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November 2017

11/2: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

November 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop? Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices. No laptop? We have Chromebooks that will allow you to get a taste of the Zotero experience. Or, you may want to set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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11/6: Zotero on your Laptop – The Basics

November 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

- Learn about the basics of Zotero - Install Zotero on your laptop - Create a Zotero Account - Place citations into your Zotero Account - Create a Bibliography using WORD Plug-In Registrants should use either Firefox, Safari, or Chrome For beginners.

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11/7: Your Google Scholar Profile: Why to Create It and How to Fine-tune It

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.03

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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11/8: Zotero on your Laptop – Intermediate-Advanced

November 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

- Learn about other Zotero Plug-ins - Learn the basics of sync and how it effects your library - Learn about Zotero for Mobile - Learn about data visualizations using Zotero Registrants should already have Zotero accounts and have interest in learning advanced troubleshooting techniques. The majority if this workshop will be a roundtable discussion of Zotero issues as they exist for individual users. Come with your questions, and we’ll work together to solve them.

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11/9: Zines! A Scholarly DIY Experience

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

You may have noticed the exhibit in the 1st floor of the Library, but wondered: ‘What’s a zine?’ This unique format includes all self-published creations that appear in the form of a printed booklet. This workshop is an Intro to Zines & also a discussion of their incredible potential for 1) research 2) teaching 3) boundless creativity. We will look at questions such as: how do you cite a zine, and where do you find them? How can I teach…

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11/14: Intro to Grant Research

November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

Receive a general overview of different types of funding and how to steer the search. Participants in this workshop will: - Learn how to navigate Pivot, which searches for grants, internships, and graduate and post-graduate fellowships in all subject areas. - Learn how to create a grant-search profile - Learn how to apply scholarly social networks to the grants search - Learn about the Foundation Center and Grants to Individuals Open to beginners. Please feel free to bring questions about…

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11/20: Your Google Scholar Profile: Why to Create It and How to Fine-tune It

November 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Room C196.02

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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December 2017

12/6: Archival Research: The Basics

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Please join us for “Archival Research: The Basics”. We’ll explore the basics of archival research in this workshop, including defining what archives are and how they are arranged. We’ll also discuss where and how to look for sources and go over what to expect when you visit an archival repository or conduct research from afar. Bring your laptop to follow along.

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12/6: Dissertation and Thesis Deposit Information Session

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

CUNY Graduate Center students: are you planning to deposit your dissertation or thesis for the February 2018 degree? The library's Dissertation Office is holding evening information sessions that will cover: overview of the deposit procedure document and file preparation copyright issues citation & plagiarism embargoes (access restrictions) Sessions are designed to address common concerns of doctoral and masters students, with some time allotted for individual questions.

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12/7: Dissertation and Thesis Deposit Information Session

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

CUNY Graduate Center students: are you planning to deposit your dissertation or thesis for the February 2018 degree? The library's Dissertation Office is holding evening information sessions that will cover: overview of the deposit procedure document and file preparation copyright issues citation & plagiarism embargoes (access restrictions) Sessions are designed to address common concerns of doctoral and masters students, with some time allotted for individual questions.

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About the Author

Stephen Zweibel is Digital Scholarship Librarian at The Graduate Center.