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Updates from the Mina Rees Library | November 2022

Mina Rees Library Hours:

Please note that the Library will be closed on November 24-27th.


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Upcoming Workshops:


Creative Commons for Graduate Students

Wednesday November 9th – 1pm-2pm

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This workshop will cover key information about Creative Commons (CC) licenses—both using CC-licensed works created by others and adding a CC license to your work.


Science Workshop Series: Evaluating Journals and Predatory Publishers

December 5th, 2pm-3pm

This workshop will help researchers, writers, and students think about evaluating the relative quality and credibility of journals and publishers. This is an essential skill for anyone creating or consuming any scientific writing.


Drop-in Sessions:


Data Management

Tuesday November 8th, 11am-3pm

Do you have reams of research data that you need to organize and document? Do you need to ensure that it is accessible to the public and/or preserved for the long term? Are you applying for a grant that requires you to create a data management plan? If so, then this drop-in session is for you.


Zotero Drop-in Hour

Mondays from 1pm-2pm

One-on-one Zotero virtual office hours drop-in video consultations, with Stephen Klein, will occur most Mondays 1-2pm; exceptions will be noted. Zotero is open source citation software enabling users to easily collect, organize, cite and share. These one-on-one sessions are great for consummate users who need troubleshooting assistance or new users who prefer a more informal approach.


Scholarly Publishing Drop-in Hour

Tuesday November 15th, 1pm-2pm

This drop-in session is for anyone with questions about scholarly publishing or other aspects of scholarly communication. For example, article publication contracts, book contracts, copyright or fair use, Creative Commons, research metrics, and much more.


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