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(Note: Not all workshops are available for instruction and sessions are limited to five participants or more.)

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  1. Week of January 29, 2015

    1. Thursday, January 29, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amLesley Lee, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your Research 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.

    2. Friday, January 30, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amLesley Lee, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your Research 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.

  2. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 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.

    2. Wednesday, February 4, 2015

      1. 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.

    3. Thursday, February 5, 2015

      1. 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.

    4. 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.

  3. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Monday, February 9, 2015

      1. 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.

    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. 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.

      3. 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. 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.

    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.

    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.

  4. 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. 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. 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.

      2. 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. 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.

    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.

  5. 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. 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. 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.

      3. 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. 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.

      2. 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. Thursday, February 26, 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
        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.

    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.

  6. 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. 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.

    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. 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.

  7. 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. 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. 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.

    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.

  8. 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. 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. 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. 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.

  9. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. 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.

  10. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amKayla 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.

      2. 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.

         

    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amHeidi Johnson, Research and Information Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        The Ways of the Web: Filter Bubbles, Search Engines, and You

        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.

  11. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 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.

    2. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 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. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amKayla 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. Friday, April 10, 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.

  12. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 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.

    2. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu
        Sharing Research Using Story Maps

        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 pmMerinda Hensley, Scholarly Commons, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        How to Prepare for a Poster Session

        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, April 15, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 3:50 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.

    4. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 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 - 11:50 amMerinda Hensley, Scholarly Commons, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        How to Prepare for a Poster Session

        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.

  13. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 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.


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