Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:46:03 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss Literature searching and Citation Management using Refworks Jul 7, 2015 Description:

In this workshop you will learn how to conduct and manage your research effectively using several online tools and the Libraries' website. Topics of discussion include:

*  How to optimize your topic keywords and maximize your use of the specific databases tailored to your field of research. 
*  Tips and tricks, such as customizing Google Scholar settings, using interlibrary loan, managing your research with RefWorks, and making use of library services. 
*  Connecting you to the reference librarians and collection managers in your subject area for more in-depth research help later.

* How to use the citation management tool, RefWorks, which helps to keep your information saved and organized, as well as help you share references with colleagues and generate bibliographies automatically.

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Literature reviews Jul 7, 2015 Description: Join NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and undergraduates doing research.

In this session, you will have an opportunity to think about the purposes of conducting literature reviews.  Along the way, you will learn about library services, workshops, and reference management tools you may not know about. The information will help you to connect with librarians in your subject area for more in-depth help finding information later.

Want to know more? Watch a short video here: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/lit-review

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: Available to graduate students, postdocs, faculty, or undergraduates working on research projects.

Status: open

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D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jul 8, 2015 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jul 9, 2015 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Build your federal biosketch with SciENcv Jul 21, 2015 Description:

All individuals who apply for, receive or are associated with funded research from federal agencies will soon have a new biosketch requirement.  This workshop demonstrates creating your new federal biosketch in SciENcv: Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae.  To build your SciENcv during the session, bring your:

1.       Current biosketch, CV or resume. 

2.       Laptop (or borrow a laptop for the class from the Library).

3.       MyNCBI or eRA Commons account information.   If you don’t have an account, you can sign up for MyNCBI at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/account/

If you can’t make it to the session, a video tutorial is available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sciencv/ or contact the instructor for more information.  We are happy to come to other locations to work with groups or individuals. 

Time: 3:30 pm

Prerequisites: None.

Status: open

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Build your federal biosketch with SciENcv Jul 31, 2015 Description:

All individuals who apply for, receive or are associated with funded research from federal agencies will soon have a new biosketch requirement.  This workshop demonstrates creating your new federal biosketch in SciENcv: Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae.  To build your SciENcv during the session, bring your:

1.       Current biosketch, CV or resume. 

2.       Laptop (or borrow a laptop for the class from the Library).

3.       MyNCBI or eRA Commons account information.   If you don’t have an account, you can sign up for MyNCBI at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/account/

If you can’t make it to the session, a video tutorial is available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sciencv/ or contact the instructor for more information.  We are happy to come to other locations to work with groups or individuals. 

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: None.

Status: open

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