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Scholarly Communication Workshops

Scholarly Communication Online Workshops

About our Workshops

Our workshops are held in the library and on Zoom here.

If you are interested in a workshop, but not able to attend it, contact us and we can arrange a session for you.

The Workshops

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Basic definition of Fair Use
  • How to assess whether usage falls under Fair Use
  • Tools/services/resources that can help you avoid copyright infringement

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204A and online September 15th at 2pm.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • What it's possible to measure
  • Why quality matters
  • What bibliometric measures of 'quality' are available

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204B and online September 22nd at 2pm.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • What is a predatory publisher
  • How to spot predatory publishers
  • Where to find good publishers

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204B and online September 29th at 2pm.

In this workshop you will learn

  • Facts about open access
  • The benefits of publishing Open Access

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204B and online October 6th at 2 pm.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How so much research pivoted to COVID-19 in 2020
  • How to find the new COVID-related content for your discipline
  • About the different options for finding COVID-related data to inform your own research

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204B and online October 13rd at 2pm.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • About demonstrated benefits of reducing course material costs
  • What OER is and how to find it
  • What affordable course materials are they and how to find them

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204A and online October 20th at 2pm.

In this workshop you will learn about

  • BioRxiv and MedRxiv
  • Their place in scholarly literature and research

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204A and online October 27th at 2pm.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Which social network profiles can help your academic reputation
  • About different research ID systems, and which might be appropriate for you
  • About ScholarWorks@UTEP/Bepress, institutional tools which can help spread your work to the masses and expose your academic reputation

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204B and online November 3rd at 2pm.

In this workshop, you will learn

  • More about the common author contract distributed by publishers
  • What you can + can’t do w/ your work after signing an author contract
  • How to keep more of your rights to your work

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204B and online November 10th at 2pm.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Why it matters where you publish
  • Methods for choosing where to publish
  • About bibliometric measures of journal quality and how to find and understand them

This workshop will be held in person in library room 204B and online November 17th at 2 pm.

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