The UTC Library is pleased to offer a new series of workshops this semester, focusing on topics of interest to faculty. The series will cover scholarly identity and scholarly communication topics such as author rights, open access, open educational resources, identity management and identity management tools. While the workshops were designed with faculty in mind, graduate students and other researchers are welcome to attend all workshops. The complete list of workshops

Authorship & Agency in Scholarly Communication
You’ve done the hard work of research and writing, now learn how to care for those works as they go out into the world! We will explore author rights and other copyright concerns, as well as what to consider when choosing venues for publication.
Wednesday Feb 20, 1:00-1:30, LIB Room 205
Thursday Feb 21, 11:00-1:30, LIB Room 205

Measuring & Maximizing Research Impact
Develop a more holistic vision of measuring research impact through the exploration of both traditional and alternative resources in addition to learning helpful tips for maximizing exposure to your research.
Wednesday March 6, 11:00-11:50, LIB Room 205
Thursday March 7, 11:00-11:50, LIB Room 205

Managing Your Scholarly Identity
Learn more about ORCiD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) and how to manage your scholarly identity. We will explore what author identity means, how ORCiD supports scholarship, and provide assistance in setting up and updating an ORCiD account.
Wednesday March 20, 1:00-1:30, LIB Room 204
Tuesday March 26, 11:00-11:30, LIB Room 204

Introduction to OER
Find out more about Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Open Education movement in this workshop. We will cover where can you find OER materials, why use OER, how to create OER, and what is Open Pedagogy.
Thursday, April 4. 11:00-11:30, LIB Room 205
Friday April 5, 1:00-1:30, LIB Room 205

These brief workshops are designed to fit in to your busy schedule, we hope you can attend!
If you have suggestions for topics to cover in future faculty workshops, please let us know!