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**High-Impact Publishing: Tools and Strategies (Academic Publishing series)
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, October 19, 2:00-3:30pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

Wondering how to find the best conferences and publication venues in your discipline? What about building your scholarly profile and communicating the impact of your research in ways that will resonate with a broader audience? And, once you've got your work out there, what can you do to assess and quantify the impact of your research? This workshop will cover a range of tools and strategies that early-career researchers can use to accomplish these objectives and more!

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**Introduction to Text Encoding (Digital Humanities series)
You must register for this workshop Thursday, October 20, 3:00-4:00 pm Diffenbaugh 234

In this session, you will learn about text encoding, a method for annotating texts. We will specifically discuss the Text Encoding Initiative guidelines for markup. In this session you will learn how to mark up your texts for structure, content, and context. We will also discuss text encoding as a method for publishing digital editions and conducting research.

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**Zotero (Citation Management series)
You must register for this workshop Thursday, October 20 12:00 Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

Zotero is a free, open source citation manager than can: automatically extract citation information from website, library catalogs, databases and more; save PDFs, images, screenshots and notes along with the citation records; format citations and bibliographies; and sync your library across multiple devices. This hands-on workshop will lead participants through all of these functions and answer questions.

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**Savvy Researcher: Boot Camp for Prospectus Writers
You must register for this workshop Friday, October 21, 10:00 am-3:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

A half-day workshop for doctoral students preparing or writing their prospectus.
Attending the entire workshop? Register for the entire workshop.
Attending a few sessions? Register for those you will attend.

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Conducting a Literature Review

10:00-11:00 am
Knowing how to conduct a literature review using effective search strategies is one of the core skills required for researchers across disciplines. This session will be divided into three sections designed for students in the Humanities, the Behavioral and Social Sciences, and the STEM disciplines to learn how to locate and search relevant information from databases and journals, track citations, and keep current with the literature.

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Stress Management (FSU Counseling Center)

11:00 am-12:00 pm
The presentation will provide healthy strategies for the management of stress/anxiety. Particular emphasis will be placed on providing tips for students who are writing a prospectus/dissertation. Information about the University Counseling Center and other helpful resources will also be provided.

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12:00-12:45 Brown Bag Lunch Break 


Citation Success: Tools for Managing Your Sources

12:45-1:45 pm
This session will feature tools for gathering and managing your citations. Refworks, Zotero, and EndNote Web help save time at every stage of your research process by collecting and organizing citations and generating bibliographies. Browzine allows you to keep up with the current scholarship in your area.

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Writing Tips

2:00-3:00 pm
Writing Tips (Graduate Writing Center)

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**Introduction to Creative Commons & Open Educational Resources (Academic Publishing series)
You must register for this workshop Monday, October 24, 1:00-2:00pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

This workshop will provide a brief introduction to Creative Commons (CC) licenses and their role in the creation of Open Educational Resources (OER). We'll also cover some basics about OER more generally, including what they are, where to find them, and how they can benefit both students and faculty.

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**Digital Tools in the Classroom (Digital Humanities series)
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, October 25 11:00 am-12:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

In this session, we will discuss the challenges and benefits of using digital research tools in the classroom. We will specifically discuss "digital pedagogy," a term that comes up often in discussions of the digital humanities. The goal of this workshop will be to generate one assignment for the undergraduate or graduate classroom that uses digital methods.

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**EndNote Basic (Citation Management series)
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, October 25, 12:00-1:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

Build a citation library, insert citations into papers, build bibliographies, and more with this powerful reference management tool. This hands-on workshop will lead participants through all of these functions and answer questions.

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**Zotero (Online series, Citation Management series)You must register for this workshop
Wednesday, October 26, 6:00-7:00 pm, Online

  • Introduction to Zotero, how to install, and explanation of features
  • Tips and techniques
Audience: UROP, graduate students, instructors

**Navigating the Open Access Publishing Landscape (Academic Publishing series)
You must register for this workshop Thursday, October 27, 1:00-2:00pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

Interested in Open Access (OA) publishing, but concerned about the growing problem of "predatory" publishing? What are the benefits of OA publishing, and what tools and strategies can you use to evaluate the quality of OA journals? What about options for funding (or obtaining waivers) to cover OA article processing charges? This workshop will provide answers to these questions and more.

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**Network Visualization (Digital Humanities series)
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, November 1,11:00 am-12:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of how to create network graphs using Gephi. No prior experience necessary.

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**Network Visualization (Digital Humanities series)
You must register for this workshop Friday, November 4,10:00-11:00 am Dodd Hall 205I

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of how to create network graphs using Gephi. No prior experience necessary.

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**Mapping (Digital Humanities series)
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, November 8,11:00 am-12:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

During this session, you will learn the basics of QGIS for humanities data. You will learn how to record spatial data, and plot it onto a map for the purposes of analysis. No prior experience necessary.

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**Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing (Academic Publishing series)
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, November 9, 3:00-4:00pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

You've finally finished your research and now you're looking to publish. What do you need to know about copyright to make sure your work has the protections you need? Have questions about plagiarism and academic integrity? What about "self-plagiarism" and "gift authorship"? This workshop will cover what you need to know to get your work out there ethically while preserving your own rights to it.

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**Managing Your Life - Personal Information Management and Productivity Tools (Online series)
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, November 9, 6:00-7:00 pm Online

  • Share and discuss tools for managing your information (and life)
  • Productivity tools and apps will be introduced (note taking, cloud storage, Google Docs, etc.)
Audience: teaching assistants, research assistants, graduate students, all

**Publishing in the Digital Humanities (Digital Humanities series)
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, November 15,11:00 am-12:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

What does "publishing" mean in the context of digital humanities work? What are the different tools and strategies you can use to get your work out there, and what considerations should you keep in mind when deciding between them? This workshop will provide an overview of the publishing landscape in DH, including topics related to authors' rights, open access, licensing, and new forms of research dissemination.

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**Publishing in the Digital Humanities (Digital Humanities series)
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, November 16, 4:00-5:00 pm Williams Common Room

What does "publishing" mean in the context of digital humanities work? What are the different tools and strategies you can use to get your work out there, and what considerations should you keep in mind when deciding between them? This workshop will provide an overview of the publishing landscape in DH, including topics related to authors' rights, open access, licensing, and new forms of research dissemination.

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