Spring 2013 Workshop Schedule
Tuesday, April 16, 4:00 - 5:30 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."
Wednesday, April 17, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Autzen Classroom
- Learn how to use the free version of EndNote - EndNote Web! Discover how easy it is to keep track of your sources, import your references into Word documents and share your sources with others using web-based EndNote Web. This workshop is hands-on and very interactive. The session includes approximately 30 minutes for a follow-up Question & Answer period.
Wednesday, April 17, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 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.
Wednesday, April 17, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 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 sync Zotero with multiple computers, how to use Zotero Groups, and how to use Zotero on a mobile device.
Intro to Data Management Workshop (Amanda Whitmire)
Thursday, April 18, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., **Willamette East (Valley 3622)**
Wednesday, May 8, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., **Willamette East (Valley 3622)**
- 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.
Thursday, April 18, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., **Barnard Classroom (Valley 5420)**
- Love the writing but hate formatting those citations? Wrapping up your thesis or dissertation this spring or summer? 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.
Thursday, April 18, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., **Barnard Classroom (Valley 5420)**
- In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to: search OSU Libraries full-text journals and pull pdfs into an EndNote library, create smart groups, customize citation styles, add citation styles, customize the library window, annotate pdfs (available for X5 users), and create a library backup file.
Preparing Your IRB Submission (Lisa Leventhal)
Wednesday, April 24, 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., **Willamette East (Valley 3622)**
- This session is intended for graduate students and faculty who have identified a research topic. Practical guidance and tips for submitting high quality study proposals will be provided. The format will be open discussion and any questions related to the IRB process are welcomed.
Wednesday, April 24, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom
- The Graduate School and OSU Libraries team up to bring you the information you need as you prepare to submit your thesis or dissertation for final approval. The Graduate School Thesis Editor will walk you through the thesis and dissertation submission requirements and answer questions about thesis formatting, deadlines and other issues. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will share the latest information regarding the fair use of copyrighted materials in your research, your rights as an author and the implications of making your work openly available via ScholarsArchive@OSU.
Monday, May 6, 4:00 - 5:00 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.
Tuesday, May 7, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Autzen Classroom
- This is a grant searching (not a grant writing) workshop. We will discuss the many ways in which graduate students are supported at OSU and also explore search tools and techniques for locating external support.
All workshops are in the Autzen Classroom on the 2nd floor (main floor) of the Valley Library (unless otherwise noted).
If you have any questions about these workshops, contact Hannah Gascho Rempel at email@example.com.