October 2, 2015 Leave a comment
Welcome Back to School!
Beginning September 30th, the Research Commons will be open from 7:30am – 10:00 pm Monday – Thursday; 7:30am – 6:00 pm Fridays; 1:00pm – 5:00pm Saturdays; and 1:00pm – 10:00pm on Sundays. Our complete Fall hours, including Fall holiday closure dates, are on the libraries website.
Explore the NEW Research Commons Website
We are thrilled to announce that our website has been redesigned, and has a new URL: www.lib.washington.edu/commons. Don’t worry if you have saved our old URLs; they will redirect to the new site. Please take a look around!
Research Commons Consultation Drop-in Services for Fall 2015
Don’t let funding applications deadlines pass you by!
Stop by the Research Commons Consultation Studio in Allen Library South during office hours, Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30-2:30pm, OR attend a workshop:
Finding Funding Workshop: Thursday, October 1st, 12:00 pm, Research Commons (RC) Green A
International Student Workshop: Thursday, October 8th, 12:00 pm, RC Green A
Finding Funding Webinar: Tuesday, October 13th, 3:00 pm, AdobeConnect
Receive help writing conference proposals, preparing articles for publication or working on your thesis or dissertation. Drop in hours are Mondays 12:45- 2:15 pm and Wednesdays, 2:15-3:45 pm. in the RC Consultation Studio
Bring any visual work related to you research or teaching—including figures, diagrams, data plots, presentations and posters—and receive help from a designer. The Help Desk is available Wednesdays, 9:00-11:00 am, in the RC Consultation Studio.
Announcing WikipediaLab: First Session Monday October 5 at 4:30 pm
The Research Commons is pleased to announce the launch of WikipediaLab, a new weekly drop-in workshop which brings together local Wikipedia experts with University of Washington subject specialists and UW community members to learn about editing Wikipedia. Join us to contribute content to the world’s largest online encyclopedia, based on weekly themes. Next week’s theme will be “Women in Economics.” This program is free, open to the public, and registration is not required.
“When I got my library card, that was when my life began.” -Rita Mae Brown