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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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MORE RESOURCES

- 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

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  1. Week of February 28, 2017

    1. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmAlan Bilansky, Technology Services
        Share Your Video Online with Kaltura
        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 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDena Strong, Technology Services
        Usability for Researchers - Office Hours
        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 pmResearch Data Service
        Data Workflows
        Grainger 335
      3. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmLaura Atkins, Maryalice Wu
        ATLAS.ti I: Introduction to ATLAS.ti
        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, March 2, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSarah Christensen, Visual Resources Coordinator
        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.
      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmHelenmary Sheridan
        Share Your Work – Introduction to IDEALS
        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 - 4:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        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. Friday, March 3, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amIan Harmon
        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. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        Managing Your Citations with Zotero for Beginners
        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 5, 2017

    1. Monday, March 6, 2017

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        Where Do I Find a Job: Introduction to Job Searching
        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 pmEleanor Dickson, Harriett Green
        Advanced Text Mining Techniques with Python and HathiTrust 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.
    2. Tuesday, March 7, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amKelli Trei, Biosciences Librarian and Erin Kerby, Veterinary Medicine Librarian
        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. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSara Benson, Copyright Librarian
        Managing Your Copyrights: Retain the Rights Important to 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.
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        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. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        Current Awareness: Tools to Stay Up-to-Date 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.
    3. Wednesday, March 8, 2017

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAlan Bilansky, Technology Services
        How to make Wikipedia edits that stick
        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 - 7:30 pmLaura Atkins, Maryalice Wu
        ATLAS.ti II: Data Exploration and Analysis
        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 9, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amResearch and Information Services
        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. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        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.
    5. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amColleen Fallaw
        Introduction to Database Design
        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 pmSowmya Anand
        Using surveygizmo.com to create and conduct surveys: An Introduction
        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 pmIan Harmon
        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.
  4. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Monday, March 13, 2017

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmLisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator of Information Literacy Services and Instruction
        Maximize the Reach and Impact of Your Work by Curating Your Online Scholarly Profile(s)
        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 14, 2017

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        Managing Your Citations with Zotero for Beginners
        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 15, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amLisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator of Information Literacy Services and Instruction
        Maximize the Reach and Impact of Your Work by Curating Your Online Scholarly Profile(s)
        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 pmJamie Nelson, Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL), jamien@illinois.edu
        The Power of Presentations: Enhancing your Slides for Teaching and Engagement
        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 pmPeg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        PubMed for Researchers
        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 16, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amResearch and Information Services
        Frame Your Research Visually: 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. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmPeg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        PubMed for Researchers
        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 pmResearch Data Service
        Introduction to Data Management
        Grainger 335
  5. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Monday, March 27, 2017

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAnna Trammell and Bethany Anderson
        Personal Digital Archiving
        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 28, 2017

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmColleen Fallaw
        Introduction to Database Design
        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 29, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        Understanding Impact Factor & 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.
    4. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmJJ Pionke, Applied Health Sciences Librarian
        A Library for Everyone: Getting the Most Out of Your Library
        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 pmResearch Data Service
        Data Documentation
        Grainger 335
    5. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amResearch and Information Services
        Revamp 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.
      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmClaire Berman
        Making Scanned Text Machine Readable through Optical Character Recognition
        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 2, 2017

    1. Monday, April 3, 2017

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmElizabeth Wickes, Research Data Services
        Essential data management topics for undergrads!
        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 4, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amResearch and Information Services
        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.
      2. 10:00 am - 11:30 amResearch Data Service
        Smart and Simple Data Management
        Grainger 335
      3. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        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. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        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.
    3. Wednesday, April 5, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amResearch and Information Services
        Managing Your Citations with Zotero for Beginners
        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 pmResearch and Information Services
        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. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        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, April 6, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        Managing Your Citations with Zotero for Advanced Users
        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 pmResearch Data Service
        Data Sharing
        Grainger 335
      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist
        GIS for Research I: Introduction to GIS Concepts, Software, and 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.
    5. Friday, April 7, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amIan Harmon
        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. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmHarriett Green, Janet Swatscheno
        Building Digital Exhibitions with Omeka
        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 9, 2017

    1. Tuesday, April 11, 2017

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist
        GIS for Research II: GIS Research, Data Management, 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.
    2. Wednesday, April 12, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDena Strong, Technology Services
        Usability for Researchers - Office Hours
        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 13, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amResearch Data Service
        An Introduction to Version Control with GitHub
        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 pmJamie Nelson, Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL), jamien@illinois.edu
        The Power of Presentations: Enhancing your Slides for Teaching and Engagement
        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 - 4:00 pmJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist
        GIS for Research III: Geoprocessing, Analysis, and Web 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.
    4. Friday, April 14, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amIan Harmon
        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. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmMark Zulaf, Researcher Information Systems Coordinator
        Illinois Experts: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Your Faculty Profile
        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 16, 2017

    1. Tuesday, April 18, 2017

      1. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmEleanor Dickson, Elizabeth Wickes, Elise Dunham or Bethany Anderson
        Keeping Track of your Research in the Archives
        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 21, 2017

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmJames Whitacre, GIS Specialist
        Collecting Geospatial 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.
  9. Week of April 23, 2017

    1. Monday, April 24, 2017

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmEmily Forbes
        ATLAS.ti I: Introduction to ATLAS.ti
        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 pmKelli Trei, Biosciences Librarian and Erin Kerby, Veterinary Medicine Librarian
        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. Wednesday, April 26, 2017

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmResearch and Information Services
        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. Friday, April 28, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmAnna Trammell and Bethany Anderson
        Personal Digital Archiving
        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 May 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, May 3, 2017

      1. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmDena Strong, Technology Services
        Usability for Researchers - Office Hours
        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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