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April 2017

Film: Climate Refugees

April 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series, a screening of Climate Refugees will take place in the Fogler Library Classroom on April 11. The screening will also include a discussion led by Dr. Aaron Strong, Assistant Professor of Marine Policy. Climate Refugees is a documentary that was 3 years in the making and covered 48 countries. The multi-award winning Sundance film has screened around the world illuminating the human face of climatic change (description from the Climate Refugees…

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Introduction to MATLAB for Data Analysis

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
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This seminar will offer beginners a hands-on introduction to coding in MATLAB, one of the most popular programming languages used in academic and professional settings. We will start with an introduction to the GUI (graphical user interface) and basic programming syntax. In hands-on exercises, participants will upload files, write script, generate functions, and create figures. Attendees can apply the coding concepts toward a variety of programming languages after the workshop. Previous coding experience is not required. Speaker Information: Jordan Snyder…

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Textbook Alternative Workshop

April 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Join Fogler Library Reference Librarians and Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning Instructional Designers to learn about using free and licensed resources in lieu of textbooks. In this workshop, reference librarians and instructional designers will work closely with faculty to discover resources that can replace expensive textbooks in your classes. To provide personalized feedback, individual or small group sessions will be organized based on discipline. Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 18th to allow for scheduling. Sessions will be available…

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May 2017

Open Access Publishing Workshop

May 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

What is open access? How visible is your scholarship online? Did you know that making your work more accessible could lead to a citation advantage? Join UMaine librarians to learn about open access publishing models and options for making your work available online. Space is limited. Please RSVP for the Open Access Publishing Workshop using the online form.

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Grants 101 Workshop

May 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Fogler Library are offering “Grants101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics.” At the workshop, you will: find grants in PIVOT analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals learn Grant Writing Basics RSVP required. Space is limited. Please complete the online RSVP form to reserve your seat.

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Altmetrics Workshop

May 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Join UMaine librarians to find out more about how your work is perceived online. At the workshop, you will learn Ways in which scholarly impact is evolving How to use altmetrics to supplement your publication impact Where to find altmetrics in UMaine resources How deliverables can create a researcher identity online Space is limited. Please RSVP for the Altmetrics Workshop using the online form.

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September 2017

Book Club: Fantasy Fiction

September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free
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Do you enjoy Harry Potter, A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, The Magicians, Lord of the Rings, or other stories about magic and magical worlds? Come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about fantasy fiction, discussing our favorite fantasy worlds, and sharing recommendations for fantasy books we love! You don't need to have read any particular book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in fantasy stories. About the Book…

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Book Club: Biography

September 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free
biography book club

Have you read, or are you interested in, books such as Wild, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, I Am Malala, Night, Alexander Hamilton, Bossypants, or Cheaper By the Dozen? Then come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we’ll be talking about and sharing our favorite biographies and autobiographies! You don’t need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in biographies and/or autobiographies. About the Book Club The Fogler Library Student Book Club is…

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October 2017

The “Long” 18th Century: Making Connections within Gale Primary Sources

October 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

DISCOVERING THE “LONG” 18th-CENTURY: Making Connections within Gale Primary Sources As part of the 2017 Digital Humanities Week, this workshop will provide an overview of critical primary sources available to scholars at the University of Maine seeking to enhance their digital humanities research experience. Representatives from Gale will review the Gale Primary Sources platform, including core primary source databases available through the library. We will also cover recent research enhancements that may not easily be found within the normal library…

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Book Club: Dystopian Fiction

October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free
dystopian fiction book club

Are you a fan of The Hunger Games, 1984, Divergent, or other stories about less than ideal future societies? Then come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about dystopian fiction, discussing our favorite and least favorite aspects of this type of story, and sharing recommendations for dystopian books we enjoyed! You don't need to have read any particular book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in dystopian stories. About the Book…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

October 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 21, 2017 at 10:00 am

One event on January 18, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on March 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

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

The Grant Development Office and Fogler Library are sponsoring "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" throughout the academic year 2017-2018. At the workshop, you will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn Grant Writing Basics RSVP for a Grants 101 Workshop October 10, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. November 21, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. January 18, 2018, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. March 13,…

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November 2017

Create Your First Video Game Workshop

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

From Candy Crush to Minecraft, we have all played a video game at one point or another. If you have ever wanted to not only play games, but make them as well, then stop in to learn the basics of the professional game making software Unity. No coding experience is necessary, and by the end of the workshop, you’ll have made your very own video game! About the Presenters The Game Developers Guild. The Game Developers Guild is a brand…

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January 2018

Engaged Black Bear Informational Meeting

January 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Join us to learn more about the Engaged Black Bear Initiative, an innovative digital badging initiative, created to aid the University of Maine in meeting its vision to become the “most distinctively student-centered and community engaged of all the American Research Universities.” At the informational session, you’ll learn more about the EBB initiative, how you can participate, and how the program will benefit your career and academic opportunities!

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February 2018

Reading in Your Life: Poetry (CANCELED)

February 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

***Due to the upcoming storm, this session has been canceled. Love reading poetry and want to share your favorites?  Then come to Reading in Your Life:  Poetry, the first in a three-meeting series of discussions about the writings that have delighted, surprised, and inspired you. Bring your favorite poem or a short excerpt (no more than one single-sided page, please) to share with your fellow poetry lovers--and if you'd like some inspiration, check out the poetry cart by the first-floor…

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R for Beginners Workshop

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

R is a widely used language and environment for managing, graphing, and analyzing data of all forms (e.g., spatial, quantitative, and qualitative). R continues to evolve and has a large – and growing – base of users. R is very useful for a range of purposes, and this workshop will provide an introduction and demonstration of some of its capabilities. This session of the Fogler Library Workshop Series is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group, which provides computing…

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Reading in Your Life: Poetry

February 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Love reading poetry and want to share your favorites?  Then come to Reading in Your Life:  Poetry, the first in a three-meeting series of discussions about the writings that have delighted, surprised, and inspired you. Bring your favorite poem or a short excerpt (no more than one single-sided page, please) to share with your fellow poetry lovers--and if you'd like some inspiration, check out the poetry cart by the first-floor elevators! Participants are not required to attend all three meetings…

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Managing Your Citations Workshop

February 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

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 workshop is intended to provide an overview of citation management software. We'll use examples from multiple managers to demonstrate the capabilities and usefulness of these tools. As well, we will…

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Student Panel: International Travel

February 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free
international travel student panel event

Have you considered going on an international trip as a volunteer or as part of your courses? Want to know more about what it's like to travel and how the experience can help you in your career? Join us at Fogler Library to hear a panel of UMaine students discuss how travel enriches personal, academic, and career pursuits! The panel will bring a wide range of international travel experience, and they'll share advice they have for other students who are…

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Reading in Your Life: Short Stories

February 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Love reading short fiction and want to share your favorites?  Then come to Reading in Your Life:  Short Stories, the second in a three-meeting series of discussions about the writings that have delighted, surprised, and inspired you. Bring your favorite short story excerpt (no more than one single-sided page, please) to share with your fellow story lovers! Participants are not required to attend all three meetings of the series.

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Black History Month Book Circle

February 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Come celebrate your favorite black authors of all genres! Learn about influential classics and new and up and coming authors while supporting black authorship and cultural representation! Presented by Fogler Library and the Black Student Union.

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March 2018

Feminist Book Discussion

March 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The University of Maine Feminist Collective and Fogler Library present: Feminist Book Discussion, an opportunity to discuss authors who identify with womanhood. The discussion will take place on Monday, March 5, from 5pm-6pm in the Fogler Library Classroom.

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Reading in Your Life: Children’s Books

March 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Do you have a favorite children's book that you want to share with others?  Then come to Reading in Your Life:  Children's Book, the finale in a three-meeting series of discussions about the writings that have delighted, surprised, and inspired you. Bring an excerpt from your favorite children's book to share with your fellow story lovers! Participants are not required to attend all three meetings of the series.

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HDCC Film Series: Global Oneness Project Shorts

March 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of films from the Global Oneness Project will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, March 20, from 6pm-8pm. The short videos detail how climate change impacts individuals, communities, and other resources on the planet. The film showing includes a discussion led by Beth Hufnagel, Assistant Professor of Science Education. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is sponsored by the Anthropology Department, the Climate Change Institute,…

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Introductory Python: Making Pictures with Code

March 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

This seminar will introduce you to the basic concepts of writing and executing code using the Python language. No prior knowledge of coding is expected. We’ll go over how to write, edit, and execute a Python program and basic programming concepts like functions, loops, and conditional statements. To demonstrate and practice these concepts we’ll create pictures using the turtle graphics package. By writing compact and efficient code we can create complicated and interesting images. We’ll also see how what we…

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

March 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

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…

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HDCC Film Series: Island Institute Short Films

March 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of films from the Island Institute will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, March 27, from 6pm-8pm. The short videos highlight threatened fishing communities in Maine, Alaska, and Florida - and what those communities are doing to adapt to these inevitable changes. Film showing includes a discussion led by Karen Burns, Chief Talent Officer at Maine’s Island Institute. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is…

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Storytelling and Community-driven Sustainability Research

March 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Join the Spire editors for a conversation about the power of storytelling and how to galvanize environmental action through open-access publication. Editors will describe emerging areas for research, art, and creative writing and discuss the opportunities to get involved with Spire. Spire, The Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability is a student-led interdisciplinary journal, housed at the University of Maine.

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April 2018

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

April 2, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Due to popular demand, Fogler Library will host a second session of the Fake News Workshop originally held on March 26! Space is limited and registration is required. Please share the online registration with students, faculty, or staff who wish to attend. 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…

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HDCC Film Series: Years of Living Dangerously “The Surge”

April 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of the Years of Living Dangerously episode “The Surge” will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, April 3, from 6pm-8pm. In "The Surge," MSNBC's Chris Hayes shadows climate change skeptic, Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, for a year in Staten Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and questions what he might have learned about climate change in the process, and conservationist M. Sanjayan travels to the ends…

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Introduction to Patent Searching

April 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

This workshop will provide an overview of what a patent is and how to use freely accessible patent databases to conduct research on both current and historical patents. The workshop is geared towards a general audience and will include handouts and an opportunity to practice searching a patent database. Please register online to reserve your spot. Registration is open until the workshop begins. If you’re unable to attend this workshop but are interested in setting up an information session with…

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Introduction to Cloud Data Storage

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Research data has value long after you publish an article. Where can you store your data to comply with funder requirements? How can you share it with future collaborators, or store sensitive data securely? Cloud data storage, a vital component of research data management, will help you meet these needs. At this workshop, learn about Google Drive and Box, as well as ACG’s Seafile for your large data sets. Time permitting, hear about other ACG resources, including DMPTool, Maine Dataverse…

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May 2018

Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Data in R

May 1, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

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…

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September 2018

Research and Teaching: How ICPSR Can Help!

September 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a data archive of which the University of Maine is a member. Most people know ICPSR for its Summer Program classes or because they used data from the catalog for a long-ago research project. ICPSR is those things, and much more!  Join us to find out how ICPSR can help with research (primary and secondary), including meeting federal requirements, and with teaching courses across the curriculum. With over 10,000 studies,…

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Student Book Club: Fantasy Fiction

September 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Do you enjoy Harry Potter, A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, The Shannara Chronicles/Sword of Shannara, Lord of the Rings, or other stories about magic and magical worlds?  Come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about fantasy fiction, discussing our favorite fantasy worlds, and sharing recommendations for fantasy books we love! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in fantasy stories.

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Student Book Club: Contemporary Realistic Fiction

September 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Do you enjoy The Fault in Our Stars, The Hate U Give, Little Fires Everywhere, Fangirl, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, or other realistic stories about the present-day world?  Come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about contemporary realistic fiction and sharing recommendations for books we love! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in realistic fiction set in the present day.

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R for Beginners Workshop

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Fogler Library will host a workshop on R, a widely used language and environment for managing, graphing, and analyzing data of all forms (e.g., spatial, quantitative, and qualitative). This introductory workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops, with R (http://www.cran.r-project.org) and RStudio (https://www.rstudio.com) already installed. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to borrow one. If you would prefer to attend via Adobe Connect instead, email acg@maine.edu for connection information.…

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October 2018

International Travel Panel

October 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Will going abroad open a new chapter in your life? A conversation with Student Explorers and Study Abroad Advisors Listen to your fellow students share how international experience enriched their personal, academic, and career pursuits. UMaine study abroad advisors will discuss where the meaning of study abroad comes from, and the Major Scholarships Coordinator will share scholarship opportunities for studying abroad. Join us for an inspiring conversation! Delivered by Fogler Library in collaboration with the Office of International Programs and the…

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Student Book Club: Mystery/Thriller Fiction

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Do you enjoy Gone Girl, the Sherlock Holmes stories, Bone Gap, We Were Liars, The Da Vinci Code, or other mystery/thriller fiction?  Come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about mysteries and thrillers and sharing recommendations for books we love! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in mystery and/or thriller stories.

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

October 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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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Student Book Club: Horror Fiction

October 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Can't get enough of Feed, World War Z, Monstress, The Haunting of Hill House, Carrie, Frankenstein, and other chilling tales?  Come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about horror fiction and sharing recommendations for horror books we love! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in horror stories.

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Python for Beginners Workshop

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Python is one of the most versatile, powerful, and popular programming languages in the world. Thousands of businesses — including Google, YouTube, and Dropbox — have used Python in real-world applications. From web development to data visualization, learning Python will give you an in-demand skill that you can put to immediate use. This workshop is designed as an introduction to programming in Python. Even if you have no experience in coding, you can use this workshop as an introduction to the…

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Fake news, misinformation, and political bias: News literacy for the 2018 midterm elections

October 22, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

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, one that is especially important during an election season. 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…

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A Conversation with Student Inventors & Entrepreneurs

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Learn from students who are pursuing their idea and making it a reality. Join us for a conversation with student inventors and entrepreneurs. Listen to your fellow students share their experiences going from idea to business—from inspiration to reality. Students will talk about balancing school and business pursuits along with their process from taking their idea from the beginning stage to their customer. Join us for this inspiring conversation! This event will help you earn your Engaged Black Bear Level 1…

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Citation Management Workshop

October 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

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 workshop is intended to provide an overview of citation management software. We’ll use examples from multiple managers to demonstrate the capabilities and usefulness of these tools. As well, we will discuss some of the considerations…

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November 2018

Create Your First Video Game

November 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

From Candy Crush to Minecraft, we have all played a video game at one point or another. If you have ever wanted to not only play games, but make them as well, then stop in to learn the basics of the professional game making software Unity. No coding experience is necessary, and by the end of the workshop, you’ll have made your very own video game! Laptops are available, but attendees are welcome to bring their own computers. About the…

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National Novel Writing Month Write-In

November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means participants around the world are attempting to complete a novel (50,000 words) in a single month! Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Do you want a place to work on your writing alongside other writers? Then come to a NaNoWriMo Write-In at Fogler Library!  We’ll be meeting in Fogler Library Classroom 1 from 7-8 PM on November 7, November 14, and November 28. All writers are welcome.  Come write with us!

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Graduate Student Workshop: Research Tips & Tricks

November 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by the University of Maine Graduate Student Government and Fogler Library, this workshop is designed to help graduate students learn how to: Get materials delivered to your campus office Strategically search for literature Manage citations for literature reviews Find publication venues for your research Space is limited. Register online today.

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Data Visualization with R and Python

November 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

This hands-on session will cover basic plotting capacities of R and Python including bar chart, histogram plot, box and whisker plot, scatter plot and much more. This workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops, with R and RStudio already installed. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to borrow one. If you would prefer to attend via Adobe Connect instead, email acg@maine.edu. About the Presenter Dr. Bruce A. Maxwell started exploring computer…

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December 2018

Introduction to Computer Programming: Online Snowflakes With the Hour of Code

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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, a Faculty Associate in Anthropology and a member of the Fogler Library Circulation staff, has been coding off and…

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January 2019

Citation Manager Workshop

January 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

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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February 2019

R Workshop for Beginners

February 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Fogler Library will host a workshop on R, a widely used language and environment for managing, graphing, and analyzing data of all forms (e.g., spatial, quantitative, and qualitative). This introductory workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops, with R and RStudio already installed. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to borrow one. If you would prefer to attend via Zoom instead, email acg@maine.edu for connection information. About the Presenter Amanda Klemmer…

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Zotero Citation Manager Workshop

February 19, 2019 @ 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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Data Management Planning Workshop

February 21, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 Desktop installed. The software 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, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:00 am

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

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

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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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The Scholar’s Trademark: build a brand that gets you hired, promoted, and tenured

April 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Fogler Library and Dr. Nick Mitchell from Clarivate Analytics will present a series of discussions focused on scholarly communication, bibliometrics, publishing, and more for faculty and graduate students. The following workshops will be part of the event: Session #1- Make it easy for a stranger to find your research publications Session #2- What metrics do hiring and promotion committees use to gauge “scholarship quality”? Session #3- Where and what should I publish to grow my research brand? If you would…

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May 2019

Make Your Own Mini-Comic

May 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

As the semester comes to an end, take a break from papers, projects, and finals by creating your own mini-comic! Materials will be provided.

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September 2019

Fogler Library Faculty Services Workshop

September 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

This workshop will discuss various services Fogler Library provides for faculty members.  Whether you're new on campus or in need of a refresher, find out how Fogler can help you with your teaching and research. Please register online for the workshop.

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#FoglerReaders: Fantasy

September 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Are you a UMaine student interested in books and reading? Would you like to meet and talk with other readers? Then come to #FoglerReaders, a group that meets in Fogler Library to discuss books and reading. Meeting topics and dates: 9/12:  Fantasy 9/26:  Science Fiction 10/10:  Readers' Choice 10/24:  Horror

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High Performance Computing Workshop

September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

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. If you would prefer to attend online instead, please contact acg@maine.edu. About the Presenter Steve Cousins is the Supercomputer Engineer/Administrator for the…

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Getting Started with R

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Fogler Library will host a workshop on R, a widely used language and environment for managing, graphing, and analyzing data of all forms (e.g., spatial, quantitative, and qualitative). The Getting Started with R workshop will cover the basics of R language and an introduction to data manipulation. This introductory workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops, with R and RStudio already installed. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to…

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Information Literacy Guidelines for First Year Students

September 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Over the summer, Fogler's Reference & Information Literacy librarians have developed suggested information literacy guidelines for first-year students.  This workshop will introduce the guidelines, as well as the national models they were drawn from, while discussing the importance of building information literacy skills for successful learners.  Some tools and strategies for incorporating these skill in courses will also be discussed. Please register online for the workshop.

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#FoglerReaders: Science Fiction

September 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Are you a UMaine student interested in books and reading? Would you like to meet and talk with other readers? Then come to #FoglerReaders, a group that meets in Fogler Library to discuss books and reading. Meeting topics and dates: 9/12:  Fantasy 9/26:  Science Fiction 10/10:  Readers' Choice 10/24:  Horror

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October 2019

Intro to Analysis and Graphing with R

October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Fogler Library will host a workshop on R, a widely used language and environment for managing, graphing, and analyzing data of all forms (e.g., spatial, quantitative, and qualitative). The workshop will cover how to run a very simple analysis of variance (ANOVA) and regression statistical analysis and making effective plots using base R. An introductory knowledge of R will be needed for this workshop. This workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. We recommend bringing fully charged…

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Introduction to Python

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

This workshop will provide an introduction to one of the most popular languages used for scientific applications today—Python 3. We will start with a basic overview of the environment and the tools needed to develop Python 3 programs. Then we will quickly begin to learn the fundamentals of the programming language. The session will be presented using Jupyter, a system commonly used in scientific communities to provide transparent and reproducible results. Workshop participants will learn how to read data files,…

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#FoglerReaders: Readers’ Choice

October 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Are you a UMaine student interested in books and reading? Would you like to meet and talk with other readers? Then come to #FoglerReaders, a group that meets in Fogler Library to discuss books and reading. Meeting topics and dates: 9/12:  Fantasy 9/26:  Science Fiction 10/10:  Readers' Choice 10/24:  Horror

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Picking a Citation Manager

October 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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 (Zotero and Mendeley). For information about other workshops, visit our event calendar. If…

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#FoglerReaders: Horror

October 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Are you a UMaine student interested in books and reading? Would you like to meet and talk with other readers? Then come to #FoglerReaders, a group that meets in Fogler Library to discuss books and reading. Meeting topics and dates: 9/12:  Fantasy 9/26:  Science Fiction 10/10:  Readers' Choice 10/24:  Horror

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Zotero: Getting Started

October 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 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 (Zotero and Mendeley). For information about other workshops, visit our event calendar. If…

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Mendeley: Getting Started

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 (Zotero and Mendeley). For information about other workshops, visit our event calendar. If…

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Making the Most of Your Literature Review

October 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

How to Search for, Track, and Organize your Research Join us for an interactive workshop that will address: How to strategically search for literature in the library, in Google Scholar, and beyond When to stop searching for literature and start writing How to stay on top of literature in your field How to organize your literature to save time Not seeing what you hope to learn? Share any topics you'd like us to explore in the RSVP below. Space is…

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November 2019

Beyond “fake news”: Digging into media literacy and cognitive bias

November 4, 2019 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

In recent years, claims of "fake news," bias, and misinformation have become so common that many people have not only become tired of the news, but some avoid it altogether. However, staying well-informed is more important than ever. How do we move beyond charges of "fake news" to determine the reliability of news content? And, how do our personal preferences play a role in our news diet? Being a more informed 21st-century citizen requires a critical approach to the media.…

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Zotero: Getting Started

November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 (Zotero and Mendeley). For information about other workshops, visit our event calendar. If…

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Mendeley: Getting Started

November 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 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 (Zotero and Mendeley). For information about other workshops, visit our event calendar. If…

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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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February 2020

Data Management Planning Workshop

February 5, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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Writing a Research Abstract

March 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

The most important part of your research paper is your abstract. Its purpose is not only to concisely summarize your work but also to grab the reader's attention and convince them that your research is valuable and important. An unclear abstract can set the stage for confusion, whereas a polished abstract prepares the reader by telling them what to expect from your paper. This workshop will show you how to perfect your abstract (with an emphasis on the UMaine Student Symposium's guidelines). We…

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Publish or Perish? A Graduate Student’s Guide to Publishing

March 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Join faculty and graduate students from across disciplines to discuss what to consider when publishing, what to watch out for, who to consult in the process, how to respond to reviews, and tips for reaching audiences and gaining visibility of one's work. Panelists include: Brie Berry, PhD candidate in Anthropology and Environmental Policy Elisabeth Kilroy, PhD Candidate in Biomedical Science and Engineering Jacquelyn Gill,  Associate Professor of Paleoecology and Plant Ecology Shaleen Jain, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Leah Hakkola, Assistant…

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Mendeley Workshop

March 9, 2020 @ 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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(Canceled) Google for Scholarly Research

March 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

UPDATE: Due to a power outage, the Google for Scholarly Research workshop has been canceled. Another session of the workshop will be held on April 1st. We apologize for any inconvenience.    Do you use Google when doing research for projects, papers, and assignments? Want to make sure you’re getting the best results from your searches? Join us at Google for Scholarly Research to learn tips, tricks, and best practices to get the most out of Google Scholar and Google…

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Creating Effective Research Posters

March 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Presenting your research is a vital part of any research program, yet the what’s and how’s of presentation can be tricky to navigate. In this workshop, you will learn some tips and tricks for effectively presenting your research via a poster. Using the poster template provided by CUGR (UMaine’s Center for Undergraduate Research), the workshop will cover the basics of both poster design, content, and how to best present your work to thoroughly impress the judges. If you would like…

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September 2020

Fogler Library Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

September 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

A former UMaine Researcher, Dr. Barry Sweete, found the last seeds for the world’s sweetest blueberries. He secretly planted a large field of them somewhere in Maine and left clues to the location on a map in our collection. Growing these blueberries could make someone millions! The map was stolen earlier today and its case was smashed in. Can you find out who managed to steal the map? Help us catch them before it’s too late! Space is limited to…

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Fogler Library Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

September 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 8, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

A former UMaine Researcher, Dr. Barry Sweete, found the last seeds for the world’s sweetest blueberries. He secretly planted a large field of them somewhere in Maine and left clues to the location on a map in our collection. Growing these blueberries could make someone millions! The map was stolen earlier today and its case was smashed in. Can you find out who managed to steal the map? Help us catch them before it’s too late! Space is limited to…

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Fogler Library Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

September 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

A former UMaine Researcher, Dr. Barry Sweete, found the last seeds for the world’s sweetest blueberries. He secretly planted a large field of them somewhere in Maine and left clues to the location on a map in our collection. Growing these blueberries could make someone millions! The map was stolen earlier today and its case was smashed in. Can you find out who managed to steal the map? Help us catch them before it’s too late! Space is limited to…

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Fogler Library Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

September 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

A former UMaine Researcher, Dr. Barry Sweete, found the last seeds for the world’s sweetest blueberries. He secretly planted a large field of them somewhere in Maine and left clues to the location on a map in our collection. Growing these blueberries could make someone millions! The map was stolen earlier today and its case was smashed in. Can you find out who managed to steal the map? Help us catch them before it’s too late! Space is limited to…

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Fogler Library Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

September 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 8, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

A former UMaine Researcher, Dr. Barry Sweete, found the last seeds for the world’s sweetest blueberries. He secretly planted a large field of them somewhere in Maine and left clues to the location on a map in our collection. Growing these blueberries could make someone millions! The map was stolen earlier today and its case was smashed in. Can you find out who managed to steal the map? Help us catch them before it’s too late! Space is limited to…

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Fogler Library Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

September 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

A former UMaine Researcher, Dr. Barry Sweete, found the last seeds for the world’s sweetest blueberries. He secretly planted a large field of them somewhere in Maine and left clues to the location on a map in our collection. Growing these blueberries could make someone millions! The map was stolen earlier today and its case was smashed in. Can you find out who managed to steal the map? Help us catch them before it’s too late! Space is limited to…

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November 2021

Cloud-Based Data Storage Workshop

November 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Explore the array of cloud-based data storage options available to the University of Maine System students, faculty, and staff. Discover how to utilize Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive to their fullest potential to bring out all your data’s potential. Learn how to store, share & manage your data with ease on multiple devices and operating systems.  About the Presenter: Ami Gaspar is the University of Maine System Advanced Computing Group Outreach Specialist. She is fluent in tech/geek speak, can cross…

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January 2022

Fogler Library Workshop Series – How to Find Articles

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Have a paper to write?  Not sure how to get the articles you need?  Join us at Fogler Library and we’ll show you how to find articles and download them from the library (no Paywall).  If Fogler doesn’t have access to them, we'll show you how to use Interlibrary Loan to get articles electronically delivered within a few days.

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