Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 9-13-17
New UMaine Finding Aids, Call for Workshop Presenters, October Grants 101 Workshop
In this issue:
- New Finding Aids for UMaine Records
- Call for Presenters: Fogler Library Workshop Series
- October Grants 101 Workshop
1. New Finding Aids for UMaine Records
More finding aids for University of Maine records held by Fogler Library have been added to the finding aid page on Digital Commons. The most recent finding aids are for the records of the Pulp & Paper Institute, Professional Employees Advisory Council, Student Religious Association, Zoology Department, General Student Senate, Women in the Curriculum, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Matthew Revitt (firstname.lastname@example.org), Special Collections and Maine Shared Collection Librarian, is currently processing records from the Maine Folklife Center and Dean of Women.
2. Call for Presenters: Fogler Library Workshop Series
The Fogler Library Workshop Series draws on speakers from the UMaine community who can present on diverse topics and expose students to new ideas and ways of thinking about information.
We’re looking for graduate students who would like to develop and teach workshops on any of the following topics, or others that you feel would benefit the community:
- Computer programming and coding
- Digital art tools
- GIS software and programming
- Microsoft Office
- Data visualization
- Statistical analysis tools
- Speaking to non-experts about your research
- Writing a statement of your teaching philosophy
- Graduate student success
- Game design
This list was generated from the overwhelmingly positive assessments we received for our 2016-2017 workshops. Interested in sharing your skills that are not on this list? We’d love to hear about it.We encourage graduate students to see this as a professional development opportunity, and welcome graduate students from across campus to share their knowledge, skills, and technological expertise here at Fogler Library. We would be delighted for you to share your talents, even if they are not represented on the above list.
We encourage graduate students to see this as a professional development opportunity, and welcome graduate students from across campus to share their knowledge, skills, and technological expertise here at Fogler Library. We would be delighted for you to share your talents, even if they are not represented on the above list.
3. October Grants 101 Workshop
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics” on October 10, 2017, from 10am-12pm.
At the workshop, you will:
- search for grants in PIVOT
- analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals
- learn Grant Writing Basics
To attend the October Grants 101 Workshop, please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form.