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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 April 2014

Event Detail Information

  1. Week of March 30, 2014

    1. Tuesday, April 1, 2014

      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.

      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.

    2. Wednesday, April 2, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmErica Parker, History, Philosophy, Newspaper Library, hpnl@library.illinois.edu
        Using the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections for History 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. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmMark Wardecker, Reference Librarian, wardeckm@illinois.edu
        Practical Copyright: Considerations for Teaching and 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, April 3, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amPeg Burnett, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        PubMed for Health and Biomedical 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. Week of April 6, 2014

    1. Monday, April 7, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 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.

    2. Tuesday, April 8, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmJamie 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. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmAngie Stangl, Reference, Research, and Scholarly 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. Wednesday, April 9, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amSarah Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        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.

      2. 1:00 pm - 1:50 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.

      3. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmMark 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.

    4. Friday, April 11, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amAnne Robbins, aerobbin@illinois.edu and Michelle Dewey, madewey2@illinois.edu, Law Library
        Online Legal Resources You Didn't Know the Library Had and How to Use Them

        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 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.

  3. Week of April 13, 2014

    1. Thursday, April 17, 2014

      1. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmXiaolu 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.

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