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....

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    Sustainability by the Numbers

    University in the Big10 to receive
    Fair Trade University designation
    million pounds of waste composted,
    recycled and diverted from landfill
    of UI Cambus fleet is
    powered by clean-diesel technology
    Sustainability Certificates granted
    to UI students and graduates
    awarded in funding for sustainability
    research across the UI campus
    spent every year by UI Housing and Dining
    to purchase local foods, dairy, and goods
    from local farmers and vendors

    Rated “Silver” in Sustainability Tracking (STARS) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
    Designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for 10 years and running!