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Workshops

Scholars Commons is pleased to host workshops on a wide variety of topics of interest to graduate students and faculty.  Listed here are those workshops presented by University Libraries.  The Graduate School also presents  several workshops in the Scholars Commons.  For information about workshops offered by the Graduate School please visit their website: http://www.gradschool.fsu.edu/.

All workshops listed here take place in the Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A) unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2014

RefWorks (Citation Management)

January 16th 3:00 - 4:00pm

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager provided by the FSU Libraries for all Florida State University faculty, students, and staff that allows you to: import references directly from online databases such as MEDLINE, PsycINFO, ERIC, etc.; store and organize references and files, such as images or full-text articles; create correctly-formatted bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, etc.); cite references inside Word documents and generate a correctly formatted bibliography as you write; export collections of references to other bibliographic software (such as EndNote).

Library Refresher for Returning Students

January 21st 1:00 - 2:00pm

Returning to school after an absence?  Refresh your skillset with FSU Libraries.  (Re)Learn how to create bibliographies with RefWorks, access resources from off campus locations, find full text articles in our databases, and more.

Mendeley (Citation Management)

January 23rd 1:00 - 2:00pm

Mendeley is a free reference manager for organizing your research. It also allows you to read and annotate PDFs, along with the ability to import papers from other reference managers. Its Groups function in the web interface lets you share PDFs (plus notes and annotations) with colleagues. It can also be used as a discovery tool for finding articles and connecting with others in your field.

RefWorks (Citation Management)

January 24th 11:00am - 12:00pm

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager provided by the FSU Libraries for all Florida State University faculty, students, and staff that allows you to: import references directly from online databases such as MEDLINE, PsycINFO, ERIC, etc.; store and organize references and files, such as images or full-text articles; create correctly-formatted bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, etc.); cite references inside Word documents and generate a correctly formatted bibliography as you write; export collections of references to other bibliographic software (such as EndNote).

60 Databases in 60 Minutes (Business Research 101)

January 27th 3:30 - 4:30pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

60 Databases in 60 Minutes (Business Research 101)

January 28th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Zotero (Citation Management)

January 30th 1:00 - 2:00pm

Zotero is a free, open source citation manager that works as a browser plugin and also as a stand alone application on your computer. Zotero's browser plugins can automatically extract citation information from websites, library catalogues, databases and more. It also allows you to save PDFs, images, screenshots and notes along with the citation records you create. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes. Zotero keeps your library synced in the cloud, so you can access it from any computer, or mobile device.

Company Research (Business Research 101)

February 3rd 2:00 - 3:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Introduction to Open Access

February 4th 3:00 - 4:00pm

Scholarly publishing is growing and evolving in many ways. The aim of this workshop is to provide an overview of the principle of Open Access, that publicly funded scholarly works should be accessible to the public. The session will offer some basic ideas on open access, how it plays out on a university campus and how it fits with peer-review, tenure and promotion and prestige in publishing.

Company Research (Business Research 101)

February 4th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

EndNote Web (Citation Management)

February 6th 12:00 - 1:00pm

EndNote is bibliographic software that is available for purchase and installation on your computer. It will allow you to save and organize references, images, and other files and to create formatted bibliographies. EndNote Web is a component of EndNote that is available through the FSU Libraries. With EndNote Web, you can collect and organize references, format a bibliography, collaborate with others, and export references to an EndNote account.

Industry Research (Business Research 101)

February 10th 2:00 - 3:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Industry Research (Business Research 101)

February 11th 5:00 - 6:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Library Refresher for Returning Students

February 11th 7:00 - 8:00pm

Returning to school after an absence?  Refresh your skillset with FSU Libraries.  (Re-)Learn how to create bibliographies with RefWorks, access resources from off campus locations, find full text articles in our databases, and more.

EndNote Web (Citation Management)

February 12th 12:00 - 1:00pm

Dirac Science Library Instruction Room

EndNote is bibliographic software that is available for purchase and installation on your computer. It will allow you to save and organize references, images, and other files and to create formatted bibliographies. EndNote Web is a component of EndNote that is available through the FSU Libraries. With EndNote Web, you can collect and organize references, format a bibliography, collaborate with others, and export references to an EndNote account.

Market Research (Business Research 101)

February 17th 1:00 - 2:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Introduction to SAS/JMP

February 17th 4:00 - 5:00pm

Dirac Science Library Instruction Room

Copyright & Your Dissertation

February 18th 11:00am - 12:00pm

As publications are central to the work of scholars, developing an understanding of rights to scholarly works is becoming more necessary. This workshop will cover the most basic details about copyright related to the production of graduate research, and will provide resources to answer questions like: Can my dissertation include journal articles I've written? Should I register copyright with the Library of Congress? Where does Fair Use apply?

Market Research (Business Research 101)

February 18th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Ideation (Business Research 101)

February 24th 2:00 - 3:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Introduction to SAS/JMP

February 24th 4:00 - 5:00pm

Dirac Science Library Instruction Room

Building Your Online Identity

February 25th 3:00 - 4:00pm

Looking to develop a "scholarly" digital profile? Confused about all the options out there, and best ways to utilize them? Join FSU's Scholarly Communication Librarian, Micah Vandegrift, for a brief glance at a few sites you may want to join. The workshop will also cover basic digital profile recommendations to increase your visibility as a "digital" scholar, and how academic social networks can be an effective career strategy.

Ideation (Business Research 101)

February 25th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

International Research (Business Research 101)

March 3rd 2:00 - 3:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

International Research (Business Research 101)

March 4th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Wall Street Analysis & Finance (Business Research 101)

March 17th 2:00 - 3:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Wall Street Analysis & Finance (Business Research 101)

March 18th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Intellectual Property: Patents & Trademarks (Business Research 101)

March 24th 2:00 - 3:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Intellectual Property: Patents & Trademarks (Business Research 101)

March 25th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Job Search (Business Research 101)

March 31st 1:30 - 2:30pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

Job Search (Business Research 101)

April 8th 6:00 - 7:00pm

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users. There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

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