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Research Resources Forum 2014: 11:45 AM sessions

Copyright and Your Research and Publishing

What do you need to know about managing your own copyrights and navigating use of copyrighted material in your research? Throughout your career at Northwestern, you will be creating material to which you own the copyright: presentations, papers, digital media, reviews, articles, and your dissertation. You may also want to use others' copyrighted material in your work. This session will help you understand the basics of  copyright, what and how it protects, when to ask for permission, and how to prepare to publish your book or article. The basics of a publishing agreement and a brief introduction to open access and other emerging publishing and impact models will be included.

M. Claire Stewart, Head, Digital Collections and Scholarly Communication Services

Forum Room 

Room # 2799

Location: 2nd Floor, South Tower

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Services to Support Your Digital Scholarship: Digital Images, Video and Music

Northwestern University Library offers digitization services and an array of resources to support your teaching and learning needs. In this session, you'll discover online resources and collections, and learn about tools used to manage your digital images, videos and music.

Charlotte Cubbage, Learning Services Librarian and Liaison for English, Radio/TV/Film, Dance, Drama, Performance Studies, & Theatre
Gregory MacAyeal, Assistant Head of The Music Library
Nicole Finzer, Visual Resources Librarian

Library Classroom

Room # B238

Location: Lower Level

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Resources for Philosophy and Religious Studies

This introduction to electronic research through the Northwestern Library system will focus on databases and full text resources linked from the Religious Studies and Philosophy research guides. We may also discuss additional electronic resources from the Library's webpage.

William McHugh, General/Interdisciplinary Studies Coordinator, Reference Collection Management Librarian and Liaison for Classics and Philosophy
Geoffrey Morse, Liaison for Religious Studies and Linguistics, and Coordinator for Humanities and Social Sciences

Video Theater

Room # 2712

Location: 2nd Floor, South Tower

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Social Sciences Computing Cluster

The Social Sciences Computing Cluster (SSCC) provides a rich suite of analytic software applications, an advanced computational capability, and a centrally-managed data storage service to support the research activities of Northwestern social scientists. Accounts on the SSCC are available free of charge to Northwestern social sciences faculty researchers and to their graduate students. The cluster of Linux systems provides four interactive systems, a batch cluster with 360 CPU cores, a network file service with 16 TB of storage, analytic software applications, and consulting and education services.

In this session, the instructor will introduce participants to these resources and discuss their role in your doctoral research. A brief demonstration of the SSCC will complete this presentation. Students interested in the Social Sciences Computing Cluster can learn more by visiting http://sscc.northwestern.edu/

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Bruce Foster, SSCC Architect, Academic & Research Technologies

Library Classroom

Room # B234

Location: Lower Level

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