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Graduate Students' Guide to the UWM Libraries: Professional
Development
and
Events

A guide to library resources for grad students

UWM Libraries Events Recommended for Graduate Students

 UWM Libraries Events page (link)

Digital Humanities Lab (aka DHL; DH Lab) Golda Meir Library building, Room E272 (2d floor, east wing, adjacent to the Curriculum Collection) [map]

 

October 6 | 12:00 PM Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>
Data Management Workshop - 
Does your research data need a little love? Come to this session to learn how to manage it better with good backups, documentation, and much more!
Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries

October 11 | 3:00 PM – Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>

Working on it” Research Round Tables: Visualizing Pharmaceuticals Funding Networks with R Shiny
Scott Graham, UWM English

October 13 | 9:30 AM (breakfast), 10:00 AM (Program) – Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <REGISTRATION required>   Publish, not Perish: Ins & Outs of Scholarly Publishing and Getting Discovered. 

The UWM Libraries and Springer Nature invite you to join us for breakfast and learn more about the process of scholarly research publication. Explore the multiple paths to academic publishing from identifying publisher options and journals that fit your manuscript through review, publication, citation and discovery. Learn about Springer Nature’s Open Access & Linked Data Initiatives, ORCID identifiers, and the value of institutional repositories including the UWM Digital Commons. Benefit from a panel of UWM faculty authors as they share their experience and perspective on scholarly publishing today.

Presenters: Nicole Ameduri, Senior Account Manager Springer Nature; Melanie Masserant, Account Development Specialist, Springer Nature; Linda Kopecky, Head of Research Services, UWM Libraries; Dr. Abigail Amissah-Arthur, Assistant Dean for Research, UWM College of Health Sciences; UWM faculty academic authors Amy Harley (ZSPH), Wendy Huddleston (CHS), Brooke Slavens (CHS and Mobility Lab), and others.

October 18 | 3:00 PM – Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>

Working on it” Research Round Tables: Next Generation PhD
Jason Puskar, UWM English

November 2 | 3:30 PM – Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>

Directions in DH: Victorian Prehistory of the Digital
Jason Puskar, UWM English

November 7 | 4-5 PM - Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>
FOIA Panel
Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries

November 16 | 3:30 PM – Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>

Directions in DH: The Overpass Light Brigade and Spaces of Appearance
Lane Hall, UWM English and Lisa Moline, PSOA

December 1 | 12:00 PM - Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>
Data Visualization Workshop - With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it’s increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This sessions reviews how to pick the right chart for your data and how to streamline that chart to best tell your story.
Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries

December 6 | 2:00 PM – Library DH Lab (2nd floor East)  <no registration required>

Working on it” Research Round Tables: The World After Us: Speculative Media Sculpture Project
Nathaniel Stern, UWM PSOA and Carol J Hirschmugl, UWM Physics

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Prior Topics and Speakers who may remain available for a 1:1 session or consultation on this topic:

  • Data Management - Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian
  • Gigapixel - Ann Hanlon, Digital Humanities Lab Head

​Additional Workshops are always being planned. Watch this site!

What research resource, tool, method or collection would you like us to offer a session on? Please share your ideas with Linda Kopecky, Head of Research Services, UWM Libraries - lkopecky@uwm.edu 

Graduate School Professional Development sessions for Fall 2017:

 

http://uwm.edu/graduateschool/professional-development/

UWM Libraries News & Events

Workshops by Request for 1 to 1000

Workshops and Tours “By Request”

Workshops or training for any UWM Libraries resource or service can be arranged "by request". You can request a workshop for yourself or for a group. Sample sessions are listed on the By Request website.

Researchers and Students: To request one-on-one help with your research, please complete the Research Consultation Request form.