Library Workshops

Events

  • Wednesday, July 15, 2015
    Advanced PubMed Searching
    3268 Ebling Library
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Take your searching skills up a notch. Learn about some of PubMed’s underutilized tools that can help you search more efficiently. Features such as the MeSH database, topic-specific search filters, Clinical Queries, the Journals database, and saving searches in My NCBI will be highlighted.
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    Citation Manager: EndNote Desktop
    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, July 29, 2015
    Introduction to Finding Grants for Non-Profit organizations: Part 1
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Learn 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
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015
    Introduction to Finding Grants for Non-Profit organizations: Part 2
    2:15 pm-3:00 pm
    Gain hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s flagship database, the Foundation Directory Online. There will also be hands-on training on 1-3 other databases, including: Foundations in Wisconsin, COS Pivot, and Foundation Maps. Those new to grants research should consider taking the session with Part I.
  • Tuesday, August 4, 2015
    Citation Manager: Zotero
    3268 Ebling Library
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add 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.
  • Friday, August 7, 2015
    Grants For Your Education
    10:00 am
    This workshop is intended for current and future students of any institute of higher education interested in researching potential scholarships, fellowships, and grants for one’s education. Focus is on how to identify funding sources beyond those that are available through most offices of financial aid.
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    Introduction to Proposal Writing
    10:00 am
    In this workshop, you will learn the basics of writing a proposal for you or your nonprofit organization. While this workshop is focused on writing a proposal to a foundation, there are many components that can be transferred to other funder types. Printed materials will be available; online versions are here: http://researchguides.library.wisc.edu/proposalwriting/proposalworkshop
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    Citation Manager: EndNote for Macs
    3268 Ebling Library
    12:00 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. You must bring your own Mac to this class.

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