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Category Archives: Talks/Symposia

Evaluating Publishers: Open Access Publishing and Predatory Journals

Whether you’re looking for journals in your field, receive a solicitation to submit work from a publisher, or are wondering which Open Access journals are trustworthy, librarians can help you find publishers and research their publishing practices before you submit your work. This workshop will briefly cover both monograph and journal publishers, with more time given to journal publishers. The workshop will be held on September 28th, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Hodges Library, Room 127.

Instructional Technology Community of Practice Kickoff

UT Faculty and Graduate Teaching Associates are invited to bring their lunch and a colleague to the fall 2017 Instructional Technology Community of Practice (ITCoP) kickoff. The brown bag lunch event will be held on Wednesday, September 27th, from 12:20 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. in the Hodges Library Practice Presentation Room, 220E. The presenters include: Amy Heger, Psychology; Cara Sulyok, Mathematics; and Vincent Price, Theory and Practice in Teacher Education. For more information, visit the ITCoP website.

Reminder: UT Libraries Endnote Workshop

The Graduate School would like to remind you that the UT Libraries is hosting a class on using Endnote, for organizing your citations. There are two classes offered, September 12 (11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.) and September 15 (2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.). Both classes will take place in Hodges Library, room 127. For more information go to, and register by sending email to

Know What Cayuse Is? If You’re Doing Sponsored Research, You Probably Should

Cayuse SP is the electronic routing system used by the Office of Sponsored Programs to review grant proposals. The Office of Research and Engagement is offering an introduction to this system, to improve your knowledge of the system and learn what is required by the Office of Sponsored programs for submitting proposals. Included is a demonstration of how to build a Cayuse proposal to work through multiple proposal scenarios and sponsors. If you’re going to be doing any sponsored research, learning about this system can help you work through the process as smoothly as possible. The workshop will take place on September 12, from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in 113 Blount Hall, and you are encouraged to register if you plan to attend.

Start Taking Steps Towards Life Beyond Graduate School

The Center for Career Development and the Graduate Student Senate are sponsoring a brown bag lunch series called “Life Beyond Graduate School” this fall. This series is designed to help graduate students begin thinking about their career paths and start taking steps to achieve their goals. The first session will be September 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be about your personal branding. All sessions will take place in Hodges Library, Room 253, and they are BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch) – drinks and dessert will be provided.

Organize Your References With Endnote

The UT Libraries would like to show you how to format your citations automatically, create a library of your citations and insert them in Microsoft Word papers, and store PDFs, as well. This hands-on class, offered on September 12 from 11:00 a.m to 12:30 p.m. in Hodges Library 127, will get you started using Endnote. If you can’t make it on the 12th, there will be another class on September 15 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information go to, and register by sending email to

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