The Marine Science Library is located at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas. This research guide is intended to help you find materials needed for your research and provide relevant sources of information, which include citation management, writing assistance, open acess, and more! Just check the pages on the left. Need more assistance? Contact me or stop by my office and I'll be glad to help.
To renew books, Go to Your Library Account. Majority of books may be renewed, but not all. Items from other libraries (non-UT via Interlibrary Loan) may have certain policies on renewals and usually have limited loans.
All renewal requests should be made at least one week prior to the due date.
Students have SEMESTER loans.
Search the LIBRARY CATALOG first before submitting a request.
Log in to your Interlibrary Loan account to access your user options. Click the "Change User Information" link under the "Tools" subheading of the left-hand navigation menu. Select "Remote Delivery" from the drop-down menu in the Location Status field. Please use the University of Texas Marine Science Institute address and CAMPUS MAIL CODE: T2500.
9/29 - Creating Code for Research: GitHub, AI Tools, & Copyright
This workshop will provide an introduction to using GitHub for managing code developed for research. It will also highlight cutting edge AI tools that assist with code generation and discuss legal and ethical considerations associated with their use.
10/20 - Customer Reviews Data
This session will examine customer review data including how to use reviews effectively, how to spot fake reviews, and what consumers, companies and academic researchers do with customer review data.
10/27 - Open Source Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
This workshop will provide an explanation of key geospatial terms and concepts and an introduction to open source geographic information system (GIS) software for visualizing, analyzing, storing, processing, and managing geospatial data. By the end of this session you should have the core knowledge required to start working effectively with geospatial datasets using open source tools.
Friday, Sep. 22, 12:00-1:00 pm, (Zoom)
This introductory workshop will cover the basics on how to make a digital exhibition with the Scalar platform.
Wednesday, Sep. 20, 9:15-12:00 pm, Perry-Castañeda Library & Zoom.
In celebration of 2023 being designated as a Year of Open Science, the University of Texas Libraries – with support from the Office of Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors – are collaborating with HELIOS and NASA TOPS to present the Texas Open Science Summit (TOSS).
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 12:00-1:00 pm, (Zoom)
Whether you are a new user of EndNote or need to brush up on your skills, this is the workshop for you! Register in advance at this link.
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, (Zoom)
A literature review is an important part of many writing and research projects. This workshop will provide a structured approach to conducting a literature review, including help identifying where to search and recommending tools to get organized. This workshop will be held virtually on Zoom. Register in advance at this link.
Friday, Oct. 13, 12:00-1:00 pm, (Zoom)
This workshop session will provide an introductory overview of creating a digital exhibit with StoryMaps.
Date/time: Tuesday, Oct. 24th from 12:00pm-1:00 pm (Zoom registration link)
In celebration of International Open Access (OA) Week, UT Libraries is offering a free Zoom workshop about OA publishing support. In this session we’ll talk about UT Libraries support for OA publishing, including support that eliminates article processing charges (APCs) for UT authors. We’ll discuss the main types of OA publishing business models (including OA book publishing), and how the Libraries is strategically investing in these options. Finally, we’ll show participants how they can share their work regardless of the publication model. This free session is open to anyone, but will be of most interest to faculty, students, and staff who publish scholarly content. Registration is required.
Friday, Nov. 3, 12:00-1:00 pm, (Zoom)
This workshop will give an overview of the various versions of Omeka and their different uses, before covering how to set up a basic Omeka site.
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, (Zoom)
This virtual workshop will define patents as a type of intellectual property, describe the different ways in which patents can be useful to researchers, and show how to find patent documents on freely available websites such as Google Patents.
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1:00-2:00 pm, (Zoom)
This workshop will introduce you to ORCID and Google Scholar profile systems and give you some tips for making the most of these types of services.
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2:00-3:00 pm, (Zoom)
The Office of the Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors and UT Libraries are teaming up to bring information about finding funding opportunities to faculty, researchers, and research administrators.
Wednesday, Dec 06, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, (Zoom)
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