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Map of the World

Presentation by the AltFin Lab


2:00pm - 4:00pm, July 25, 2017
Murray Room, Fifth Floor, Lauinger Library

Join the Library for a special presentation and reception with the UN Development Programme's Alternative Finance Lab, from UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub. 

Making It Work Together: Integration and Automation in Digital Curation Platforms


9:30 am - 11:15 am , August 9, 2017
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

In cultural heritage institutions there are a multitude of platforms to manage collections and data. They include those for management, preservation, storage, access, and many others. Often, these tools must work in concert but are not linked in anyway, causing frustration both to front-end and back-end users. With the availability of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), cultural heritage organizations have been able to better integrate their workflows and automate some of their processes, bridging the gaps across their platforms.

Workshops

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Introduction to Blockchain


4:30pm - 6:00pm, July 25, 2017
Idea Lab, First Floor, Lauinger Library

What is "Blockchain" and how does it work? In this hands-on workshop presented by the UN Development Programme's AltFin Lab, we'll not only explain how blockchain works, but help you get started with your first digital currency wallet.

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Planning for Video Production


2:00pm-3:30pm, July 25, 2017
Room 158 (CoLab), Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will walk participants through the most important phase of video production, which is "pre-production" (the planning phase). Different types of shotlists, scripts, and video clips will be shown during this time to give you a feel of how planning is actually applied to a completed video project.

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, July 26, 2017
Production Studio, Gelardin New Media Center

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn how to set up a professional, yet basic production shoot. This includes learning how to capture quality audio and video footage using both DSLR and HD video cameras, as well as touching on the fundamentals of cinematography and lighting techniques.

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Intro to Tableau


10:00am-11:30am, July 27, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan for a visualization project, choose appropriate chart types, and use Tableau Public to create engaging and interactive charts. No coding or programming experience is required. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: none

Instructor: Nikoo Yahyazadeh, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

Event Accessibility

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at library.georgetown.edu/ar or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.