Library Workshops

Events

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    Citation Manager: EndNote for Macs
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    EndNote, 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. You must bring your own Mac to this class.
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    Grants for Research and Education
    2:00 pm-3:30 pm
    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
  • Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Introduction to Foundation Maps
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    Foundation Maps is the Foundation Center's data visualization tool design to help funders and grantseekers see who is funding what and where around the world. Learn how to use this tool to access the knowledge and data needed to make strategic decisions in your funding research. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
  • Wednesday, December 6, 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, December 7, 2017
    Introduction to Proposal Writing
    10:00 am-11:30 am
    In this workshop, you will get an introductory overview to the proposal writing process, including effective ways to follow up on your proposal. Workshop materials will be available in person and online below.
  • Thursday, December 14, 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.
  • Thursday, December 14, 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.