Graduate Support Series

Events

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
      Measuring the Impact of Your Work
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      This workshop will provide an introduction to traditional and nontraditional scholarly metrics, such as Journal Impact Factor, h-index, and social media metrics. Participants will also gain an appreciation for the limitations of publication metrics and the varied suitability of different metrics for different academic fields and types of publications. Finally, participants will learn methods to optimize their impact. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/cajUUqGzuwJq806Q2
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
      OpenREFINE tool
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Do you have a spreadsheet with inconsistent data, null values, or too much information in one column? Clean your data quickly and efficiently with the free and open source OpenRefine tool (http://openrefine.org/). You can even work on multiple spreadsheets at once, and it automatically tracks your changes. Please bring your own device or bring two forms of ID in order to check out a laptop at Steenbock Library. Note: OpenRefine requires Java. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/OFaqbRYUrGTMrlxH2
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
      Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Up to Date in Your Field
      4:00 pm-5:15 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: https://goo.gl/forms/MdL0lR7KBz9qhzOy2
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
      Make Way for Impact! Planning and Documenting Your Broader Impacts
      4:00 pm-5:15 pm
      What are the broader, societal impacts of your research? Identify impacts and make a plan for how will you will engage with stakeholders. Explore strategies for documenting and assessing your outreach efforts. Workshop will also address the broader impacts requirements of NSF grant proposals. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/KPMtF9Y3pd1P2Nrs1
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    • Tuesday, October 30, 2018
      What is the Open Science Framework?
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      The Open Science Framework, or OSF, is an open and free tool that can help facilitate your research across it's entire workflow, from planning your project to sharing your data. OSF can help facilitate collaboration, serve as a place to publicly share your data and documentation, and much more! We'll talk about the features of OSF and the different ways you can leverage the tool to support your research workflow. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/ONiEWyFa1GvVDWM93
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 31, 2018
      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. Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/K7kr1rt88uwyFVlj2