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Emmanuel Vincent: Fostering More Accurate Science Coverage

April 5, 2017

As part of the UC Merced Library's Be Aware: Evaluate Your News Evaluation exhibit, we invite you to join us for a talk by Emmanuel Vincent, lead of climatefeedback.org and project scientist at UC Merced's Center for Climate Communications. His presentation will address the importance of evaluating science news, common forms of misleading information, findings from the climatefeedback.org project and strategies for continuing to change our public discourse.

The public discourse around a subject like climate change is often highly polarized, and news coverage of such a subject can be challenging to interpret. In an endeavor to foster more accurate reporting of climate change, more than 200 scientists from around the world are annotating news articles on climate change and rating them for accuracy and credibility at ...

RefWorks Spring Training #1

April 6, 2017

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
Location: KL 371
 
Prepare for this academic season of papers and projects by upping your game with a citation manager — RefWorks.  Discover how to make this tool work for you.  Attend a 50 minute workshop and you will learn how to capture citations and correctly cite them in the style you need.  Please RSVP to let us know you are attending.
 
Questions: Email library@ucmerced.edu or contact Elizabeth Salmon ...

RefWorks Spring Training #2

April 6, 2017

3:30 to 4:20 p.m.
Location: KL 371
 
Prepare for this academic season of papers and projects by upping your game with a citation manager — RefWorks.  Discover how to make this tool work for you.  Attend a 50 minute workshop and you will learn how to capture citations and correctly cite them in the style you need.  Please RSVP to let us know you are attending.
 
Questions: Email library@ucmerced.edu or contact...

RefWorks Spring Training #3

April 7, 2017

11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Location: KL 371
 
Prepare for this academic season of papers and projects by upping your game with a citation manager — RefWorks.  Discover how to make this tool work for you.  Attend a 50 minute workshop and you will learn how to capture citations and correctly cite them in the style you need.  Please RSVP to let us know you are attending.
 
Questions: Email...

RefWorks Spring Training #4

April 7, 2017

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
Location: KL 371
 
Prepare for this academic season of papers and projects by upping your game with a citation manager — RefWorks.  Discover how to make this tool work for you.  Attend a 50 minute workshop and you will learn how to capture citations and correctly cite them in the style you need.  Please RSVP to let us know you are attending.
 
Questions: Email...

Critically Consuming News - Instructional Strategies

April 10, 2017

This workshop highlights instructional strategies for teaching students to think critically about news sources. Presenters will share lessons, activities and resources used in the classroom to engage students in understanding and evaluating news. 

Monday, April 10th
COB 2 – 390 
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Register here.

Presenters: Sara Davidson Squibb (Library), Jeremy Mumford (MWP) and Angela Winek (MWP) 

Open to: Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, (Instructional) Staff

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