Upcoming Events

Title:Introduction to Zotero
Date:Monday, February 24, 2020
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ann Fleming & Jordan Riggs
Location:Viewing Room -- Classroom 104
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Description:

Zotero is a free, online citation manager that can help you collect, organize, format, and share citations.  Bring your own laptop and get started.  You’ll wonder how you ever lived without it!

Title:Dispelling the Myths about Open Access: Making Informed Choices about Publishing Opportunities
Date:Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter:Susan Arnold
Location:LC-3
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Categories:Open Access
Description:

Learn about open access vs. traditional publishing venues, how to identify predatory journals, and tools that are available to find an appropriate journal in which to publish.

Title:Measuring & Promoting Your Research
Date:Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time:3:30pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Barbara Hengemihle
Location:G16
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Publication Impact
Description:

Come learn how to:  promote and measure the impact of your research; find out what the H-Factor, i10-index, and Altmetrics mean; choose high-impact journals to publish in; identify collaborators.

Title:Introduction to Zotero
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Location:LC-2
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Description:

 Zotero is a free and open-source citation management tool that offers a way to manage citations and research in a simple and easy to use manner. Zotero helps researchers of all types collect, organize, and access a variety of resources. It also assists with the writing process, providing a Microsoft Word plugin (for Mac-based Word, as well) that allows users to insert citations from Zotero into a document. Learn how to make a bibliography from your sources in just a couple of quick steps.  This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of Zotero is needed.

Title:Discovering Demographic, Business, & Economic Data Using Social Explorer
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Jessica Vanderhoff
Location:Viewing Room -- Classroom 104
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Data
Description:

Looking to better leverage U.S. Census data on demographics, business, and economy? In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to use the Social Explorer database to locate data, create data maps, and perform location analysis, quickly and easily. Free and open to all WVU-affiliates. Content is intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty. No prior technical experience with mapping visualization necessary.

Title:Preparing for a Poster Session
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:LC-1
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Conference Preparation
Description:

Learn how to develop a poster presentation, including best practices for design and engagement. Researchers of all levels are welcome

Title:OER - Exploring Open Educational Resources
Date:Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Martha Yancey
Location:Classroom 2036 (2nd floor)
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty
Categories:Open Education Resources (OER)
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

In this interactive 2 hour workshop participants will explore and find high quality open licensed materials. Participant will need to bring their own laptop.

Title:Introduction to EndNote Basic
Date:Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Location:LC-2
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Description:

 EndNote Basic is a companion web version of the desktop EndNote, provided as part of the Web of Science database. It is used to collect and organize references as well as cite them while writing a paper. It can also be a powerful collaboration tool. Learn how to quickly and easily collect reference information from online databases via direct export, or importing as text files. Use Cite While You Write to insert references and format citations and bibliographies. This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of EndNote Basic is needed.

Title:Demystifying Creative Commons for Classroom Use
Date:Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Time:1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter:Jessica Dai & Hilary Fredette
Location:Classroom 136 (LL)
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Open Education Resources (OER)
Description:

Geared for faculty and graduate teaching assistants, this workshop will serve as a primer on Creative Commons for use in the classroom. This workshop will guide instructors in understanding the purpose and use of Creative Commons licenses, as well as differentiating between and choosing appropriate licenses for educational products.

Title:Dispelling the Myths about Open Access: Making Informed Choices about Publishing Opportunities
Date:Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Susan Arnold
Location:G16
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Description:

Learn about open access vs. traditional publishing venues, how to identify predatory journals, and tools that are available to find an appropriate journal in which to publish.

Title:Opening the Classroom: The Benefits of Sharing Your Teaching Materials
Date:Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time:2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenter:Ian Harmon
Location:Viewing Room -- Classroom 104
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Open Education Resources (OER)
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

While it is common to publicly share research and publications through online networks and repositories, the sharing of teaching materials is often limited to posting on personal websites or sending materials by email. In this workshop, you will learn about the benefits of publicly sharing your teaching materials online, including how doing so can help demonstrate your effectiveness and excellence as an teacher. You will also learn how to use Creative Commons licenses to allow others to reuse and build on your materials while maintaining their ownership and getting credit for creating them.

 

 

Title:Open Pedagogy: Co-Creating Learning with Students
Date:Friday, March 6, 2020
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Presenter:Jessica Dai & Kelly Diamond
Location:Classroom -- 130
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Open Education Resources (OER)
Description:

For those who are interested in co-creating materials with students or reinventing the disposable assignment, join us in this introductory workshop on open pedagogy.

Title:Introduction to Zotero
Date:Friday, March 6, 2020
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Benjamin Canfield & Ann Fleming
Location:Classroom 2036 (2nd floor)
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Description:

Zotero is a free and open-source citation management tool that offers a way to manage citations and research in a simple and easy to use manner. Zotero helps researchers of all types collect, organize, and access a variety of resources. It also assists with the writing process, providing a Microsoft Word plugin (for Mac-based Word, as well) that allows users to insert citations from Zotero into a document. Learn how to make a bibliography from your sources in just a couple of quick steps.  This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of Zotero is needed. Please bring your own laptop.

Title:Measuring and Promoting Your Research Impact
Date:Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter:Susan Arnold
Location:LC-2
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Categories:Publication Impact, Publication Promotion
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

  Measuring your impact is an important step in the research process for gathering evidence of how your research will impact society.  It is also important when applying for positions, for promotion and tenure, and for grant funding.  This introductory workshop will provide an overview of traditional and nontraditional scholarly metrics and will discuss tools to promote your research impact.  Topics covered include:  Citation analysis; Journal impact factor; h-index; and altmetrics.  

Title:Data + Donuts: First Steps with Data Sources and ICPSR
Date:Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:Classroom 136 (LL)
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Categories:Data
Description:

This workshop will describe the data landscape and give you tools to learn how to efficiently find data sources to suit your needs. Workshop will be lecture-based with some hands-on exposure to general resources including the data repository, ICPSR.

Title:Intro to the Engineering Village Database
Date:Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Martin Dunlap
Location:Classroom -- 130
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Research
Description:

In this introductory workshop you will learn how to use Engineering Village to create an account, look for graduate schools, look for jobs, search for articles and much much more.

Title:Choosing a Citation Manager
Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Location:LC-2
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Description:

 This workshop on Choosing a Citation Manager will cover features of EndNote Basic, Mendeley, and Zotero.  Find out which program best suits your research needs. Prior experience with a citation program is recommended.

Title:Data + Donuts: First Steps with Data Sources and ICPSR
Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:G16
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Categories:Data
Description:

This workshop will describe the data landscape and give you tools to learn how to efficiently find data sources to suit your needs. Workshop will be lecture-based with some hands-on exposure to general resources including the data repository, ICPSR.

Title:Use Library Video Equipment to Make and Add Videos to your eCampus Page
Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Martin Dunlap & Kenneth Wright
Location:Classroom -- 130
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Description:

Want to create short videos for your students? This workshop will cover what video equipment is available from the WVU Libraries and how to use that equipment to make a short video and edit it. It will also show the steps to upload the file to MyMediaSite in eCampus and link it to your class.

Title:Data + Donuts: First Steps with Data Sources and ICPSR
Date:Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:LC-3
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Categories:Data
Description:

This workshop will describe the data landscape and give you tools to learn how to efficiently find data sources to suit your needs. Workshop will be lecture-based with some hands-on exposure to general resources including the data repository, ICPSR.

Title:Intro to the Engineering Village Database
Date:Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Martin Dunlap
Location:Classroom -- 130
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Research
Description:

In this introductory workshop you will learn how to use Engineering Village to create an account, look for graduate schools, look for jobs, search for articles and much much more.

Title:Preparing for a Poster Session
Date:Friday, March 13, 2020
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:LC-1
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Conference Preparation
Description:

Learn how to develop a poster presentation, including best practices for design and engagement. Researchers of all levels are welcome.

Title:Data + Donuts: Text Mining with HathiTrust and Python
Date:Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time:2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:Classroom 136 (LL)
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Categories:Text Mining
Description:An introductory text mining workshop that will demonstrate common methods and tools used in this area of scholarship. Participants will get hands on experience using the text analysis tools provided by the Hathitrust Research Center (HTRC) and using command line to run basic text analysis with PythonAnywhere. No knowledge of text mining, HTRC, or python necessary.
Title:Using eBooks from the WVU Libraries
Date:Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Martin Dunlap
Location:Classroom -- 130
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Research
Description:

How to find, use and cite eBooks from the WVU libraries' collection

Title:Advanced PubMed
Date:Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Location:LC-2
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Research
Description:

 This workshop is for those who are experienced PubMed searchers. Topics include searching with Clinical Queries, using the MeSH database, creating a personal account using MyNCBI to save searches, and exporting results into EndNote Basic.

Title:Using eBooks from the WVU Libraries
Date:Thursday, March 26, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Martin Dunlap
Location:Classroom -- 130
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Research
Description:

How to find, use and cite eBooks from the WVU libraries' collection

Title:Submitting your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) to the Research Repository @WVU
Date:Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Debby Borrelli
Location:Classroom 136 (LL)
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Graduate Students
Categories:Dissertation & Thesis
Description:

In this workshop, we will explain the ETD formatting requirements, walk you through the submission process using the Research Repository @ WVU and answer all of your questions about submitting an ETD.

Title:Introduction to Zotero
Date:Friday, April 3, 2020
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Benjamin Canfield
Location:Classroom 136 (LL)
Library:Downtown Campus Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Description:

Zotero is a free and open-source citation management tool that offers a way to manage citations and research in a simple and easy to use manner. Zotero helps researchers of all types collect, organize, and access a variety of resources. It also assists with the writing process, providing a Microsoft Word plugin (for Mac-based Word, as well) that allows users to insert citations from Zotero into a document. Learn how to make a bibliography from your sources in just a couple of quick steps.  This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of Zotero is needed. Please bring your own laptop.

Title:Introduction to Systematic Review Searching
Date:Monday, April 6, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:LC-1
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Systematic Review
Description:

Explore the basics of conducting a systematic literature review, including how to frame a research question, developing a search strategy and searching the biomedical literature databases. 

Title:Submitting your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) to the Research Repository @WVU
Date:Monday, April 6, 2020
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Debby Borrelli
Location:G16
Library:Evansdale Campus Library
Audiences:Graduate Students
Categories:Dissertation & Thesis
Description:

In this workshop, we will explain the ETD formatting requirements, walk you through the submission process using the Research Repository @ WVU and answer all of your questions about submitting an ETD.

Title:Introduction to EndNote Basic
Date:Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Location:LC-2
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Description:

 EndNote Basic is a companion web version of the desktop EndNote, provided as part of the Web of Science database. It is used to collect and organize references as well as cite them while writing a paper. It can also be a powerful collaboration tool. Learn how to quickly and easily collect reference information from online databases via direct export, or importing as text files. Use Cite While You Write to insert references and format citations and bibliographies. This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of EndNote Basic is needed.

Title:Submitting your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) to the Research Repository @WVU
Date:Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Debby Borrelli
Location:LC-2
Library:Health Sciences Center Library
Audiences:Graduate Students
Categories:Dissertation & Thesis
Description:

In this workshop, we will explain the ETD formatting requirements, walk you through the submission process using the Research Repository @ WVU and answer all of your questions about submitting an ETD.