Workshops, Classes & Events

Events

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    • Wednesday, March 1, 2017
      Current Awareness Tools: Keeping Up With Everyone and Everything
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      Need ideas to stay on top of your professional discipline, research interests, etc.? Does what little time you have seem to be spent learning new tools only to never use them? Then attend our Current Awareness Tools makeover! We can offer suggestions and consult with you on how to maximize your efficiency with the limited time you have. Good old fashioned RSS feeds and readers such as Feedly as well as BrowZine, the new journal browsing program for mobiles or desktops, will be covered.
  • Thursday, March 2, 2017
    • Thursday, March 2, 2017
      Improving Your Workflow: Intermediate/Advanced EndNote
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      This session will focus on improving your workflow when using EndNote, sharing references with groups, and other advanced topics. New features of version X8 will be discussed. For current EndNote users who want to increase their knowledge of the product. Individuals may contact the instructor ahead of class with topic suggestions. Please register at: http://bit.ly/2jAGkkx
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    • Tuesday, March 7, 2017
      Managing Your Rights as an Author
      12:00 pm-1:00 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: http://bit.ly/2jAuA1e
    • Tuesday, March 7, 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.
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    • Wednesday, March 15, 2017
      Grants for Your Research and Projects
      2:00 pm-3:30 pm
      Aimed at faculty and researchers from UW-Madison departments who are interested in identifying grant opportunities, but all researchers are welcome. Materials will be provided but are also available below.
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
      Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 1
      10:00 am-11:00 am
      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.
    • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
      Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 2
      11:15 am-12:00 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.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
      Grants for Your Education
      10:30 am-12:00 pm
      For current and future students of any institute of higher education interested in researching potential scholarships, fellowships, and grants for one’s education. Also available in an online format: http://go.wisc.edu/842cvd Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
    • Thursday, March 30, 2017
      Introduction to Data Visualization
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Have an interest in exploring your data in new ways? Heard of data visualization but aren't sure where to start? This workshop will provide an overview of best practices, methods, and tools for exploring and communicating your data visually as well as an introduction to resources on campus and beyond for learning more about this topic. This workshop is intended for beginners to data visualization but all are welcome to attend. Register at: http://bit.ly/2ikFsiU