Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNetwork analysis is an important tool in numerous disciplines and fields. It brings to light complex relationship patterns and can provide a new perspective to research and scholarship. In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles to Network analysis, identify best practices, and provide influential examples. Attendees will also be introduced to various digital tools that can be used to generate and analyze networks.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will help participants understand the open access movement in academic publishing. Attendees will learn what open access journals are and why they matter. Participants will learn the various ways they can participate in making their research openly available. They will also understand the difference between open access publications and predatory publishers and learn how to identify each.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you looking to increase the reach and impact of your published works? This Open Access Week workshop will discuss the Open Access Citation Advantage (OACA), the studied impact of traditional academic publications that are also made available online in an Open Access format. By leveraging the final pre-publication version of a peer-reviewed article, authors can take advantage of the Ball State University institutional repository, Cardinal Scholar, to drive additional traffic and citations to works already published in traditional journals.
7 p.m.
Eerie Muncie: The SequelJoin us on Wednesday, October 27 at 7:00 pm via Zoom for this panel discussion about some scary happenings and hauntings in Muncie and Delaware County history. Eerie Muncie 2020 was so popular that we dug up some more tales from the dark side, and this Zoom program will feature historic photographs, maps, newspaper articles, and all things scary, strange, and Spooktacular! Staff from Ball State University Libraries, the Delaware County Historical Society, Minnetrista, and Muncie Public Library will fascinate and frighten! Register for the event to receive a confirmation email with a link to the horror show!
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for middle and high school teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn the final workshop of the series, we will discuss the field of digital scholarship publication. Attendees will be introduced to Ball State’s resources for hosting and supporting digital scholarship, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select publishers, and a walkthrough of the digital publishing platform Scalar. Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau. It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Pattern, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau. It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Pattern, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.