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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. Register for this workshop This session will b...

Jul 8, 2020

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Who is Tigrina? Exploring Identity in Early SF Fandom Among the thousands of amazing documents in the Hevelin Science Fiction Collection, Olson Graduate Rich Dana will explore a series of WWII-era letters from a remarkable woman with a mysterious name… Tigrina!

Jul 9, 2020

Jul 9, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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What is ORCID? Why would you want one? This session will discuss ORCID, how researchers can benefit from having one, and how ORCID connects with other information systems. This will also be a hands-on workshop where everyone will have the chance to create their own ORCID and learn the most efficient ways to populate their profile with their publications. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before ...

Jul 10, 2020

Jul 10, 2020

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Into the Vault: Iowa's Privately Printed Peter Rabbit Learn from Public Service Librarian Lindsay Moen about the history of The University of Iowa's privately printed Tale of Peter Rabbit, from Beatrix Potter's concept, to the book's arrival to the Iowa stacks.

Jul 10, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

Jul 10, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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All are welcome to join the Sciences Library for Trivia Night at 5 PM central on Fridays through to July 10th! The trivia will be led by student emcees Madison and Mason. The questions will be from various subjects such as science, arts & literature, history, pop culture, and sports. We will use Zoom and Kahoot, so join Zoom on your computer to see the trivia questions and use the browser on your smartphone to input your answers. We will do two rounds of questions and give away two prizes pe...

Jul 14, 2020

Jul 14, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be...

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 15, 2020

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Processing Collections: A Look Inside the Archivist's Process Processing Librarian Jenna Silver will show the steps and procedures that archivists must take to process materials, while also learning about the "fun" or "unique" items we have discovered while dealing with materials.

Jul 17, 2020

Jul 17, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

Jul 17, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. Optional tour of library spaces after session. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes b...

Jul 21, 2020

Jul 21, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Twitter is more than just a social media tool. It has developed into a vibrant real-time information network used by health care providers, scholars, and scientists. Come to this hands-on session to learn the basics of twitter, advanced techniques such as searching, and examples of its use in the Health Sciences. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

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 23, 2020

Jul 23, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The National Library Medicine is in process of updating the PubMed interface with changes expected to be complete in spring 2020. This session will provide an overview of the most significant changes to navigation along with a demonstration of new search features. Best practices for searching the updated version will be shared. In addition, this session will also show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques. Time for e...

Jul 24, 2020

Jul 24, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

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. Register for this workshop This session will be taught via Zoom and the link to join will be sent out 1 hour prior to the begi...

Jul 29, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the ...

Jul 31, 2020

Jul 31, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

Aug 7, 2020

Aug 7, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.