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Upcoming Events

Collecting and Citing Sources Workshop

Thu 4/22 • 4PM - 4:45PM PDT

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Learn about citation practices and avoiding plagiarism, how to auto-generate your bibliography, keep track of your sources, and more! Join us for this synchronous remote workshop with library instructors to learn about citing your sources.

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Virtual Screening Room: Two by Sarah Maldoror

Thu 4/22 • 4PM - 6PM PDT

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On April 13 of last year, 90-year-old filmmaker, theater artist and mother Sarah Maldoror passed away due to complications from the coronavirus. Born Sarah Durados in France to parents of West Indian and French descent, the multidimensional maker...

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Intro to Git/Github Workshop

Fri 4/23 • 9AM - 12:30PM PDT

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Version control is the lab notebook of the digital world: it’s what professionals use to keep track of what they’ve done and to collaborate with other people. Every large software development project relies on it, and most programmers use it for...

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Adulting 101 Workshop: Free Los Angeles Public Library Resources

Tue 4/27 • 2PM - 3PM PDT

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An introduction to free resources at LAPL, including e-books, magazines and newspapers, and online tutorials. This workshop will be offered via Zoom. If you're registered, you'll receive the Zoom invitation information the day before the...

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Writing a Literature Review Workshop

Thu 4/29 • 4PM - 4:45PM PDT

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Learn how to organize your research into a coherent and compelling literature review at this free virtual workshop.

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Virtual Screening Room: Split: Portrait of a Drag Queen

Thu 4/29 • 4PM - 5:30PM PDT

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Self-described “transgender performer” International Chrysis made her screen debut in Frank Simon’s documentary The Queen (1968) as one of dozens of contestants in the All-American Camp Beauty Pageant. Years later she appeared briefly in Sidney...

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21st-Century Pianism: Retrospection, New Directions, and Interpretative Communities

Fri 4/30 • 9AM - 11:30AM PDT

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With ever-greater frequency, dedicated listeners, artists, pedagogues, and scholars tend to remark that contemporary performances of the core classical repertory sound remarkably alike in both live and recorded contexts. Considering the possibility...

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Plotting and Programming in Python-1 Workshop

Fri 4/30 • 9AM - 12:30PM PDT

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Introduction to basic Python syntax, data structures and data science tools. After this workshop learners will be able to: Understand the basics of Python 3 Describe the different data types in Python Execute Python code and documentation in the...

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Presentation Strategies and Tools Workshop

Thu 5/6 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT

Zoom

This workshop will examine a variety of strategies, tools, and design tips to create engaging and compelling presentations designed to better connect you with your audience. This workshop will be offered via Zoom. If you're registered, you'll...

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Developing Your Research Plan Workshop

Thu 5/6 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT

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Keep your stress levels down while pursuing your research interest! You'll learn how to create a timeline for your project and manage challenges while staying on track toward your goal.

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Virtual Screening Room: Frankly Jazz: Three Preserved Episodes

Thu 5/6 • 4PM - 5:30PM PDT

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Frankly Jazz: Three Preserved Episodes Premiering on Los Angeles’ KTLA Channel 5 in 1962, the short-lived local television series Frankly Jazz offered viewers powerhouse live performances by some of the best West Coast jazz musicians of the day....

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Plotting and Programming in Python-2 Workshop

Fri 5/7 • 9AM - 12:30PM PDT

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Continued Introduction to basic Python following Plotting and Programming in Python - 1. We will continue to learn Python in the context of data science, including: Describe the different data types in Python Execute Python code and documentation...

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Exploring Digital Archives with DEVONthink, Tinderbox, and Zotero Workshop

Thu 5/13 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT

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his workshop will explore working with digital archives using DEVONthink, a powerful document and information management tool that allows you to collect, organize, edit, and annotate documents of any kind. Tinderbox, a sophisticated notetaking...

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Methods in Music Performance Studies

Fri 5/14 • 9AM - 11:30AM PDT

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What is music performance studies and why does it matter? With multiple ideas of what it is and what it does, music performance studies, like other rising academic fields, faces challenges in establishing clear stakes and research objectives. To...

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Introduction to R-Part 1 Workshop

Fri 5/14 • 9AM - 12:30PM PDT

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Introduction to the basic R programming language syntax, data structures, and data science tools. After this workshop, learners will be able to: Download, install and use RStudio Understand the basic R syntax How to read in and use data in R Basic...

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Introduction to Tinderbox Workshop

Thu 5/20 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT

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This workshop will explore Tinderbox, a sophisticated notetaking application designed to capture and analyze complex relationships and ideas. The workshop will cover core and advanced concepts. Please visit eastgate.com/Tinderbox/ for more...

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Library Carpentry: Introduction to R-Part 2 Workshop

Fri 5/21 • 9AM - 12:30PM PDT

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Introduction to the basic R programming language syntax, data structures, and data science tools. After this workshop, learners will be able to: Download, install and use RStudio Understand the basic R syntax How to read in and use data in R Basic...

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Performance, Gestures, Electronics Panel and Performance

Fri 5/21 • 1PM - 3:30PM PDT

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Our invited panelists will present on their work in music, technology, and composition. A creative response will follow in the form of a performance of Joceyln Ho’s piece about women’s labor, and our session will conclude with a panel discussion. ...

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Artists' Books, Comics, Graphic Novels, and Zines Workshop

Tue 5/25 • 1PM - 2PM PDT

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This workshop will introduce you to a cornucopia of alternative publishing formats available in the library.

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Fundamentals of Computational Text Analysis with Voyant Workshop

Thu 5/27 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT

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The relationship between close reading, mid-range reading (Alison Booth, “Mid-Range Reading: Not a Manifesto,” 2017), and distant reading (Franco Moretti, “Distant Reading,” 2013) has expanded the scholarly potential of both literary studies and the...

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UCLA Undergraduate Research Week Awards Ceremony

Fri 5/28 • 2PM - 4PM PDT

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Celebrate the accomplishments of UCLA's undergraduate student researchers at the virtual Undergraduate Research Week Awards Ceremony. Held each spring, the ceremony is the culminating event of Undergraduate Research Week and recognizes student...

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Introduction to Network Graphs: Formatting Your Data Workshop

Thu 6/3 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT

Zoom

Network analysis facilitates the study of things (or “nodes”) and their connections to one another (called “edges”). Whether you’re exploring relationships in literary, social, or correspondence networks, network graphs help disentangle...

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