Preservation and Curation of Your Thesis and Dissertation Research Data: Data Organization and Metadata

As you develop your research, you will have to consider how to manage and organize the data you’re gathering. The type of research you are doing and the standards of your field(s) will affect your data organization and analysis practices. When you prepare and submit your final work as a thesis or dissertation, earlier decisions you have made about how the data is structured and organized will have implications for how readily others will be able to access and make use (or sense) of your data. In this workshop you will learn what metadata is and how it

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Thu, 11/02/2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Preservation and Curation of Your Thesis and Dissertation Research Data: Storage and Version Control

Where and how you choose to store and organize your research materials and writings will determine how long they survive. The risks to your digital files are many and varied: from file corruption, viruses, storage device malfunctions, accidental or malicious deletions to not knowing what version of your work is the most current. In this workshop, you will learn how to understand the range of threats to storage stability in the digital environments you are using for your research outputs, gain familiarity with storage options for your research, and

Time: 
Tue, 10/31/2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Intermediate/Advanced EndNote

Learn more advanced features of EndNote including retrieving full-text articles via EndNote, using PDFs to create references, editing/adding citation styles and using references in document sections. We'll also explore EndNote's library sharing option.

Time: 
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Basic EndNote Workshop

Love the writing but hate formatting those citations?  Wrapping up your thesis or dissertation this spring or summer?  Learn to use basic but powerful features of the reference management tool, EndNote.  In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to setup an EndNote library, save references and pdfs, automatically create and edit a bibliography, and prepare a document for publishing.  This workshop is intended for novice EndNote users and is intentionally slow-paced and very interactive.

Time: 
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Showcasing Your Research

Do you feel the pressure of defending the importance of your research? Or do you see the Web as an opportunity to increase the visibility of your research but are frustrated about how to make it happen? This workshop will introduce quantitative measures for scholarly impact (e.g., citation, altmetrics, and h-index), open access initiatives (OA), and their correlation. The participants will also learn how to use social media and an institutional repository (IR) to boost and demonstrate the influence of their work.

Time: 
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Introduction to Git **Registration Required**

This workshop is an introduction to version control systems with Git. Version control systems are tools that keep track of the changes made on a document, and help version and merge files. They allow the user to decide which changes make up the next version, and keep useful data about them. Version control systems are usually used by developers and people who write code, but are very useful also for people working with documents in general. It is especially helpful for collaborative work with more than one person working on the same file. This workshop is

Time: 
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

SPSS Intermediate

This intermediate SPSS workshop will cover how to run ANOVAs, repeated measures ANOVAs, linear regression, and non-parametric tests in SPSS.  It is for those who already have some experience with SPSS, such as having attended Statistics Basics with SPSS.

Time: 
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Statistics Basics with SPSS

This hands-on SPSS workshop will cover the basics of SPSS - including opening different file types into SPSS, manipulating and transforming data, and running basic descriptives. If time permits, t-tests and chi-square will also be covered. Those who have had limited or no experience using SPSS should attend this workshop.

Time: 
Wed, 10/11/2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Researching for the Literature Review Workshop

Find out what the literature review is and how to get started, how to keep track of sources, searches and new research, and how to use library resources more effectively.

Time: 
Wed, 10/11/2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Researching for the Literature Review Workshop

Find out what the literature review is and how to get started, how to keep track of sources, searches and new research, and how to use library resources more effectively.

Time: 
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

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