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Fall 2018 Library Workshops

Wed, September 5, 2018 9:50 AM to Tue, November 13, 2018 5:00 PM

Your Librarians are hosting a suite of workshops to help you expand your toolkit for success. There's something here for everyone, whether you're an undergrad writing their first research paper, or a grad student, faculty or staff member aiming to broaden your skill set.

Many workshops will be offered multiples times throughout the semester and range from 20 to 50 minutes. All workshops are created and instructed by your UC Merced Librarians.

Click on the date next to the workshop title for the workshop description and to register. View all Fall 2018 workshops here.


Research Starters Series (undergraduate)

Become a Google Scholar Expert  Sept 24 | Sept 26 | Sept 27 | Oct 31
Find the Best Databases for Your Research              Sept 24 | Sept 28 | Oct 31
Use Your First Library Database // Start Your Research Smart                                     Sept 25 | Sept 27 | Oct 30
Master the Art of Search            Sept 25 | Sept 27 | Oct 30
Find Scholarly Research Articles for Your First Research Paper                                          Sept 26
Breaking Down a Research Prompt         Sept 26
Strategically Read a Scholarly Article Sept 26
Know Your Scholarly Sources Nov 1


Citation Management Tools (grad students, faculty & staff)

Manage Your Research with RefWorks Sept 13 | Oct 19
Manage Your Research with Mendeley         Sept 18 | Oct 29
Manage Your Research with Zotero  Sept 20 | Oct 19


File Management (campus community)

Cut the Clutter                                            Sept 21 | Nov 8


Special Research Topics 

Use NewsBank to Access News Sept 25 | Sept 27 | Nov 2
Citing New Media: What to Pay Attention to Sept 25                        
Find Credible Community Facts Sept 28
ORCID IDs (grad students, faculty, staff) Oct 23
EZID, DOIs, and Persistent Identifiers (grad students, faculty, staff) Oct 29
Keep Tabs on Your Health Nov 1
Use PubMed for Biomedical Research Nov 2


Research Data (grad students, faculty & staff)

Creating Effective Data Management Plans Sept 25 | Oct 30
Sharing Your Data with DASH Oct 2 | Nov 6
Popper Hands-on Tutorial Oct 18
Data Carpentry (2-day workshop, staff welcome)   Nov 1 | Nov 2
Finding Data Using ICPSR Nov 13


Open Access (grad students, faculty & staff)

eScholarship & Open Access Publishing                                       Sept 5 | Oct 23
The UC Open Access Policies Sept 13 | Oct 22 | Oct 25
Creative Commons Oct 24


For workshop descriptions and to register, click here.