September 2010 Archives

Case Studies in Publishing: Your Intellectual Property in Journal and Book Contracts

In this workshop, participants will work through common intellectual property issues raised by journal article and book contracts. Relevant context will be provided on academic publishing issues such as copyright and author's rights, cultural and economic norms, and promotion & tenure implications. Practical strategies and helpful tools will be discussed.

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.

Wed, 09/29/2010 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: SMART Commons Classroom Walter
Instructor(s): Kristine Fowler

Introduction to Data Management for Scientists and Engineers 9/29 *CANCELLED*

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*UPDATE: This workshop has been cancelled due to low enrollment.

Wed, 09/29/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
310 Walter Library

Digital data is growing at an exponential rate, and the work involved in managing that data is rapidly increasing as well. How can we ensure that our research data will still be available in a usable form in 5, 10, or 20 years? We will discuss why having a data management plan is important as well as key considerations and best practices for data management. Note: This class is also available online.

Register here for the workshop.

Google: Advanced Searching for Researchers 9/28

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Tue, 09/28/2010 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
310 Walter Library

Google is a research tool! Explore the new tools and technology that pair Google-efficient tools with library-quality results to weave together a rich information web that goes beyond the World Wide Web. Learn advanced search techniques and tools such as Google Scholar, Google Books, Alerts and more that will help you access, evaluate, and share information.

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Fair Use in Everyday Life 9/22

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Wed, 09/22/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 101 Walter Library

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Fair use is a vital part of copyright law for scholars, researchers, artists, and just about anyone who communicates with anyone else. Quotation, criticism, review, collage, parody - all involve aspects of fair use. In this workshop for faculty and instructors, we'll discuss examples of fair use situations in visual arts, music, and video, as well as in academic research and writing. We'll learn to identify situations where fair use applies, and other situations where copyright answers may be more straightforward. We'll also develop our understandings of the factors that determine whether a use is "fair" and practice applying these concepts with real-world examples. Expect to think hard, debate a little, and have some fun. No direct legal advice will be provided; this workshop is informational and educational in nature. Satisfies RCR continuing education awareness/discussion requirements.

Workshops on Citation Managers: Zotero, EndNote, RefWorks this week!

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Zotero Basics
Mon, 09/20/2010 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

EndNote Basics
Tue, 09/21/2010 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

RefWorks Basics
Wed, 09/22/2010 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

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Introduction to Citation Managers 9/15

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Wed, 09/15/2010 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

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. Their features will be compared so you can decide which citation manager best meets your needs.

Register here for the workshop.

Fall Semester Walter Library Hours

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September 7 to December 15, 2010

M-Th 8:00 am-12:00 am
F 8:00 am- 9:00 pm
Sa 10:00 am- 9:00 pm
Su 12:00 pm-12:00 am


11/24 (W) 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
11/25 (Th) CLOSED
11/26 (F) CLOSED

Reduced Library Hours over Labor Day Weekend

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Sa 11:00 am- 6:00 pm
Su 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm
M 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm

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