- Saturday, October 22, 2016
- Saturday, October 22, 20162016 Friends Semiannual Book Sale10:30 amThe Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries Fall 2016 Book Sale will be Wednesday, Oct. 19, through Saturday, Oct. 22, in room 116 of the Memorial Library. Preview sales are held on the Wednesday before a scheduled sale, and require a $5 admission fee. Regular sales have no admission fee and run Thursday through Saturday, with the Saturday sale offering books at $4 per bag (bring your own bag).
- Tuesday, October 25, 2016
- Tuesday, October 25, 2016Introduction to Digital Humanities4:00 pm-5:00 pmWant to develop Digital Humanities (DH) knowledge and skills but don't know where to start? Never heard of DH and curious to know what it's all about? This workshop provides an overview of the concepts, methods, and tools used in DH and an introduction to resources on campus and beyond for learning more about this topic. Please register at: http://bit.ly/2bieIQG
- Wednesday, October 26, 2016
- Wednesday, October 26, 2016Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 110:00 am-11:00 amLearn 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. Stay for part 2 to gain hands-on experience with our databases. This workshop is suitable for staff of nonprofit organizations outside of the university. Printed materials will be available; online versions are below.
- Wednesday, October 26, 2016Introduction to Finding Grants: Part 211:15 am-12:00 pmGain hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s flagship database, the Foundation Directory Online. Time permitting, there will also be hands-on training on 1-2 other databases: Foundations in Wisconsin and COS Pivot. See below for an additional offering: Introduction to Foundation Maps. Those new to grants research should consider taking this session with Part I.
- Wednesday, October 26, 2016Advanced PubMed12:00 pm-1:00 pmPubMed has many tools that most researchers seldom use. Learn about some of these hidden features that can help you search more efficiently, such as the MeSH database, topic-specific search filters, the Journals database, and saving searches in My NCBI.
- Tuesday, November 1, 2016
- Tuesday, November 1, 2016Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences12:00 pm-1:30 pmIf 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: http://bit.ly/2aW9cFa
- Wednesday, November 2, 2016
- Wednesday, November 2, 2016CINAHL12:00 pm-1:00 pmThis 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.
- Wednesday, November 9, 2016
- Wednesday, November 9, 2016Citation Manager: Endnote Web12:00 pm-1:00 pmEndNote 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.
- Wednesday, November 16, 2016
- Wednesday, November 16, 2016Confidentiality and Geographic Data in Health Research12:00 pm-1:00 pmGeographic location is an important part of public health. However, precise geographic locations of people are usually restricted due to concerns of confidentiality. Matt Moehr will review IRB and HIPAA regulations around geographical identifiers and ask questions about balancing risks with the potential benefits from research. Moehr will share examples from research and experience working at the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin that demonstrate the challenges in finding this balance.
- Wednesday, November 16, 2016Citation Manager: EndNote Desktop12:00 pm-1:00 pmEndNote, a citation management database, is designed to help you import (from journal databases, etc.) collect, organize, and save bibliographic citations/references, and to insert citations directly into research papers using any one of hundreds of style formats. We will demo some of EndNote Web’s features too.
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