Events and Workshops

September

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop - Reference Management software

Thursday Sept. 20, 2018
1 to 2:30 p.m.  
Waldo Library, classroom B

Learn to use the free reference management software Mendeley to save your references, annotate and take notes on your articles, and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Mendeley allows you to organize your article, book and report references using folders, tag them for easy search and retrieval, and access them on any device using the desktop software, iPhone/iPad/Android apps, and through a web browser through Mendeley.com. References created on any device sync seamlessly with your account on the web, and are accessible on any of your other devices. In addition, connect with other like-minded researchers through over 100,000 public research groups.   Participants are encouraged to create a Mendeley Web account ahead of time so that they are ready to begin working in the workshop. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops.    

Participants will learn how to:             

  • Import references from library databases into their Mendeley Desktop accounts           
  • Create new references by importing research articles in PDF format            
  • Organize references using folders and tags            
  • Annotate PDFs by highlighting and taking notes            
  • Create bibliographies in MS Word            
  • Create research groups for sharing references and notes with colleagues

Register for the September 2018 Mendeley workshop

 

Salary and Compensation Negotiation for Graduate Students

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 
4 to 6 p.m.
Career and Student Employment Services 
Ellsworth Hall, Western Michigan University 
1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, 49008

Register for Salary and Compensation Negotiation on Handshake

 

October

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop - Reference Management software

Monday Oct. 15, 2018 
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  
Waldo Library, classroom B

Learn to use the free reference management software Mendeley to save your references, annotate and take notes on your articles, and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Mendeley allows you to organize your article, book and report references using folders, tag them for easy search and retrieval, and access them on any device using the desktop software, iPhone/iPad/Android apps, and through a web browser through Mendeley.com. References created on any device sync seamlessly with your account on the web, and are accessible on any of your other devices. In addition, connect with other like-minded researchers through over 100,000 public research groups.   Participants are encouraged to create a Mendeley Web account ahead of time so that they are ready to begin working in the workshop. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops.     

Participants will learn how to:             

  • Import references from library databases into their Mendeley Desktop accounts           
  • Create new references by importing research articles in PDF format            
  • Organize references using folders and tags            
  • Annotate PDFs by highlighting and taking notes            
  • Create bibliographies in MS Word            
  • Create research groups for sharing references and notes with colleagues

Reigister for the October 2018 Mendeley workshop 

2018 Graduate and Professional School Fair

Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 
3 to 6 p.m.
WMU Bernhard Center East Ballroom

The Graduate and Professional School Fair provides opportunities to explore options for advanced studies. Graduate and professional schools in Michigan and throughout the United States will participate in the fair. 

2018 Grad Fair Participating Schools and more info

 

NovemBER

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop - Reference Management software

Tuesday Nov. 13, 2018
1 to 2:30 p.m.  
Waldo Library, classroom B

Learn to use the free reference management software Mendeley to save your references, annotate and take notes on your articles, and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Mendeley allows you to organize your article, book and report references using folders, tag them for easy search and retrieval, and access them on any device using the desktop software, iPhone/iPad/Android apps, and through a web browser through Mendeley.com. References created on any device sync seamlessly with your account on the web, and are accessible on any of your other devices. In addition, connect with other like-minded researchers through over 100,000 public research groups.   Participants are encouraged to create a Mendeley Web account ahead of time so that they are ready to begin working in the workshop. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops.     

Participants will learn how to:             

  • Import references from library databases into their Mendeley Desktop accounts           
  • Create new references by importing research articles in PDF format            
  • Organize references using folders and tags            
  • Annotate PDFs by highlighting and taking notes            
  • Create bibliographies in MS Word            
  • Create research groups for sharing references and notes with colleagues

Register for the November 2018 Mendeley workshop