Workshops & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
      CINAHL
      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 RefWorks and EndNote, accessing full text, and creating alerts or saved searches with a personalized folder.
  • Friday, September 29, 2017
    • Friday, September 29, 2017
      Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
      2:00 pm-4:00 pm
      This is the first Fall 2017 offering of the Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS 10.4 workshop. Students will map demographic data from the US Census using ArcMap software. To secure 1 of the 20 seats in this workshop, students must pre-register by emailing Jaime Martindale in the UW Map Library: jmartindale@wisc.edu
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    • Tuesday, October 3, 2017
      Managing Your Rights as an Author: Graduate Students and Copyright
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Have you given any thought to managing your own copyrights? Would you automatically sign a publishing agreement without reading the fine print? What are the implications of public access to your thesis or dissertation after deposit or of delaying release? This session will address common authors' rights issues encountered by graduate students. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/t2aYPp74puDk76bI3
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017
    • Thursday, October 5, 2017
      Escape Datageddon: Managing Digital Research Data
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Join consultants from the UW Madison Research Data Services team as they give a gentle introduction to managing and sharing your research data. Topics covered will include ideas for organizing and naming your files, file formats and versioning, data description, and archiving and preservation. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/DeZEYi11z5GBJxfb2
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    • Wednesday, October 11, 2017
      Citation Manager: Endnote Web
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      EndNote Web is a web-based citation manager free to all UW-Madison staff and students! EndNote Web 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.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    • Tuesday, October 17, 2017
      Managing Your Citations with EndNote Basic
      2:00 pm-3:00 pm
      EndNote Basic (formerly EndNote Web) is an online, web-based citation management tool that can be used to format and print a bibliography for a class paper. It is free to use by UW-Madison faculty, students, and staff. In this workshop we will demonstrate how to set up a free account, import and add citations to your personal citation lists, and then print out a formatted bibliography for a paper. The class is offered by the Social Science Reference Library, Rm 8432, Sewell Social Science Bldg.
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2017
      Dogs on Call at Steenbock Library
      6:30 pm-8:00 pm
      Steenbock Library plans to host the delightful community of canines from Dogs on Call for a study break! The dogs will be available for a pat near the front, main entrance to the library (second floor). Please visit the sites for Dogs on Call and Pet Partners to learn more about their services.
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
      Finding Social Science Data for Research
      4:00 pm-5:30 pm
      Need to find and obtain social science data for your research? This workshop provides an introduction to using campus resources, government agencies, and consortia like ICPSR for finding and obtaining data. It also addresses how data is analyzed and interpreted into scholarly publications. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/uTT4T82jq9TEjhTv1
  • Friday, October 27, 2017
    • Friday, October 27, 2017
      Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
      2:00 pm-4:00 pm
      This is the second Fall 2017 offering of the Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS 10.4 workshop. Students will map demographic data from the US Census using ArcMap software. To secure 1 of the 20 seats in this workshop, students must pre-register by emailing Jaime Martindale in the UW Map Library: jmartindale@wisc.edu
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017
    • Wednesday, November 1, 2017
      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 as we discuss strategies for focusing your topic, searching for papers and publications, reading critically, developing themes and organizing your material. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/pWPABniMUvFJMDM13