Graduate students are welcome to attend any of these workshops to build up library skills. The workshops are offered through the Grad Navigate program, and count toward TA Training Hours.

Wednesday, October 4, noon-1pm – Publishing in Scholarly Journals

This workshop will address various “ins and outs” of writing for publication, including deciding where to submit your work, knowing your rights as an author, and understanding the differences between closed (more traditional) and open access publications. Register now!

Wednesday, October 11, noon-1pm – Understanding and Avoiding Predatory Publishers

This workshop will examine what exactly a “predatory publisher” is in the academic world, why they exist, and why they should be avoided, and will provide some strategies for investigating a publisher or journal to see if it is reliable. Register now!

Wednesday, October 18, noon-1pm – Know Your (Copy)Rights!

This workshop will look in more detail at copyright, and in particular your rights as an author/creator and user of copyrighted material. Register now!

Wednesday, November 1, noon-1pm – Measuring your Research Impact

Who is looking at your research and how can you measure it?  Find out more about research impact – what it is, how to measure it and how to leverage it. Register now!

Wednesday, November 8, noon-1pm – Research Data Management

High-quality data management is fundamental to research excellence.  This workshop will give you an overview of RDM and how you will benefit from it. Register now!

Wednesday, November 15, noon-1pm – Grey Literature: How to Keep Up with It?

This workshop will provide students with a greater understanding of how grey literature is defined, the benefits of searching it, and links to a number of useful sites providing access to resources relevant to students in different fields. Register now!