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Graduate Research Series @ the UWM Libraries

For questions, more information, or requests for accommodation regarding any of these events, please contact Kate Ganski (ganski@uwm.edu, 414-229-6828).

Map to Libraries Rooms A and B

Spring 2014 Events
Data Managment 101
Friday, January 24
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Libraries Room A
Are you frustrated with disorganized research data? Are you organized but want to manage your data better? This session is for you! ‘Data Management 101’ covers the basics of managing research data, including: file naming and organization conventions, data documentation, and best practices in data storage and backups.
Led by: Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian
Getting Started with RefWorks
Thursday, January 30
11:00 a.m. - Noon
Libraries Room E159
RefWorks is a Web-based research tool that helps you manage citations, create bibliographies, and import references from research databases. Formatting styles include APA, Chicago, and MLA. The workshop will cover registering for an account, saving citations into a personal RefWorks account, organizing references, and formatting bibliographies. This is very useful for long-term research projects.
Led by: John Hubbard, Web Services and Electronic Resources Coordinator
Save Your Thesis
Friday, February 21
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Libraries Room A
Worried that you’ll accidentally lose all your thesis files? Can’t find that important dataset? Are you buried under a pile of references? This session provides some simple tips on backing-up, organizing, and managing references for your thesis so all you have to worry about is actually writing it.
Led by: Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian
Advanced RefWorks Workshop
Friday, February 28
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Libraries Room E159
Attendees will learn how to use some of the advanced features and tools in RefWorks, including Write-N-Cite, RefGrab-IT, My List, and more. Prerequisite: users should already have experience using RefWorks and/or have attended a previous library RefWorks session. There will be hands-on time for users during this session.
Led by: John Hubbard, Web Services and Electronic Resources Coordinator
By-Request Workshops and Tours
The UWM Libraries offers a variety of instructional services “by request”—you can request a workshop for yourself or for a group. Workshops are normally scheduled in the Golda Meir Library building, but may be delivered on-site for your group meeting at any of our UWM campuses. Prefer a workshop on a library research resource or service that isn’t currently listed? Please ask! We will work with you to customize a session to meet the needs of UWM’s graduate student community.
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