Monday, September 21

Zotero Basics

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Love Library, Peterson Rm. 221

Presented by Erica Defrain, UNL Libraries

Learn how to organize your research by using Zotero. The workshop will get you set up, show you the basics of adding to and maintaining your database, and show you how to automatically create bibliographies in your desired style (APA, MLA, etc) directly from your account. Attendees should bring their laptops.

Career Planning with Integrity: Using Social Networks

Noon - 1:30 PM, Gaughan Center, Ubuntu Room

Presented by Chris Timm, Career Services

Social networks are a key job search tool. They’re also a good tool for building career contacts, so it’s important to present your credentials with integrity. In this workshop, we’ll explore how to use online social network tools including LinkedIn and discuss accuracy and integrity in personal branding and self-promotion. Bring your laptop to this hands-on workshop and build your effective online presence.

The Use of Social Media in Human Subjects Research and an Overview of Research Compliance

2:00 - 3:00 PM, Gaughan Center, Unity Room/212

Presented by Becky Freeman, Research Compliance Specialist; Lisette Gilster, Export Control Coordinator

Human subjects are being used in social media experiments, and not always with their consent. As a result, these studies are making the national news. This workshop will discuss these recent studies and research compliance. Topics will include Institutional Review Board (IRB), Conflict of Interest (COI), Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), Export Control, and Research Misconduct. The process of IRB approval will be discussed in detail.

Tuesday, September 22

Bystander Intervention Training

Noon – 1:30 PM, Gaughan Center, Ubuntu Room

Presented by Pat Tetreault, PhD., LGBTQA+ Resource Center; Jan Deeds, Ph.D., Women’s Center; Susan Foster, J.D., Institutional Equity and Compliance

Bystander Intervention Training provides useful information about responding to uncomfortable or potentially dangerous situations, such as harassment, inappropriate language, jokes or comments based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and other characteristics. Participants will learn techniques that can be used in professional settings (workplace, classroom, conferences) as well as personal situations (family, friends, social events).

Retraction! Exploring Integrity through Retracted Research

3:00 – 4:00 PM , Love Library, Witt Room 224

Presented by Jenny Thoegersen, Assistant Professor and Data Curation Librarian

Who is responsible for the integrity of published research? We’ll explore issues of integrity, trust, and responsibility through case studies of retracted research publications.

Wednesday, September 23

Save Time & Organize! Citation Management Quick Tips (Part 1)

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM , Love Library

Presented by Lorna Dawes, Assistant Professor of Libraries

Need help keeping track of your readings, articles and your citations? Come and learn about some free and subscription citation management tools that can help you organize and manage your PDF’s and citations, easily access your documents, and format your bibliography and in-text citations.

Exploring Mendeley, in detail (Part 2)

12:30-1:30 PM , Love Library

Presented by Lorna Dawes, Assistant Professor of Libraries

Mendeley is a citation management tool that manages your references through a mobile app or desktop database. In this workshop, we’ll take an in-depth look at how to use this resource to organize and share research with your colleagues.