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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:

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

Fall 2014

Best Practices in Data Management

November 13 - 7:00 pm (Dirac 208)

Contact:  Renaine Julian

Managing research data is a vital part of the research process. Data management is the process of controlling the information (data) that is generated during any research project. This workshop explores best practices in data management and how the proper handling of research data facilitates the research data lifecycle. Topics covered: research data lifecycle, file formats, storage and backup, archiving and reuse.

Academic Social Networks

November 19 - 11:00 am (Dirac 208)

Contact:  Josh Bolick

Looking to develop a "scholarly" digital profile? Confused about all the options out there, and best ways to utilize them?  This workshop will cover basic digital profile recommendations to increase your visibility as a "digital" scholar and how academic social networks can be an effective career strategy.

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