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Sciences Student Resource Fair

Thu 9/23 • 9AM - 12PM PDT RSVP

Court of Sciences

Learn about the tools and best practices to find, use, share and conduct research Tips on using interlibrary loan, finding course reserves, research data management, open access and more. Explore resources such as CLICC (laptop lending) and the...

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UCLA Library: Ask Me Anything!

Thu 9/23 • 9AM - 12PM PDT

Powell Library; Charles E. Young Research Library

UCLA Library staff will be out front at Powell Library and Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL), ready to answer your questions about Library services, locations, best study spots...anything! Learn how to get research help, borrow equipment,...

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UCLA Library: Ask Me Anything!

Fri 9/24 • 9AM - 12PM PDT

Powell Library; Charles E. Young Research Library

UCLA Library staff will be out front at Powell Library and Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL), ready to answer your questions about Library services, locations, best study spots...anything! Learn how to get research help, borrow equipment,...

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UC Carpentries Workshop Series: Intro to Vector Data with R

Fri 9/24 • 9AM - 1PM PDT RSVP

This is the following workshop after Introduction to R. This workshop will introduce 1) core geospatial data concepts and 2) then focus on working with vector data in R, including reading data, and visualization. It is intended for learners who have...

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UCLA Library: Ask Me Anything!

Mon 9/27 • 9AM - 12PM PDT

Powell Library; Charles E. Young Research Library

UCLA Library staff will be out front at Powell Library and Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL), ready to answer your questions about Library services, locations, best study spots...anything! Learn how to get research help, borrow equipment,...

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Virtual Screening Room: National Silent Movie Day: Harold Lloyd

Wed 9/29 • 4PM - 5:45PM PDT RSVP

Presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive Program made possible by the John H. Mitchell Television Programming Endowment Archive events are in Pacific Time (U.S.). This program will be available until October 13. The silent film era spans...

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Getting Started With Research

Thu 9/30 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Learn all about the research process and research opportunities at UCLA, as well as how to find a faculty mentor and earn course credit for doing research. This virtual workshop is free and open to all undergraduates. For more information, check...

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UC Carpentries Workshop Series: Intro to Raster Data with R

Fri 10/1 • 9AM - 1PM PDT RSVP

This is the following workshop after Introduction to vector data in R. This workshop requires basic knowledge of R programming, geospatial data, and visualization. This workshop will review concepts of raster data and projection and then teach...

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Getting Started With Research

Tue 10/5 • 3PM - 3:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Learn all about the research process and research opportunities at UCLA, as well as how to find a faculty mentor and earn course credit for doing research. This virtual workshop is free and open to all undergraduates.

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Introduction to Tinderbox

Thu 10/7 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

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.

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Developing a Research Question

Thu 10/7 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Need help figuring out what topic you want to explore for your project? Having trouble turning a general idea into something more specific? Join us for this sychronous remote workshop with library instructors to learn about developing your research...

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Virtual Screening Room: The Classic Ghosts: "The Haunting of Rosalind"

Thu 10/7 • 4PM - 6PM PDT RSVP

Presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive Program made possible by the John H. Mitchell Television Programming Endowment Archive events are in Pacific Time (U.S.). This is a one-time live screening. U.S., 4/10/1973 In a landmark broadcast...

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Introduction to Scrivener

Thu 10/14 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

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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Finding Sources at the UCLA Library

Thu 10/14 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Want to learn the most effective search strategies? There’s much more to search than Google! Become a savvy searcher and learn more about the best places to search for the information you need. Join us for this sychronous remote workshop with...

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Libraries and Societies Data and Software Sharing Series

Mon 10/18 • 9:30AM - 12PM PDT RSVP

The UCLA Library and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) share a commitment to helping researchers preserve, share, discover, and receive credit for their research data and software. Partnered together, we offer services, guidance, and coordinate...

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Excel For Research

Thu 10/21 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

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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Collecting and Citing Sources

Thu 10/21 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

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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Adulting 101: Vegan Cooking Panel Q&A

Tue 10/26 • 2PM - 3PM PDT RSVP

A panel of UCLA Library staff and a rep from the UCLA Teaching Kitchen will share their favorite vegan recipes plus cooking and grocery shopping tips. Attendees will be invited to submit questions before and during the session. Panelists will...

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Data & Misinformation: Blame it on the Algorithms

Thu 10/28 • 10AM - 11AM PDT RSVP

In this first session of the fall 2021 UCLA Library Data Literacy workshop series, we will explore the role of social media business models and algorithmic data-gathering in the creation and perpetuation of misinformation. If we use social media,...

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Introduction to DEVONthink

Thu 10/28 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

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. Please visit https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink for more...

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Writing a Literature Review

Thu 10/28 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

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

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Adulting 101: Power & Politics in Los Angeles

Tue 11/2 • 2PM - 3PM PDT RSVP

Want to make a difference in your community but aren’t sure where to begin? This workshop will explore opportunities for civic engagement using Los Angeles as a case study. We will discuss the Los Angeles political landscape in order to understand...

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Intro to Systematic Reviews in the Health Sciences

Thu 11/4 • 1PM - 2PM PDT RSVP

Join two expert search librarians as they explore the fundamentals of systematic review development. This session will cover: - Pre-registration - Developing inclusion/exclusion criteria - Selecting your databases - Building your search -...

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Developing Your Research Plan

Thu 11/4 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

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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Data & Misinformation: Academic Click-bait

Thu 11/18 • 10AM - 11AM PST RSVP

What roles do academics, scientific publishers, and journalists play in perpetuating misinformation? In part two of the UCLA Library fall 2021 Data Literacy workshop series, we will examine ways academic research can get lost in translation when...

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Using UC Library Search

Thu 11/18 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST RSVP

UC Library Search is live as the new catalog and search tool for UCLA and all 10 UC campuses, replacing the UCLA Library Catalog, Melvyl, and ArticlesPlus. You can use it to locate and borrow millions of print and online books, journal articles, and...

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Teaching and Outreach with Artists' Books, Zines, and Comics

Thu 12/2 • 1PM - 2PM PST RSVP

In this workshop, participants will explore creative ways to use comics, zines, and artist's books in their own teaching or outreach practices. No prior experience with these materials is necessary. This workshop will be held in the West...

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Data & Misinformation: Lying with Statistics

Thu 12/9 • 10AM - 11AM PST RSVP

In this final session of the UCLA Library fall 2021 Data Literacy workshop series, we will unpack the assumptions we make when collecting data for research projects. We will discuss the consequences when assumptions are wrong in research and how...

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