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The Productive Scholar: New Faculty Tech Toolkit

Topic: New Faculty Tech Toolkit
Speakers: Ben Johnston, HRC/DHI Consulting, OIT; Jonathan Olmsted, Senior Research Specialist/Q-APS Consulting Coordinator (Politics); Audrey Welber, Humanities Reference Librarian, Firestone Library; Janet Temos, Director, Educational Technologies Center (ETC), McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.

Time: Thursday, October 10, 12noon – 1pm
Location: HRC Classroom, Room 012, Lower Level, East Pyne

The New Faculty Tech Toolkit session is designed to allow new faculty, postdocs and graduate students to have an opportunity to receive brief overviews of a number of the technology resources on the Princeton campus, including the Humanities Resource Center (HRC), Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) consulting, bibliographic tools supported by the University Library and the Subject-Specialist librarians who support disciplinary research, as well as quantitative, analytical and statistical computing consulting, and Blackboard in brief. Continue reading

The Productive Scholar: Audrey Welber and Willow Dressel on bibliographic tools

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Thursday, March 1, 12:00 noon
Frist Multipurpose Room A
Bibliographies and Footnotes, No Longer a Chore!
Audrey Welber, Willow Dressel
An Overview of Zotero, Refworks, and Endnote
Does assembling and managing your bibliographies take hours that you could better spend improving your papers (or with family and friends)? The session will focus on how bibliographic management software can streamline the research and writing process–whether you’re a physicist or a philologist!
Audrey Betsy Welber and Willow Dressel will give an overview of bibliographic management software, focusing on Zotero and Refworks. They will also demonstrate how to use these tools with the Library’s new “Searchit@PUL” interface.
About the speaker:
Audrey Betsy Welber serves Princeton primarily as a humanities reference librarian in Firestone Library. In addition to leading the library’s bibliographic management team, she runs the Library’s “Chat Reference” service, which enables students and faculty to get reference help from librarians in real time via Instant Messaging. Audrey also occasionally teaches a freshman writing seminar with the Princeton Writing Program.
Willow Dressel is the assistant engineering and plasma physics librarian. Her work interests include instruction, search interfaces, and bibliographic citation managers. She teaches workshops on Zotero in Firestone Library.
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Tech Spotlight: Ben Johnston on Digital Humanities

February 21, 2012: Technology Spotlight – Ben Johnston on Digital Humanities

In this session on the digital humanities, Ben goes over the definition, examples, and best practices in digital humanities, or the digital study of the human condition. Highlights include an overview of the Whitman Archive, image collection analysis, and encoding of text and semantic metadata, such as the implementation of  Text Encoding Initiative, or TEI markup. Watch the video below to see the entire presentation.

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The Productive Scholar: Welber and Dressel on Bibliography Tools

Does assembling and managing your bibliographies take hours that you could better spend improving your papers (or with family and friends)? The session will focus on how bibliographic management software can streamline the research and writing process–whether you’re a physicist or a philologist!
Audrey Betsy Welber and Willow Dressel will give an overview of bibliographic management and demonstrate how RefWorks, Endnote, and Zotero work with Library’s databases, including the brand new “Searchit@PUL” interface.

Speaker bios:

Audrey Betsy Welber serves Princeton primarily as a humanities reference librarian in Firestone Library. She runs the Library’s “Chat Reference” service, which allows students and faculty to get reference help from librarians in real time via Instant Messaging. Audrey also occasionally teaches a freshman writing seminar with the Princeton Writing Program.

Willow Dressel is the assistant engineering and plasma physics librarian. Her work interests include instruction, search interfaces, and bibliographic citation managers. She teaches workshops on Zotero in Firestone Library.