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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 February 2014

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  1. Week of February 2, 2014

    1. Monday, February 3, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmKaren 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.

    2. Tuesday, February 4, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmBrian Zelip, Scholarly Commons Graduate Assistant, 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.

      2. 2:00 pm - 2:50 pmLesley Lee, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your Research 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.

      3. 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.

    3. Wednesday, February 5, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 3:50 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, February 6, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amLesley Lee, learnlib@library.illinois.edu
        Improve your Research 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. Week of February 9, 2014

    1. Monday, February 10, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 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. Tuesday, February 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:20 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.

      2. 5:30 pm - 6:50 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. Thursday, February 13, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amXimin 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 pmSarah 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.

    4. Friday, February 14, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amHarriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, green19@illinois.edu
        Digital Humanities Workshop: Omeka in a Nutshell

        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 February 16, 2014

    1. Monday, February 17, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 1:50 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. 3:00 pm - 3:50 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. Tuesday, February 18, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:50 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.

      2. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmLaura 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.

    3. Wednesday, February 19, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmBrian Zelip, Scholarly Commons Graduate Assistant, 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.

      2. 3:00 pm - 3:50 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.

    4. Thursday, February 20, 2014

      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.

  4. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Monday, February 24, 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 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.

    2. Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 11:50 amAnton Jefferson, SMMC
        UIUC: Psychology of Spending
        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: Psychology of Spending
        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 pmSarah 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.

    3. Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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

        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 pmAlan 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.

    4. Thursday, February 27, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 10:50 amPeg Burnett, Biomedical Sciences Librarian, phburn@illinois.edu
        Survey or Resources for Medicine, Health and 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.

    5. Friday, February 28, 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 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. 1:00 pm - 1:50 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.

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