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March 2021

Knowledge Organization for Knowledge Makers

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Why are all the books on a topic grouped together in the library? There’s more to this question than you think! Join us for an introduction to library cataloging and classification for library users. You’ll learn the basics of how librarians make decisions about what goes where. How do we…

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Budgeting for Federal Agency Grants

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Funding Fridays Webinar Series logo

Every month, CUNY’s Office of Research is offering a faculty research development webinar in collaboration with the Research Foundation Office of Award Pre-Proposal Support and the Office of Library Services. While the Mina Rees Library is not the organizer of these webinars, we are pleased to share them with the Graduate Center community. Session Description: This webinar…

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Grants & Funding

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for an illuminating workshop about the intricacies of applying and seeking grants and other forms of funding. We'll cover the grants databases Pivot, Grantforward, and Candid/Foundation Center suite of search tools (presented by librarians Kate Angell and Elvis Bakaitis). Additionally, this workshop will be co-hosted by Dr. Edith…

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Intro to Zotero for Automatic Citation Management

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will walk users through the process to set up a Zotero account, as well as connect their accounts across their browsers and MS Word. This allows you to automatically collect, organize, share, and create both in-text citations and works cited pages. This workshop is part of the Science Research Workshop…

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Exploring & Expanding Open Pedagogy

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

How does open pedagogy intersect with frameworks of language, storytelling, translation, and linguistics? In this interactive session, we’ll discuss the work of three former Open Pedagogy Fellows - Inés Vañó Garcia, Tania Avilés, and Anthony Harb - as well as the practical steps towards converting a language-focused OER course. Click…

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Integrating Scrivener and Zotero

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The multi-function sandbox Scrivener has almost everything -- except a robust bibliographic toolset. Its somewhat clunky footnote and endnote mechanics don’t easily export or import the mountains of metadata you've accumulated. Bibliographic toolset Zotero is a dream for managing research and citations, but is there a way to get your…

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Fake Journals and Conferences: What to Know about the Faux

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Scholarly Communication Workshop Series logo

As a researcher, you are eager to publish your work in journals and present at conferences. But don’t let your eagerness allow you to be fooled by fake (often called “predatory”) journals or conferences. These low-quality outlets exist for the sole purpose of profit, not for the dissemination of peer-reviewed…

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Data Management Plans for Grant Applications

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop we will cover: What is research data? Why share your data? How to write a data management plan for your grant proposal or paper Data management plans are required in most grant applications these days. We'll provide a DMP checklist and a good sample to learn from.…

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Open Access Explained: Best Practices for Finding Others’ Research and Publicly Sharing Yours

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Scholarly Communication Workshop Series logo

You probably know that you can find cost-free (i.e., open access) copies of many journal articles online. But do you know how to determine if a specific article you seek is free to read (and legally posted)? In this workshop, we’ll clear up some common confusions about open access, highlight…

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Open Access Publishing and Repository Use

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop will introduce the idea of Open Access Publishing and Institutional Repositories. We will talk about how you can use these tools to both publish and publicize your own research, and also how you can use them to find work that other scholars have made available. This workshop is part of…

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Open Knowledge and the Emerging Field of Black Girlhood(s)

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Sherry Deckman (Urban Education) and doctoral student Kristen Miller (Sociology) will share their experience teaching and learning in (De)Constructing Black Girlhood(s), an interdisciplinary course that examined the shifting constructions of Black girlhood(s).They will share the class’s final projects, a website intended to be an open educational resource illuminating and…

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April 2021

From Newsletter to Scholarly Record: Unveiling the CLAGSNews Digital Archive

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join members of CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies and the Mina Rees Library for an unveiling of 35 years of scholarship now publicly accessible, downloadable, and shareable across the world, in the CUNY Academic Works repository. The digital CLAGS Archive illustrates the impact of queer scholarship from the oldest…

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