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Alice’s Adventures in Scholarly Conversations

Knights we need your help! Our dear friend Alice was doing research on the history of alternate realities and she has gone missing! Can you help us trace her research path and scholarly conversations? Join us February 18-21st on our quest to find Alice. At each event participants will be given a clue to help locate Alice. Collect all four clues for the ultimate prize! Can’t make all four events, no worries! The more events you attend the more prizes you will receive.

Monday, February 18, 10 am – 1 pm: Are you mad enough to join the Academic Alice Search Team?
Stop by the library lobby between 10-1 and take our quiz to see if you have the skills to join our search team! Participants will receive a snack to fuel their search as well as the first clue to finding Alice.

Tuesday, February 19, 10 – 11 am: READ ME: Understanding the Clues all around you.
In this workshop participants will uncover the secret codes embedded in scholarly conversations that can help readers quickly identify the information they need to know, who to trust, & where to start their investigations. Participants will find another clue in our hunt for Alice. Location: RM 235A

Wednesday, February 20, 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole.
In this workshop participants will discover how to follow the clues to trace a scholarly conversation through time from the beginning to the present and beyond. Participants will receive the penultimate clue in our quest to find Alice. Location: RM 235A

Thursday, February 21, 10 – 11 am: Returning from Wonderland.
When is a tweet as important as a journal article? Does it matter which journal an article is published in? Are books always better? Join us as we explore how the context in which a scholarly conversation happens can provide important clues about who can be trusted and when you are being hoodwinked. The final clue to Alice’s location will be revealed! Location: RM 235A

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Business Coaching and Mentoring Resources

Entrepreneurship Workshop: Business Coaching and Mentoring Resources

Jan. 23 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Library Rm. 223

Come learn the valuable resources at UCF that encourage student entrepreneurs with competition, mentoring and support resources.

Featuring speakers from I-Corps, UCF Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and Florida SBDC at the University of Central Florida.

For more information and to register visit: http://guides.ucf.edu/entrepreneur

Light refreshments will be served.

Graduate Workshops

Spring Graduate Workshops

UCF Libraries, in partnership with the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success, is offering a full slate of graduate workshops during the spring 2019 semester including Library Research & Literature Review Strategies, Planning Poster Sessions, EndNote & RefWorks: Citing Made Easy, Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love & Use, Optimizing Your Online Presence, Where to Publish & Author Rights, and Presentation Skills. Online sessions have been added to several of the workshops.

Registration for these workshops is required and is done through myUCF (Student Center → Graduate Students → Pathways to Success)

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Researching Patent & Trademark Information

Researching Patent & Trademark Information

Join the UCF Library as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of becoming a Patent and Trademark depository library!  This one-day FREE seminar, “Researching Patent and Trademark Information”, features a range of informational sessions for inventors, entrepreneurs, educators, students and legal professionals.  Topics include:

  • An overview of Intellectual Property
  • How to conduct a patent search
  • How to conduct a trademark search
  • How to avoid invention promotion scams
  • A local resource panel of business and innovation experts.

You may stay for the entire seminar, or only come for the morning or afternoon.  Advance registration is recommended so that we may send attendees a complimentary parking pass and estimate attendance.  See http://guides.ucf.edu/PTRC2018 for registration and further information.

 

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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights: Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights: Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

Nov. 15 | 1-2:45 p.m. | Library Rm. 223

Business names and brands, product logos, original artwork, secret recipes, and inventions are all forms of intellectual property that one can lose the rights to if measures aren’t taken to protect them! Come learn about patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyright, what they mean, and why they are important to entrepreneurs.

For more information and to register visit: http://guides.ucf.edu/entrepreneur

Light refreshments will be served.

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