Upcoming Events
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAs classes increasing take place online and course materials become digital, copyright considerations can be difficult to navigate. This University Libraries workshop will explore Creative Commons licenses, a more permissive licensing structure that allows instructors to add media directly to Canvas, instructional materials, and their scholarship without worrying about copyright. You may be used to seeing CC icons online on photos, videos, infographics, even textbook chapters and scholarly articles—but what exactly do they mean? We will identify resources where you can find a wealth of media content and Open Educational Resources (OER) to augment your instruction and scholarship.
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.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will help students better understand what copyright is and what copyright laws cover. Attendees will learn about their rights as copyright holders and ways to license and share their work. Attendees will also learn about respecting the rights of others, how they can legally use copyrighted content in their scholarship, and where to find content that is in the public domain or has been openly licensed.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopESRI Dashboards are designed to display multiple visualizations of GIS Datasets that work together on a single screen. They offer a comprehensive view of the data in map, chart and graph form. Dashboards have become easily recognizable after being used to show daily Covid-19 updates during the pandemic.
7 p.m.
Muncie Education History: University Libraries WorkshopJoin us for a nostalgic panel presentation about bygone school days in Muncie and Delaware County. This program will include stories about some amazing educators and schools from local history. This presentation will feature lots of historic photographs that will transport you back to days of chalkboards, reading, writing and arithmetic. Register for the event to receive a confirmation email with a link to join the program.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopInterested in exploring the world of building materials? We will cover tips and tricks for finding suitable materials for your purposes, and introduce you to tools and strategies to stay up-to-date on the latest material innovations.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will explore helpful research tools at the University Libraries for graduate students in educational psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and other psychology-related fields. Find out about specialized search options in the University Libraries’ largest psychology database, APA PsycInfo. Discover research from your peers at Ball State and other institutions with thesis and dissertation databases, and learn about options for finding test reviews and the full text of tests and measures.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis livestreaming presentation from the University Libraries is aimed at the graduate student in Applied Behavior Analysis who wants to improve their searching skills beyond the basics. Join us and explore topics like getting the most out of a database thesaurus, best practices for searching effectively and efficiently on your topic, and how to save searches so you can repeat them later. Databases covered include APA PsycInfo, ERIC, and Web of Science.
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.
11 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. You can download a copy of EndNote X9 before the session here (Ball State username and password required).
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a 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. You can download a copy of EndNote before the session here (Ball State username and password required).
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for elementary teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a 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. You can download a copy of EndNote before the session here (Ball State username and password required).
2 p.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. You can download a copy of EndNote X9 before the session here (Ball State username and password required).
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight online resources for middle and high school lesson ideas, materials, and activities that incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. The presentation will also showcase items in the physical collections at the University Libraries.
2 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.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopInterested in learning how COVID-19 might impact the future of building materials in the built environment? We will cover how to research the latest findings on the impact of the built environment on the spread of COVID-19.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIf you will be working on a literature review for your project or papers and have questions, come and learn from the experts. Find out how to locate resources and develop a literature review. A faculty panel will share ideas and information about putting together one of the most important parts of research.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis presentation will inform researchers and academics how copyright applies to their scholarly publications. Participants will learn how traditional publishing methods can affect an author’s copyright ownership of their scholarly articles as most publishers require researchers to sign a copyright transfer agreement. Attendees will discover tools and tactics, including the SPARC Author Addendum, to help them negotiate with publishers to retain certain rights to re-use and share content they have authored. Participants will also understand how publishing their work in an open access journal may allow them to retain full copyright ownership of their scholarship and learn how to manage those rights.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight online resources for middle and high school lesson ideas, materials, and activities that incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. The presentation will also showcase items in the physical collections at the University Libraries.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will explore helpful research tools at the University Libraries for graduate students in educational psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and other psychology-related fields. Find out about specialized search options in the University Libraries’ largest psychology database, APA PsycInfo. Discover research from your peers at Ball State and other institutions with thesis and dissertation databases, and learn about options for finding test reviews and the full text of tests and measures.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for elementary teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
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.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopDiscover how to find company information for assignments or investing purposes using subscription databases available to Ball State University students, faculty, and staff. Sources include articles as well as company, stock, and industry reports. Participants will learn about creating lists of company data as well as finding articles and reports.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the 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 Pattern, 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.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for middle and high school teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
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.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will help participants understand the open access movement in academic publishing. Attendees will learn what open access journals are and why they matter. Participants will learn the various ways they can participate in making their research openly available. They will also understand the difference between open access publications and predatory publishers and learn how to identify each.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you looking to increase the reach and impact of your published works? This Open Access Week workshop will discuss the Open Access Citation Advantage (OACA), the studied impact of traditional academic publications that are also made available online in an Open Access format. By leveraging the final pre-publication version of a peer-reviewed article, authors can take advantage of the Ball State University institutional repository, Cardinal Scholar, to drive additional traffic and citations to works already published in traditional journals.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for middle and high school teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
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, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select publishers, and a walkthrough of the digital publishing platform Scalar. Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the 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 Pattern, 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.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the 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 Pattern, 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.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.