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February 23, 2009

Demystify the Publishing Process

This spring the Libraries are offering a series of workshops dedicated to publishing your research. To register for these and other workshops, visit: http://www.lib.umn.edu/registration/

Literature Search Techniques and RefWorks - Health Sciences Wednesday, February 25, 2009 11:30 AM -- 1:00 PM
The Publication Process Tuesday, March 3, 2009 11:30 AM -- 1:00 PM
Getting Published: How to Publish Your Science Research Article Thursday, March 5, 2009 11:15 AM -- 12:15 PM
Some Rights Reserved: An Introduction to Creative Commons Thursday, March 12, 2009 10:00 AM -- 11:00 AM OR Wednesday, April 8, 2009 1:00 PM -- 2:00 PM
The Publication Process Tuesday, March 3, 2009 11:30 AM -- 1:00 PM

You might also be interested in attending Surviving Academic Publication in the Humanities and Social Sciences, hosted by the Graduate School. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.grad.umn.edu/career/workshops/default.asp?list=grad

February 19, 2009

New Assignment Calculator

The libraries have been developing an upgrade to the existing assignment calculator. A Beta version is now being released for faculty, students and staff to use. The Assignment Calculator Beta can be found at https://tools.lib.umn.edu/ac/.

Some new features include:
• New Assignment Templates (Lab reports template is in development!)
• Add/Remove/Rearrange individual assignment steps.
• Instructors can customize an assignment and share with class.
• Ability to add personalized notes and links to assignment steps.

If you'd like a quick overview of how to use the tool with classes that you're teaching a short online movie is available to view.

February 16, 2009

Who Owns Your Scholarship? Copyright, Publication Agreements, and Good Policy 2/16

Monday, February 16, 2009
2:30-4:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

Kenneth Crews, Director of the Copyright Advisory Office, Columbia University

Free to University of Minnesota community.

Attend this short workshop to discuss how to manage your copyrights while increasing the impact of your work by providing the greatest possible visibility and access.

This event has been designated by the Office of the Vice President for Research to satisfy the Awareness/Discussion component of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) continuing education requirement.