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Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Member Meeting and Summer Speaker Series 2020

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Member Meeting and Summer Speaker Series 2020

July 7, 2020 - 7:30pm

Program: “From Landfill to Urban Park” Presenter: Isaac Robb, Director of Urban Projects, Western Reserve Land Conservancy Date & Time: Tuesday, July 7, 2020: Member Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Speaker at 8:00 p.m. Programs are free and open to the public.

Engineering Library Summer Workshop: Lions and Tigers and Predatory Journals, Oh My!

July 8, 2020 - 2:00pm

  In this workshop, you will learn strategies for navigating through the jungle of scholarly publishing. Have you ever wondered how to identify which journal to publish in? Want to learn how to avoid predatory publishers? What is the difference between traditional publishing and open access? This workshop will provide answers to these questions and more. Bring your own questions too! Taught by Kari Kozak, Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library. 

Results of EPA/EGLE Study "Targeted and Nontargeted Analysis of PFAS in Fume Suppressant Products at Chrome Plating Facilities"

July 9, 2020 - 9:00am

Beginning in 2017, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) found unexpectedly high levels of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) in chrome plater effluent, which is generally routed to wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) for treatment along with municipal sanitary wastewater before discharge to lakes and streams.  In 2018 EGLE asked the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct a study to answer the question of whether the "PFOS-free" fume...

Engineering Library Summer Workshop: Demystifying Scholarly Metrics

July 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

How do you make a list of every single paper that cites you? How do you gather evidence and demonstrate potential values and research impact? This workshop will help you understand how to interpret “standard” scholarly metrics (h-index, impact factor, CiteScore etc.) and where to find them, explore three major sources of citation data (Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar), and identify best practices on broadening your research impact....

Engineering Library Summer Workshop: Keeping Up to Date: Searching While You Are Sleeping (Alerts and Notifications)

July 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

Are you overwhelmed trying to keep up on the recent research done in your area? Many of the library’s databases allow you to set up alerts and notifications. Alerts can tell you when there is a new issue of your favorite journal, when work by a particular author is available, when a specific article is cited, and when new articles are published that match a saved search. These searches will run automatically overnight and will send you an email with the results. Learn how to set up these...

Science Online!

Science Online!

July 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Challenge your ecology knowledge with a fun, interactive science activity...from home! Join us for Science Online, as we explore balance in ecosystems in a very fun way....

Engineering Library Summer Workshop: Finding and Using a Good Writing Model

July 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

In this workshop we will discuss common challenges faced by students writing at the graduate level, and we will learn various ways to energize and organize your writing. Discover techniques to give your project momentum and motivate daily writing during this phase of your graduate research. Taught by Deirdre Egan, Assistant Writing Center Director, Writing Center.