Monday, September 21

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

Noon - 1:30 PM, Gaughan Center, Ubuntu RoomCareer Planning with Integrity: Using Social Networks 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.

2:00 - 3:00 PM, Gaughan Center, Unity Room/212The Use of Social Media in Human Subjects Research and an Overview of Research CompliancePresented 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

    Noon – 1:30 PM, Gaughan Center, Ubuntu Room Bystander Intervention TrainingPresented 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).

    3:00 – 4:00 PM , Love Library, Witt Room 224Retraction! Exploring Integrity through Retracted ResearchPresented 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

    11:30 AM – 12:20 PM , Love LibrarySave Time & Organize! Citation Management Quick Tips (Part 1) 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.

    12:30-1:30 PM , Love LibraryExploring Mendeley, in detail (Part 2)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.

  • Thursday, September 24

    Noon – 1:30 PM , Gaughan Center, Ubuntu RoomExploring Integrity in the Classroom through Targeted AssignmentsPresented by Adam R. Thompson, Ph.D., Kutak Ethics Center; Elizabeth Weber Edwards, Ph.D., Graduate Studies

    Promoting the study and exploration of integrity in the classroom establishes a firm basis for continuing to think and act with integrity. In this session, we’ll offer tips for studying and exploring integrity in the classroom. We’ll also discuss the latest instructional methods for promoting integrity in the classroom and beyond. This session is ideal for graduate teaching assistants, staff, and faculty.

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Love Library, Peterson Rm. 221Copyright, Fair Use, and Authors’ RightsPresented by Paul Royster, Coordinator of Scholarly Communications; Sue Gardner, Professor of Libraries

    In this session you’ll learn more about U.S. copyright law, authors’ rights, and protecting your intellectual property. Find out more about copyright, fair use, and author rights, so that you’ll know how to make copyright law work in your favor: what to do, what to avoid, when to push back, and when to run away and live to fight another day.

    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Love Library 224Understanding U.S. Academic Integrity for International StudentsPresented by Chandra Schwab, First Year Experience and Transition Programs; Dr. Rachel Azima, Director of the UNL Writing Center

    Are the concepts of plagiarism, citation styles, and copyright making you nervous about writing academic papers? In this workshop for international students, we will discuss American citation expectations and discuss how to manage the cultural differences regarding academic work. This workshop will contain 4 half-hour mini-sessions: the basics of academic integrity, when to cite, how to cite properly, and why academic honesty matters. Students may stay for several or all sections.

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