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October 2019

Advanced Zotero Walk-in

Thursday October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Library Lounge, Room 2300

Stump the librarians! Working with Zotero for your paper/thesis/dissertation? Bibliography not formatted like you thought it should be? In-text citations disappearing? Have you come across something that just doesn't work right? Come and talk to us and we'll figure it out together.

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[Science Research Series] Intro to Zotero for Science Students

Monday October 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 4102
Free

This workshop will teach you how to use Zotero, free open-source software that can manage your research and create your bibliographies. We will create accounts, install the software, and get you started in using this time saving tool. This workshop is geared to science students and faculty, but is open to…

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Research for Masters’ Students

Tuesday October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
C196.05 (In the lower level of the library)
Free

In this workshop we will discuss research at a graduate level. Topics to be covered include: How to search for resources, Choosing a topic, Evaluating sources, Paper formatting. Attendees will come away with strategies for taking their research to the next level.

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The Life-Changing Magic of Open Access: Best Practices for Finding Others’ Research and Publicly Sharing Yours

Wednesday October 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
C196.05 (In the lower level of the library)
Free

Whether or not you’ve ever heard or uttered the phrase “open access scholarly literature,” you probably know something about it. For example, you probably know that you can find free copies of many journal articles online. But do you know how to determine if a specific journal article is freely…

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Info Session: Open Pedagogy Fellowship

Wednesday October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 9206
Free

The Library seeks applications for up to 13 Open Pedagogy Fellows for the Spring 2020 semester, each carrying a $2000 stipend. The Fellowship experience will enhance participants’ understanding of open pedagogy and their ability to employ elements of open pedagogy in their teaching. Throughout the Fellowship, a variety of concepts…

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CANCELLED Welcome to the Library!

Thursday October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.05 (In the lower level of the library)
Free

This overview of the Graduate Center Library will include: overview the library website, subject specific databases, resources beyond the GC library,  sample search queries,  citation management instruction overview, and archival and primary source subject-specific searching.

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Zotero on Your Laptop

Tuesday October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
C196.05 (In the lower level of the library)
Free

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Please bring a laptop with you, and make sure you can install software on it, so our instructors can help you get…

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CANCELLED: Fake Journals and Conferences: What to Know about the Faux

Thursday October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.05 (In the lower level of the library)
Free

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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[Science Research Series] Open Access Publishing and Institutional Repository Use

Monday October 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 4102
Free

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…

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Research for Masters’ Students

Monday October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.05 (In the lower level of the library)
Free

In this workshop we will discuss research at a graduate level. Topics to be covered include: How to search for resources, Choosing a topic, Evaluating sources, Paper formatting. Attendees will come away with strategies for taking their research to the next level.

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