Upcoming Events

Title:EndNote Basic
Date:Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Library:Online
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

EndNote is a citation manager that is used to collect and organize references as well as cite them while writing a paper. It can also be a powerful collaboration tool.  In this workshop learn how to create an EndNote Library, how to download results from a literature search into EndNote,  how to organize your EndNote Library, and more.  This is an introductory level class, and no prior  knowledge of EndNote is needed. This workshop is online.

Title:Zotero: A Free, Easy-to-use Citation Manager
Date:Thursday, February 4, 2021
Time:3:00pm - 4:15pm
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Zotero is a free, online citation manager that can help you collect, organize, format, and share citations.  Please download and install Zotero before the workshop.  Just follow this easy guide.  If you run into difficulties, the Zotero Documentation is very good, or feel free to contact Beth Royall for help.  

Title:Mendeley
Date:Thursday, February 11, 2021
Time:1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Library:Online
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Mendeley is a free reference management program that helps you organize your citations, format bibliographies in MS Word, connect with other researchers in your field, discover trending articles in your area of interest, and collaborate with research teams. With both a desktop client and a web application, it's easy to access your research from anywhere in the world. Learn how to use Mendeley Stats and learn about Mendeley Data, where you can store, share, and manage your data.  This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of Mendeley is needed.  This is an online workshop.

Title:Zotero: A Free, Easy-to-use Citation Manager
Date:Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Time:11:00am - 12:15pm
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Zotero is a free, online citation manager that can help you collect, organize, format, and share citations.  Please download and install Zotero before the workshop.  Just follow this easy guide.  If you run into difficulties, the Zotero Documentation is very good, or feel free to contact Beth Royall for help.  

Title:Getting Started with a Literature Review
Date:Friday, February 19, 2021
Time:1:00pm - 2:30pm
Presenter:Marian Armour-Gemmen, Martin Dunlap, Barbara Hengemihle & Martha Yancey
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Literature Review, Research Commons Workshop
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Do you have a literature review in your future?  Come learn the steps of a lit review and practice database search strategies.

Title:EndNote Basic
Date:Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Time:1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Library:Online
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

EndNote Basic is a citation manager that is used to collect and organize references as well as cite them while writing a paper. It can also be a powerful collaboration tool. In this workshop learn how to create an EndNote Library, how to download results from a literature search into EndNote, how to organize your EndNote Library, and more. This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of EndNote is needed.  This is an online workshop.

 

Title:PubMed Labs: Advanced PubMed
Date:Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Library:Online
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Research
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

A new version of PubMed has launched:  PubMed Labs.  It has an updated, cleaner look, with an easy-to-use interface. The search engine has been modified to make it easier to find the articles that best match your query. The new PubMed still contains the same trusted citation data as the old database. And new PubMed runs in the cloud, to increase long term stability and sustainability of the platform. This workshop is online.

Title:First Steps with R and RStudio
Date:Thursday, March 4, 2021
Time:3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library:Online
Audiences:Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Data, Research Commons Workshop, Statistical Software
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

This workshop will introduce participants to using R and RStudio. No prior programming knowledge is required, just a basic understanding of computer files and folders. Please download and install R from https://cran.r-project.org/ and the free version of RStudio Desktop from https://rstudio.com/. This workshop will be hosted online.

Title:Zotero: A Free, Easy-to-use Citation Manager
Date:Friday, March 5, 2021
Time:11:00am - 12:15pm
Presenter:Jeff Werst
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Zotero is a free, online citation manager that can help you collect, organize, format, and share citations.  Please download and install Zotero before the workshop.  Just follow this easy guide.  If you run into difficulties, the Zotero Documentation is very good, or feel free to contact Beth Royall for help.  

Title:EndNote Basic
Date:Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

EndNote Basic is a citation manager that is used to collect and organize references as well as cite them while writing a paper. It can also be a powerful collaboration tool. In this workshop learn how to create an EndNote Library, how to download results from a literature search into EndNote, how to organize your EndNote Library, and more. This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of EndNote is needed.  You will need to create an EndNote Basic account for this online class.

Title:Data Analysis and Visualization using R and Tidyverse
Date:Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time:3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library:Online
Audiences:Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Data, Research Commons Workshop, Statistical Software
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

This workshop will introduce participants to R tasks such as reading data into R, analyzing data, and plotting data. Participants are expected to have attended the First Steps with R and RStudio workshop or to have some basic knowledge of using R. Please download and install R from https://cran.r-project.org/, the free version of RStudio Desktop from https://rstudio.com/, and Git from https://git-scm.com/downloads

Title:Zotero: A Free, Easy-to-use Citation Manager
Date:Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Time:2:00pm - 3:15pm
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Zotero is a free, online citation manager that can help you collect, organize, format, and share citations.  Please download and install Zotero before the workshop.  Just follow this easy guide.  If you run into difficulties, the Zotero Documentation is very good, or feel free to contact Beth Royall for help.  

Title:Introduction to Federal Policy and Legislative Resources
Date:Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time:3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library:Online
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Government Information
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

This workshop will show users how to locate and and utlize resources for locating policy and legislative resources. In addition to resources for locating bills and laws, users wlll also be provided with an introduction on how to find supporting documents including current and historical legislative histories, hearings, documents, and prints.

Title:EndNote Basic
Date:Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time:1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

EndNote Basic is a citation manager that is used to collect and organize references as well as cite them while writing a paper. It can also be a powerful collaboration tool. In this workshop learn how to create an EndNote Library, how to download results from a literature search into EndNote, how to organize your EndNote Library, and more. This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of EndNote is needed.  You will need to create an EndNote account for this online workshop.

Title:Introduction to U.S. Census Data
Date:Thursday, March 25, 2021
Time:3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library:Online
Categories:Data, Government Information
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

This workshop will give particpants a general understanding on how to use census.data.gov, Social Explorer, IPUMS to retrieve census data. Participants will be introduced to the available Census surveys, and their strengths and weaknesses, as well as how to access the available data.

Title:Zotero: A Free, Easy-to-use Citation Manager
Date:Monday, March 29, 2021
Time:3:30pm - 4:45pm
Presenter:Jeff Werst
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Zotero is a free, online citation manager that can help you collect, organize, format, and share citations.  Please download and install Zotero before the workshop.  Just follow this easy guide.  If you run into difficulties, the Zotero Documentation is very good, or feel free to contact Beth Royall for help.  

Title:Where Should I Publish? Using Library Resources for Manuscript Submission Decisions
Date:Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Time:1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Research Commons Workshop
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Find the right journal to publish your article in using library resources such as the Web of Science Core Collection, InCites Journal Citation Reports, and EndNote Match.  Bring your completed or partial journal manuscript title/abstract and keywords to search and analyze the literature.  This online workshop will require an EndNote Basic account registration.  

Title:EndNote Basic
Date:Thursday, April 8, 2021
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Virginia Desouky
Audiences:Faculty, Graduate Students
Categories:Citation Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

EndNote Basic is a citation manager that is used to collect and organize references as well as cite them while writing a paper. It can also be a powerful collaboration tool. In this workshop learn how to create an EndNote Library, how to download results from a literature search into EndNote, how to organize your EndNote Library, and more. This is an introductory level class, and no prior knowledge of EndNote is needed.  You will need to create an EndNote Basic account for this online workshop.