Date:   January 8, 2014

To:       All UF Graduate Students

Cc:      All UF Graduate Coordinators and Staff

From:  UF George A. Smathers Libraries

RE:      Spring 2014 Scholarly Communications Workshops by the UF George A. Smathers Libraries

Scholarly Communications Workshops for Spring 2014
presented by the UF George A. Smathers Libraries

The following scholarly communications workshops will be offered this semester at Library West (LW), Marston Science Library (MSL), the Education Library (EDL) and the Health Sciences Center Library (HSCL). Registration is requested, but not required.  For registration and more information, please visit For more information, contact Christine Fruin at [log in to unmask] or (352) 273-2710.

Copyright for Online Teaching
Learn about the application of fair use and the TEACH Act to online teaching, and utilization of print and digital resources in their classes.
LW 212: Jan. 13, 12:30-1:30 PM and Jan. 28, 2:00-3:00 PM
MSL 107: Jan. 16, 2:00-3:00 PM and Jan. 30, 9:30-10:30 AM
EDL 1504: Jan. 15, 9:00-10:00 AM and Jan. 27, 2:00-3:00 PM
HSCL Collaboration Center (C2-41A): Jan. 17, 2:00-3:00 PM and Jan. 29, 3:00-4:00 PM

Copyright Essentials for the Graduate Researcher
Addresses copyright questions students may encounter as they write and prepare to publish their own thesis or dissertation.
LW 212: Feb. 18, 9:00-10:00 AM
MSL 107: Feb. 18, 1:30-2:30 PM
EDL 1504: Feb. 19, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
HSCL Collaboration Center (C2-41A): Feb. 20, 3:00-4:00 PM

Influence and Impact: How to Measure and How to Achieve Maximum Reach for Your Research
Discover how to measure the influence and impact of individual journals, single articles and of researchers themselves.
LW 211: March 19, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
MSL 308: March 18, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
HSCL Collaboration Center (C2-41A): March 20, 3:00-4:00 PM

Protect Your Rights as Author: Understanding Copyright and Open Access
Participants learn more about copyright policies of publishers, how to read and understand publication agreements, and how to preserve their rights as authors.
LW 212:  April 8, 12:00-1:00 PM
MSL 308: April 9, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
EDL 1504: April 10, 12:00-1:00 PM
HSCL Collaboration Center (C2-41A): April 7, 3:00-4:00 PM