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October 2016

10/24: Research & Citation Management with Zotero: An Introduction

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

This workshop will provide an introduction to research using our library's resources and services, with a special focus for HLBLL students--first-year and continuing. This portion will cover effective research using the library's database offerings and provide an introduction to services and partnerships that are available to support library research. In part II, Zotero, a citation management tool, will be introduced. A demo and discussion will be followed by hands-on practice. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptops for…

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10/25: Archival Research: The Basics

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Library Room C196.05
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Learn the basics of archival research in this hands-on workshop.  We’ll cover what archives are and how they are arranged, where and how to look for sources, and what to expect when you visit an archival repository.  Bring your laptop to follow along.  This workshop will be taught Donna Davey, Adjunct Reference Librarian at the GC. Please join Graduate Center Adjunct Reference Librarian, Donna Davey, at the Graduate Center Tuesday, October 25, from 6-8 pm for Archival Research: The Basics. …

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10/27: Graphic Activism Panel: Lesbian Posters & Zines 1970-today

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Concourse Level – C197,
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY United States
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Accompanying this exhibit of original activist posters from the Lesbian Herstory Archives currently at the Graduate Center Library, this panel will discuss posters, newsletters, and zines from the largest collection of lesbian materials in the world. Beginning with the 1970s, and including contributions from the Archives' community of coordinators, volunteers and interns, Graphic Activism spans 50 years of lesbian activism, radical archiving, and recognizes lives and issues that have historically been ignored.

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November 2016

11/09: Researching Publishing Opportunities (Advanced)

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

This workshop will overview the multiple facets to consider when researching journals to submit scholarship. An overview of sites, directories, and databases such as Cabell’s directory, Springer, DOAJ, and others, will reveal criteria considerations such as metrics, copyright licensing, article processing charges, peer review, acceptance rates, and others. WHERE Room C196.05 - The Graduate Center Library 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 - View Map

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11/10: Your Google Scholar Profile: Why to Create It and How to Fine-tune It

November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C196.03 Mina Rees Library

You’re probably familiar with using Google Scholar to search for scholarly literature. But did you know Google Scholar also includes researcher profiles, which researchers themselves can edit and enhance? Come learn how to claim your researcher profile, make your entries as correct and complete as possible, and interpret the citation metrics it provides. We’ll also show you how to enrich your profile with links to the full text of your scholarly works. (Spoiler: You can add items in CUNY Academic…

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11/17: Grant Budgeting 101

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

You’ve started writing a grant proposal and discovered you can make the pitch, but when you get to the budget form you freeze.  Budgeting is an essential piece of grant-writing that is often ignored or left to the last minute, resulting in a “less than competitive” application.  In some ways, the project budget and justification can be as important as the proposal narrative itself. In this workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of writing a proposal budget, including: The budget’s basic…

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