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February 2019

Data Management Planning Workshop

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Research data has value long after you publish an article. Where can you store it to comply with funder requirements? How can you share it with future collaborators, or store sensitive data securely? Use a data management plan and UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group (ACG) resources to organize the collection, analysis, and preservation of your research data. At this workshop, learn about what ACG has to offer for all your research data compliance needs, including the Data Management Plan Tool (DMPTool),…

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Mendeley Citation Manager Workshop

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Note to RefWorks users: RefWorks will be phased out by the end of the academic year. These workshops may help you choose a new citation manager and learn how to import your RefWorks record to a new platform. Large research projects, especially theses and dissertations, involve extensive use of a variety of publications. It’s difficult to locate and organize these materials and their citations and to represent these references in the required format. Citation managers can be a big help on this side of…

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EndNote Basic Citation Manager Workshop

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Note to RefWorks users: RefWorks will be phased out by the end of the academic year. These workshops may help you choose a new citation manager and learn how to import your RefWorks record to a new platform. Large research projects, especially theses and dissertations, involve extensive use of a variety of publications. It’s difficult to locate and organize these materials and their citations and to represent these references in the required format. Citation managers can be a big help on this side of…

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March 2019

Python for Beginners

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Fogler Library will host a workshop on building regression models in Python, one of the most versatile, powerful, and popular programming languages in the world. From web development to data visualization, learning Python will give you an in-demand skill that you can put to immediate use. This introductory workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. This workshop is open to participants with all levels of coding experience. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops, with Python 2.0 or…

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Tableau Workshop

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Tableau is a data visualization program that offers both quick and flexible ways of visualizing your data. This hands-on session will show you how to turn your datasets to informative, colorful and interactive visualizations. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops with Tableau installed. Tableau for Students is free to download at tableau.com/academic/students. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to borrow one. About the Presenter Dr. Joseph Clark is a Lecturer of Management Information Systems at the Maine Business…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" throughout 2018-2019. At the workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn grant writing basics Upcoming workshop dates: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Friday, November 16, 2018, 9am-11am RSVP here; space is limited. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited. Tuesday, March 19,  2019, 10am-12pm RSVP here; space is limited.

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Fake news, misinformation, and political bias: News literacy for the 21st century

March 25 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Claims about fake news, bias, and misinformation have become much more prevalent in the past few years. But what is “fake news”? And what role does personal bias play in our perception of the news? Being a more informed 21st-century citizen requires a critical approach to the media. Join Judith Rosenbaum, Assistant Professor in Communication and Journalism, and Jen Bonnet, Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian, for an interactive workshop where we will unpack the many meanings of “fake news” and learn how to critically evaluate information we…

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HDCC Film Series: Just Eat It

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Just Eat It looks at our systemic obsession with expiration dates, perfect produce and portion sizes, and reveals the core of this seemingly insignificant issue that is having devastating consequences around the globe. This cinematic story is equal parts education and delicious entertainment. Film showing includes a discussion by Brie Berry, PhD candidate in Anthropology & Environmental Policy. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is sponsored by the Anthropology Department, Fogler Library, and the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions.

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April 2019

HDCC Film Series: Seeds of Time

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Seed banks around the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation and rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are affecting farmers globally. Agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler and farmers in various parts of the world embark on passionate and personal journeys that may save the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds. Film showing includes a discussion by Brian McGill, Professor of Biological Science. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change is sponsored by the Anthropology Department, Fogler Library,…

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HDCC Film Series: Meat the Truth

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Meat the Truth draws attention to intensive livestock production by demonstrating that livestock farming generates more greenhouse gas emissions worldwide than all cars, trucks, trains, boats and planes added together. Film showing includes a discussion by Tony Sutton, PhD candidate in Ecology and Environmental Sciences. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change is sponsored by the Anthropology Department, Fogler Library, and the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions.

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Introduction to MATLAB

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

This workshop will offer beginners a hands-on introduction to MATLAB, one of the most popular data analysis and programming tools used in academic and professional settings. We will start with an introduction to the overall platform and environment, look at how data is handled/displayed and then present the GUI (graphical user interface) and basic programming syntax. In hands-on exercises, participants will upload files, manipulate simple example data sets, write script, use some MATLAB functions, and create figures. Attendees can apply…

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