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The library offers several workshops which are listed on this calendar, but you might also be interested in checking out these other events listings:
To Catch a Predator: How to Recognize Predatory Journals and Conferences Friday, November 15, 2013, 10am – noon The Graduate Center, Rooms C203/C204 (Concourse Level) Refreshments will be served Evaluating journal quality is increasingly difficult: there are many new journals and publishers. Some are predatory, claiming peer review where there is none and being far more interested in profit than the dissemination of high-quality scholarly information. (Many others are simply low quality — not predatory but not a desirable publishing…Find out more »
Advanced Twitter Wednesday, 11/20, 4-7pm. Register here. Instructor: Sandeep Junnarkar Already have your Twitter handle? Know your way around @ replies and hashtags? Want to start building followers and using Twitter more effectively in your research, scholarship and advocacy? Then this workshop is for you. Fall MediaCamp Workshops This Fall, JustPublics@365 is continuing to offer its MediaCamp Workshops in partnership with the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (J-School). The MediaCamp Workshops are skills-building sessions for intellectuals who want to combine research and digital…Find out more »
Research in Art and Art History @ the NYPL Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6-7pm •Clayon Kirking, Art & Architecture Division •Elizabeth Cronin, Photography Division •Rebecca Federman, Electronic Resources Coordinator Please RSVP Brooke Watkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-930-0033 Include both your name and your subject interest.Find out more »
Live Multimedia Blogging Monday, 12/9, 4-7pm. Register here. Instructor: Sandeep Junnarkar In this workshop, we bring together blogging, social media and smartphones.Participants will learn how to live-blogging academic conferences and nonprofit events using smartphones to capture audio and video interviews, photographs from the scene, tweets and other forms of engagement into one curated narrative thread.You will how to use two tools: Storify, a great tool to curate the best social media content. ScribbleLive, which allows individuals or small teams to collaborate from the…Find out more »
Overwhelmed with all of the article citations and PDFs that you gather while doing research? Tired of manually entering citations and bibliographies into your papers? Want to share your research resources with a larger academic community? You should consider using a reference manager such as Zotero or RefWorks. How do you decide which reference manager to use? Attending this demo is a good first step. Attendees will learn the pros & cons of each product and receive a general overview of how they work.…Find out more »