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Savvy Researcher Workshops - University Library

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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 March 2014

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  1. Week of March 2, 2014

    1. Monday, March 3, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 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, March 4, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmErik Radio, RRSS Graduate Assistant, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Data Encryption: 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. 5:30 pm - 6:50 pmSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu; and Sarah Williams, Life Sciences Data Services Librarian, scwillms@illinois.edu
        Intro 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. Wednesday, March 5, 2014

      1. 10:30 am - 11:50 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.

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:20 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.

    4. Thursday, March 6, 2014

      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.

    5. Friday, March 7, 2014

      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.

  2. Week of March 9, 2014

    1. Monday, March 10, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmKaren Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian, sc@library.illinois.edu
        GIS 101: Introducing Geographic Information Systems

        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 11, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amReference, 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. 2:00 pm - 2:50 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.

      3. 5:30 pm - 6:20 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.

    3. Wednesday, March 12, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 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. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmBrian Zelip, Scholarly Commons Graduate Assistant, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Scholarly Publishing 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.

      3. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSarah Crissinger, RRSS and Merinda Hensley, 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.

    4. Thursday, March 13, 2014

      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.

    5. Friday, March 14, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amMary Mallory, Government Information Services Coordinator, mmallory@illinois.edu
        Learn about the World through Government Information: Focus on United States and Illinois

        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 16, 2014

    1. Monday, March 17, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmMary Mallory, Government Information Services Coordinator, mmallory@illinois.edu
        Learn about the World through Government Information: Focus on Individual Countries, Near and Far

        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. 5:00 pm - 5:50 pmMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, and Yan Liu, GSLIS, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Fair Use: The Nuts and Bolts

        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.

    2. Tuesday, March 18, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amAnton Jefferson, SMMC
        UIUC: Steps Toward Financial Planning
        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 pmAnton Jefferson, SMMC
        UIUC: Steps Toward Financial Planning
        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
        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. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, and Emilie Vrbanic, GSLIS, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Health in the Library: Health Information Resource for Librarians

        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. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, and Elizabeth Brown, GSLIS, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Google me now: branding your online image



        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 19, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amSarah 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. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmSarah 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.

      3. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSarah Christensen, Visual Resources Curator, schrstn@illinois.edu; Mark Wardecker, Reference Librarian, wardeckm@illinois.edu
        Find and Use Images Legally in 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. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmMerinda Hensley, Instructional Services Librarian, and Urszula Biegaj, GSLIS, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Finding the hard-to-find: foreign language materials

        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 20, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 11:20 amJenny 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.

    5. Friday, March 21, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 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.

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