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October Workshops at Olin and Uris Libraries

Below is the list of workshops being offered by Olin and Uris Libraries this month.  Please sign up in advance from the linked titles.

RefWorks: Insider’s Edition – Wednesday, 10/02/2013 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm in Uris Library Classroom B05

Whether you’re preparing a draft of your dissertation or just getting started on your thesis research, learn how to organize and manage citations. Also learn to export citations from databases and into your own documents, and keep track of cited references in this small group, hands-on workshop.

Registration limited to Cornell University graduate students.

Individual consultations for assistance with RefWorks and other citation management products also may be arranged via research consultation requests online.

Show Me the Money: Funding Beyond Cornell - Tuesday, 10/22/2013  from 4:00pm – 5:30pm in Olin Library 106G

Trying to identify funding sources for dissertation research and writing? Learn how to find opportunities offered by foundations and other granting organizations and research the grants themselves. The class emphasizes U. S. funding sources. Registration limited to Cornell University graduate students. Class Outline

Adobe Photoshop CS6 – Tuesday, 10/29/2013 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Uris Library Classroom B05

Class is currently full, please sign up to get on the waiting list.

A hands-on introduction to image manipulation using the Adobe Photoshop CS6 software. Learn about image file formats, color correction, how to touch up photos and ready images for print or web publishing. Practice with basic Photoshop tools used for selecting and altering forms, adjusting brightness, contrast and color saturation, and converting and resizing images. No previous experience required.

Publishing in a Networked Era: Open Access & Open Data – Wednesday, 10/30/2013 from 4:30pm – 5:30pm in Olin Library 106 G

How does Open Access affect the research and publishing process? What are the pros and cons of Open Access?

Join us for an informal discussion and Q&A session to explore the current scholarly communication trends and the emerging federal and state mandates for making the results of funded-research outcomes, such as peer reviewed papers and data openly, available to public.

This will be an informal opportunity to discuss current issues and trends around open access, including publishing, institutional repositories, legislation, and author rights.

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