home Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact, March 10

Fridays @ the Library: Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact, March 10

Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact

March 10th 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Utilize ORCID, Google Scholar Profile, MOSpace, the h-index, impact factors and more to maximize your professional impact.  Learn how to set up accounts and make these tools work for you.

Janice Dysart, Science Librarian

Taira Meadowcroft, HSL Information Services Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

home Workshops International Students Workshop on Finding Articles, March 6

International Students Workshop on Finding Articles, March 6

Need help finding articles? This workshop is for you! Learn which databases are best for YOUR research and time-saving tips for effective searching.

Finding Articles Using MU Articles Databases

Monday, March 6, 3:30-4:30pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

No registration required!

Mark your calendar for other workshops in the series.

These workshops are open to any student, but international students are particularly encouraged to attend.

 

Finding Books for Your Research

Tuesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

Need help finding books on your topic? Learn which online search tools to use to locate books in the library and online. Also learn how to request books from other libraries for free.

 

Academic Dishonesty & Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Friday, March 10, 3:30-5:00pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

Have you looked at your class syllabus and wondered what that statement about academic dishonesty and the importance of academic integrity means at MU? Plagiarism is an important but confusing issue for domestic and international students alike. If you've ever worried about unknowingly committing plagiarism, join us to learn how to identify and avoid plagiarism in your academic work. We will cover common errors in citing, paraphrasing, and summarizing research as well as how to correct them.

 

QUESTIONS? Contact Cindy Cotner, Librarian for International Students, at CotnerC@missouri.edu

Jennifer Gravley

I am a Research and Instruction Librarian with a background in creative writing.

home Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Plagiarism, March 3

Fridays @ the Library: Plagiarism, March 3

Plagiarism 

March 3rd 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

While plagiarism is easy to explain it's hard to recognize what constitutes as plagiarizing. Because of this, cases of plagiarism are often unintentional. Learn about the different kinds of plagiarism and how to avoid them through free MU library resources.

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

 

home Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Introduction to Endnote, Feb 24

Fridays @ the Library: Introduction to Endnote, Feb 24

Introduction to Endnote (In-person only)

Feb. 24 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn how to use Endnote, a powerful citation program, for your academic writinings. The workshop will teach you how to use this tool in order to store citation data, produce intext citations and bibliographies in various formats.

Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

Click here to register.

home Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Creating Bibliographies with Zotero, Feb 17

Fridays @ the Library: Creating Bibliographies with Zotero, Feb 17

Creating Bibliographies with Zotero (In-person only)

Feb. 17 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bibliographies no longer have to be a frustrating component of your research paper. Zotero is a free and simple open-source research tool that can organize, manage and format your bibliography content. In our workshop, learn how to use Zotero to help create your bibliographies and in-text citations by extracting citations from PDFs and web pages. 

Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian

Noël Kropriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

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home Workshops Fridays @ the Library Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley, Feb 10

Fridays @ the Library Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley, Feb 10

Introduction to Mendeley (In-person only)

Feb. 10 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Discover Mendelely, reference manager that elevates your research experience. Not only does it produce citations and billiographies but it also organzises your pdfs in a database and allows you to easily annotate your pdfs. The accessibility to share your research with colleagues and find fellow researchers of your topic makes Mendelely a powerful tool to use.

Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

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home Workshops Fridays @ the Library Workshop: The Literature Review, Feb. 3

Fridays @ the Library Workshop: The Literature Review, Feb. 3

The Literature Review: What It Is and How to Search
Feb. 3 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Demystify the literature review by learning its purpose, and how to find the best sources. We’ll explore practical techniques for searching databases in both the humanities and sciences that save you time and effort.
Rebecca Graves, Health Sciences Librarian
Taira Meadowcroft, Health Sciences Librarian

Workshops offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face in Room 213 of Ellis Library or live online
Click here to register.

home Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Staying Ahead of the Curve

Fridays @ the Library: Staying Ahead of the Curve

University Libraries has a variety of tools, information resources, collections and services to assist with your instruction and research. Learn how other faculty and students are using the Libraries, and how they can best benefit you.

This workshop will be offered simultaneously in two formats: Rm 213, Ellis Library and live online

January 27, 1-2 pm

Registration Required: tinyurl.com/MUlibrariesworkshops

home Resources and Services, Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Managing and Sharing Your Research Data, Nov. 4

Fridays @ the Library: Managing and Sharing Your Research Data, Nov. 4

What’s your plan for managing your research data? Will your data be reusable by you or someone else tomorrow? 5 years from now? Join us for a session on managing and sharing your research data led by Kate Anderson. Topics will include funding agency policies, metadata conversions, best practices for writing Data Management Plans, and submitting data to the MOspace Institutional Repository.

This workshop will be offered simultaneously in two formats: Rm 213, Ellis Library and live online

November 4th 1-2 pm

Registration Required: tinyurl.com/MUlibrariesworkshops

home Workshops Introduction to Scholarly Publishing Workshop—Recording and slides now available

Introduction to Scholarly Publishing Workshop—Recording and slides now available

A recording of the workshop, Introduction to Scholarly Publishing, held October 6, 2016 in Ellis Library, is now available.  Additionally, the detailed slides used during this event can be downloaded via Box.  Following is more information about this presentation:

Title:  Introduction to Scholarly Publishing

Presenters:  Jane Ryley, Elsevier Senior Publisher–Health Sciences
David Beversdorf, MU Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurology, and Psychology and Associate Editor of the Elsevier journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

This workshop provided an overview of the academic publishing process in the sciences and the social sciences, including best practices to get your paper published.

Topics covered:
• Targeting a journal for submission
• Manuscript development
• Submitting a paper
• Journal publishing cycle
• Editorial process
• Publication ethics
• Author rights post publication
• Getting your paper noticed