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The Tech Lab regularly streams webinars related to library and information science or technology in the Tech Lab classroom or another campus location. Webinars are free and open to any GSLIS student.

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Taking Embedded Librarianship to the Next Level (ALA TechSource Webinar)

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Tech Lab

You create value for your library and your own position within it when you become an instructional partner to faculty and a mentor to student researchers. Starting with Course management system tools and citations lists, Buffy J. Hamilton will show you how to use free or inexpensive web-based tools to offer research instruction. By reaching out to students on the web, you will make instruction available when it's needed. This workshop will help you start a conversation with your community of learners and keep it going.

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Institutional repositories and local practice: sharing experience and lessons (ASIS&T Webinar)

Wednesday, February 29nd, 2012
Tech Lab

Institutional Collaboration for Research Data Management
The Purdue University Research Repository is an institutional approach to address data research needs. The collaboration has been successful because of three critical partners: the Office of the Vice President for Research (sponsored funding expertise), HUBzero (TM) team (research collaboration platform expertise) and the Libraries (data curation & preservation expertise). Presents an overview of the collaboration, functionality of the platform, and impact on librarians and researchers.

How a Repository Can Help You, the Researcher
This discussion focuses on the benefits researchers receive from partnering with their libraries to preserve and make broadly accessible their scholarly research output by utilizing repository software and infrastructure. It will explain the various components that must be in place to utilize these services. Components include: copyright, licenses, file formats, file versions.

Developing an Institutional Repository at Indiana State University
This discussion focuses on ISU institutional repository, Sycamore Scholars, for publishing and archiving ISU theses and dissertations and other scholarly materials. Ms. Wang provides technical support for the Wabash Valley Visions & Voices Digital Memory Project. She also participates in ISU digital preservation project via MetaArchive and LOCKSS as a cache administrator and plugin developer.

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