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Winter Break 2014 Workshop Schedule

*Click on the date link to register for the workshop. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

All workshops are in the Autzen classroom on the 2nd floor of the Valley Library, unless otherwise noted.*

Basic EndNote Workshop          (Uta Hussong-Christian)                                  

Monday, Dec. 15, 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 15, 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 15, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 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 Qualtrics                                            (Stefanie Buck)      

Monday, December 15, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom

  • Learn how to create more sophisticated surveys and data gathering strategies using Qualtrics. We will cover survey flow (branching), piping text, using panels to distribute a survey to a specific group of people, triggers and using  libraries to store and reuse questions and surveys. Requirement: Introduction to Qualtrics or significant experience.

Intro to Data Management Workshop          (Amanda Whitmire)                                  

Tuesday, December 16, 9:00 – 10:30 a.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 16, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m., Autzen Classroom

  • 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."

Showcasing Your Research  (Andrea Wirth)        

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom

Do you feel the pressure of defending the importance of your research? Or do you see the Web as an opportunity to increase the visibility of your research but are frustrated about how? This workshop will introduce quantitative measures for scholarly impact (e.g., citation, altmetrics, and h-index), open access initiatives (OA), and their correlation. The participants will also learn how to use social media and institutional repository (IR) to boost and demonstrate the influence of their work.


Intro to Zotero: A Web-Based Way to Manage Your Citations   (Hannah Gascho Rempel)       

Tuesday, 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.

Intermediate/Advanced Zotero           (Hannah Gascho Rempel)       

Tuesday, December 16 , 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom

  • Learn more advanced features of this free web-based citation management tool.  In this session we will cover how to store PDFs in Zotero, how to import and export from EndNote, how to add in more citation styles, how to use Zotero Groups and the options for using Zotero on mobile devices.

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 hannah.rempel@oregonstate.edu.

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