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Research & Technology Workshops

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Fall 2020

Tuesday - October 6, 2020

  • Title of Workshop: ZoteroBib: Citing Made Simple... Yet Sophisticated
  • Presenters: Kris Helbling
  • Information about Workshop: This virtual workshop will explain how to use ZoteroBib to build a bibliography.
  • RECORDING: ZoteroBib: Citing Made Simple... Yet Sophisticated

Wednesday - October 7, 2020

  • Title of Workshop: A Picture Says 1,000 Words: Exploring Visual Collections
  • Presenters: Jennifer Akins and Andrea Degener
  • Information about Workshop: This workshop will be an introduction to using visual collections for research. We will review methods and tools for using both physical and digital collections available through the University Libraries’ databases.

Thursday - October 8, 2020

  • Title of Workshop: Telling Your Story with ArcGIS StoryMaps
  • Presenters: Bill Winston
  • Information about Workshop: This workshop will introduce students to the ArcGIS StoryMaps platform and show how the medium can be used to tell compelling stories even if you don’t plan on including a map.
  • RECORDING: Telling Your Story with ArcGIS StoryMaps

Friday - October 9, 2020

  • Title of Workshop: Fake News, Propaganda, and Misinformation: Learning to Critically Evaluate Media Sources
  • Presenters: Bill Winston
  • Information about Workshop: One study by Stanford University found students and history professors were almost equally likely to evaluate information on the Internet incorrectly. This workshop will help you spot “fake news,” and you’ll learn the tips and tricks needed to evaluate information more effectively.

Monday - October 12, 2020

  • Title of Workshop: Zotero: Find It, Save It, Cite It
  • Presenters: Kris Helbling
  • Information about Workshop: This workshop will cover installing Zotero, gathering references, organizing your references, and generating formatted citations.

Tuesday - October 13, 2020

  • Title of Workshop: Data is Lit
  • Presenters: Jennifer Moore and Dorris Scott
  • Information about Workshop: This workshop will give an overview of data literacy, which is the ability to find, evaluate, understand, analyze, and make or assess arguments with data. In addition, this workshop will go over the data life cycle and considerations when dealing with data.

Wednesday - October 14, 2020

  • Title of Workshop: EndNote Online: A Free Citation Management Tool
  • Presenters:
  • Information about Workshop: At this workshop, participants will learn to use EndNote OnLine to store references, attach PDF documents, and create bibliographies instantly for research papers.