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 [*]Credit for Preparing Future Professionals [*,**]
[**]Credit for Future Faculty & Preparing Future Professionals

 

Introduction to the Research Process and Library Resources (Online) [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, January 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Online)

This workshop will provide an overview of the research process and introduce new students to library resources. Topics will include differentiating scholarly resources and popular resources, a summary of the peer review process and how to find peer reviewed literature, and how to get started on your research project.
To access this workshop, please use the following link from your computer or mobile device: http://bit.ly/fsulibraryroom. If you have any questions, please contact workshop facilitator and Distance Services Librarian, Lindsey Wharton.

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Managing Citations with the New RefWorks  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Monday, Jan. 23 12:00-1:00 PM, Graduate Instruction Room (005A)

This comprehensive workshop will give you hands-on experience with RefWorks, a citation manager that enables you to capture, store, and organize citation information from databases, catalogs, and websites, attach PDFs and other files to your citation records, and easily create in-text citations and bibliographies.

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Discover DH: Intro to Humanities Data  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, January 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm, Graduate Instruction Room (005A)

This discussion will ask: Why use data in humanities research? What is humanities data, anyway? And how can you incorporate it into your research practice. No experience necessary, and you do not need to have a humanities data project in mind to participate.

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Zotero Workshop  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, January 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm, 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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Managing Citations with the New RefWorks  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, January 26, 12:00-1:00pm, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

This comprehensive workshop will give you hands-on experience with RefWorks, a citation manager that enables you to capture, store, and organize citation information from databases, catalogs, and websites, attach PDFs and other files to your citation records, and easily create in-text citations and bibliographies.

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Introduction to the Research Process and Library Resources (Online)You must register for this workshop  [*,**]
Thursday, January 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Online

This workshop will provide an overview of the research process and introduce new students to library resources. Topics will include differentiating scholarly resources and popular resources, a summary of the peer review process and how to find peer reviewed literature, and how to get started on your research project.<br> To access this workshop, please use the following link from your computer or mobile device: http://bit.ly/fsulibraryroom. If you have any questions, please contact workshop facilitator and Distance Services Librarian, Lindsey Wharton.
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The Savvy Researcher: Boot Camp for the Humanities  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Friday, January 27, 10:00am-3:00pm, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

A half-day workshop for graduate students and other advanced researchers in the arts and humanities.
Attending the entire workshop? Register for the entire workshop.
Attending a few sessions? Register for those you will attend.

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Read All About It: Newspapers in the 18th-20th c.

10:00-11:00 am
Starting in the 18th century, newspapers, magazines and other periodicals became an important source of news and entertainment. This session will feature some of the key FSU resources for major and lesser-known periodicals in the 18th-20th centuries. Included are papers newly available through ProQuest's Historical Newspapers database.

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​Picture That: A Tutorial for Finding and Using Digital Images in the Humanities

11:00 am-12:00 pm
This session is for users interested in the how to's of image databases and navigating online museum collections. Artstor will be the main platform demonstrated but other resources presented will showcase open access and non-western digital material.

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12:00-1:00 Brown Bag Lunch Break 


Beyond the West: An Introduction to Non-Western Resources

1-2pm
This session will introduce students to key resources for the study of languages and cultures of Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. No foreign language skills are required.

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Effective Research in Special Collections and Archives

2:00-3:00 pm
FSU Libraries Special Collections and Archives faculty will offer expert guidance in using special collections materials at Florida State University and elsewhere. Learn how to locate and evaluate rare books and archival collections relevant to your research, how to request and access materials remotely, how to plan a visit to a repository, and what to expect when you get there.

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Discover DH: Data Curation[*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, January 31, 11:00 am-12:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

This workshop will discuss how to manage and preserve data for humanities research projects. We will talk about common file formats in humanities data, how to comply with funder requirements for data management, and how to make your humanities data accessible to others.

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Zotero Workshop[*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, January 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, 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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Effective Web Searching & Evaluating Sources (Online)  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, February 1, 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

This workshop will focus on effective search practices for locating credible sources for your research outside of traditional library resources. Topics will include evaluating websites and open access resources and how to incorporate these into your research project.
To access this workshop, please use the following link from your computer or mobile device: http://bit.ly/fsulibraryroom. If you have any questions, please contact workshop facilitator and Distance Services Librarian, Lindsey Wharton.

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The Savvy Researcher: Boot Camp for the Behavioral and Social Sciences  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Friday, February 3, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

A half-day workshop for graduate students and other advanced researchers in the behavioral and social sciences.
Attending the entire workshop? Register for the entire workshop.
Attending a few sessions? Register for those you will attend.

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Resources for Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences:

10:00-11:00 am
Debate your friends with the power of knowledge behind you. This workshop will feature an overview of key library resources that provide a foundation for conducting research in the behavioral and social sciences. Relevant information resources will be explored to address hot topic issues relevant to research. Workshop participants will leave knowing how to effectively use the library's resources to understand the everyday issues that affect them and their peers.

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Conducting a Literature Review in the Behavioral and Social Sciences:

11:20 am-12:20 pm
Knowing how to conduct a literature review using effective search strategies is one of the core skills required for researchers across disciplines. This workshop is designed for students in the Behavioral and Social Sciences to learn how to locate and search relevant information from databases, journals, and books, track citation chains, keep current, and organize the references.

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Resources for Collaborative Project Management

12:20-1:40pm
This workshop will provide an overview of the various surveys conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, such as the Decennial Census, the American Community Survey, the Economic Census and others. Methods for finding, extracting, and analyzing Census data will also be explored. The tools and resources showcased include: American FactFinder, Social Explorer, ICPSR, and the Historical Census Browser from the University of Virginia.

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Government Information Research

2:00-3:00 pm
This session will introduce participants to U.S. government resources from both the legislative and executive branches of government. Library resources to be covered in this session will include ProQuest Congressional and the new GovInfo.gov for bills and laws, House and Senate documents, and committee reports and hearings, on some of the major issues of U.S. politics and government.

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Discover DH: Humanities Data Sources  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, February 7, 11:00am - 12:00pm

This workshop will help attendees find the data they need for large or small digital humanities projects by identifying common sources of humanities data and tools for gathering data. No prior experience with research using humanities data necessary for participation.

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Company Research [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

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Effective Web Searching & Evaluating Sources (Online)  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, February 9, 1:00pm - 2:00pm (Online)

This workshop will focus on effective search practices for locating credible sources for your research outside of traditional library resources. Topics will include evaluating websites and open access resources and how to incorporate these into your research project.
To access this workshop, please use the following link from your computer or mobile device: http://bit.ly/fsulibraryroom. If you have any questions, please contact workshop facilitator and Distance Services Librarian, Lindsey Wharton.

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Company Research[*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, Feb. 9, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Dirac Science Library

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

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Discover DH: Tableau  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, February 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm Scholars Commons Graduate Instructional Room

Tableau allows users to analyze data and create a variety of visualizations. This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public.

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The Savvy Researcher: Boot Camp for Prospectus Writers  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Friday, February 17, 10:00am-3:15 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)

A half-day workshop for doctoral students preparing or writing their prospectus. These workshops qualify for Preparing Future Faculty and Preparing Future Professionals credit.

Attending all day? Register for the entire workshop. Just attending a few sessions? Register for those sessions.

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10-11:00am

Conducting a Literature Review

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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11:15-12:15am

Stress Management (FSU Counseling Center)

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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--Brown Bag Lunch Break-- 


1:00-2:00pm

Citation Success: Tools for Managing Your Sources

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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2:15pm - 3:15pm

Tackle the Beast: A Task-Based Approach to Writing your Dissertation

The Graduate Writing Center will lead this session on a task-based approach to writing that looks at how we can plan and pace our writing, creating a regular schedule that articulates small accomplishments that builds up to a completed prospectus and dissertation.

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Industry Research
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases and resources available at FSU.

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Industry Research  [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, Feb. 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library 203

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases and resources available at FSU.

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Citation Success: Tools for Managing Your Sources  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Friday, February 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm Scholars Commons Graduate Instruction Classroom

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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Discover DH: Intro to Metadata  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, February 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm Scholars Commons Graduate Instructional Room

Metadata are standardized hooks embedded into systems and documents to enable access and retrieval for both humans and machines. It can serve a myriad of uses across many domains. We will look at some examples and applications of metadata.

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Ideation  [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, February 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Identify and develop innovative business and job skills by researching underlying trends.

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Zotero (Online) [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, February 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Online)

This workshop will introduce students and instructors to Zotero, a free open-source citation management tool. Topics will include installing Zotero, features of the tools, and tips and techniques for easily organizing your research.
To access this workshop, please use the following link from your computer or mobile device: http://bit.ly/fsulibraryroom. If you have any questions, please contact workshop facilitator and Distance Services Librarian, Lindsey Wharton.

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Ideation  [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, February 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library 203

Identify and develop innovative business and job skills by researching underlying trends.

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Market Research [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, Mar. 1, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

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Market Research [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, March 2, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library 203

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

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Discover DH: TEI for Research  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, March 7, 11:00am - 12:00pm Scholars Commons Graduate Instructional Room

In this workshop, you will learn how to navigate the TEI guidelines. This resource will help you consistently mark-up and describe texts for systematic analysis of features across a textbase. This workshop can be treated as a standalone session, but it is a required prerequisite for the "Customizing the TEI" session.

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Zotero (Online)  [*,**] You must register for this workshop Thursday, March 2, 1:00pm - 2:00pm (Online)

This workshop will introduce students and instructors to Zotero, a free open-source citation management tool. Topics will include installing Zotero, features of the tools, and tips and techniques for easily organizing your research.
To access this workshop, please use the following link from your computer or mobile device: http://bit.ly/fsulibraryroom. If you have any questions, please contact workshop facilitator and Distance Services Librarian, Lindsey Wharton.

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Discover DH: Customizing the TEI  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, March 7, 11:00am - 12:00pm Scholars Commons Graduate Instructional Room

In this workshop, you will learn how to customize a TEI schema using TEI Roma. You will learn how to add elements, delete elements and attributes, customize attribute values, and change where elements can go within a document.
The "TEI for Research" workshop is a prerequisite for attending this session. If you would like to attend, but are unable to make "TEI for Research," please contact the event organizer.

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Discover DH: Linked Data for Humanists  [*,**]
You must register for this workshop Tuesday, March 14, 10:00am - 11:00am Scholars Commons Graduate Instructional Room

Are you excited about the possibilities of linked data and the semantic web, even if you aren't exactly sure what those words actually mean? Join us for a lecture on what linked data is, why it's important and how you can make use of it in your research, followed by a hands-on workshop where we will ask fun linked data questions like "what are the stylistic origins of Bro-country?".

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Market Research  [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, March 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

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Market Research  [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, March 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

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Industry Research [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, March 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases and resources available at FSU.

REGISTER

Industry Research  [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, March 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library 203

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases and resources available at FSU.

REGISTER

Ideation  [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, April 5, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Identify and develop innovative business and job skills by researching underlying trends.

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Ideation  [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, April 6, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library 203

Identify and develop innovative business and job skills by researching underlying trends.

REGISTER

Market Research  [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, April 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

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Market Research  [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, April 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library 203

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

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The Job Presentation- Pulling it All Together  [*]
You must register for this workshop Wednesday, April 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Scholars Commons Instruction Room

Learn to quickly assemble data using critical thinking skills for your next interview.

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The Job Presentation- Pulling it All Together  [*]
You must register for this workshop Thursday, April 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dirac Science Library 203

Learn to quickly assemble data using critical thinking skills for your next interview.

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