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Graduate Students' Guide to the UWM Libraries: Professional

A guide to library resources for grad students

2018 Event Highlights

UWM Libraries Events Recommended for Graduate Students

 UWM Libraries Events


Digital Humanities Lab (aka DHL; DH Lab)   [map]

February 15 | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Lubar S250
Data Visualization 101 - 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.

Presenter: Dr. Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian


April 19 | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Lubar S250

Hot Topics in Academic Publishing -  Ideal for researchers new to academic publishing, this session will cover options for finding the best journal match for a topic, author rights, the right way to publish with Open Access, copyright basics, finding UWM experts available to assist, and more.

Presenters: UWM Libraries User Services Librarians (Linda Kopecky, Head, Research Services; Kristin Miller Woodward, Online Programs and instructional Design Coordinator; Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian)



May 14 | 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Digital Humanities Lab        

Beyond Journal Publishing - Jumpstart your summer research with tips and strategies from UWM faculty on getting started as an academic author of books, chapters, reference entries, digital publications, and more.

Enjoy a Taco Buffet lunch compliments of SAGE Publishing!

12:30-1:00 pm check-in and taco buffet lunch.

1:00-3:00 pm workshop







Topics/Speakers from previous semesters, now available for a 1:1 session:

​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 - 

Graduate School Professional Development sessions for 2018:

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.