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  1. Week of February 10, 2016

    1. Thursday, February 11, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        James Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu 


        GIS for Research I: Tools, Concepts, and Geodata 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. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Tuesday, February 16, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Research Data Service, researchdata@library.illinois.edu


        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. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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. Thursday, February 18, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Jamie Nelson, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL), jamien@illinois.edu


        The Power of Presentation: Using PowerPoint to its Potential

        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 - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        How to Become a Savvy Job Hunter: Stay Organized During the Job Search

        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 - 3:00 pm

        James Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu 


        Discovering GIS 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.

  3. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Monday, February 22, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, ljanicke@illinois.edu


        Create and Manage Your Online Scholarly Identity and 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. Tuesday, February 23, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 10:00 am

        Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, ljanicke@illinois.edu


        Create and Manage Your Online Scholarly Identity and 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. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Research Data Service, researchdata@library.illinois.edu


        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.

      3. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.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, February 24, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        Choosing a Citation Manager

        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 25, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Sarah Christensen, Visual Resources Coordinator, schrstn@illinois.edu


        Analyzing and Interpreting 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. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        Revamping Your Research Plan: Citation Chasing, Keyword Searching, and More

        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. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        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.

      4. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        James Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu 


        GIS for Research II: Geoprocessing, Analysis, and Visualization

        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 March 1, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 1, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Research Data Service, researchdata@library.illinois.edu


        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.

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        RK Narayanan, PhD, and Svetlana Vranic-Sowers, Office of Technology Management


        Intellectual Property Issues: Open Source and Proprietary Innovations

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 308. 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. This room is adjascent to the Scholarly Commons

    2. Wednesday, March 2, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Harriett Green, green19@illinois.edu, Dan Tracy, dtracy@illinois.edu, and Laura Spradlin, lspradl2@illinois.edu


        Author Rights & Graduate Thesis Deposit: Managing Your Contribution to the Scholarly Literature

        The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 106. The room is located on the first floor of the Main Library, in the middle of the north-south hallway. This is the same hallway where the library places a large exhibit. 

    3. Thursday, March 3, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Patrick Harrington, Content Access Management, pharrin2@illinois.edu


        Working with Library Metadata Using MarcEdit

        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 - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        Research after Graduation

        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 - 3:00 pm

        Kelli 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.

  5. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Monday, March 7, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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. Tuesday, March 8, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Rebecca Bryant, Scholarly Commons, 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.

      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Sarah Christensen, Visual Resources Coordinator, schrstn@illinois.edu and Eric Kurt, Media Commons Coordinator, ekurt@illinois.edu


        Creating and Incorporating Visual Media Into 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. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Eleanor Dickson, dicksone@illinois.edu


        Performing Text Analysis Using the HathiTrust Research Center

        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 9, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        How to Become a Savvy Job Hunter: Stay Organized During the Job Search

        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 - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        Choosing a Citation Manager

        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 10, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Peg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu


        Research for Biomedicine and Health - PubMed and Beyond

        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 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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.

      3. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.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. Friday, March 11, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Victoria Henry, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu


        ABBYY FineReader

        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 13, 2016

    1. Monday, March 14, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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. Wednesday, March 16, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Emily Hardesty, sc@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.

    3. Thursday, March 17, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        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.

    4. Friday, March 18, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Jamie Nelson, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL), jamien@illinois.edu


        The Power of Presentation: Using PowerPoint to its Potential

        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 27, 2016

    1. Monday, March 28, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Harriett Green, Digital Humanities and English Librarian, green19@illinois.edu 


        Enhancing Text through 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.

    2. Tuesday, March 29, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Seth Robbins, srobbins@illinois.edu and Elizabeth Wickes, wickes1@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.

    3. Thursday, March 31, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Merinda Hensley, mhensle1@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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Sarah Christensen, Visual Resources Coordinator, 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.

  8. Week of April 1, 2016

    1. Friday, April 1, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Patrick Harrington, Content Access Management, pharrin2@illinois.edu


        Working with Library Metadata Using MarcEdit

        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 - 3:00 pm

        James 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.

  9. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Monday, April 4, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Kelli Trei, Biosciences Librarian, ktrei2@illinois.edu and Erin Kerby, Veterinary Medicine Librarian, ekerb@illinois.edu


        EndNote 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. Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 am

        Harriett Green, Digital Humanities and English Librarian, green19@illinois.edu and Eleanor Dickson, dicksone@illinois.edu


        Structuring Information with XML

        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 7, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        Managing Your Citations With Zotero

        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 - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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.

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        Research after Graduation

        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 8, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Merinda Hensley, mhensle1@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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        James Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu 


        GIS for Research I: Tools, Concepts, and Geodata 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.

  10. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Monday, April 11, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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.

    2. Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Emily Hardesty, sc@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 - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@library.illinois.edu


        Revamping Your Research Plan: Citation Chasing, Keyword Searching, and More

        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 13, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Seth Robbins, srobbins@illinois.edu and Elizabeth Wickes, wickes1@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.

    4. Friday, April 15, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        James Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu 


        Discovering GIS 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.

  11. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Monday, April 18, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Research and Information Services, reflib@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. Friday, April 22, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        James Whitacre, GIS Specialist, jvwhit@illinois.edu 


        GIS for Research II: Geoprocessing, Analysis, and Visualization

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

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