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  Events
  Library Classes
  Multimedia Classes
  Software Classes
  Multiple Events
Thu - Jan 19
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  Find grants using COS Pivot!
Location: Wilby Room (Ground Floor)

COS Pivot is a powerful database of both public and private sponsorship opportunities. Come learn how to create an account and to start finding funding. Access to Pivot is provided by the Office of Sponsored Programs.

January 19th from 11:00-12:30 in the Wilby Room of the Georgia Tech Library.

Bring your lunch and your laptop.

Tue - Jan 24
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Literature Review Boot Camp
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Are you confused on where to start when writing a literature review for your research project, thesis, or dissertation? Don't worry, the Literature Review Boot Camp will set you up for success. This one hour hands on workshop will assist you with the following:

  • Developing your topic/hypothesis
  • Creating a concept map
  • Identifying pertinent resources to analyze
  • Identifying literature to review
  • Analyzing and summarizing the literature
  • Synthesizing & outlining the literature
  • And finally, writing!
  • For more information please email: porter@library.gatech.edu
Thu - Jan 26
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Search Class
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

You have an invention and you want your idea be protected. Before filing a patent application, you would want to find out if the same idea has been published. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. Whether you are an inventor/entrepreneur or someone who just has an interest in patents, we designed this class to help you understand patent documents and navigate through multiple free online patent databases effectively.

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

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

For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Eventbrite - Patent Search Classes - Spring 2017

Directions & Parking Information 

Mon - Jan 30
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  EndNote X8 Training Session: Citation Management (Offered as Part of the Graduate Communication Certificate Program)
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

EndNote X8 is a POWERFUL bibliographic management tool that will help with your research process.

Attend a hands-on training session on using EndNote - the bibliographic management software available to the Georgia Tech community, as part of your GT Technology Fee!

If you need additional information please contact:

Lori Critz 
- Coordinator, Graduate Communication Certificate Program
Phone: 404-385-4392

Email: lori.critz@library.gatech.edu

**Part of the Graduate Communication Certificate Program (Technical Tools elective)

Tue - Feb 7
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent Search Class
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

You have an invention and you want your idea be protected. Before filing a patent application, you would want to find out if the same idea has been published. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. Whether you are an inventor/entrepreneur or someone who just has an interest in patents, we designed this class to help you understand patent documents and navigate through multiple free online patent databases effectively.

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

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

For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Eventbrite - Patent Search Classes - Spring 2017

Directions & Parking Information 

Thu - Feb 9
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to NVivo: The basics of wrangling your content
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Introduction to NVivo: The basics of wrangling your content

NVivo is a data analysis tool designed for researchers working with text based or multimedia information. NVivo allows you to collect, organize, and analyze the various connections between documents, pictures, audio and video, web pages, and social media data. The introductory workshop will be an overview on the basics of using and understanding NVivo for your future research.

The introductory course will cover the following topics:

  • General overview of coding and content analysis.
  • Introduction to the Nvivo interface.
  • Exploration of source analysis.
  • Tools for coding content.
  • Text searching and queries for content analysis.

Prerequisites: To access the Nvivo software the students will need to have access to the Ivan Allen Virtual desktop.

Please contact seth.porter@library.gatech.edu with any questions or concerns.

Fri - Feb 17
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  EndNote X8 Training Session: Citation Management (Offered as Part of the Graduate Communication Certificate Program)
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

EndNote X8 is a POWERFUL bibliographic management tool that will help with your research process.

Attend a hands-on training session on using EndNote - the bibliographic management software available to the Georgia Tech community, as part of your GT Technology Fee!

If you need additional information please contact:

Lori Critz, Coordinator - Graduate Communication Certificate Program

Phone: 404-385-4392

Email: lori.critz@library.gatech.edu

**Part of the Graduate Communication Certificate Program (Technical Tools elective)

Thu - Feb 23
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Search Class
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

You have an invention and you want your idea be protected. Before filing a patent application, you would want to find out if the same idea has been published. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. Whether you are an inventor/entrepreneur or someone who just has an interest in patents, we designed this class to help you understand patent documents and navigate through multiple free online patent databases effectively.

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

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

For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Eventbrite - Patent Search Classes - Spring 2017

Directions & Parking Information 

Tue - Mar 7
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent Search Class
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

You have an invention and you want your idea be protected. Before filing a patent application, you would want to find out if the same idea has been published. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. Whether you are an inventor/entrepreneur or someone who just has an interest in patents, we designed this class to help you understand patent documents and navigate through multiple free online patent databases effectively.

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

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

For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Eventbrite - Patent Search Classes - Spring 2017

Directions & Parking Information 

Wed - Mar 8
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  EndNote X8 Training Session: Citation Management (Offered as Part of the Graduate Communication Certificate Program)
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

EndNote X8 is a POWERFUL bibliographic management tool that will help with your research process.

Attend a hands-on training session on using EndNote - the bibliographic management software available to the Georgia Tech community, as part of your GT Technology Fee!

If you need additional information please contact:

Lori Critz, Coordinator - Graduate Communication Certificate Program

Phone: 404-385-4392

Email: lori.critz@library.gatech.edu

**Part of the Graduate Communication Certificate Program (Technical Tools elective)

Tue - Mar 21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent Search Class
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

You have an invention and you want your idea be protected. Before filing a patent application, you would want to find out if the same idea has been published. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. Whether you are an inventor/entrepreneur or someone who just has an interest in patents, we designed this class to help you understand patent documents and navigate through multiple free online patent databases effectively.

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

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

For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Eventbrite - Patent Search Classes - Spring 2017

Directions & Parking Information 

Tue - Mar 28
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  Communication Ethics: Avoiding Plagiarism (Offered as part of the Graduate Communication Certificate Program)
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Join us for this interactive session, for graduate students and postdocs, to see how to avoid plagiarism, provide adequate credit notations indicating authorship, and locate your appropriate citation style and the supporting resources needed to properly cite your work.

No pre-registration required.

If you need additional information, please contact:
Lori Critz, Coordinator, Graduate Communication Certificate Program
Phone: 404-385-4392
Email: lori.critz@library.gatech.edu

**** This class satisfies one hour of the in-person training requirement of the RCR Compliance Policy.  The amount of in-person training hours required can be found here:  http://rcr.gatech.edu/compliance-training-matrix ****