Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
      UW–Madison Libraries: What You Really Need to Know
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      New to the UW-Madison community? Transferring from another college or university? This workshop provides an introduction to the many things the UW-Madison Libraries offer: the library catalog, journal databases, conveniences such as book retrieval and your online library account, and ways to get help finding and using campus library resources. There will be time for your questions.
  • Thursday, January 26, 2017
    • Thursday, January 26, 2017
      Managing Citations: An Overview of Citation Managers
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      This workshop provides an overview of four citation managers supported by campus libraries (EndNote, EndNote Web, Mendeley, and Zotero) and helps you decide which one is right for you based on your individual research needs. Register at: http://bit.ly/2jbJbUi
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    • Tuesday, January 31, 2017
      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. 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: http://bit.ly/2jAAgsg
  • Thursday, February 2, 2017
    • Thursday, February 2, 2017
      A Crash Course in Citation Management and Zotero
      12:00 pm-2:00 pm
      This workshop will be a 2-hour crash course in Zotero, a popular citation management program, designed to get you up and running quickly. The first half of the workshop will be the basics (getting started, configuring to work with library resources). The second half will build on the basics, and present Zotero’s advanced features, settings, and customizations. Come for the first half only, or stay for the entire thing! Please register at: http://bit.ly/2jbCHVb (registration limited to 30)
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    • Tuesday, February 14, 2017
      Graduate Student Funding Fair
      1:00 pm
      Overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. This workshop is taught by the Grants Librarian and the Office of Fellowship and Funding Resources. Following the presentations, please visit the tables of various campus groups to assist you in obtaining funding for your research and education. Register at: http://bit.ly/2jbQ7B0
  • Friday, February 17, 2017
    • Friday, February 17, 2017
      Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
      4:00 pm-6:00 pm
      This workshop is an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS 10.3 software. 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, February 21, 2017
    • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
      Finding Funding for your Graduate Education: Hands-on
      10:00 am-11:00 am
      We will demonstrate the benefits of using licensed search engines as well as other advanced techniques to customize your search for funding. Please note: this workshop will take place in a PC lab, and will focus on getting hands-on experience with these funding databases. Prior attendance at the Graduate Student Funding Fair is recommended but not required. Register at: http://bit.ly/2ihffqb
    • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
      Measuring the Impact of Your Research
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Learn about the different measures for ranking journals and how to find them such as the Eigenfactor, SJR Indicators, and JCR Impact Factors. Also learn how to analyze citations as well as find the h-index of an author, a measure of his or her research output. These measures can help in targeting journals for publication, authors for collaboration and research partnerships, as well as tracking your own impact on the scholarly world. Please register at: http://bit.ly/2ikzX3E
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017