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Savvy Researcher Workshops - University Library

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Submit a request for a Savvy Researcher title to be taught at your upcoming course, research group, or faculty meeting: http://go.library.illinois.edu/workshoprequest

(Note: Sessions are limited to five participants or more.)

Most sessions are held in Main Library, Room 314 but be sure to double-check your location

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- Research Services for People with Disabilities: http://guides.library.illinois.edu/usersdisabilities/gethelp

- CITL Instructor Workshops and Teaching Sessions: http://citl.illinois.edu/Calendar

- Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH): http://illinois.edu/calendar/list/4639 

- Lynda.com Online Training Library: http://web.uillinois.edu/lynda/lynda_uiuc/

- Graduate College Events: http://illinois.edu/calendar/list/3695

- Statistics worskhops offered by CITL: http://go.illinois.edu/statsworkshops

>> Statistics, Survey, and Data Drop-in Consulting: An open computer lab with knowledgeable staff ready to answer your questions about quantitative and qualitative research and programs. Location: G8 Foreign Language Building (FLB) - Monday-Thursday 10-4 and Fridays 10-3. For more information:  http://go.illinois.edu/SurveyStatsResouces

- Survey Research Lab Webinar Series: http://www.srl.uic.edu/seminars/Fall16Seminars.htm

Creating and Incorporating Visual Media into your Research

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
University Library
Location
The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.
Date
Nov 5, 2014   3:00 - 3:50 pm  
Speaker
Sarah Christensen, Visual Resources Curator‬, schrstn@illinois.edu‬ and Eric Kurt, Media Commons Coordinator‬, ekurt@illinois.edu
Cost
Free
Registration
Registration

Images and other types of visual media enhance a wide variety of academic projects, such as a presentation, paper, blog, or online exhibit. Visual content does not merely add aesthetic sizzle to a project, but rather can contribute to its research objectives when properly selected. Consideration of the meaning and impact that visual materials can carry, as well as attention paid to details such as image types, formats, size, resolution, and layout can elevate the impact of an academic work. This workshop will focus on incorporating visual material into your projects, as well as designing and creating meaningful material. Participants will be introduced to image and video editing resources available in the library, and by the end of the workshop will leave with an understanding of how to apply these tools to academic work. 

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ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SPONSORED BY THE GRADUATE COLLEGE AND RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SERVICES AND THE SCHOLARLY COMMONS, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.

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