Workshops & Events

Events

  • Thursday, February 2, 2017
    • Thursday, February 2, 2017
      A Crash Course in Citation Management and Zotero
      12:00 pm-2:00 pm
      This workshop will be a 2-hour crash course in Zotero, a popular citation management program, designed to get you up and running quickly. The first half of the workshop will be the basics (getting started, configuring to work with library resources). The second half will build on the basics, and present Zotero’s advanced features, settings, and customizations. Come for the first half only, or stay for the entire thing! Please register at: http://bit.ly/2jbCHVb (registration limited to 30)
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    • Tuesday, February 14, 2017
      Graduate Student Funding Fair
      1:00 pm
      Overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. This workshop is taught by the Grants Librarian and the Office of Fellowship and Funding Resources. Following the presentations, please visit the tables of various campus groups to assist you in obtaining funding for your research and education. Register at: http://bit.ly/2jbQ7B0
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
      Measuring the Impact of Your Research
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Learn about the different measures for ranking journals and how to find them such as the Eigenfactor, SJR Indicators, and JCR Impact Factors. Also learn how to analyze citations as well as find the h-index of an author, a measure of his or her research output. These measures can help in targeting journals for publication, authors for collaboration and research partnerships, as well as tracking your own impact on the scholarly world. Please register at: http://bit.ly/2ikzX3E
  • 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, April 18, 2017
    • Tuesday, April 18, 2017
      Patents for the Innovative Grad Student
      4:00 pm-5:00 pm
      Are you working on an invention or process that you think may be patentable? Are you just starting your design process and want to find similar inventions or other inventors working in your field? This workshop will cover basic patentability requirements in the U.S., search strategies to help you navigate multiple patent and patent application databases, and resources available to help you with the patent process. Please register at: http://bit.ly/2ihovdY