Library Workshops

Events

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    CINAHL
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    This 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.
  • Friday, September 29, 2017
    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    This is the first Fall 2017 offering of the Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS 10.4 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
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    Managing Your Rights as an Author: Graduate Students and Copyright
    4:00 pm-5:00 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: https://goo.gl/forms/t2aYPp74puDk76bI3
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017
    Escape Datageddon: Managing Digital Research Data
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Join consultants from the UW Madison Research Data Services team as they give a gentle introduction to managing and sharing your research data. Topics covered will include ideas for organizing and naming your files, file formats and versioning, data description, and archiving and preservation. Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/DeZEYi11z5GBJxfb2
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Citation Manager: Endnote Web
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    EndNote 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, October 25, 2017
    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 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/uTT4T82jq9TEjhTv1
  • Friday, October 27, 2017
    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    This is the second Fall 2017 offering of the Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS 10.4 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
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017
    Researching and Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences
    12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    If 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: https://goo.gl/forms/pWPABniMUvFJMDM13
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    Citation Manager: Zotero
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    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.