EngagedScholarship @ Cleveland State University: Ask the Experts
10:30 am – 11:30 am
RT 503 (Michael Schwartz Library, 1860 East 22nd Street)
Do you have questions about our bepress services including publishing journals or books; posting articles; creating your own Scholars Page; managing conferences or ongoing meetings, and more? Ask our experts, Barbara Loomis - Project Coordinator, and Marsha Miles - Digital Initiatives Librarian. Drop in at Rhodes Tower 503 between 10:30 and 11:30 am on Thursday October 27th or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
Open Access Week Event for Thursday, October 27, 2016
EngagedScholarship @ Cleveland State University: Ask the Experts
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Open Access Week Events for Wednesday, October 26, 2016
"To Publish or not to Publish: That is the Question" EngagedScholarship @ CSU Provides the Answer
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
RT 502 (Michael Schwartz Library, 1860 East 22nd Street)
Presenter: Richard Klein, Urban Studies
Dr Klein will discuss the trials and tribulations facing many academic writers within today's competitive world of print publishing, and how online publishing venues such as EngagedScholarship @ Cleveland State University with their highly competent librarians and equally efficient staff help to measurably lessen the burdens often attributed to such publishing efforts. EngagedSchoalrship@CSU consultants will be available after the formal presentation to answer questions about publishing YOUR book.
Tour of 3D Printing Lab
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CSU Fenn Hall, Room 424, 1960 East 24th Street, Cleveland
3D Printers (and their users) can take advantage of open access designs. Tour the Mechanical Engineering department's 3D Printing Lab, hear from an engineering student about how the technology works and how it's used, and see a 3D printer in action.
Please email email@example.com to register for this free event!
Monday, October 24th, 2016
Digital CSU Working Group Meeting, Thursday October 27th at 11:30 AM in RT 502
Do you use digital methods in your research or teaching?
Do you want to learn more about digital tools available or in use on campus?
Please join us for our second meeting of the Digital CSU working group, a low-stakes environment to discuss all things digital! All CSU community members are welcome and refreshments will be served.
We will meet this month on Thursday, October 27 in RT 502 from 11:30-1:00 pm. Chris Rennison, Senior Instructional Technologist, Center for Instructional Technology and Distance Learning will present Augmented Reality Sandbox.
Open Access Week Workshops For Faculty
Copyright and Creative Commons Workshop
11:30 - 12:30
Have you ever wanted to use someone's intellectual property but didn't know how to get permission? Or, have you ever wanted to freely share your own intellectual property but didn't know how? Well, there are millions of people out there who do freely share their creations with others by using Creative Commons licensing on their copyright materials. Come to this workshop to learn both how you can freely share your intellectual property and use intellectual property that has been licensed with a Creative Commons license.
Affordable Textbook Alternatives Workshop
2:00 - 3:00
We are all concerned about the rising cost of higher education but often may not know what we can do as individuals. Faculty want to assign the best quality textbooks possible for their students but they know that some of these materials are very costly. In this workshop, faculty will learn how to find and use openly licensed quality educational resources that are free to students. In many cases these resources can be adapted to the individual instructor's class and, because they are freely available, students will have the needed resources the very first day of class. What a great way to help students improve classroom performance! The event is free.
Boycotts, Busing & Beyond - Book Signing and Discussion, October 26th
Cleveland State University
Black Studies Program
Book Signing & Discussion
Boycotts, Busing & Beyond:
The History and Implications of School Desegregation in the Urban North
Ronnie A. Dunn, Donna M. Whyte, James Hardiman, Mittie Davis Jones, Adrienne Hatten
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Black Studies Program Conference Room, MC 135
Monday, October 17th, 2016
New Trial Subscription to Euromonitor - Passport
Euromonitor - Passport is a global market research database providing insight on industries, economies and consumers worldwide, helping analyze market context and identify future trends impacting businesses globally.
Euromonitor - Passport will be available on a trial basis to the CSU community until November 30th. Find it on our Research Databases page. Take the Passport Survey -- Once you've tried Euromonitor - Passport, let us know what you think about this service.
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
New Trial Subscription to Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages is an archive of music journalism and pop writing of the last 60 years. Comprising over 31,000 articles, the RBP library aggregates the work of over 650 writers across all popular-music genres from rockabilly to hip hop, via R&B, country and electronica (EDM). The RBP library also includes 500 exclusive audio interviews with music legends. The library features 5,000 artists, from Elvis Presley to Beyoncé.
Rock's Backpages will be available on a trial basis to the CSU community through November 4th. Find it on our Research Databases page. Take the Rock's Backpages Survey -- Once you've tried Rock's Backpages, let us know what you think about this service.
Monday, October 10th, 2016
Library Technology on Display at TechFest 2016!
Library technology will be on display at TechFest 2016 on Tuesday, October 25 in the Student Center Ballrom.
Michael Schwartz Library staff will demonstrate the CSU EngagedScholarship institutional repository, Electronic Course Reserves, streaming media, Research Guides, and other advanced tools.
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
New Trial Subscription to SPIE Digital Library
SPIE Digital Library is a database on optics and photonics research that provides access to more than 444,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1962 to the present. Over 50,000 SPIE papers are cited in more than 20,000 high-technology patents registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Thousands more appear in the international patent literature.
SPIE Digital Library will be available on a trial basis to the CSU community through December 10th. Find it on our Research Databases page. Take the SPIE Survey -- Once you've tried SPIE, let us know what you think about this service.
Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Two New Databases to Try — Children's Literature Comprehensive Database and ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is a research and teaching tool for academic institutions requiring course and collection information for Children’s and Young Adult books and other media. The content includes over 2.6 million fiction/non-fiction records with 650,000+ national and international awards, 40,000+ quality professional reviews, over 330,000 author/title links in addition to plus lesson plans and teaching guides. Students can easily determine interest and reading levels, select trade books, create thematic lists, interpret reviews and more. Individual MY CLCD accounts allow users to save their research.
NOTE: This trial is active until November 30, 2016.
ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection (HEB) is an online collection of nearly 4,600 books in the humanities and social sciences. The project includes both in-print and out-of-print books and many prize-winning works. It is an ongoing collaboration of the American Council of Learned Societies, various constituent member learned societies of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), and over 100 publishers.
NOTE: This trial is active until December 5, 2016.
Once you have tried them, please tell us what you think by completing and submitting the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database survey and the ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection.
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