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  Events
  Library Classes
  Multimedia Classes
  Software Classes
  Multiple Events
Mon - Sep 15
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Tips & Tricks in Photoshop CS5
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

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 workshops we will experiment with variety of photoshop tools and techniques covering things such as : Liquify, Spot healing, blending images using layer masks, examples of portrait retouching, adjusting image brightness/contrast and creating special effects.

Eventbrite - Tips & Tricks in Photoshop CS5

Tue - Sep 16
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Beginning WordPress
Location: Kaiser Room (521 - 5 East)

This hands-on class will cover the basics of launching a WordPress.org site. The WordPress Dashboard will be introduced as well as using themes, plug-ins and widgets.

Research Guide for the class: http://libguides.gatech.edu/wordpressintroduction

Eventbrite - Beginning WordPress

Part of the G.L.U.E. ('Graduate Library User Education') Workshop Series

Tue - Sep 16
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for ARCH4411.

Tue - Sep 16
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for GT2803.

Tue - Sep 16
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Data Management Planning Workshop
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

Are you interested in managing, sharing, or preserving your research data? Are you required by a funding agency, such as the NSF or NIH, to include a data management or sharing plan in your grant proposal? Are you interested in learning more about what services are offered at Georgia Tech to help support your research data needs?

Please attend the Data Management Planning workshop to learn about the various requirements of funding agencies, how to comply with these requirements, and how to take advantage of resources already offered by the Georgia Tech Library.  In addition to examining data management plan requirements, this workshop will also cover how to use the DMPTool, a web application designed to walk researchers step-by-step through data management planning. Classes are free and open, and you are welcome to stop in, but priority is given to those who are registered.

Eventbrite - Data Management Planning Workshop

Contact Lizzy Rolando at lizzy.rolando@library.gatech.edu with any questions.

**This class satisfies one hour of the in-person training requirement of the RCR Compliance Policy (http://researchintegrity.gatech.edu/forms/GT_RCR.pdf). Applicable NSF projects require 4 hours of in-person training; applicable NIH projects require 8 hours.**

Wed - Sep 17
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  Web of Science - Xpress Library Class Series
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

This class series is designed to get students familiar with important databases for their research. Each short course covers one or two topics in under 30 min. Though designed for CEE, all students are welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact Lisha Li by email: lisha.li@library.gatech.edu

Wed - Sep 17
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
  GeoRef - Xpress Library Class Series
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

This class series is designed to get students familiar with important databases for their research. Each short course covers one or two topics in under 30 min. Though designed for CEE, all students are welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact Lisha Li by email: lisha.li@library.gatech.edu

Thu - Sep 18
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for ARCH4411.

Thu - Sep 18
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  Writing a Literature Review: Where Research Starts
Location: Kaiser Room (521 - 5 East)

Whether writing a research paper for a class, preparing a conference presentation, or beginning a thesis or dissertation, a literature review plays a crucial part in the end product. So what is a literature review? This class answers that question and then demystifies the literature review process by carefully outlining it step-by-step. Tips will be included on identifying, evaluating, and organizing information.

If you need additional information, please contact: 
William Baer
Phone: 404-385-2211

Eventbrite - Writing a Literature Review: Where Research Starts

Part of the G.L.U.E. ('Graduate Library User Education') Workshop Series

Thu - Sep 18
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for GT2803.

Fri - Sep 19
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  Communication Ethics: Avoiding Plagiarism
Location: Kaiser Room (521 - 5 East)

Join us for this interactive session 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.

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

Eventbrite - Communication Ethics: Avoiding Plagiarism

Part of the G.L.U.E. ('Graduate Library User Education') Workshop Series

**** This class satisfies one hour of the in-person training requirement of the RCR Compliance Policy. Applicable NSF projects require 4 hours of in-person training; applicable NIH projects require 8 hours. ****

Tue - Sep 23
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for ARCH4411.

Tue - Sep 23
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Where to Get Your Article Published
Location: Kaiser Room (521 - 5 East)

This session covers finding journals in your research area, determining how to select the best one to submit your article to, and how to find that journal’s author guidelines. No pre-registration is needed.

Research Guide for the class: http://libguides.gatech.edu/publish

For additional information or for schedule conflicts, please contact:
Mary Axford
Phone: 404- 894-1392
Email: mary.axford@library.gatech.edu

Eventbrite - Where to Get Your Article Published

Part of the G.L.U.E. ('Graduate Library User Education') Workshop Series

Tue - Sep 23
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for GT2803.

Tue - Sep 23
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  EndNote X7 Training Session: Citation Management
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

Are you frustrated with the time & effort required to prepare bibliographies and manage reference lists?

Instead of spending hours typing bibliographies or trying to organize your references, do it the easy way—by using EndNote!

EndNote X7 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
Phone: 404-385-4392

Email: lori.critz@library.gatech.edu

Space is first come, first served, but priority is given to those who have registered.

Eventbrite - EndNote X7 Training Session: Citation Management

Part of the G.L.U.E. (‘Graduate Library User Education’) Workshop Series

Wed - Sep 24
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  InDesign CS5: Intro
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

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.

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.

Eventbrite - InDesign CS5: Intro

Wed - Sep 24
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  ScienceDirect - Xpress Library Class Series
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

This class series is designed to get students familiar with important databases for their research. Each short course covers one or two topics in under 30 min. Though designed for CEE, all students are welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact Lisha Li by email: lisha.li@library.gatech.edu

Wed - Sep 24
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
  NTIS/Technical Reports - Xpress Library Class Series
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

This class series is designed to get students familiar with important databases for their research. Each short course covers one or two topics in under 30 min. Though designed for CEE, all students are welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact Lisha Li by email: lisha.li@library.gatech.edu

Wed - Sep 24
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  LaTeX Training Sessions for Science & Engineering
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (2 East)

Have you ever asked: “Why won’t Word format my paper the way I need it to?  Is there a better way?”  Then this class is for you! LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system, with features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. The LaTeX Training sessions are hands-on classes on the basics of using LaTeX, including the use of graphics and creating bibliographies.  LaTeX Classes are sponsored by the Georgia Tech Library and Graduate Student Government Association.

Please contact Lori Critz  (Phone: 404-385-4392, Email: lori.critz@library.gatech.edu) if you need additional information. 

Eventbrite - LaTeX Training Sessions for Science & Engineering

Thu - Sep 25
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for ARCH4411.

Thu - Sep 25
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for GT2803.

Tue - Sep 30
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Essential Databases & Research Resources
Location: Kaiser Room (521 - 5 East)

This workshop is intended as the first of a series to introduce resources for doing research at the graduate level. Learn about essential databases for research in all disciplines.

Research guide for the class: http://libguides.gatech.edu/onmark

Eventbrite - Essential Databases & Research Resources

Part of the G.L.U.E. ('Graduate Library User Education') Workshop Series

Tue - Sep 30
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for ARCH4411.

Tue - Sep 30
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Studio Classroom in Use
Location: LEC Performance Space (1 East)

The studio classroom on the 1st floor East is in use for GT2803.