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Upcoming Events

Oral History Research Workshop

Thu 1/28 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

This workshop will introduce attendees to the field of oral history, what oral history research is, and how to locate oral history resources at UCLA and beyond. This workshop will be offered via Zoom. If you're registered, you'll receive the Zoom...

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Collecting and Citing Sources Workshop

Thu 1/28 • 4PM - 4:45PM PST

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. For more...

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Intro to Git/GitHub Workshop

Fri 1/29 • 9AM - 1PM PST

Version control is the lab notebook of the digital world. It’s what professionals use to keep track of what they’ve done and enables collaboration with others. Every large software development project relies on it and most programmers use it for...

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Robot is 100 Panel Discussion

Thu 2/4 • 12PM - 2PM PST

100 years ago Czech writer Karel Capek published his iconic drama R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), which introduced the word "robot" to the world. The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles and the UCLA Library are delighted to...

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Presentation Strategies and Tools Workshop

Thu 2/4 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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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Writing a Literature Review Workshop

Thu 2/4 • 4PM - 4:45PM PST

Learn how to organize your research into a coherent and compelling literature review at this free virtual workshop. For more information about the Cornerstone Research Workshop series, see our research workshops page.

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Library Carpentry: SQL Workshop

Fri 2/5 • 9AM - 1PM PST

This lesson will teach you what relational databases are, how you can load data into them and how you can query databases to extract data. Databases are useful for both storing and using data effectively. Using a relational database serves several...

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Intro to DEVONthink Workshop

Thu 2/11 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

This workshop will explore DEVONthink, a powerful document and information management tool that allows you to collect, organize, edit, and annotate documents of any kind. This workshop will be offered via Zoom. If you're registered, you'll receive...

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Developing Your Research Plan Workshop

Thu 2/11 • 4PM - 5PM PST

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. For more information about the Cornerstone Research Workshop...

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Intro to Python Workshop

Fri 2/12 • 9AM - 1PM PST

Introduction to basic Python syntax, data structures and bult-in modules. 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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Radical Publishing in CDMX Speaker Series

Fri 2/12 • 12PM - 1PM PST

In Defense of Cognitive Territories: Translation and Typography as Tools for Self Determination in Santa Fe de la Laguna, Michoacan (Mexico) As Mixe linguist and activist Yasnaya Aguilar Gil states, “A language is not just a linguistic system but...

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Excel for Research Workshop

Thu 2/18 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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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Intro to SQL Workshop

Thu 2/18 • 4PM - 7PM PST

This lesson will teach you what relational databases are, how you can load data into them and how you can query databases to extract data. Databases are useful for both storing and using data effectively. Using a relational database serves several...

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Intro to Scrivener Workshop

Thu 2/25 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

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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Plotting and Programming in Python Workshop

Thu 2/25 • 4PM - 7PM PST

This workshop is an introduction to programming in Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. This lesson is an introduction to programming in Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. It uses...

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Library Carpentry: Open Lab Workshop

Fri 2/26 • 9AM - 1PM PST

This is an opportunity to review, apply and discuss next steps for using what we've learned so far. Instructors will also bring in real life examples of using the technologies we've covered all quarter.

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Research and Creative Inquiry in Visual Arts Workshop

Thu 3/4 • 1PM - 2PM PST

This workshop will introduce participants to key research tools for artists, art historians, and others interested in the visual arts. E-books, image databases, article indexes/archives, streaming video, and archival sources will be covered. All...

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Working with APIs in Python Workshop

Thu 3/4 • 4PM - 7PM PST

Have you wanted to use APIs to gather data, but aren’t quite sure where to start? This is the workshop for you. During this 3 hour workshop, we will cover the basic functionality and terminology of APIs. Then we will show you how to create a Python...

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Authority, Bias and the Self in Research Workshop

Thu 3/11 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST

In this workshop, participants will reflect on their social identities in relation to the research process, explore how the construction of authority in scholarship is influenced by our social identities and share discussion on strategies to remain...

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Radical Publishing in CDMX Speaker Series

Fri 3/12 • 12PM - 1PM PST

Hacking the Quotidien With Mexico's RRD Collective: Creative Experimentation and Transnational Collaborations Around Print Technologies and Public Space RRD (Red de Reproducción y Distribución / Reproduction and Distribution Network) is an artist...

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