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Library Events & Workshops

Workshops

Living Hinges on the Laser Cutter


5:00pm-7:00pm, January 23, 2020
Maker Hub, 1st Floor Lauinger

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Intro to Tableau


10:00am - 12:00pm, January 23, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

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.

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Mapping with Tableau


1:00pm - 3:00pm, January 27, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

In this workshop participants will learn how to use Tableau Public to create interactive maps. The workshop will cover formatting geographic data for upload into Tableau, creating various map types, and working with Shapefiles and KML files in Tableau.

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Video Editing with Adobe Premiere


2:00pm - 4:00pm, January 29, 2020
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application that is used to combine video and audio clips, music, graphics, titles, and still images to produce finished sequences. This workshop will teach participants the basic process of creating a project, importing assets, basic edits to audio and video, and keyboard shortcuts. 

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00pm-4:00pm, January 30, 2020
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

*All Gelardin Workshops this semester are first come, first served.

Making Things with 35mm Art Slides


05:00pm-07:00pm, January 30, 2020
Maker Hub, 1st Floor Lauinger

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Cite it Right: Zotero Tips and Tricks!


03:00pm - 04:00pm, February 5, 2020
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Zotero is great for collecting, managing, and citing your personal library of references, but what are the next steps? Come to this workshop to learn how to use Zotero to collaborate, explore advanced features, and get some tips to integrate Zotero into your research workflow!

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Mapping with Story Maps


10:00am - 11:00am, February 6, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

In this workshop participants will take a deep dive on the tool Story Maps, which allows users to create narrative maps. In the workshop we'll look at sample Story Maps, discuss best practices for narrative mapping, and have time to explore the tool. 

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Planning for Video Production


1:00pm - 3:00pm, February 6, 2020
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 shot lists, 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. The instructor will also demo and explain best practices for a basic video production equipment set-up. 

 

Introduction to Archival Research for Social Sciences


"3:00pm - 4:00pm", February 10, 2020
Booth Family Center for Special Collections Classroom

If you are a graduate or undergraduate student conducting research in the social sciences, you will want to attend this Library information session on using archival primary sources at the Booth Family Center for Special Collections!

Archival primary sources offer the freedom to make original observations, because interaction is direct, immediate, and without any intervening interpretations. This could be the key to inspiring an original research project.

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Intro to R


2:00pm - 4:00pm, February 11, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

This workshop will introduce you to the statistical software R and the development environment RStudio. We'll work to build familiarity with the basics of working with data in R, from the ground floor on up. You'll learn how to import a data set, run summary statistics to learn about your data, and visualize your results in multiple formats. This workshop is designed for people with very little familiarity with R--it's an introduction to the basics, and you'll leave empowered to start using R for your own projects.

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00pm - 4:00pm, February 12, 2020
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

*All Gelardin Workshops this semester are first come, first served.

Valentine's Day Last-Minute Thoughtful and Considerate Gifts


05:00pm-07:00pm, February 13, 2020
Maker Hub, 1st Floor Lauinger

Editing and Sharing Immersive 360 photos and videos


2:00pm - 3:00pm, February 14, 2020
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop students will learn how to upload and share 360 Video and Photos on various social media platforms. Participants will also learn how to make basic edits to their 360 media files. 

Prerequisite: None

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00pm-4:00pm, February 20, 2020
Picchi, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools.

*All Gelardin Workshops this semester are first come, first served.

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Mapping with ArcGIS Online


10:00am - 12:00pm, February 26, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

In this workshop participants will get an overview of ArcGIS Online, a powerful online tool for digital mapping. We'll cover importing spatial layers and data layers to a map, styling maps, and sharing maps. 

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Data Viz for Total Beginners


3:00pm - 4:00pm, March 4, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

Are you interested in Data Visualization but have no idea where to start? Not sure you want to create complex data visualizations, but you want to be a more informed consumer? Want to create simple data visualizations? This workshop is for you! We'll cover the best practices for creating and consuming data visualizations, discuss common issues with data visualizations, and explore a simple tool to get started creating your own visualizations. 

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00pm - 4:00pm, March 4, 2020
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

*All Gelardin Workshops this semester are first come, first served.

Introduction to Archival Research for Social Sciences


"3:00pm - 4:00pm", March 6, 2020
Booth Family Center for Special Collections Classroom

If you are a graduate or undergraduate student conducting research in the social sciences, you will want to attend this Library information session on using archival primary sources at the Booth Family Center for Special Collections!

Archival primary sources offer the freedom to make original observations, because interaction is direct, immediate, and without any intervening interpretations. This could be the key to inspiring an original research project.

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Cite it Right: Zotero Tips and Tricks!


03:00pm - 04:00pm, March 16, 2020
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Zotero is great for collecting, managing, and citing your personal library of references, but what are the next steps? Come to this workshop to learn how to use Zotero to collaborate, explore advanced features, and get some tips to integrate Zotero into your research workflow!

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Excel for Data Cleaning and Analysis


2:00pm - 4:00pm, March 18, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

This workshop is for anyone looking to make the most of Excel for cleaning and/or analyzing your data. It will give you step-by-step practice with some of the most helpful formulas, tips, and tools to save you time working with large data sets in Excel. 

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00pm-4:00pm, March 18, 2020
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

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Intro to Tableau


2:00pm - 4:00pm, March 25, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

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.

Sign Up For A Reminder Email

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00pm - 4:00pm, April 2, 2020

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools.

*All Gelardin Workshops this semester are first come, first served.

 

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Intro to R


2:00pm - 4:00pm, April 8, 2020
Lauinger Library, Dubin - Room 156

This workshop will introduce you to the statistical software R and the development environment RStudio. We'll work to build familiarity with the basics of working with data in R, from the ground floor on up. You'll learn how to import a data set, run summary statistics to learn about your data, and visualize your results in multiple formats. This workshop is designed for people with very little familiarity with R--it's an introduction to the basics, and you'll leave empowered to start using R for your own projects.

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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.