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Friday Workshop, Nov. 20

MOspace Digital Repositories
Nov. 20 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

The MU Libraries hosts two digital repositories that support teaching and research at MU. The MOspace Institutional Repository includes faculty and student papers and presentations, and MU theses and dissertations. The MOspace Digital Library includes digital facsimiles of rare and special materials in MU Libraries. Find out more about MOspace resources available to you, and learn how you can contribute your own content or work with libraries on a project to digitize special MU materials.
Felicity Dykas, Head, Digital Services

Workshops offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face: Rm. 213, 2nd Floor, Ellis Library and live online
Registration Preferred. http//tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops

home Resources and Services, Workshops Friday Workshop, Nov. 13

Friday Workshop, Nov. 13

Managing (and Sharing) Your Research Data
Nov. 13  1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
What’s your plan for managing your research data? Will your data be reusable by you or someone else tomorrow? Five years from now? Join us for a session on managing and sharing your research data. We’ll cover funding agency policies; metadata conventions; best practices for writing Data Management Plans; and submitting data to MOspace Institutional Repository.
Kate Anderson, Head, Veterinary Medical Library

Workshops offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face: Rm. 213, 2nd Floor, Ellis Library and live online
Registration Preferred. http//tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops

 

home Resources and Services, Workshops Friday Workshop, Nov. 6

Friday Workshop, Nov. 6

Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
Nov. 6 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Zotero is a free, simple, open-source tool for organizing, managing and formatting bibliographic citations. Learn to extract citations from PDFs and web pages at the click of a button, and create in-text references and bibliographies.
Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian

Workshops offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face: Rm. 213, 2nd Floor, Ellis Library and live online
Registration Preferred. http//tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops

home Resources and Services, Workshops Friday Workshop, Oct. 30

Friday Workshop, Oct. 30

Measuring Research Impact: Citation Metrics and Altmetrics
Oct. 30 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Learn about sources for times cited counts. Explore indicators such as the Journal Impact Factor, the h-index and altmetrics and discuss their significance.
Janice Dysart, Science Librarian; Noel Kopriva, Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Librarian

Workshops offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face: Rm. 213, 2nd Floor, Ellis Library and live online
Registration Preferred. http://tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops

 

home J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, Workshops Web of Science Training Sessions on campus Tuesday, March 31st

Web of Science Training Sessions on campus Tuesday, March 31st

Web of Science Training Sessions on campus Tuesday, March 31st

A representative from Thomson Reuters will be on campus Tuesday, March 31st, to provide training for the Web of Science, which was recently purchased by the University of Missouri . There will be two sessions:

Web of Science Core Collection training session
An introduction to the Web of Science Core Collection and how to search it.
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Tuesday March 31st
Location: Ellis Library Room 4F51Amap of 4th floor Ellis Library

Web of Science Impact Measures: Cited Reference Searching, Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators
Focusing on cited reference searching, Journal Citation Reports (impact factors and journal rankings) and Essential Science Indicators (the most influential individuals, institutions, papers and publications)
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Tuesday March 31st
Location: Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building Room 210

You can read more about Web of Science here.

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Friday Workshop, March 13

Maximize Your Research Identity and Impact
March 13 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Room 213, Ellis Library

Utilize ORCID, Google Scholar Profile, MOspace, 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; Rebecca Graves, Health Sciences Librarian

All workshops are offered simultaneously in two formats: Face-to-face in Rm. 213 Ellis Library and live online.
To Register: http//tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops
(click on gold calendar entries for face-to-face workshops and pink calendar entries for live online)

home Workshops, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library Fridays @ the Library Workshops: Ellis Library AND Online

Fridays @ the Library Workshops: Ellis Library AND Online

MU Libraries
Fridays @ the Library Workshops
RESEARCH SMARTER, NOT HARDER!

Spring Semester, 2015
Time: 1:00 -2:00 pm
All workshops are offered simultaneously in two formats
Face-to-face in Rm. 213, Ellis Library and live online
To Register: http://tinyurl.com/MUlibrariesworkshops

Jan 23    Staying Ahead of the Curve: Be Aware of What Your Library Offers You
Learn how other faculty and students are using the Library’s services and find out about the newest tools and information sources.
Goodie Bhullar, Library Instruction Coordinator; Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian

Jan 30    Demystifying the Literature Review (Part 1)
Jonathan Cisco from the Campus Writing Program will demystify the literature review by simplifying its components and purpose.  He will lead you in a series of easy, practical steps to structure and write your own literature review for your discipline.
Jonathan Cisco, Campus Writing Program Coordinator

Feb 6    Digging into the Literature for a Literature Review  (Part 2)
Learn some of the more sophisticated features of database searching to yield the results you want. Using a variety of databases, we’ll focus on practical techniques that can save you time and effort.
Goodie Bhullar, Library Instruction Coordinator; Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian

Feb 13    Primary Sources for Instruction and Research
Learn about how primary sources at MU Libraries can help with meeting instructional goals and assist with research.  Librarians from the Government Documents and Special Collections departments will introduce collections and strategies for using them in your teaching and research
Kelli Hansen, Print Collections Librarian, Special Collections; Sandy Schiefer, Government Documents Librarian

Feb 20    EBooks: What every student and faculty member should know
Did you know the library has ebooks? Or perhaps you have seen an ebook in the MERLIN Catalog and didn’t know how to access it.  Learn what you need to read ebooks online and how to download ebooks to your computer or tablet.  Bring your own tablet or laptop so that you will be ready to read after attending this session.
Nancy Messina, General Reference Librarian

Feb 27    Mendeley for First Timers
This hands-on session is intended to introduce Mendeley to first-time users. It will focus on using Mendeley to build your database of citations from journal articles, books, and other publications and use entries to cite in your own documents. Mendeley is free to download and use as a personal database.  Registrants will receive email instructions on how to set up their Mendeley account before the class.
Rebecca Graves, Health Sciences Librarian

Mar 6    Creating Effective Surveys with Qualtrics
Learn how to capture survey results that can assist with collecting data for research projects or class assignments, or assess user satisfaction with academic and administrative programs.   Create surveys, collect responses, and analyze data through the Qualtrics insight platform.
Navadeep Khanal, E-Learning Librarian; Kim Moeller, Social Sciences Librarian

Mar 13    Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact
Utilize ORCID, Google Scholar Profile, MOspace, 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; Rebecca Graves, Health Sciences Librarian

Mar 20    Creating Bibliographies with EndNote
EndNote is a powerful program for storing citation data and producing in-text citations and bibliographies in a plethora of formats. Learn how to put this tool to work for your academic writing.
Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

Apr 3    Creating Bibliographies with Zotero
Zotero is a free, simple, open-source tool for organizing, managing and formatting bibliographic citations. Learn to extract citations from PDFs and web pages at the click of a button, and create in-text references and bibliographies.
Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian

Apr 10    Alternative Metrics for Measuring the Impact of Research—Altmetrics
It takes time for your work to be formally cited by other researchers and common citation indexes do not work equally well for all disciplines and research methods.  Altmetrics (alternative metrics) are faster and wider-ranging measures of the impact your work is having on other researchers and the general public.  This workshop will introduce you to current altmetrics tools and how they’re being used to demonstrate the value of research.
Anne Barker, Interim Head, Ellis Reference Department; Janice Dysart, Science Librarian; Gwen Gray, Social Sciences Librarian

Apr 17    Copyright Conundrums 
Copyright raises many questions: What can I use freely? When do I need to get permission? What is covered by copyright? How do I protect my own intellectual property? This workshop will provide an overview of U.S. copyright law in the academic setting and point the way to resources that help in making decisions and knowing when to seek legal advice.
Anne Barker, Interim Head, Ellis Reference Department

Apr 24    Making Posters with Powerpoint
Need a poster for a conference or class?   Come to this hands-on session to learn about design elements, templates and PowerPoint tools for creating your poster.
Rebecca Graves, Health Sciences Librarian; Nancy Messina, General Reference Librarian


Questions:  Goodie Bhullar, bhullarp@missouri.edu 

home Workshops, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library Managing & Sharing Your Research Data

Managing & Sharing Your Research Data

PowerPoint slides and recording from the recent Fridays @ the Library session on Managing & Sharing Your Research Data are now available online!

https://libraryguides.missouri.edu/MULibrariesExpress/datamanagement

home Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books, Workshops Join us for Fridays @ the Library this semester

Join us for Fridays @ the Library this semester

FridayWorkshops2014Calendar

This semester, librarians from across MU Libraries are teaming up to bring you a great program of workshops and tutorials that can help you research smarter, not harder.  Take a look at all the great offerings from our colleagues!  Special Collections will be participating on September 12 with a session called Jumpstart Your Teaching and Research in Special Collections.

Special Collections has over 90,000 items – from rare books and manuscripts to comics and posters – and a staff that wants to empower you to use them.  Whether you’re new to campus or just need a refresher, come and find out how these exciting and inspiring resources can contribute to your semester. We'll provide an overview of our collections and cover strategies for using Special Collections in class visits, undergraduate assignments, and your own research.

Go here to register, or contact Goodie Bhullar with any questions about the workshop series.

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Kelli Hansen

Kelli Hansen is a librarian in the Special Collections and Rare Books department. She teaches information sessions in Special Collections, does reference work, and maintains the department's digital presences. Contact Kelli