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  Events
  Library Classes
  Data Classes
  Multimedia Classes
  Software Classes
  Multiple Events
Mon - Sep 24
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Introduction to R Studio
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

R is a free, open source statistical analysis software package that is commonly used in research environments for data analysis and visualization. In this hands-on workshop attendees will learn the basics of how to get started with R Studio, including working with sample data to perform introductory statistical analysis and basic data visualization.

The session is geared towards those with minimal or no experience using the R software package although basic understanding of statistical concepts such as median, mean, and normality is recommended. Attendees are also welcome to bring their own research data sets and statistical challenges for peer-to-peer assistance at the end of the session. There is no cost for this workshop and all technology will be provided by the library. Seating is limited so advance registration is recommended.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Mon - Sep 24
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
  Business Research Essentials
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Focus is on the core subscription databases to which the Library subscribes that will be useful in your coursework as well as in your career.  You’ll be shown time-saving strategies and key techniques for getting the most of our most popular databases.

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Mon - Sep 24
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Finding Chemical Information
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Need to find a peer-reviewed article? Where are the chemical properties of a compound, including an IR spectrum? Learn how to search the chemistry databases and bring questions from your homework assignments.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Sep 25
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
  Finding Company Information
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Knowing how to find information on your target companies can give you an advantage – whether for a job search or for a research project. You’ll be shown how to effectively use the major company information sources to get the big picture about a company. Strategies for finding company profiles, financial information and analyses, corporate culture – and more. Hands-on training will be available during as well as immediately after the session.   

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Sep 25
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  Data Viz Interest Group Talk Series: Development of East Asia based on cities

Join the Georgia Tech Library's Data Visualization Lab this month for a series of three demonstrations meant to reveal the depth and breadth of projects available to students.

All three talks will be held in the Data Visualization Lab on the first floor of the Library at 6:15 p.m. In the third, chart soaring population and urbanization of East Asia's cities, then estimate  growth and find the differences in urbanization between countries.

 

Eventbrite - Data Viz Interest Group

Fri - Sep 28
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to LaTex
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

LaTex is used to prepare documents, especially those that have mathematical formulas or equations. You will learn the basics of LaTex by creating a simple document in class.

No coding experience is required.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Mon - Oct 1
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Photoshop for Beginners
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Adobe Photoshop is a graphics/image editing program included in the Adobe Creative Suite. The  software is often used by graphic artists, print designers, visual  communicators,and regular people like you.

Pictures in things such as  posters, books, magazines,and brochures are often created or edited in Photoshop.

In these crash course workshops we will experiment with variety of photoshop tools and techniques to get you started. We will cover things such as: Liquify, Cloning tools, Spot healing, blending images using layer masks, examples of portrait retouching, adjusting image  brightness/contrast and creating special effects.

Topics vary in workshops: A more detailed agenda of topics will be sent to the email you provide, closer to the time.

These classes are open to all GT affiliated: undergrad, grad, faculty and staff

Workshops are usually held in the Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor.

Updates & information on the class, such as cancellations or rescheduling, will be sent to the email you provided on your registration form.

The classes are free and they are drop in. Classes are tailored for the Georgia Tech community.

Class Registration 

 Eventbrite - Photoshop for Beginners

Tue - Oct 2
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
  Finding Company Information
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Knowing how to find information on your target companies can give you an advantage – whether for a job search or for a research project. You’ll be shown how to effectively use the major company information sources to get the big picture about a company. Strategies for finding company profiles, financial information and analyses, corporate culture – and more. Hands-on training will be available during as well as immediately after the session.   

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Thu - Oct 4
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Introduction to R Studio
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

R is a free, open source statistical analysis software package that is commonly used in research environments for data analysis and visualization. In this hands-on workshop attendees will learn the basics of how to get started with R Studio, including working with sample data to perform introductory statistical analysis and basic data visualization.

The session is geared towards those with minimal or no experience using the R software package although basic understanding of statistical concepts such as median, mean, and normality is recommended. Attendees are also welcome to bring their own research data sets and statistical challenges for peer-to-peer assistance at the end of the session. There is no cost for this workshop and all technology will be provided by the library. Seating is limited so advance registration is recommended.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Tue - Oct 9
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Tuesdays
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Are you an inventor, an entreprenuer, a student or a researcher who is getting ready to apply for a patent or someone who is curious about patents? Before you talk to a manufacturer or the public about your invention, it is wise to get your idea protected. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. In this class, you will learn the patent basics as well as patent search strategies through hands-on exercises. Handouts are included. The class contains two parts:

  • Part One: Introduction to patents (including patentability requirements, identification of patent documents, patent classifications and patent search strategies)
  • Part Two: Patent search hands-on practice (including classification search using USPTO's PatFT/AppFT, and EPO's Espacenet; Hybrid search using classification and keywords)

We are offering this patent class on every 2nd Tue. of the month this fall. Please choose the date that fits your schedule and register it online:

  • Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.

Prerequisites: Preview the 7-Step patent search strategy video by the USPTO before coming to class

These classes, offered by the Georgia Tech Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Georgia Tech Library, are open to everyone on the Georgia Tech campus as well as to the public. For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Location: Georgia Tech Library, Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor, 266 4th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

Directions & Parking Information

Visitors need to use one of the visitors parking lots on campus. The closest parking spaces are Visitors Area 2 or Area 3, near the Student Center (350 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332). More questions on directions? Call the library services desk at 404-894-4500.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Thu - Oct 11
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Communication
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Are you going to be publishing an article in the professional literature about your research? Did you know that the decisions you make when you agree to publish may affect how others access your article? This class will go over the basics of what happens when you publish a journal article. Learn about copyright transfer agreements, and understand what it means when you sign your copyright over to a journal publisher. You will also learn about Open Access options for publishing your research.

Class is open first come, first served. Priority will be given to those who have pre-registered.    

Eventbrite - Copyright and Open Access

Contact fred.rascoe@library.gatech.edu for more information

Sun - Oct 14
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Introduction to LaTex
Location: Online

LaTeX is used to prepare documents, especially those that have mathematical formulas or equations. You will learn the basics of LaTex by creating a simple document in class.

No coding experience is required. We are meeting online. Please accept the EventBrite invitation to receive the meeting link.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Tue - Oct 16
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Adobe Illustrator for Beginners
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editing tool, commonly used by graphic designers.

In this beginning 90 min workshop we will familiarize you with the interface and introduce you to handy features/tools within the package, as we create a basic shapes, logos and text effects.

Exercises may include things like: typing on a path, extrude and bevel, working with text, blending, scaling, adjusting gradients, live trace and experimenting with the shape builder tool. Illustrator is a must have in your arsenal of software for professional looking results.

A more detailed agenda will be sent to the email you provide, closer to the time.

These classes are open to all GT affiliated : undergrad, grad, faculty and staff

Workshops are usually held in the Homer Rice Center , Ground floor.

Updates & information on the class, such as cancellations or reschedules, will be sent to the email you provided on your registration form.

The classes are free and they are drop in. Classes are tailored for the Georgia Tech community.

Class Registration

 

Eventbrite - Illustrator / Infographics- Adobe Creative Suite for Beginners

Wed - Oct 17
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to InnovationQ Plus
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

InnovationQ Plus is a discovery platform that allows you to search for patents, non-patent literature, and licensable technology. The analytic tools enable deeper understanding of technologies found in a concept space. The Corporate Tree features allows you to see the technologies and patents connected to both public and private companies. This class is open to all GT students, faculty and staff.

Wed - Oct 17
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  EndNote X8 Training Session
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

EndNote X8 is a powerful bibliographic management tool that will help with your research process. EndNote X8 software is available to the Georgia Tech community, as part of your GT Technology Fee. This course is a hands-on session on using EndNote X8 for Windows. At the end of this session you will be able to add references to EndNote from databases and online sources, manage references and PDFs in EndNote, and use Cite While You Write to add citations from EndNote to MS Word documents. No prior experience with EndNote required. 

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Thu - Oct 18
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to LaTex
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

LaTex is used to prepare documents, especially those that have mathematical formulas or equations. You will learn the basics of LaTex by creating a simple document in class.

No coding experience is required.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Thu - Oct 18
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  Business Research Essentials
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Focus is on the core subscription databases to which the Library subscribes that will be useful in your coursework as well as in your career.  You’ll be shown time-saving strategies and key techniques for getting the most of our most popular databases.

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Oct 23
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to LaTeX
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

LaTeX is used to prepare documents, especially those that have mathematical formulas or equations. You will learn the basics of LaTex by creating a simple document in class.

No coding experience is required.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Thu - Oct 25
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Finding Chemical Information
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Need to find a peer-reviewed article? Where are the chemical properties of a compound, including an IR spectrum? Learn how to search the chemistry databases and bring questions from your homework assignments.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Tue - Oct 30
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  Business Research Essentials
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Focus is on the core subscription databases to which the Library subscribes that will be useful in your coursework as well as in your career.  You’ll be shown time-saving strategies and key techniques for getting the most of our most popular databases.

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Oct 30
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Wordpress for Beginners
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Wordpress is open source software used for  website creation, blogging etc. Are you looking to create a quick online presence for a research project or promote the department you work in? In this 90 minute session we will show you the basics of working with Wordpress including  themes, plugins ,and  manipulating graphics for the web etc.

Topics vary in workshops: A more detailed agenda of topics will be sent to the email you provide, closer to the time.

These classes are open to all GT affiliated: undergrad, grad, faculty and staff

Workshops are usually held in the Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor.

Updates & information on the class, such as cancellations or rescheduling, will be sent to the email you provided on your registration form.

The classes are free and they are drop in. Classes are tailored for the Georgia Tech community.

Class Registration

 

Eventbrite - Wordpress for Beginners

Wed - Nov 7
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Adobe InDesign for Beginners
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Adobe InDesign is software primarily used by designers and graphic production artists for layout of publications, posters, and print media.  It can be used to create things such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. This can be extremely useful for academic presentations.

Get some hands on time with this professional software!

In this essentials workshop we will familiarize you with the interface while going over some of the basic tools necessary to create a poster or brochure. Topics may include working with text, text wrap on images, document setup, alignment, and importing images and text . The instructor will provide students with templates for practice outside of class.

A more detailed agenda will be sent to the email you provide, closer to the time.

InDesign is a desktop publishing and layout tool; if you have assets such as logos, pictures or content you would like to experiment with, you may bring them to these workshops.

These classes are open to everyone GT affiliated: undergrad, grad, faculty and staff.

Workshops are usually held in the Homer Rice Center ,Ground Floor. Updates on the class will be sent to the email you provided on your registration form.

 The classes are free and they are drop- in.

Class Registration

 

Eventbrite - InDesign / Adobe Creative Suite for Beginners

Tue - Nov 13
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Tuesdays
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Are you an inventor, an entreprenuer, a student or a researcher who is getting ready to apply for a patent or someone who is curious about patents? Before you talk to a manufacturer or the public about your invention, it is wise to get your idea protected. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. In this class, you will learn the patent basics as well as patent search strategies through hands-on exercises. Handouts are included. The class contains two parts:

  • Part One: Introduction to patents (including patentability requirements, identification of patent documents, patent classifications and patent search strategies)
  • Part Two: Patent search hands-on practice (including classification search using USPTO's PatFT/AppFT, and EPO's Espacenet; Hybrid search using classification and keywords)

We are offering this patent class on every 2nd Tue. of the month this fall. Please choose the date that fits your schedule and register it online:

  • Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.

Prerequisites: Preview the 7-Step patent search strategy video by the USPTO before coming to class

These classes, offered by the Georgia Tech Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Georgia Tech Library, are open to everyone on the Georgia Tech campus as well as to the public. For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Location: Georgia Tech Library, Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor, 266 4th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

Directions & Parking Information

Visitors need to use one of the visitors parking lots on campus. The closest parking spaces are Visitors Area 2 or Area 3, near the Student Center (350 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332). More questions on directions? Call the library services desk at 404-894-4500.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Nov 13
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  EndNote X8 Training Session
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

EndNote X8 is a powerful bibliographic management tool that will help with your research process. EndNote X8 software is available to the Georgia Tech community, as part of your GT Technology Fee. This course is a hands-on session on using EndNote X8 for Windows. At the end of this session you will be able to add references to EndNote from databases and online sources, manage references and PDFs in EndNote, and use Cite While You Write to add citations from EndNote to MS Word documents. No prior experience with EndNote required. 

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Tue - Dec 11
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Tuesdays
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Are you an inventor, an entreprenuer, a student or a researcher who is getting ready to apply for a patent or someone who is curious about patents? Before you talk to a manufacturer or the public about your invention, it is wise to get your idea protected. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. In this class, you will learn the patent basics as well as patent search strategies through hands-on exercises. Handouts are included. The class contains two parts:

  • Part One: Introduction to patents (including patentability requirements, identification of patent documents, patent classifications and patent search strategies)
  • Part Two: Patent search hands-on practice (including classification search using USPTO's PatFT/AppFT, and EPO's Espacenet; Hybrid search using classification and keywords)

We are offering this patent class on every 2nd Tue. of the month this fall. Please choose the date that fits your schedule and register it online:

  • Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.

Prerequisites: Preview the 7-Step patent search strategy video by the USPTO before coming to class

These classes, offered by the Georgia Tech Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Georgia Tech Library, are open to everyone on the Georgia Tech campus as well as to the public. For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Location: Georgia Tech Library, Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor, 266 4th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

Directions & Parking Information

Visitors need to use one of the visitors parking lots on campus. The closest parking spaces are Visitors Area 2 or Area 3, near the Student Center (350 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332). More questions on directions? Call the library services desk at 404-894-4500.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing