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Jul 7, 2020

Jul 7, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Program: “From Landfill to Urban Park” Presenter: Isaac Robb, Director of Urban Projects, Western Reserve Land Conservancy Date & Time: Tuesday, July 7, 2020: Member Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Speaker at 8:00 p.m. Programs are free and open to the public.

Jul 8, 2020

Jul 8, 2020

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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  In this workshop, you will learn strategies for navigating through the jungle of scholarly publishing. Have you ever wondered how to identify which journal to publish in? Want to learn how to avoid predatory publishers? What is the difference between traditional publishing and open access? This workshop will provide answers to these questions and more. Bring your own questions too! Taught by Kari Kozak, Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library. 

Jul 9, 2020

Jul 9, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Beginning in 2017, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) found unexpectedly high levels of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) in chrome plater effluent, which is generally routed to wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) for treatment along with municipal sanitary wastewater before discharge to lakes and streams.  In 2018 EGLE asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct a study to answer the question of whether the "PFOS-free" fume ...

Jul 15, 2020

Jul 15, 2020

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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How do you make a list of every single paper that cites you? How do you gather evidence and demonstrate potential values and research impact? This workshop will help you understand how to interpret “standard” scholarly metrics (h-index, impact factor, CiteScore etc.) and where to find them, explore three major sources of citation data (Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar), and identify best practices on broadening your research impact. Taught by Marina Zhang, Engineering & Informatics...

Jul 22, 2020

Jul 22, 2020

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Are you overwhelmed trying to keep up on the recent research done in your area? Many of the library’s databases allow you to set up alerts and notifications. Alerts can tell you when there is a new issue of your favorite journal, when work by a particular author is available, when a specific article is cited, and when new articles are published that match a saved search. These searches will run automatically overnight and will send you an email with the results. Learn how to set up these ale...

Jul 29, 2020

Jul 29, 2020

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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In this workshop we will discuss common challenges faced by students writing at the graduate level, and we will learn various ways to energize and organize your writing. Discover techniques to give your project momentum and motivate daily writing during this phase of your graduate research. Taught by Deirdre Egan, Assistant Writing Center Director, Writing Center.