Library Workshops

Events

  • Tuesday, February 3, 2015
    Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Aware in Your Field
    4:00 pm-5:15 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/1tKaSEC )
  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015
    Ebling Library Workshop
    3268 Ebling Library
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    PubMed has many tools that most researchers seldom use. Learn about some of these “hidden” features which can help you search more efficiently, such as the MeSH database, topic-specific search filters, the Journals database, and saving searches in My NCBI. We recommend that attendees come to our My NCBI session before attending this workshop.
  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015
    Managing Your Citations with EndNote Basic
    4:00 pm-5:00 pm
    EndNote Basic is a Web-based citation manager free to UW-Madison staff and students that can be used as a standalone citation manager or in conjunction with EndNote Desktop. This workshop covers the basic features of using EndNote Basic such as collecting references and files from online databases, sharing references, and formatting citations and bibliographies.
  • Thursday, February 5, 2015
    Managing Your Citations with Mendeley
    5:15 pm
    Please sign up for a Mendeley account before the workshop: http://www.mendeley.com/ Bring your own laptop with Mendeley installed, or plan to use a Wendt computer. 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. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at:http://bit.ly/1ysYcD0)
  • Friday, February 6, 2015
    Managing your Citations with Zotero
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Zotero is an open source citation manager and academic networking tool. This workshop covers the basics of using Zotero, such as creating an account, downloading Zotero, and collecting citations and files from online resources, such as library databases, the Library Catalog, and Google Scholar. Attendees will also learn how to use the word processor integration feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies.
  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    Ebling Library Workshop
    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, February 12, 2015
    Managing Your Citations with EndNote
    5:15 pm
    Bring your own laptop with EndNote installed, or plan to use a Wendt computer. 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/17dOXv3)
  • Friday, February 13, 2015
    Grants for Your Education
    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    For current and future students of any institute of higher education interested in researching potential scholarships, fellowships, and grants for one’s education, beyond financial aid. Printed materials will be available; online versions are available below.
  • Friday, February 13, 2015
    MERIT Library Workshop
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    Learn 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!
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015
    Post Graduation Resources: Library Services Beyond UW
    3:30 pm-5:00 pm
    Learn tips on how to obtain library resources and services once your access to UW-Madison Libraries has expired. We'll describe the changes that will occur after graduation and teach you how to find substitutes for the databases, journals, and research tools that you might miss. By planning ahead, we hope to make leaving Madison a little easier for your professional and personal continuing education.(Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at:http://bit.ly/1tKb8Dz )

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