research information and synchronizing data across electronic devices.
    • Wednesday, March 11, 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, March 11, 2015
      MERIT Library Workshop
      6:00 pm-7:00 pm
      This workshop is designed to introduce and generate new ideas for using primary sources in teaching social studies, history, or any other subject! We will explore places for finding free, primary sources online or in person and great ways to fit them into your lesson plans and curriculum.
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015
    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015
      Citation Manager: EndNote Desktop (X7)
      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, March 18, 2015
    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015
      Managing Your Citations with Zotero
      4:00 pm-5:00 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/1wdNMRO )
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015
    • Thursday, March 19, 2015
      MERIT Library Workshop
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Learn the basics of using interactive whiteboards to create instructional content. Attendees will learn how to create engaging, interactive lessons, and where to find existing lessons that can be used and adapted by anyone.

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