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October 2020

Friend, Enemy, or Frenemy? A News Literacy Challenge

October 26 - October 30

Join UMaine's Fogler Library and the Department of Communication and Journalism for Friend, Enemy, or Frenemy? A News Literacy Challenge. Each day, for five days, participants will receive brief tasks designed to build their news literacy, while having fun and learning something new. Activities include discerning fact from fiction in popular news stories, de/constructing the purpose and content of the news, and examining the role of confirmation bias in how we interact with news media. RSVP to join us! Have…

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High-Performance Computing Workshop

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

High Performance Computing (HPC) is essential for projects involving large data sets, complex simulations, and rapid calculations. This workshop will introduce HPC and describe its applications in the University of Maine System (UMS) and at UMaine. Learn how to use HPC efficiently to accelerate your research. This workshop is presented in collaboration with the UMS Advanced Computing Group. To attend this workshop, please register online. About the Presenter Steve Cousins is the Supercomputer Engineer/Administrator for the UMS Advanced Computing Group.…

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November 2020

Literature Review Challenge

November 9 - November 13

Join Fogler Library in early November for the Literature Review Challenge! Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with brief tasks designed to help you make the most of your literature searching, including how to strategically search for literature in the library, Google Scholar, and beyond, how to stay on top of literature in your field, approaches to organizing and thematizing your literature, and how to avoid link rot in your reference list. RSVP to join us,…

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Journal Club with the Graduate School

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Designed for graduate students, the monthly Journal Club helps you keep up on current literature and engage in discussion in an interdisciplinary environment. Join the Graduate School and Fogler Library Subject Librarians via Zoom with monthly journal club discussions on a rotating variety of topics and interests. To participate in the Journal Club, please sign up online.

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December 2020

Journal Club with the Graduate School

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Designed for graduate students, the monthly Journal Club helps you keep up on current literature and engage in discussion in an interdisciplinary environment. Join the Graduate School and Fogler Library Subject Librarians via Zoom with monthly journal club discussions on a rotating variety of topics and interests. To participate in the Journal Club, please sign up online.

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Finding Funding Challenge

December 14 - December 18

Join Fogler Library and the Office of Research Development for the Finding Funding Challenge! Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with tasks designed to build your grantseeking skills. You will learn how to effectively and efficiently find funding opportunities tailored to your creative and scholarly interests, strategically read a request for proposals, and make your grant proposal a standout. RSVP to join us, and take your grantseeking skills to the next level! The challenge will take…

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January 2021

Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

January 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on January 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

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Fogler Library and the Office of Research Development are sponsoring two "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" workshops during the 2020-2021 academic year. These workshops will be held online via Zoom. At this workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn Grant Writing Basics Upcoming workshop dates: Tuesday, October 13th, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Online via Zoom. RSVP to Jen Bonnet. Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:30 am.…

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