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Mina Rees Library November Upcoming Workshops

Library workshops for the next thee weeks:

Using Scrivener for Scholarly Writing           
Thursday November 18, 1pm-2pm

Join us for an overview and discussion on this multi-faceted manuscript  maker and research repository; we’ll talk about linking research  materials, organizing collections, organizing text, and much, much more.  Whether you’re a new Scrivener user or just considering it as a  possible tool, the workshop will help you get the most of the software.  Bring your observations and questions!

Using the Foundation Directory Online
Friday December 3rd, 11am

This workshop is presented by Candid, a NYC-based organization that offers guidance to those seeking funding  as individuals or on behalf of an organization, as well as hosting multiple databases. We’ll be focusing on the Foundation Directory Online, used to help research potential funders and get a sense of what is being funded. The below questions will be addressed, and we welcome students and/or faculty to join.
– Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations?
– What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding?
– How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach?

And from the RFCUNY Brown Bag Research Webinar Series:

PIVOT Training for Faculty

December 1st, 12pm

Overview of Session: Pivot is an online tool that helps end users connect with global and local  research. Learn how researchers can leverage the site to discover new funding opportunities. This webinar is suitable for those seeking a Pivot refresher and/or new faculty interested in learning about Pivot. Access and functionality in several main areas  of Pivot will be reviewed. Presenter: Robert Laurie, Customer Success Manager, Pivot-RP.
Join by meeting number
Meeting number (access code): 2337 703 7007
Meeting password: RarcZGhh743

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