This workshop focuses on using Pivot and Foundation Directory Online to identify grant opportunities, and private and corporate foundation funding sources. There will be an hour presentation and an optional half hour hands-on session for your own research.
Tableau Public is a free version of Tableau business intelligence / visual analytics software, which allows anyone to explore and present any quantitative information in compelling, interactive visualizations. In this hands-on session you will work with different prepared datasets to create online interactive bar graphs, scatterplots, thematic maps and much more, which can be linked to or embedded in blogs or on web sites.
This workshop will expand on the basic functionality covered in the introductory session to include tips on connecting to live data sources, using GIS shapefiles for custom maps, joining and blending multiple data sources, creating Calculated Fields, restructuring and reformatting your data within Tableau Public, and more! Feel free to bring your own data project to work with in an informal Tableau user meetup following the session.
This workshop will provide an overview of the Omeka tool. Omeka allows users to build digital exhibitions and create simple web pages. We will cover the basics of creating an Omeka account and adding items, collections, and exhibits. This workshop is designed for the beginner and does not require any previous knowledge of Omeka.
Some faculty struggle to identify good quality open access journals in which to publish or to serve as an editor or reviewer. Many new open access journals exist now â€“ some are good quality, some are exploitive, and some are in-between. This workshop will include a brief discussion of faculty concerns about identifying journals. The majority of the session will be devoted to identifying and demonstrating indicator web-based tools which can help faculty to appraise a journalâ€™s quality.
This workshop will present strategies for locating digital images required for scholarly publications, for identifying images with creative commons licenses that allow their scholarly, non-commercial use, and for the negotiating of terms for use of images without such licenses.
RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool that helps keep references organized, and instantly creates formatted bibliographies for your paper, thesis, or other project. Most journal research databases (including Google Scholar) and library book catalogs allow you to export search results directly into your RefWorks account. RefWorks' Write-N-Cite plugin for Microsoft Word to can be used to insert citations into a document, and automatically generate bibliographies in APA, MLA, or other bibliographic style. Many other features promote collaboration and save time! RefWorks is licensed and available for free to all current UConn students, staff and faculty.