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Basic EndNote Workshop (Uta Hussong-Christian)
Monday, Dec. 16, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., Autzen Classroom
- Love the writing but hate formatting those citations? Wrapping up or just starting your thesis or dissertation? Learn to use basic but powerful features of the reference management tool, EndNote. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to setup an EndNote library, save references and pdfs, automatically create and edit a bibliography, and prepare a document for publishing. This workshop is intended for novice EndNote users and is intentionally slow-paced and very interactive.
Intermediate/Advanced EndNote (Uta Hussong-Christian)
Monday, December 16, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Autzen Classroom
- In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to: use EndNote to search OSU Libraries for PDFs, create EndNote records from PDFs, create smart groups, add citation styles, annotate pdfs (available for X5 and newer), and create a library backup file.
Intro to Qualtrics - Making Great Surveys (Stefanie Buck)
Monday, December 16, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom
- If you will be doing research that involves collecting survey data, then you'll want to learn about Qualtrics. Qualtrics is a powerful survey research tool (think Survey Monkey on steroids) available to all OSU faculty and students. It's easy, powerful and, best of all, IRB compliant.
Advanced Library Database Skills for Advanced Users (Uta Hussong-Christian)
Monday, December 16, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
- Wondering where to get started with all the databases on the library's website? Want to know which databases to try for your subject area? Come explore the research options that will work best for you. Learn to use a source you already have to find additional useful sources by citation searching, learn how to use the databases' subject headings and how to search for particular document types, such as literature reviews.
Intro to Zotero: A Web-Based Way to Manage Your Citations (Hannah Gascho Rempel)
Monday, December 16 , 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom
- Learn the basics about this free web-based citation management tool, which you can use to save citations and pdfs, as well as incorporate citations into a Word document. In this session we will cover how to set up a Zotero library, how to put citations into your library, how to use Word to cite as you go, and how to back up your data.
Advanced Zotero (Hannah Gascho Rempel)
Monday, December 16 , 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom
- Collecting data for your thesis or dissertation? Learn to manage your data effectively and efficiently! This seminar will provide an introduction to capturing, storing, and describing research data throughout the life of the research project and after. This is intended for those researchers who need help with a data management plan or for those who are just beginning a data management plan. The discussion will cover granting agencies’ requirements, how to fulfill them and how it is to the researcher’s advantage to do so.
Mendeley (Margaret Mellinger)
Tuesday, December 17, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m., Autzen Classroom
Showcasing Your Research (Hannah Gascho Rempel)
- Learn to use Mendeley a "free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research."
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom
- Are you curious about what those impact factor and h-index numbers really mean? Do you want to know about a variety of ways to quantify how much impact your publications and research have? Come learn about some traditional (JCR) and new ways (Google Metrics, ScholarsArchive, ORCID and altmetrics) to measure your research impact, explore how you can use this information to demonstrate and find research connections, and become more informed about your choices within the abundant and growing number of publication impact metrics and tools.
Digital Humanities 101 Workshop (Jane Nichols)
Tuesday, December 17, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Autzen Classroom
Whether you’ve begun to dabble in the Digital Humanities (DH) or have never heard of it, this workshop provides a brief introduction and broad overview to common threads encompassing DH. During this session, you will learn about Digital Collections, Digital Editions, Texts and Text Encoding, Text Mining and Analysis, and Data Analysis and Visualization. You will also learn about some tools you might use to get started with your own DH project.
All workshops are in the Autzen Classroom on the 2nd floor (main floor) of the Valley Library.
If you have any questions about these workshops, contact Hannah Gascho Rempel at email@example.com.