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I Think I Have Developed Something With Commercial Potential, What Do I Do Now?

Presentation by Wendy Martin and Paola Buitron-Bouw
Office of Technology Development, UMBC


Effective Posters

First impressions are important with research posters, as you want to grab a potential readers’ attention: Come and learn how to create an effective academic research poster.

Date: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Library Room 259
https://umbc.libcal.com/event/4632248


The Dos and Don’ts in Health Literacy

Why would googling your health symptoms be the worst thing you could do? Come learn the dos and don’ts in searching online for medical/health information in this joint collaborative workshop between the Library and University Health Services.

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Library Gallery
https://umbc.libcal.com/event/4632072


How to Conduct a Preliminary U.S. Patent Search

Patent searching can be a daunting and overwhelming process. Come learn how to conduct preliminary patent searches of U.S. patents and published applications using free online resources of the USPTO.

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Library Room 259
https://umbc.libcal.com/event/4335433


EndNote Basic

Learn how to utilize the full range of features included in the web-accessible citation manager. This hands-on workshop will focus on setting up an account, importing and transferring references, sharing references, and accessing your references in Microsoft Word.

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Library Room 259
https://umbc.libcal.com/event/4354646


The ABC’s of a Professional Academic Lab

Come learn the secrets of selecting, working and succeeding in a professional academic lab.

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Library Room 259
https://umbc.libcal.com/event/4632259