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Graduate Students' Guide to the UWM Libraries: Professional

A guide to library resources for grad students

UWM Libraries Events Recommended for Graduate Students


Tuesday, April 16, 2:30 - 4:00 PM in Lubar S185    Room Change!
Carrie Wade, Health Sciences Librarian, UWM Libraries
RefWorks is a web-based research tool available to UWM students. Learn how to manage your citations and organize your references. 
For more information please email Susan Wade (


Friday, May 10th, 9:00am - 11:30am. Academic Publishing with IEEE. 



Expert training and tips for utilizing the IEEE Xplore Digital Library that provides full text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines, conference proceedings and standards.
UWM Faculty Panel Q&A
UWM faculty serve on IEEE Editorial Boards, as Journal Editors, as Peer-Reviewers and as Authors.
Bring your questions about academic publishing and get advice from our local experts!
Registration begins Monday, April 22d
9:00 AM Check-In / Catered breakfast buffet
9:30 AM IEEE Xplore Digital Library for multidisciplinary research support
10:45 AM UWM Faculty Panel; getting started in academic publishing
times subject to change 
For more information contact Linda Kopecky, Head, Research Services, UWM Libraries (


Additional UWM Libraries Events

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

Graduate School Professional Development sessions for 2019:



Recently Taped Sessions available for viewing !

(For access, please contact Linda Kopecky at and specify the session title)

Data Visualization 101 (Recorded February 2018) - 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.  Presented by Dr. Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian.

Hot Topics in Academic Publishing (Recorded April 2018) -  Ideal for researchers new to academic publishing, this session covers 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.  Presented by Linda Kopecky, Head, Research Services; Kristin Miller Woodward, Online Programs and instructional Design Coordinator; and Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian.

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

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

Suggest a Topic!  Is there a research resource, tool, method or collection you would like to see covered? Please share your ideas with Linda Kopecky, Head of Research Services, UWM Libraries - 

Graduate School Professional Development sessions for 2019:

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.

UWM Libraries' Fast Facts & Walking Tour

The information on this page represents tip-of-the-iceberg fast facts about the UWM Libraries' resources and services. Be sure to explore all of the TABs on this Library Guide to discover how UWM librarians can help you and your students succeed. You can also request a WALKING TOUR of the Library!