Faculty Workshop: Zotero Basics, Dec. 9

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Zotero Basics
Dec. 9, 4-5 PM
Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the Zotero client software by going to EDIT > PREFERENCES > >SYNC
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Faculty workshop: ORCID ID, Author Identifier, Dec. 8

ORCID logoORCID ID: Author Identifier for Grants, Publication, and Reviewing (Express Workshop: 30 minutes)
Dec. 8, 10-10:30 AM
ORCID IDs are author identifiers. They are especially helpful to authors with names that are more common but they have other benefits including speedier registration in systems for submitting articles, reviewing, and grant applications. Grantees who use their ORCID when applying for a grant help to assure that funders connect your funding program to your scholarship. ORCID also helps potential funders to efficiently review your publications.
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Faculty Workshop: Zotero Basics, Nov. 9

Zotero logo

Zotero Basics
Nov. 9, 3-4 PM
Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the Zotero client software by going to EDIT > PREFERENCES > >SYNC
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Scholarly Publishing Workshops for Fall 2021

Here is our schedule of workshops for fall 2021 related to scholarly publishing. These workshops introduce tools, resources, and important knowledge that help faculty make informed choices about their scholarship and how to maximize the impact of their work.

Leveraging the Literature Review
October 8, 12-1 PM
Learn how to find target journals for publishing your work; get a quick bird’s eye view of your topic; review basics of using the library for the literature review; effectively use Google Scholar, citation managers, and link resolvers; quickly assess a journal and avoid predatory journals.
Faculty Fridays: Registration via Faculty Commons TBA

Demystifying Academic Works (Express Workshop: 30 minutes) 
October 19, 4-4:30 PM
What is Academic Works and how does it benefit you as a scholar? You will learn more about how and why publishers allow you to contribute to Academic Works and the many benefits to sharing your scholarship openly to you, your students, and the public.
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Zotero Basics
Nov. 9, 3-4 PM
Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the Zotero client software by going to EDIT > PREFERENCES > >SYNC
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Google Scholar Profile (Express Workshop: 30 minutes)
Dec. 6, 11:30 AM -12:00 PM
Google Scholar Profiles provide an easy way for you to showcase your individual scholarship and, more importantly, easily examine who is citing your work and find citation counts.
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ORCID ID: Author Identifier for Grants, Publication, and Reviewing (Express Workshop: 30 minutes)
Dec. 8, 10-10:30 AM
ORCID IDs are author identifiers. They are especially helpful to authors with names that are more common but they have other benefits including speedier registration in systems for submitting articles, reviewing, and grant applications. Grantees who use their ORCID when applying for a grant help to assure that funders connect your funding program to your scholarship. ORCID also helps potential funders to efficiently review your publications.
Registration

Zotero Basics
Dec. 9, 4-5 PM
Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the Zotero client software by going to EDIT > PREFERENCES > >SYNC
Registration

Our Scholarly Publishing Clinic is available on-demand and during our office hour at 12 PM every last Thursday of the month. We provide one-on-one consultations as well as workshops that fit your schedule.

Find more scholarly communications and publishing support from the library on our website.

Questions? Contact Prof. Monica Berger, Library, at mberger@citytech.cuny.edu

Upcoming Faculty Workshops on Scholarly Publishing

The Publication Cycle

For Spring 2021, we’re introducing new, shorter workshops introducing attendees to useful tools that help us document the impact of our research, boost our presence, or help manage our writing process. Our first express workshop was on the ORCID author identifier on March 11 and the workshop slides are available online.

Google Scholar Profile (Express Workshop)
April 6, 3-3:30 PM
Google Scholar Profiles provide an easy way for you to showcase your individual scholarship and, more importantly, easily examine who is citing your work and find citation counts.
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Freely Available Scholarly Metrics
(Express Workshop)
April 7, 4-4:30 PM
Covers Google Scholar Profile for citations and Google Scholar for journal rankings, Scimago for journal rankings, Altmetric Attention Scores for social media, and download reports from Academic Works (and other repositories). We’ll also touch on finding individual journal acceptance rates as well as Journal Impact Factors.
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Zotero Basics
April 26, 2-3 PM
Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the Zotero client software by going to EDIT > PREFERENCES > >SYNC
Registration

Demystifying Academic Works (Express Workshop)
May 4, 3-3:30 PM
What is Academic Works and how does it benefit you as a scholar? You will learn more about how and why publishers allow you to contribute to Academic Works and the many benefits to sharing your scholarship openly to you, your students, and the public. 
Registration

Zotero Basics
May 11, 3-4 PM
Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the Zotero client software by going to EDIT > PREFERENCES > >SYNC
Registration

Avoiding Predatory Journals and Conferences (Faculty Commons, Faculty Fridays)
May 14 12-1 PM 
Predatory journals and conferences are a hot topic but frequently misunderstood. We’ll debunk some myths and learn more about predatory journal and conference characteristics as well as how to thoughtfully evaluate a journal or conference before submitting. This workshop will include hands-on activities.
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Our Scholarly Publishing Clinic is available on-demand and during our office hour at 12 PM every last Thursday of the month. We provide one-on-one consultations as well as workshops that fit your schedule.

Find more scholarly communications and publishing support from the library on our website.

Questions? Contact Prof. Monica Berger, Library, at mberger@citytech.cuny.edu

Upcoming December Library Workshops – LinkedIn, Resume Writing, and Research Help

Image depicting a flyer advertising the library's upcoming LinkedIn and Resume workshop on Wednesday, December 2nd at 4PM. RSVP to nprince@citytech.cuny.edu
LinkedIn and Resume Writing Workshops facilitated by Profs. Keith Muchowski and Nandi Prince.

LinkedIn & Resume Writing Workshop
Wednesday, December 2, 4pm – 5pm

Make a lasting impression with a potential employer! Your resume and social media presence are the place to begin. Join us and learn how to highlight your talents and create a strong resume. Attendees will start building a professional portfolio with LinkedIn.

The library is holding a series of virtual workshops to assist City Tech students with their LinkedIn and resume needs, as well as research help at the end of the fall 2020 semester.

Register in advance for this workshop.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop.

Flyer promoting research help paper drop-in session on December 7th and 8th, at 10am and 2pm, respectively.
Research Help for Your Paper: Drop-In Session on December 7th and 8th.

Research Help for Your Paper: Drop-In Sessions
Monday, December 7, 10am – 1pm
Tuesday, December 8, 2pm – 5pm

Are you looking for research help with that final paper or assignment of the semester? If so, join us virtually on these dates for our special drop-in sessions.

Register for the December 7th Drop-In Session

Register for the December 8th Drop-In Session

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the sessions.