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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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Events for October 2013

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  1. Week of September 29, 2013

    1. Tuesday, October 1, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSarah 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. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmReference, Research, and Scholarly 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. Wednesday, October 2, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@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.

    3. Thursday, October 3, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmErik Radio, RRSS, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Deep Searching the Web

        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, October 4, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmSarah 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 October 6, 2013

    1. Monday, October 7, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmXimin Mi, 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. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        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. Tuesday, October 8, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amLaura Atkins, ATLAS
        ICPSR: Health, Economic, Social & Political Data for Secondary 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.

      2. 11:00 am - 11:50 amReference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Drowning in Citations? RefWorks Can Help!
        314 library
      3. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmXimin Mi, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your research strategies - In Mandarin

        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, October 9, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:50 amXimin Mi, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your research strategies - In Mandarin

        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 amKirk Hess, Digital Humanities Specialist, kirkhess@illinois.edu and Seth Robbins, srobbins@illinois.edu
        An 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. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Personal Information Management
        314 library
    4. Thursday, October 10, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amMark Wardecker, Reference Librarian, wardeckm@illinois.edu
        Visualizing Your 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, October 11, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 12:20 pmJenny Emanuel, Digital Resources and Reference Librarian, emanuelj@illinois.edu and Emilia Marcyk
        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. Week of October 13, 2013

    1. Monday, October 14, 2013

      1. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu; Karen Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian, hogenboo@illinois.edu
        Using ICPSR to Meet Data Management Plan Requirements for Social Science 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, October 15, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amPeg Burnette, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        Survey of Resources for Biomedical Sciences

        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 pmHarriett 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.

    3. Wednesday, October 16, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@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, October 17, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services, learnlib@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.

    5. Friday, October 18, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@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. Week of October 20, 2013

    1. Monday, October 21, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu and Kathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@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. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        Your Research Rights: Ownership Awareness to Maximize the Impact

        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 pmThomas Padilla, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Introduction to Viewshare: Turning Data into Maps, Timelines, 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. Tuesday, October 22, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        The Changing Publishing Environment

        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 pmAngie Stangl, Reference, Research, and Scholarly 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.

    3. Wednesday, October 23, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amBetsy Kruger, betsyk@illinois.edu and Angela Waarala, waarala2@illinois.edu, Digital Content Creation
        Digital Historian Series: Using Digital Tools for Archival 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. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmKathleen Kern, Reference Librarian, katkern@illinois.edu
        Getting the Most out of Google

        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, October 24, 2013

      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.

      2. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmUSFSCO Student Money Management Center, studentmoney@uillinois.edu
        Identity Theft Protection – What you need to know to avoid becoming a victim

        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 pmUSFSCO Student Money Management Center, studentmoney@uillinois.edu
        Identity Theft Protection – What you need to know to avoid becoming a victim

        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 - 3:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        Your Research Rights: Ownership Awareness to Maximize the Impact

        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, October 25, 2013

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

  5. Week of October 27, 2013

    1. Monday, October 28, 2013

      1. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        How to Build a Great Poster

        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, October 29, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amXiaolu Zhou, ATLAS, atlas@illinois.edu
        Using Census Data in Geographic Information Systems (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, October 30, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmMary Mallory, Government Information Services Coordinator, mmallory@illinois.edu
        Government Information and Statistics

        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, October 31, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        How to Build a Great Poster

        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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