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October 2019

Zotero on Your Laptop

Tuesday October 15, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Advanced Zotero Walk-in

Thursday October 31, 2019 @ 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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November 2019

Zotero on Your Laptop

Wednesday November 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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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[Science Research Series] Predatory Publishers

Monday November 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 4102
Free

This workshop will introduce the idea of predatory publishers, and teach you how to recognize and avoid them. These skills will be useful to you as both researchers and as publishers. This workshop is geared to science students and faculty, but is open to all.

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Zotero on Your Laptop

Tuesday November 12, 2019 @ 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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Archival Research: The Basics

Wednesday November 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
C196.05 (In the lower level of the library)
Free

Please join us for “Archival Research: The Basics.” We’ll explore the fundamentals of archival research in this workshop, including defining what archives are and how they are arranged. We’ll also discuss where and how to look for sources and go over what to expect when you visit an archival repository…

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December 2019

Advanced Zotero Walk-in

Thursday December 5, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 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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