Research Jumpstart workshops in August

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Take advantage of free workshops from the Libraries Aug. 22-Sept. 2!

Below is a sample of workshops we offer. To see the complete list and register go to:http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/workshops/registration.

IMPROVE YOUR RESEARCH

*New* Gauging Impact: How to Determine Impact Factors And What They Really Tell You
Learn how to compute an individual's h-index using Web of Science and Google Scholar and how to find a journal's impact factor. 
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

*New* Google Scholar and Web of Science: Complementary Tools for Finding Academic Content
Learn how these two databases offer unique ways to retrieve and analyze academic research. Find how to use of their broad subject coverage to do effective interdisciplinary research.
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: 310 Walter Library

ORGANIZE AND FORMAT

*New* Mendeley: Get Organized
This hands-on class will cover how to use the free software Mendeley to better organize and access your electronic article library.
Mon, 08/22/2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 2nd Floor Computing Area - Bio-Medical Library, Diehl Hall

Introduction to Citation Managers
Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at three common citation managers: RefWorks, EndNote and Zotero. 
Tue, 08/23/2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

Formatting Your Dissertation or Thesis in *Word 2007*
Focus on your research instead of your formatting! Learn how to use Microsoft Word features effectively and efficiently to insert images and charts, get page numbers in the right place, generate tables of contents and figures; and more. This workshop covers the basic formatting you'll need to comply with Graduate School guidelines and uses Office 2007.
Fri, 08/26/2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Magrath Library Instruction Room (Room 81)


SEARCH FOR FUNDING

Grant Funding for Graduate Students
Find out more about funding opportunities available to graduate students. Learn how to use IRIS, SPIN, and Community of Science and the Foundation Directory to search for grant opportunities. 
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Magrath Library Instruction Room (Room 81)


LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR TEACHING & LEARNING

*New* Leveraging Archival Materials into your Course and Cavern Tour
Get ideas for using primary materials to enrich the classroom experience. View examples from a wide variety of disciplines from humanities to science to engineering. This workshop will help instructors and TA's navigate the logistics of using archival material in your course.
Wed, 08/31/2011 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: 120 Andersen Library

*New* Moodle: Integrating Library Resources
The Libraries are full of interesting materials that can supplement your course and your Moodle sites such as images, articles, ebooks, videos, music and more. At this hands-on workshop, explore a variety of materials and learn how to add them to your Moodle.
Tue, 08/30/2011 - 1:00PM - 2:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library


EXPLORE YOUR REPUTATION

*New* What the World Knows About You: Privacy and Online Reputation Management with Social Media
Ever "Googled" yourself? Ever wondered just how much information about you is out on the web? So do your future employers and professors! Learn how to configure your profile to protect the information you want to keep private and expose the information that will help you market yourself to employers.
Tue, 08/23/2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: S30C Wilson Library


ORIENTATION

7 Keys for Grad Student Success
New to the University? Just beginning your life as a grad student? This workshop is intended to give you a head-start on learning the essential information that every grad student needs to know to succeed here at the University.
Mon, 08/22/2011 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: S30B Wilson Library (sub-basement)


If these times are inconvenient or you can't get to campus, we also have a number of recorded workshops and tutorials at http://z.umn.edu/ultutorials

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