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  1. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmKimberley Pusateri
        Helping Undergrads Read & Discuss Social Science Articles
        428 Armory Building
      2. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmSarah Christensen, Visual Resources Curator, schrstn@illinois.edu
        Introduction to ARTstor

        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.

      3. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmJenny Kim
        How to Stand Out at a Career Fair
        210 Illini Union
    2. Tuesday, February 3, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucas Anderson
        Creating an Intriguing Course
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Building Rapport with your Students
        Room 428 Armory
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmAlexis Thompson
        Writing Successful Resumes and Cover Letters
        210 Illini Union
    3. Wednesday, February 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJennifer Kim
        Building and Negotiating a Start-Up Package in STEM Fields
        210 Illini Union
      2. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSarah Crissinger, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Introduction to Infographics Using Piktochart

        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.

    4. Thursday, February 5, 2015

      1. 9:30 am - 11:00 amSandy Finley
        Collecting and Using Informal Early Feedback
        428 Armory Building
      2. 10:00 am - 10:50 amMJ Han, Metadata Services Librarian, mhan3@illinois.edu
        Introducing Metadata: How to organize your Research Data and Resources

        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.

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJennifer Kim
        Negotiating New Faculty Positions in Humanities and Social Science Fields
        210 Illini Union
    5. Friday, February 6, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSarah Williams, Life Sciences Data Services Librarian, scwillms@illinois.edu
        Database Design for the Non-Technical Researcher

        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.

  2. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Monday, February 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJenny Kim
        How to Navigate a Virtual Career Fair
        Online Webinar
      2. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmHarriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, green19@illinois.edu
        Digital Humanities Workshop: Omeka in a Nutshell

        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.

      3. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
    2. Tuesday, February 10, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSeth Robbins, srobbins@illinois.edu
        A Brief Introduction to R

        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.

      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Using Classroom Assessment Techniques
        Room 428 Armory
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmElizabeth Morley, Writers' Workshop
        Assessing Second Language Writers
        Room 428 Armory
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmJenny Kim
        Effective Job Search Strategies
        210 Illini Union
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmChristie Wiley, Sarah Williams, and Heidi Imker
        Introduction to Data Management

        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.

      6. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmKelli Trei, Biosciences Librarian, ktrei2@illinois.edu and Erin Kerby, Veterinary Medicine Librarian, ekerb@illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations and PDFs? EndNote Can Help!

        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.

    3. Wednesday, February 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmDon Smith, Payroll & Benefits
        Taxability of Tuition Waivers
        Illini Union, Room 407
      2. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSveta Stoytcheva, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        An Introduction to Prezi

        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.

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDon Smith, Payroll & Benefits
        Taxability of Tuition Waivers
        Illini Union, Room 407
    4. Thursday, February 12, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amPeg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        PubMed – Beyond the Basics

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmBrian Zelip, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Finding Grants to Support Your Research

        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.

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmAlexis Thompson and Jenny Kim
        CareerSTART
        210 Illini Union
    5. Friday, February 13, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSarah Crissinger, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Understanding Impact: Impact Factor and Other Bibliometrics

        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.

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu
        Getting Started with ArcGIS ModelBuilder

        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.

      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKazem Alidoost
        Office Hours: Letting the Secret Out
        428 Armory Building
  3. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Monday, February 16, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmHeidi Johnson, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Organize Your Life!: Productivity Tools and Personal Information Management

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      3. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmHarriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, green19@illinois.edu, and Sayan Bhattacharyya, sayan@illinois.edu
        Introduction to the Hathi Trust Research Center Portal for Text Mining Research

        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.

    2. Tuesday, February 17, 2015

      1. All DayPhD & Master's Virtual Career Fair
      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmAva Wolf
        Active Learning Strategies
        Room 428 Armory
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmAnn Fredricksen & Tina Rolfe, Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)
        Teaching Students with Disabilities
        Room 428 Armory
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPeg Burnette, Ayla Stein, and Heidi Imker
        Documentation and Organization for Data and Processes

        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.

      5. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmJoAnn Jacoby, Reference Librarian, jacoby@illinois.edu and Sarah Crissinger, RIS Graduate Assistant
        Demystify the Literature Review and Start Your Research

        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.

    3. Wednesday, February 18, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #1: "Just Tell Me the Answer: Moving from Passive Students to Active Learners
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmJamie Nelson, CITES Academic Technology Services, jamien@illinois.edu
        Using PowerPoint to its Potential and Other Presentation Strategies

        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.

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmLaura Spradlin
        Successful Interview Strategies
        210 Illini Union
    4. Thursday, February 19, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amRebecca Bryant, Researcher Information Services, rabryant@illinois.edu
        The ORCID Identifier: The Free iD Number that Ensures You Get Credit for ALL of Your Research

        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.

    5. Friday, February 20, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amIra King, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations? RefWorks Can Help!

        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.

      2. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #2: Opening the Classroom Door - Opportunities to Observe Exemplary Teachers
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmAva Wolf & Jim Wentworth
        Digital Tools for Collaborative Learning 
        209 Huff Hall
  4. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Monday, February 23, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmKimberly Foster, Research and Information Services
        Refworks Flow: Citation made Simple

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      3. 3:30 pmDerek Attig
        Improving Student Writing (When You Don't Teach Writing)
        428 Armory Building
    2. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy & Strategic Planning, ljanicke@illinois.edu
        Create and Manage an Online Scholarly Presence

        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.

      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Student Resistance to Active Learning
        Room 428 Armory
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Mobile Devices in Class: On or Off?
        Room 428 Armory
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKaren Hogenboom, Beth Sheehan, and Heidi Imker
        Making Research Data Public: Why, What, and How

        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.

      5. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu
        Geographic Information Systems 101: Understanding GIS

        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.

    3. Wednesday, February 25, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #3: What Students Can Learn By Being an Effective Team Member
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmKayla Hays, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        ABBYY FineReader: An introduction to OCR

        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.

      3. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSarah Christensen, Visual Resources Curator, schrstn@illinois.edu‬ ‬
        Applying Copyright to Visual Material

        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.

      4. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmJenny Kim
        Tips for Networking on the Job Search
        210 Illini Union
    4. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amLaura Spradlin
        Creating LinkedIn Profiles for the Job Search
        Online Webinar
      2. 10:00 am - 10:50 amPeg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        PubMed – Beyond the Basics

        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.

      3. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmBrian Zelip, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Using GitHub for Scholarly Publishing and Collaboration

        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.

      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmSomashekar Viswanath
        Utilizing Different Teaching Styles for Effective Teaching
        428 Armory Building
    5. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu
        Google for Scholars

        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.

  5. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmPatricia Lampron, Content Access Management, lampron2@illinois.edu
        CONTENTdm: Introducing UIUC Library's Digital Collections

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
    2. Tuesday, March 3, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amKelli Trei, Biosciences Librarian, ktrei2@illinois.edu and Erin Kerby, Veterinary Medicine Librarian, ekerb@illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations and PDFs? EndNote Can Help!

        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.

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmAlexis Thompson
        Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers
        210 Illini Union
    3. Wednesday, March 4, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmKayla Hays, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Getting Organized with Mendeley

        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.

         

         

    4. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 8:00 am - 2:00 pmDarla Deardorff, Exec. Director, Assoc. of International Education Administrators
        2015 Annual Faculty Retreat -The Evolving University:Embracing Internationalization
        Illini Union Rooms A/B
      2. 10:00 am - 10:50 amAlan Bilansky, CITES Academic Technology Services, alanb@illinois.edu
        Wikis and More: Collaborative Tools for Faculty Research, Service, and Teaching

        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.

    5. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amHarriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, green19@illinois.edu
        Digital Humanities Workshop: Introduction to XML and the Principles of Text Encoding

        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.

  6. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmSarah Christensen, Visual Resources Curator, schrstn@illinois.edu
        Finding and Selecting Images

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
    2. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSarah Crissinger, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Introduction to Infographics Using Piktochart

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmBrian Zelip, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Using GitHub for Scholarly Publishing and Collaboration

        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.

      3. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  

         

        Sandy Finley
        Basics for Grad Students: Writing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement
        428 Armory
    3. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amIra King, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations? RefWorks Can Help!

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmBrian Zelip, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Finding Grants to Support Your Research

        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.

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmLaura Spradlin
        How to Talk about Your Research to Non-Experts: Engage Every Audience
        210 Illini Union
    4. Friday, March 13, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amHeidi Johnson, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Organize Your Life!: Productivity Tools and Personal Information Management

        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.

  7. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu
        ArcGIS Online: GIS for Everyone

        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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
    2. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amHeidi Johnson, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Current in Your Field

        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.

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmJenny Kim
        Promoting Your Graduate Experience Beyond Academia: From CVs to Resumes
        404 Illini Union
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu
        Google for Scholars

        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.

    3. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #4: The Illusion of Knowing: Students Don't Know What they Think They Know
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmKaren Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Finding and Using Census Data

        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.

    4. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amJamie Nelson, CITES Academic Technology Services, jamien@illinois.edu
        Using PowerPoint to its Potential and Other Presentation Strategies

        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.

    5. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amIra King, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations? RefWorks Can Help!

        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.

  8. Week of March 22, 2015

    1. Monday, March 23, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
  9. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCareer Development Drop-In Hours at The Career Center
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSeth Robbins, srobbins@illinois.edu
        A Brief Introduction to R

        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.


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