Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 4-18-18

Half-day R Workshop, Expanding Scholarly Impact, Online Guide to Citations

In this issue:

  1. Half-day R Workshop
  2. Expanding Scholarly Impact for UMaine Faculty
  3. Online Guide to Citations

1. Half-day R Workshop
Date & Time: Tuesday, May 1, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Location: Fogler Library Classroom 1

Presented by Fogler Library and Wheatland Geospatial Programs, “Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Data in R” will explore recent advancements in hierarchical random effects models using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods with application and examples for statistical ecology. The focus is on linear and generalized linear modeling frameworks that accommodate spatial and temporal associations. Lecture and exercises offer an applied perspective on model specification, identifiability of parameters, and computational considerations for Bayesian inference from posterior distributions.

Registration is required. Further details and required pre-workshop preparation can be found online.

2. Expanding Scholarly Impact for UMaine Faculty
In the past year, DigitalCommons@UMaine has experienced more than 560,000 full-text downloads. Are you interested in increasing your scholarly impact on a global level by uploading in DigitalCommons@UMaine?

Fogler Library offers an online guide to DigitalCommons@UMaine, complete with video and step-by-step tutorials for creating an account and self-archiving in our Institutional Repository.  Contact your Fogler Library subject specialist to learn more.

3. Online Guide to Citations
Fogler Library has an online guide to citations that may be helpful for your students as they complete final projects, papers, and presentations. The guide includes information and resources about different citation styles, as well as links to citation management software.