Digital Privacy: A Hands-on Workshop

Library Computer Room, A540

Learn more about privacy and take control of your digital identity! In this hands-on workshop, City Tech faculty, students, and staff will learn how to protect themselves against surveillance and unwanted data collection. Specific topics covered will include: password security, social media privacy, browser settings, and alternative search engines. Bring your smart phone or tablet.

Academic Works Posting Parties

Library Computer Room, A540

Learn how CUNY’s institutional repository can help maximize your research impact. We will demonstrate how to post your scholarly work to Academic Works and talk more about your rights as an author. Bring your files, including conference presentations, on a flash drive, and we’ll guide you through the process of posting your work. The final,

Introduction to O.E.R. & the Open Textbook Library

You're invited to learn more about free and open educational resources (O.E.R.) and how they can support instruction and student access to course materials. Participants are encouraged to bring questions; no level of familiarity with O.E.R. is required. Workshops will be conducted remotely over Zoom.  This workshop will provide an introduction to open educational resources (O.E.R.) and get you started locating open

Faculty Friday: Leveraging the Literature Review

Prof. Monica Berger will discuss - finding target journals for publishing your work; getting a bird’s-eye view of your topic; conducting the literature review; using Google Scholar, citation managers, and link resolvers; assessing journals and avoiding predatory journals. Watch recording below

Demystifying Academic Works

What is Academic Works and how does it benefit you as a scholar? You will learn more about how and why publishers allow you to contribute to Academic Works and the many benefits to sharing your scholarship openly to you, your students, and the public. 

Zotero Basics

Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the

ORCID ID: Author Identifier for Grants, Publication, and Reviewing

ORCID IDs are author identifiers. They are especially helpful to authors with names that are more common but they have other benefits including speedier registration in systems for submitting articles, reviewing, and grant applications. Grantees who use their ORCID when applying for a grant help to assure that funders connect your funding program to your

Zotero Basics

Attendees will learn the capabilities of this powerful, free open-source reference management software program. The session covers the functionalities of the Zotero client, adding the Zotero plugin to your browser, and importing citations to generate a bibliography. To maximize our workshop time, please download Zotero from https://www.zotero.org and create your username and password in the