Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
      Seed the Vote
      12:00 am
      This exhibit of artists’ books and art displayed throughout the library explores the topic of civic engagement, an issue that has impacted our national character from its earliest days. Civic engagement, or advocacy for the public good, is addressed within these works through a variety of themes: issues of immigration, voting rights and civil rights, human rights, inequality, the environment, gun control, and politics are all invoked.
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
      Grants for Research and Education
      10:00 am-11:30 am
      In this joint workshop for students and researchers, there will be a hands-on portion using several grants databases. The presentation component will help students, faculty, and other researchers learn how to get set up for efficient grantseeking. In addition, this joint student and researcher workshop will conclude with a hands-on portion using several grants databases. Grants for Your Education is also available online: http://go.wisc.edu/842cvd
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
      Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Up to Date 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. 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. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/MdL0lR7KBz9qhzOy2
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
    • Thursday, October 18, 2018
      Seed the Vote
      12:00 am
      This exhibit of artists’ books and art displayed throughout the library explores the topic of civic engagement, an issue that has impacted our national character from its earliest days. Civic engagement, or advocacy for the public good, is addressed within these works through a variety of themes: issues of immigration, voting rights and civil rights, human rights, inequality, the environment, gun control, and politics are all invoked.
    • Thursday, October 18, 2018
      Introduction to Finding Grants: 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. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
    • Thursday, October 18, 2018
      Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 2
      2:15 pm-3:00 pm
      Gain hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s flagship database, the Foundation Directory Online. Those new to grants research should consider taking this session with Part I. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
    • Thursday, October 18, 2018
      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 Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (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/paPMzQrlTbSMP8pS2
  • Friday, October 19, 2018
    • Friday, October 19, 2018
      Seed the Vote
      12:00 am
      This exhibit of artists’ books and art displayed throughout the library explores the topic of civic engagement, an issue that has impacted our national character from its earliest days. Civic engagement, or advocacy for the public good, is addressed within these works through a variety of themes: issues of immigration, voting rights and civil rights, human rights, inequality, the environment, gun control, and politics are all invoked.
    • Friday, October 19, 2018
      Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Fall 2018
      4:00 pm-6:00 pm
      This is the fall 2018 offering of the Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS 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
  • Saturday, October 20, 2018
    • Saturday, October 20, 2018
      Seed the Vote
      12:00 am
      This exhibit of artists’ books and art displayed throughout the library explores the topic of civic engagement, an issue that has impacted our national character from its earliest days. Civic engagement, or advocacy for the public good, is addressed within these works through a variety of themes: issues of immigration, voting rights and civil rights, human rights, inequality, the environment, gun control, and politics are all invoked.