UT Libraries Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
Featured Workshop
Introduction to EndNote

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Hands-on workshop explaining the features of the citation management software, EndNote. Allows automatic formatting of citations and inserting them in a manuscript.

Featured Workshop
Open Educational Resources (OER): Introduction & Overview

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What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)? Why are they important, and where can you find them for your course? Join this 50-minute session, part of UT’s kickoff to Open Education Week, to find the answers and learn how the UT Open Textbook/OER Grant Program can help support your course’s transition to OER. Open to all faculty and staff, with faculty developing Vol Core curricula especially encouraged to attend. Live maximum attendance 30; virtual attendance open. The workshop will be led by Elizabeth Spica, doctoral student in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies interning with UT’s Post-Secondary Education Research Center. Spica is part of UT Libraries' Open Education Working Group. For more information on the UT Open Textbook/OER Grant program, see the UT Libraries Website: https://www.lib.utk.edu/scholar/ot-oer-grant-program/.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Featured Workshop
Publishing with LaTeX

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This workshop will teach beginner level LaTeX skills for preparation of scientific and technical documents. Topics covered will include basic document structure, tables, figures, formulas, packages, and citations. We will also cover the use of templates such as the dissertation template provided by the Graduate School, or publisher-provided templates and packages. Participants must arrive having already registered for an account at overleaf.com before the start of the workshop. Overleaf is a cloud-based implementation of LaTeX which provides free accounts for personal use. Computers will already be available in the lab the workshop is hosted in. No support will be provided for installing or debugging local installations of LaTeX for anyone who does not want to use Overleaf.

Featured Workshop
The Open Sandbox: Exploring tools for open science, digital humanities, and beyond.

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The Open Sandbox is a monthly exploration of open source digital research tools. We welcome scholars at all levels to be part of a conversation about open source digital research tools. Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month at 2pm where a new tool will be featured and attendees will get hands-on experience while learning how the facilitator uses the tool in their work. The Open Sandbox is organized by the Scholars’ Collaborative in Hodges Library and is open to all. Spring 2020 Dates and Topics: February 14 - Open Science Framework March 13 - HathiTrust & the HathiTrust Research Center April 17 - QGIS May 8 - Voyant Tools

R This is an researcher focused workshop.
Data and GIS Day at Pendergrass Library

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Meet your Data Curation Librarian and GIS Specialist. Learn how data and GIS services can support grants, research and teaching. Come and get inspired for a new project, discuss your research and teaching ideas, learn new tools and resources. This event is open to all.

R This is an researcher focused workshop.
Data Management Best Practices

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Chris Eaker, Data Curation Librarian at Hodges Library, will cover best practices for managing your research data, including file naming and organization, file versioning, databases vs. spreadsheets, creating metadata, backups and security, and sharing and preservation. Learn how you can archive your research data using Trace, UT's Institutional Repository.

R This is an researcher focused workshop.
Designing a Research Poster

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This workshop is designed to provide introductory information for individuals designing research posters. Participants will explore poster design concepts, research poster elements, software available for poster design, and campus resources to support poster design and printing. This session is designed for graduate students who plan to share their work through a research poster presentation and will include hands-on time to explore design software during which students can work with sample data or bring their own data to work with.

S This is a student focused workshop and students are given enrollment priority.
Dissertations, Theses, and Publishing in Journals: Answering Copyright Questions

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Mentors, advisors, and graduate students may consider how to publish thesis chapters as articles in journals. What copyright concerns are there for authors? How do you avoid duplicate publication? Answers to these questions and others will be discussed in this workshop.

R This is an researcher focused workshop.
Eureka Research Poster Workshop

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This workshop is designed to provide introductory information for individuals designing research posters. Participants will explore poster design concepts and research poster elements, learn about software options for creating posters, and learn about campus resources to support poster design and printing. Content of this workshop is geared for students participating in Eureka, but is welcome to all.

S This is a student focused workshop and students are given enrollment priority.
Literature Review Drop-In Session

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Consult with a librarian about your research needs and develop a strategy for effectively searching databases in your discipline Ask questions about choosing topics and organizing your literature review Learn about copyright and plagiarism If you can't attend in person, send an email to Jeanine Williamson to get a zoom invitation (jwilliamson@utk.edu)

Open Access Publishing and Avoiding Deceptive Journals

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Choosing where to submit your article? Whether you’re looking for journals in your field, receive a solicitation to submit work from a publisher, or are wondering which Open Access journals are trustworthy, learn how to find publishers that meet industry standards before you submit your work.

R This is an researcher focused workshop.