Upcoming Events
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin this webinar to learn about resources from the University Libraries to support your research. We’ll explore strategies for locating scholarly articles, searching for articles with particular methodologies and theoretical approaches, and using citation tracking to facilitate your research.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you interested in learning more about Omeka, online exhibits, and content management systems? In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles behind the Omeka platform, some of the best practices, and different ways it has been used. Attendees will also receive a tutorial walk-through of the platform, importing and organizing collections, exhibit building, additional plugins for expanded features, and other important resources.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopGet a head start on finding the sources you need for your papers and projects in psychology. Learn how to set up an effective search to capture relevant articles in the University Libraries’ database PsycINFO. Find out more about quickly determining if an article is empirical or not, and learn how to take the article information from the database and turn it into a correctly formatted APA citation. • Please register in advance to receive instructions by email for accessing the event online shortly before it begins.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopOpen Educational Resources (OER) are public or openly licensed educational materials for teaching and learning that anyone may freely retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. From textbooks to assignments to media, OER offer students and instructors new and familiar ways to interact with and contribute to scholarship without the costs or copyright restrictions of traditional materials. This University Libraries session will demonstrate how you can identify no-cost options that allow for instructional flexibility and student success.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopUniversity Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) are combining forces to provide an overview of searching for funding opportunities, resources for your search, ways to build collaborations, and how Library resources can be used to support your scholarly endeavors.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will learn about digital scholarship in the classroom. This takes on two different modes: the use of existing digital scholarship in course readings, etc. and the production of digital scholarship through work assignments. Attendees will hear examples from other scholars and students about their experience with digital scholarship in the classroom and what advice they may give to others looking to incorporate it into future courses.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopDiscover more ways to find the most relevant, helpful articles for your research project in PsycINFO. Use classification codes to zero in on your research topic, branch out into related sources with the ‘cited by’ tool, and improve your search results with the database thesaurus. Learn about advanced search options to look for articles that use particular tests and measures, and even limit to those with appended tests.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the role of copyright and access regarding digital scholarship. Attendees will gain an understand of the role of copyright in defining how digital scholarship created by others can be accessed, shared, and built upon. Additionally, attendees will learn about their rights as digital scholarship creators and how to effectively manage those rights and permissions.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopHave you wanted to maximize the outreach and impact of your research by publishing in an open access journal but not really sure which journals to trust? Join the University Libraries for a discussion on how to recognize legitimate open access publications and discern them from among potentially predatory publishers.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the new one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau.  It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Patterns, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
9 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopHave you published journal articles in the past? Are you working towards your first publication? One often-ignored step in the process is the Author’s Accepted Manuscript—the peer-reviewed, preprint version of your article. This University Libraries session will explore what an AAM is, what freedoms it gives authors, and how you can use your AAM to drive additional engagement and citations with your final publication.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNetwork analysis is an important tool in numerous disciplines and fields. It brings to light complex relationship patterns and can provide a new perspective to research and scholarship. In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles to Network analysis, identify best practices, and provide influential examples. Attendees will also be introduced to various digital tools that can be used to generate and analyze networks.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn the final workshop of the series, we will discuss the field of digital scholarship publication. Attendees will be introduced to Ball State’s resources for hosting and supporting digital scholarship publication, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select journals, and the use of informal platforms (example: DHNow). Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the new one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau.  It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Patterns, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.