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Process to Publication (RESCHEDULED FOR 9/17/2015)

Thursday, September, 17, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Marston Science Library, Room 136 -  NEW DATE!

Workshop Facilitator:  Mickey S. Schafer, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, University Writing Program, UF

 

Writers in the Academy share what they know: when writing, this task targets a range of audiences (from the public to peers) across a range of genres (from “DIY” guides to the classic peer-reviewed scholarly article). This “big ideas” workshop will focus on the process to publication with the goal of helping participants establish a peaceful path to publishing productivity.

 

Learning Outcomes

Participants will

 

  • Gain knowledge about the function and structure of major genres in their field
  • Write 3-5 “core stories” for possible articles to different audiences
  • Establish a writing schedule
  • Explore the impact of making writing social

 

To allow us to customize the workshop to best serve your needs, please fill out this form – it is short, and will get your writing thoughts percolating, too!  https://msscha.wufoo.com/forms/zqj1kgd1b7o03w/

 

Note:  This is a BYOD workshop, so please bring your own device (laptop, tablet, pen/paper, and so on) with you, ready to work.  A boxed lunch will be provided.  Please register early so we’ll know how many lunches to order. Seating will be capped at 30.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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T&P Series: Service Criterion

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Marston Library Room 136

Presenters: Chelsea Dinsmore, Valrie Minson, Nancy Schaefer, Christopher Vallandingham

 

 

Service to the Library, the University, the State and the Profession is one of three criteria that form the foundation to any determination regarding a librarian’s qualifications for tenure and promotion.

 

In this session you can expect to gain insight into how to build a service portfolio that shows evidence of distinction in this criterion. You will also learn about working on and balancing committee work, both within the libraries and in the profession, and how to evaluate & select committees that are relevant. The format will be a short panel discussion with time for Q&A. Please bring questions and examples from your draft packet.

 

 

Video conferencing is on request. Please email Joe Piazza (jpiazza@uflib.ufl.edu) if you will be attending a session via video conferencing.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Linked Data

Friday, July 24, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Marston Science Library 136   NEW DATE/TIME!

Workshop Facilitators:  Valrie Minson and David Van Kleeck

 

This workshop will expand your understanding of Linked Open Data, including available data and their reuse, and stimulate discussion about the importance of the Libraries’ participation in development of national initiatives.

 

Participants will

  • gain a basic knowledge of Linked Open Data (LOD) - what it is and what makes it different
  • state the types of LOD data available for re-use
  • become familiar with examples of reuse and discuss the benefits of making data available as LOD
  • identify national and international development projects with a focus on areas where librarians may contribute

Video conferencing is available on request. Please email Joe Piazza (jpiazza@uflib.ufl.edu) if you will be attending a session via video conferencing.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Ask A Librarian: Training in Springshare

Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Marston Science Library 308 

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Marston Science Library 308

Workshop Facilitator:  Sam Putnam

 

On May 1, 2015, Ask A Librarian switched from its old Java-based Oracle platform to a new system utilizing Springshare’s Libchat and LibAnswers services. This is training is designed to acclimate our Ask A participants to the new system and its myriad of features as well as ensure uniformity and consistency for UF’s Ask A service across all branches.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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T&P Series: Writing the Research Narrative

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 3:00 - 4:00 PM, Marston Science Library Room 136

Presenters: Dan Reboussin, LeiLani Freund, and Tara Cataldo

 

 

Drafting the Responsibility and Research Narratives for your packet can be daunting. The Narratives are a key component of the Tenure and Promotion packet.

This workshop will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the requirements for the Narratives for mid-career review and T&P packets. A member of the T&P Committee will provide an overview of what the T&P Committee expects and considers when reading the narratives. A panel of librarians will share how they developed their Narratives, writing strategies, tips and success stories.

 

 

Video conferencing is on request. Please email Joe Piazza (jpiazza@uflib.ufl.edu) if you will be attending a session via video conferencing.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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PubMed for Non-Medical Librarians and Staff

Wednesday, July 15, 1:00-2:00, Marston Science Library Room L308

Instructor: Tara Cataldo

 

In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of searching the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) PubMed database, and receive an overview of the other NLM resources PubMed links to.

 

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to  

  • Search PubMed
  • Manage and export search results
  • Use tools such as the MeSH database
  • Name other NLM resources PubMed can link to

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.

 

 


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Planning Exhibitions with Special Collections Materials

 

Choose one of the following dates/times:

 

Thursday, July 16, 10:30 AM – 12 noon, Library West 419; or

Wednesday, July 22, 1 - 2:30 PM, MSL 136

Presenters:  Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, Exhibits Coordinator, and John Nemmers, Associate Chair of Special & Area Studies Collections

 

This workshop will provide information about exhibit planning, curation, and utilizing Special Collections materials.  It will cover policies, procedures, and best practices, as they relate to exhibit conceptualization, scheduling, available spaces, funding, research and object selection, working with rare and unique materials, communicating with other units, digitization, label writing, publicity, and borrowing/loaning materials.

 

Learning Outcomes

This is required training for curators, librarians and any other personnel who want to participate in the planning and curation of an exhibit using Libraries spaces and/or holdings.  Even if you have curated exhibits before, you should participate in this training because policies, procedures and resources are improving regularly.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Training

Monday, June 22, 8:30-9:30, Marston Science Library Room L136

Wednesday, July 8, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Marston Science Library Room L136

 

Presenters: Peter Miller

The primary objective of this training is to provide library employees with an overview of the Libraries procedures for disaster and emergency response. Topics covered will include the role of rally points; responsibilities of Building Emergency Coordinators and Area Supervisors; hurricane preparedness; a demonstration on how to use the Automated External Defibrillator (AED); and available resources in the Libraries and at UF.

This training is designed for all Library employees and will include ample time for questions.

 

Libraries Disaster and Emergency Planning Committee
Peter Miller (Chair)
Verne Burch
Barbara Hood
Tabatha Pursley
Bonnie Smith
Josh Spurgin

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.