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Upcoming Events

Humanitarian Mapathon: Welcome & Training

Wed 10/28 • 10AM - 5PM PDT

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Welcome to our 4th annual humanitarian mapathon with USC and UCLA. We are so excited to share that this year we have expanded our mapathon to a full 3 day event. We will kick things off on Wednesday, October 28th with a special welcome and...

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Humanitarian Mapathon: Workshops

Thu 10/29 • 9AM - 4PM PDT

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Welcome to our 4th annual humanitarian mapathon with USC and UCLA. We are so excited to share that this year we have expanded our mapathon to a full 3 day event. In addition to contributing to humanitarian projects around the world participants...

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Open Data and Tableau Library Workshop

Thu 10/29 • 11AM - 1PM PDT

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Tableau makes data visualization software free for registered students and a great way to explore and share your data as you work through your analysis or interpretation. Explore interactive features, create maps, charts, and graphs. You will learn...

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Presentation Strategies and Tools Library Workshop

Thu 10/29 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT

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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.

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Collecting and Citing Sources Library Workshop

Thu 10/29 • 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 sychronous remote workshop with library instructors to learn about citing your sources.

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Humanitarian Mapathon: Closing Keynote with LA Times Ben Welsh

Fri 10/30 • 10AM - 12PM PDT

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Welcome to our 4th annual humanitarian mapathon with USC and UCLA. We are so excited to share that this year we have expanded our mapathon to a full 3 day event. We will bring the event to a close with a special keynote speaker, Ben Welsh from the...

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Finding Online Archival and Primary Source Materials Library Workshop

Tue 11/3 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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This workshop will address searching, retrieving, and citing online archival and primary source materials, as well as using these materials to inform research.

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Introduction to Scrivener Library Workshop

Thu 11/5 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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This workshop will explore Scrivener, a writing application designed for long writing projects. The workshop will cover core concepts, importing documents and research into Scrivener, view modes, using metadata, tagging, keywords, and much more.

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Writing a Literature Review Library Workshop

Thu 11/5 • 4PM - 5PM PST

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Learn effective strategies for everything from talking about your research to conference presentations, and get tips on where and how to publish your work.

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Introduction to QGIS Library Workshop

Tue 11/10 • 1PM - 3PM PST

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Quantum Geographic Information Systems (QGIS) is a user friendly open source GIS software. This workshop will introduce the interface and exhibit a small portion of spatial analysis techniques QGIS offers to familiarize you with some of the basis,...

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Excel For Research Library Workshop

Thu 11/12 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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This workshop will explore several tools in Microsoft Excel useful in conducting research. The workshop will cover basic and advanced techniques such as Importing and formatting text, tables, joining data sets, PivotTables, conditional formatting,...

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Developing Your Research Plan Library Workshop

Thu 11/12 • 4PM - 4:45PM PST

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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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Introduction to Data Literacy Library Workshop

Thu 11/19 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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Big data. Data economy. Machine learning. We can’t escape these buzzwords, so let’s explore them! In this 90-minute workshop we will consider just what “data” is and how it impacts our understanding of the world. Participants will learn about how...

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Using the Library Remotely for Creativity and Inspiration

Tue 11/24 • 1PM - 2PM PST

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This workshop is designed to introduce participants to remote library resources across disciplines that will encourage creative exploration.

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Tools for Research in the Field and Archive Library Workshop

Thu 12/3 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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No matter the discipline organizing your research data can be a daunting task. This workshop will examine a variety of tools and strategies useful in collecting, organizing, and storing data gathered in the Field and Archive.

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Computational Text Analysis with Voyant Library Workshop

Thu 12/10 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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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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