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Data Visualization: The What, Why, & How, Sandy Avila Aug 2020

Data Visualization: The What, Why, & How, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This presentation was part of UCF Libraries' Office of Scholarly Communication Stay Savvy with Scholarly Communication session for the summer of 2020. This session was as introduction to what data visualization is, some background on out of the box tools and software people can use to create visualizations, while providing an overview of why we visualize data.


Mindfulness Meditation: Alternative Practice Techniques, Sandy Avila Aug 2020

Mindfulness Meditation: Alternative Practice Techniques, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Did you know that meditation doesn’t have to be done sitting down and that there are many mindfulness practices that might not seem like meditation at all? Come join Sandy Avila for this session if you want to learn more about how to find meditation in many everyday activities. If you weren’t able to attend the two previous sessions, no worries, come learn about how meditation also includes alternative techniques. Sandy will cover a quick explanation on mindfulness and will go through a short chakras (wheels of energy) balancing meditation as well as a short metta (loving kindness ...


Staying Calm & Carrying On: How The Ucf Libraries’ Stem Librarians Extended Their Reach Through Remote Access, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura Basco Aug 2020

Staying Calm & Carrying On: How The Ucf Libraries’ Stem Librarians Extended Their Reach Through Remote Access, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura Basco

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

With COVID-19 affecting our personal and professional life, librarians have had to adapt to a variety of fast moving changes during a crisis. The University of Central Florida STEM Librarian team of two Research & Information Services subject librarians, responded to the challenges of remote work by establishing fruitful partnerships within the library, and collaboration within units across campus. Our proposed 15 minute presentation would cover the following three learning objectives: (1) to demonstrate how the UCF Librarians adapted to an ever changing landscape, (2) to share strategies for success on how to partner with teams across the library, and (3 ...


Measuring Research Impact Citation Analysis Tools, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco Jul 2020

Measuring Research Impact Citation Analysis Tools, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

A citation report can identify specific works with high impact and provide an easy way to list both total works and total citations. Various tools and methods upon which to measure the impact of an individual or their scholarship will be presented.


Mindfulness Meditation: Benefits To Meditation & Basic Practice Techniques, Sandy Avila Jul 2020

Mindfulness Meditation: Benefits To Meditation & Basic Practice Techniques, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Are you interested in learning more about how mindful meditation can help teach you to slow down your monkey-mind, and how to get more involved in forming a regular practice involving breathing techniques, an awareness of body and mind, and how to generally get your body in a more relaxed state? We didn’t get to cover the benefits of meditation during the first session, so we will cover that, too! Plan on joining Sandy Avila for the 2nd session on mindful meditation where we will go through a 20 minute guided meditation to calm your mind and release ...


Mindfulness Meditation: Introduction To Meditation, Sandy Avila Jul 2020

Mindfulness Meditation: Introduction To Meditation, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Have you ever wondered what meditation was all about, why people do it, and what benefits it may have to our overall energy, and mood?

Although our minds are full of heavy thoughts that can appear overwhelming, learning how to be more mindful can help curtail some of the stress we find ourselves under. Come join Sandy Avila as she shares an introduction to mindfulness meditation! There is no need for special props or preparation, just bring yourself and a desire for wellness as this session will cover the basics.


Data Documentation, Analysis & Statistical Software, Sai Deng, Xiang Zhu Jun 2020

Data Documentation, Analysis & Statistical Software, Sai Deng, Xiang Zhu

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Workshop on data documentation, analysis & statistical software delivered online to the University of Central Florida (UCF)’s graduate students. This workshop is conducted by a Statistician at the College of Medicine and the Metadata Librarian at UCF. It includes five modules which focus on data basics, data documentation, dataset metadata, data analysis and statistical software. The data basics section introduces data, research data and dataset, the need for documenting and preserving research data. The data documentation and dataset metadata sections touch on researchers’ data practices and offer some general recommendations for a researcher’s research lifecycle. They also discuss documenting ...


Library Support For Course Materials, Sara Duff, Rich Gause, Sarah A. Norris May 2020

Library Support For Course Materials, Sara Duff, Rich Gause, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Whether you’re teaching online or face-to-face, UCF Libraries provide access to a variety of materials that can support your courses — from journal articles, streaming videos, e-books, and more. But, these materials have a wide variety of access models that are not always evident. In this session, UCF Librarians Sara Duff, Rich Gause, and Sarah Norris will share how to navigate the plethora of resources available to support teaching and learning with a particular emphasis on resources that can be used during remote teaching during emergency circumstances. How to access these materials and ensure they’re accessible by students, as ...


Copyright, Fair Use & Online Teaching During Emergency Circumstances, Sarah A. Norris, Rich Gause May 2020

Copyright, Fair Use & Online Teaching During Emergency Circumstances, Sarah A. Norris, Rich Gause

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

The session will provide a bit of information on fair use (exploring the four fair use factors in depth) and other components that will be helpful for faulty as they consider the materials they need when teaching online, especially during the public health crisis related to COVID-19.


Copyright & Fair Use In The Time Of Covid-19, Sarah A. Norris, Rich Gause Apr 2020

Copyright & Fair Use In The Time Of Covid-19, Sarah A. Norris, Rich Gause

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This session provides information to library staff and instructional designers about assisting faculty with navigating copyright and fair use during emergency situations, such as the public health crisis related to COVID-19.


Top Apps To Explore During Covid-19 Quarantine, Sandy Avila Apr 2020

Top Apps To Explore During Covid-19 Quarantine, Sandy Avila

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Having trouble staying on task, looking to be kept entertained, or care to visit a faraway land? We will explore these and other areas of interest as we look at how mobile apps and their desktop counterparts can help you escape your mind, center your body, and tickle your spiirt during COVID-19 quarantine.


Seek And Find: Tips On Exploring Stem Journal Evaluation & Metrics, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris Mar 2020

Seek And Find: Tips On Exploring Stem Journal Evaluation & Metrics, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation & Discussion on journal evaluation and metrics for the UCF Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning Cohort: Writing Your STEM Journal Article in 12 Weeks.


Know Your Rights: A Copyright Discussion For Faculty, Sarah A. Norris Feb 2020

Know Your Rights: A Copyright Discussion For Faculty, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Join the College of Graduate Studies and UCF Libraries for a faculty discussion about copyright. Learn how to better protect your works as an author, determine copyright status, advise students on copyright issues, and increase the impact of your work by utilizing institutional repositories and/or online faculty profiles.


Finding And Evaluating Journals, Terri Gotschall, Sarah A. Norris Jan 2020

Finding And Evaluating Journals, Terri Gotschall, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation for the UCF Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning (FCTL) Teaching and Learning Days in Spring 2020.

How do you decide which journals are the best fit for your research? This workshop will discuss a variety of topics to help you navigate the publishing process including publishing goals and criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication. It will explore how to evaluate a journal to ensure that the journal you are considering is one of quality and rigor within your discipline. We will also discuss open access publishing and how to avoid predatory publishers.


Tobacco Use Disparities By Sexual And Gender Minority Status Among Ucf Students., Parth N. Patel Jan 2020

Tobacco Use Disparities By Sexual And Gender Minority Status Among Ucf Students., Parth N. Patel

Digital Repository: Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

No abstract provided.


Deindustrialization And Voting Behavior In Ohio Rust Belt Counties, Casey B. Craig Jan 2020

Deindustrialization And Voting Behavior In Ohio Rust Belt Counties, Casey B. Craig

Digital Repository: Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

No abstract provided.


Best Practices: An Exciting Showcase Of Inclusive, Innovative, & Interconnected Libraries In Asia And The Usa, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco, John Hickok Nov 2019

Best Practices: An Exciting Showcase Of Inclusive, Innovative, & Interconnected Libraries In Asia And The Usa, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco, John Hickok

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Conference Presentation presented at PLAI 2019 National Congress in Tagaytay City, Philippines.

Libraries across the world—especially in the US and Asia—are rapidly changing. New technology, trends, and user needs are all driving libraries to adapt. This includes being more inclusive (meeting all users’ needs, of diverse backgrounds), more innovative (overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities), and more interconnected (forging partnerships and making creative connections). This paper presentation will showcase inspiring, real-life examples of just such libraries! The two co-presenters bring first-hand experience in featuring these showcased libraries. The first leads the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), a professional ...


Falling Down The Rabbit Hole: Exploring The Unique Partnership Between Subject Librarians And Scholarly Communication, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris Nov 2019

Falling Down The Rabbit Hole: Exploring The Unique Partnership Between Subject Librarians And Scholarly Communication, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Conference Presentation presented at Charleston Conference 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Subject librarians are uniquely poised to facilitate conversations and assistance about scholarly communication topics to faculty and students -- helping make the connections between scholarly communication and discipline-specific research. The University of Central Florida (UCF) Libraries offers a unique intersection between scholarly communication and subject librarians by implementing a robust subject librarian model that includes activities related to scholarly communication and partnering with UCF’s Office of Scholarly Communication to provide support on a variety of topics to the campus community. In particular, this model has been particularly effective with ...


Copyright For Educators: Using Copyrighted Content In The Classroom, Sarah A. Norris Oct 2019

Copyright For Educators: Using Copyrighted Content In The Classroom, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation for KnightEd Talk series on October 8, 2019.

Session Description:

Can you show a movie in class? Can you distribute copies of an article to your students? These are just a few questions that educators face when using copyrighted materials in the classroom. In this presentation, we will discuss copyright basics and explore copyright issues in both the physical and online classroom. The session will include real-world examples and provide attendees with resources they can use to help navigate copyright when teaching.


Open Access, Sarah A. Norris Jul 2019

Open Access, Sarah A. Norris

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Copyright, Sarah A. Norris Jul 2019

Copyright, Sarah A. Norris

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Creating Mail Art & Other Transformative Works: Understanding Copyright & Author Rights, Sarah A. Norris Jul 2019

Creating Mail Art & Other Transformative Works: Understanding Copyright & Author Rights, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

A brief presentation on copyright and author rights considerations when creating mail art and other transformative works that was given during a Mail Art event held at UCF Libraries.


A Model For Quality Education To Support Stem Student Success, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco Jul 2019

A Model For Quality Education To Support Stem Student Success, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

In an evolving academic library environment, the duties of the subject liaison librarian are ever changing and being adapted as new responsibilities are added year after year. The Science Librarian and Engineering & Computer Science Librarian at the University of Central Florida are taking a model-based approach to handling these changes in STEM discipline support. During this session we will cover strategies for improving STEM student success based on a model for collaborative instruction, creative outreach, and cooperative service. This “STEM Team” based approach involves working closely on STEM based initiatives by facilitating and organizing related events and workshops which may ...


Entrepreneurship Programming: Building A Network Of Librarians, Students, And Entrepreneurs, Rebecca "Missy" Murphey, Min Tong, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco Jul 2019

Entrepreneurship Programming: Building A Network Of Librarians, Students, And Entrepreneurs, Rebecca "Missy" Murphey, Min Tong, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

We presented our program on July 12, 2019 at the inaugural Panhandle Academic Libraries Conference held at the Florida Virtual Campus in Tallahassee, FL. The event was live streamed and a video recording of our presentation can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImbB4bdJveI&feature=youtu.be

Conference Abstract:

Four librarians, all liaisons to very different departments, collaborated to plan an event series that serves their common audience: student entrepreneurs. Hear how they connected with other campus units and organizations–and each other–to cooperatively provide programs featuring local entrepreneurs, market research, intellectual property, and business coaches ...


Online Faculty Profiles, Sarah A. Norris Jun 2019

Online Faculty Profiles, Sarah A. Norris

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Stars And Selectedworks, Lee Dotson Jun 2019

Stars And Selectedworks, Lee Dotson

Camp COMPASS

No abstract provided.


Taking An Earth Day Winning Hand To The Next Level, Sandy Avila, Christina C. Wray, Kelsie Johnson May 2019

Taking An Earth Day Winning Hand To The Next Level, Sandy Avila, Christina C. Wray, Kelsie Johnson

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Presentation was delivered on May 17, 2019 at the Florida Library Association Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL May 15-17th, 2019.

Abstract:

Join a team of two librarians, a faculty member and one of their support staff as they discuss the ins and outs of creating a well-attended group of library programming events about Earth Day and local habitat awareness. Attend this session if you want to learn more about how to create winning partnerships and make your programming a hit around campus or in your local community!


Academic Etiquette, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris May 2019

Academic Etiquette, Sandy Avila, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This is a mentoring and professional development presentation given at a University of Central Florida Libraries faculty meeting. It encompasses a variety of topics, including discussing library and academic codes of ethics in addition to covering ethical and courteous practices related to communication, publishing, presenting, and participating in search committees.


Open Educational Resources At The University Of Central Florida, Sarah A. Norris Feb 2019

Open Educational Resources At The University Of Central Florida, Sarah A. Norris

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This presentation was a part of a panel at the FLVC OER Summit 2019 titled, "Integrating library funded resources into your courses" which included a panelists of Florida librarians.

The presentation highlights an open educational resource created at the University of Central Florida for an English Literature I course.


Returning From Wonderland, Sarah A. Norris, Christina Wray Feb 2019

Returning From Wonderland, Sarah A. Norris, Christina Wray

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Workshop presented as a part of the Alice’s Adventures in Scholarly Conversations week-long event hosted by UCF Libraries.

Workshop summary:

When is a tweet as important as a journal article? Does it matter which journal an article is published in? Are books always better? Join us as we explore how the context in which a scholarly conversation happens can provide important clues about who can be trusted and when you are being hoodwinked. The final clue to Alice’s location will be revealed!