Workshops & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 1, 2014
      Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Up to Date in Your Field
      4:00 pm-5:00 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/VgaT1T)
  • Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    • Tuesday, October 7, 2014
      Managing Your Citations with Mendeley
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Mendeley is a free citation manager and academic social networking tool. 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
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
      Noon TechTalk: UW-Madison Box
      12:30 pm-1:00 pm
      Did you know that UW-Madison now provides 50 GB of free online storage to students, faculty, and staff through Box, an online storage and collaboration tool?  Learn what Box can do for you in this half-hour power introduction and hands-on practice session.
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 15, 2014
      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.
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
      Noon TechTalk: Google Drive
      12:30 pm-1:00 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, October 22, 2014
      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/1oDKzLs)
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    • Tuesday, October 28, 2014
      Noon TechTalk: Evernote
      12:30 pm-1:00 pm
      Need to organize your notes and online research? Evernote--a free online note taking & web clipping tool--can help! Learn more in this half-hour power introduction and hands-on practice session.
  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    • Wednesday, November 5, 2014
      Introduction to Oral History
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Troy Reeves, Head of the UW-Madison's Oral History Program, will discuss the key points of the art and science of oral history, such as interviewing, transcribing, and presenting the interviews for public consumption. Plus, he'll talk about the current use (or mis-use) of the term, oral history in popular culture. (Graduate Support Series workshop; please register at: http://bit.ly/1vyxfNh)
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
      Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences
      12:00 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/1vyyoEs )

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