Learn how to use the bibliographic software EndNote. Topics covered include creating and managing libraries, importing references from online databases, importing and managing PDFs and creating formatted bibliographies and citations in Microsoft Word. Registration is required. Register for this section.
Workshops & Events
Location: The John Crerar Library, Kathleen A. Zar Room.
Time: May 27th, 5:00-7:30 pm.
In conjunction with its current exhibit, The Studio in the Field: Techniques in Early Wildlife Photography, the John Crerar Library will be hosting a reception and film screening on May 27th, from 5:00 pm-7:30 pm. A guest lecture and introduction to the exhibit and films will be provided by Carl Fuldner, Department of Art History.
Refreshments to be served.
Crerar Library Computer Classroom, May 19th, 12-1pm
A wide range of tools to help you collaborate with other researchers are available these days. This workshop will cover options for sharing different kinds of work including citation and pdfs, document files, images and presentations. It will also cover collaborative software options available for editing documents, managing group projects and virtual meetings. Register.
Workshop: Your Copyrights: Understanding author rights in scholarly publishing, Friday April 17, 12-1PM
Location: Crerar Library, Kathleen A. Zar Room
The world of scholarly publishing is changing and copyright issues are often at the center of it. You may be hearing some terms that are new and wonder how they affect you. Join us for a session to learn more about open access, Creative Commons, copyright transfer agreements, public deposit, and how your funding agency may have new requirements for you soon. Register here.
Crerar Library is offering a workshop series on issues related to managing research such as copyright, data management, document organization and collaboration tools. More information about each workshop and registration links are below. All workshops are opened to faculty, students and staff.
Your Copyrights: Understanding author rights in scholarly publishing
Crerar Library: Kathleen A. Zar Room, April 17th, 12-1pm
The world of scholarly publishing is changing and copyright issues are often at the center of it. You may be hearing some terms that are new and wonder how they affect you. Join us for a session to learn more about open access, Creative Commons, copyright transfer agreements, public deposit, and how your funding agency may have new requirements for you soon. Register
Managing Research Documents
Crerar Library: Kathleen A. Zar Room, April 27th, 12-1pm
Organizing and keeping track of research documents, whether pdfs, notes, images or other pieces of information, can be time consuming and difficult. Let us help you! This workshop will cover effective naming techniques for documents, citation and pdf management, note taking tools, alerts and feeds, and journal management apps. Register
Data Data Everywhere: Introduction to Data Management
Crerar Library: Kathleen A. Zar Room, May 13th, 4-5pm
You are collecting it, but are you managing it? If you were asked to provide data from research done last year, would you be able to find it? What about two years ago? Join us for this session where you will learn more about the basics of data management for your research. We will discuss best practices for file naming and structure, metadata, storage and back ups, as well as provide an overview of funding agency requirements. Register
Collaboration Tools for Researchers
Crerar Library: Kathleen A. Zar Room, May 19th, 12-1pm
A wide range of tools to help you collaborate and communicate with other researchers are available these days. This workshop will cover options for sharing different kinds of work including citation and pdf sharing software, file and image sharing systems, and presentation sharing software. Register
|When:||Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:00–1:00 p.m.|
|Where:||Crerar Library, Computer Classroom
5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL
Zotero is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing the Web. With a single click, Zotero saves citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago and APA. This workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero such as: installing Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents.
Participants are encouraged to bring their personal computers so that they may download and interact with the program.
To register, click on the link below.
|Contact:||John Crerar Library
|Tag:||Workshops, Training, Graduate Students, Staff|
|Notes:||Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance. For events on the Student Events Calendar, please contact ORCSA at (773) 702-8787.
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