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  Events
  Library Classes
  Data Classes
  Multimedia Classes
  Software Classes
  Multiple Events
Wed - Sep 5
4:15 PM - 5:30 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

Wed - Sep 5
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Finding grants with Pivot
Location: Online

Find grants with Pivot in 30 minutes!

Pivot combines public and private sponsorship opportunities into a single, easy-to-use database. Besides funding your research, Pivot can help you find przizes, travel money, and fellowships. Learn to find the awards that are the best fit for you.

Pivot can be used by international students, staff, and faculty. US citizenship is not required.

RSVP to get the Blue Jeans link for the workshop.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Fri - Sep 7
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

 

 

Fri - Sep 7
12:15 PM - 1:00 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

Sun - Sep 9
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

Mon - Sep 10
11:30 AM - 12:30 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

 

 

Mon - Sep 10
1:15 PM - 2:00 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

Mon - Sep 10
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 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

Tue - Sep 11
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  Data Viz Interest Group Talk Series: Optimizing University Statistics using Plotly, Sklearn, and Python

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 first, examine machine learning algorithms to identify university success based on factors such as starting salaries, ethnic diversity, standardized scores. Then, use Plotly's API to visualize and present the results.

Thu - Sep 13
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 - Sep 13
1:00 PM - 2:30 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

Thu - Sep 13
4:15 PM - 5:30 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

Thu - Sep 13
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  Virtual Reality Interest Group Talk: 3D Atlanta Project

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 second, explore Atlanta through the years in this three-dimensional simulation

 

Project Demo: https://youtu.be/Bkau4nnjmTc

Eventbrite - Virtual Reality Interest Group Talk

Thu - Sep 13
6:30 PM - 7:30 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

Fri - Sep 14
1:00 PM - 2:00 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

 

Fri - Sep 14
2:15 PM - 3:00 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

 

Wed - Sep 19
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 - Sep 19
4:15 PM - 5:00 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

 

Wed - Sep 19
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  PubMed Basics
Location: Online

Do you want to unlock the mystery and power of PubMed? Learn the fundamentals of searching in PubMed in 30 minutes! The incomparable biomedical database can seem intimidating at first, but it can be tamed.

RSVP to get the Blue Jeans link for the workshop.

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Thu - Sep 20
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Zotero Citation Management
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Introduction to Zotero, an free tool for citation management. Find out how to download and install Zotero, how to save, store, and organize the references you find when doing your research. Also learn how to create a bibliography from your saved references, and how to annotate your saved references to make them more meaningful to you.

Contact: fred.rascoe@library.gatech.edu

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

Eventbrite - Intro to Zotero

Thu - Sep 20
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  Finding ME/MSE Information
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Your assigment requires an explanation of a process using a peer-reviewed article. You need to find an idea for a project. Learn how to use the mechanical and material sciences databases to answer these questions and more.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

Fri - Sep 21
11:15 AM - 12:30 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

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

Wed - Oct 3
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Introduction to Tableau
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Tableau is an easy-to-use, interactive visualization tool made easy with drag and drop functionality. In this workshop we will go over the basics of connecting data sources ranging from databases (sql) and files (csv, excel) to creating simple interactive visualizations.

We will create 3 distinct graphs: 

  • Heat Map 
  • Box and Whisker Plot 
  • Node Network Graph 

Tools : Tableau Public

 

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

Thu - Oct 11
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
  A Beginners Guide to Python
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Have you ever wondered why Python is quickly becoming one of the world's most-used programming languages?  This workshop includes an introduction to how Python works, how to create and run a simple program, and what all the buzz is about. Recommended for students with no previous exposure to Python. 

Tools : Anaconda 3.6, Jupyter Notebook

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

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

Mon - Oct 15
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Intermediate R Studio: Data Cleaning with dplyr and tidyr
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

R is a free, open source statistical analysis software package commonly used in research environments for data analysis and visualization. In this intermediate-level, hands-on workshop attendees will use sample data to learn how to perform data cleaning using R packages: dplyr and tidyr.

This intermediate-level workshop is intended for those who already have some familiarity with R programming or have attended the library's "Introduction to R Studio" workshop. 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 16
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Introduction to d3 workshop
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

d3 is a javascript library that manipulates the DOM in html using svgs. We will first go through basic html, javascript, css, and svgs before stepping into d3. Then we will learn d3 fundamentals like selections and groups, as well as reading data. By the end we will create a simple graph.

 

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

Wed - Oct 17
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  Ebooks for affordable textbooks
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Do you want to make your course materials more affordable but don’t know where to start? Want to put together ebook chapters instead of one textbook? Then this class is for you! We will cover Digital Rights Management, access issues, the best ebook platforms, and much more. Take advantage of thousands of titles supported by the Georgia Tech Library.

This workshop is for faculty only.

 

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

Tue - Oct 23
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  An Introduction to Python for Data Science
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

This workshop will go over the basics of Numpy and Pandas, Python's data science libraries.  We will then use these libraries to read in a dataset, manipulate and clean our data, and then export, analyze, and visualize our refined data to gain valuable insights. 

Recommended for students with at least a basic knowledge of programming and Python. 

Tools: Anaconda 3.6, Jupyter Notebook, Numpy, Pandas, matplotlib 

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Oct 23
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Animation in d3
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

In this workshop you will learn how d3 can be used to make interactive and immersive charts. This workshop will use techniques such as animation and transitions to show how data can drive the story. 

Tools: Python should be installed to run the visualization on a local host, and a general text editor.

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Wed - Oct 24
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Introduction to Tableau
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Tableau is an easy-to-use, interactive visualization tool made easy with drag and drop functionality. In this workshop we will go over the basics of connecting data sources ranging from databases (sql) and files (csv, excel) to creating simple interactive visualizations.

We will create 3 distinct graphs: 

  • Heat Map 
  • Box and Whisker Plot 
  • Node Network Graph 

Tools : Tableau Public

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Thu - Oct 25
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

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
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Introduction to Python (online)
Location: Online

Have you ever wondered why Python is quickly becoming one of the world's most-used programming languages?  This workshop includes an introduction to how Python works, how to create and run a simple program, and what all the buzz is about. Recommended for students with no previous exposure to Python. The coding environment is available here.

This online class will be conducted through WebEx.

The password is: gtlibrary

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

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Tue - Nov 6
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  An Introduction to Python for Data Science
Location: Online

This workshop will go over the basics of Numpy and Pandas, Python's data science libraries.  We will then use these libraries to read in a dataset, manipulate and clean our data, and then export, analyze, and visualize our refined data to gain valuable insights. 

Recommended for students with at least a basic knowledge of programming and Python. 

The coding environment is available here. Students will also need to add the cars.csv file to their current project, which can be done with the add file button.

This online class will be conducted through WebEx.

The password is: gtlibrary

 

Tue - Nov 6
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Crime Data Visualization with d3
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

We will be using the d3 and Leaflet libraries and basic html and css to create a map visualization of the 2016 crimes reported on Georgia Tech's campus. The goal of this workshop/tutorial is to provide the basic concepts of data visualization with d3 and encourage campus-wide interest in data visualization. No prior programming experience is required. 

 

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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

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Thu - Nov 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Introduction to Zotero
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Find out how to download and install Zotero, how to save, store, and organize the references you find when doing your research. Also learn how to create a bibliography from your saved references, and how to annotate your saved references to make them more meaningful to you. No registration required, priority will be given to advanced registrants.

Contact: fred.rascoe@library.gatech.edu

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Thu - Nov 8
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.

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Thu - Nov 8
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Learning Data Visualization with Python and Plotly
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Learn how to create a colorful and interactive visualization using Plotly, a cloud-based data visualization tool. Our workshop will focus on filtering out messy data, gathering the dimensions we want to plot, and creating an interactive 3D scatterplot using the Plotly API for Python.  Recommended for all students with at least basic knowledge of programming. 

Tools: Anaconda 3.6, Jupyter Notebook, Numpy, Pandas, Plotly API for python

 

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Thu - Nov 8
1:00 PM - 2:30 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 and correlation 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.

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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.

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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.

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Tue - Nov 13
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  PubMed Basics
Location: Online

Do you need to know the basics of searching PubMed? You can learn the fundamentals in 30 minutes! The incomparable biomedical database can seem intimidating at first, but it can be tamed.

Information on how to join Blue Jeans will be on the ticket confirmation. Email liz.holdsworth@library.gatech.edu with any issues or questions. 

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Tue - Nov 20
1:00 PM - 2:30 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 and correlation 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.

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Tue - Nov 20
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Finding grants with Pivot
Location: Online

Pivot combines public and private sponsorship opportunities into a single, easy-to-use database. Besides funding your research, Pivot can help you find prizes, travel money, and fellowships. Learn to find the awards that are the best fit for you.

Pivot can be used by international students, staff, and faculty. US citizenship is not required.

Information on how to join Blue Jeans will be on the ticket confirmation. Email liz.holdsworth@library.gatech.edu with any issues or questions. 

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Tue - Nov 27
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  InnovationQ Plus: Best practices
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Experts from IP.com will be on campus to talk about best practices regarding prior art search, patentability and competitive intelligence using InnovationQ Plus - the innovation discovery and analysis tool. This seminar is open everyone on campus.

Tue - Dec 11
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Tuesdays
Location: Wilby Room (Ground Floor)

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.

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