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  Events
  Library Classes
  Data Classes
  Multimedia Classes
  Software Classes
  Multiple Events
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. 

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

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

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

Eventbrite - Intro to Zotero

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.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

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

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

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.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

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 - 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. 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

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.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

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. 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

 

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.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Fri - Jan 11
  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.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing