Wed 10/28 • 10AM - 5PM PDT
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...
Thu 10/29 • 9AM - 4PM PDT
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...
Thu 10/29 • 11AM - 1PM PDT
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...
Thu 10/29 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT
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.
Thu 10/29 • 4PM - 4:45PM PDT
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.
Fri 10/30 • 10AM - 12PM PDT
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...
Tue 11/3 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST
This workshop will address searching, retrieving, and citing online archival and primary source materials, as well as using these materials to inform research.
Thu 11/5 • 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.
Tue 11/10 • 1PM - 3PM PST
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,...
Thu 11/12 • 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,...
Tue 11/17 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST
Thu 11/19 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST
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...
Tue 11/24 • 1PM - 2PM PST
This workshop is designed to introduce participants to remote library resources across disciplines that will encourage creative exploration.
Thu 12/3 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST
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.
Thu 12/10 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST
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...