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December 2019

Hour of Code

December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Celebrate the winter season and the worldwide Hour of Code at Fogler Library. In this introductory, hands-on workshop, learn how to use the programming language Python to draw snowflakes on your screen. No previous coding experience required. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops, with Python already installed. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to borrow one. About the Presenter Kendra Bird is a PhD student in the School of Computing and Information Sciences and a member of the…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

December 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fogler Library, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics” throughout 2019-2020. 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 15, 2019, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited.

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January 2020

Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fogler Library, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics” throughout 2019-2020. 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 15, 2019, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited. Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 10am-12pm. RSVP here; space is limited.

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February 2020

Data Management Planning Workshop

February 5 @ 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), Maine Dataverse Network, and cloud…

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Citation Managers Workshop

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

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 the research process. This semester, Fogler Library will host both general citation management workshops and workshops focused on specific citation managers. The dates and times are: Citation Manager Workshop, Thursday, February 27, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm…

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March 2020

Citation Managers Workshop

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

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 the research process. This semester, Fogler Library will host both general citation management workshops and workshops focused on specific citation managers. The dates and times are: Citation Manager Workshop, Thursday, February 27, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm…

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Zotero Citation Manager Workshop

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

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 the research process. This semester, Fogler Library will host both general citation management workshops and workshops focused on specific citation managers. The dates and times are: Citation Manager Workshop, Thursday, February 27, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm…

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Mendeley Workshop

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

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 the research process. This semester, Fogler Library will host both general citation management workshops and workshops focused on specific citation managers. The dates and times are: Citation Manager Workshop, Thursday, February 27, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm…

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Power Researcher Challenge: Professional Development at Your Fingertips

March 16 - March 20

Interested in learning about ways to take your research to the next level? Join us from the comfort of your office, home, or wherever you have an Internet-enabled device for the Power Researcher Challenge! Each day for 5 days, you will receive an email with one or two suggested tasks designed to boost your research acumen, stay on top of literature in your field, avoid link rot in your references, and maintain research integrity. The challenge will take place from…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ME United States

Update 3/12/20: This workshop will now be held through Zoom only (meeting ID: https://maine.zoom.us/j/682218339).  The Office of Research Development and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics." At the workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals learn grant writing basics  

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