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  1. Week of March 5, 2015

    1. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 am

        Seth 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 - 11:50 am

        Harriett 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.

  2. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

        Sarah 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 am

        Sarah 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 pm

        Brian 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 am

        Ira 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 pm

        Brian 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 am

        Heidi 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.

  3. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

        James 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 am

        Heidi 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 pm

        Sarah Crissinger, Research and Information Services, learnlib@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, March 18, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

        Karen 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 am

        Jamie 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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

        Alan 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 20, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 am

        Ira 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.

  4. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 am

        Seth 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. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

        Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Strategic Planning and Information Literacy and Instruction, ljanicke@illinois.edu


        If You Wrote a Book – Own Your Amazon Author Page 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.

  5. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 am

        Kayla 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 pm

        Kayla 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 am

        Heidi 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.

  6. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Christie 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 pm

        Sveta 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 am

        Kayla 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 am

        Heidi 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.

  7. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Peg 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 am

        James 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 pm

        Merinda 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 pm

        Kimberly 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 am

        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 am

        Merinda 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.

  8. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Karen 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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