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Library Events & Workshops

Events

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Maker Hub Anniversary Expo 2018


2:00pm - 4:00pm, October 19, 2018
Maker Hub, First Floor, Lauinger Library

Celebrate the Maker Hub’s second birthday on October 19 during Parent and Family Weekend with our First Annual Maker Hub Anniversary Expo!

Join the Library Associates and the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for a very spooky gallery talk on Wednesday, October 24 from 6-8 pm in the Murray Room, Lauinger Library, 5th Floor.

Macabre Gallery Talk


6:00pm-08:00pm, October 24, 2018
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Library Associates and the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for a very spooky gallery talk on Wednesday, October 24 from 6-8 pm in the Murray Room, Lauinger Library, 5th Floor.

Workshops

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00pm-4:00pm, October 16, 2018
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. Register for this workshop.

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, October 18, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience with Facebook Pages and Twitter. Register for this workshop here.

 

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IP for Government Data: Understanding Open Access vs. Public Domain


1:00pm-2:00pm, October 22, 2018
Murray Room, Fifth Floor, Lauinger Library

Learn how to define the difference between public domain and open access and how to track and effect change in the federal regulations and laws.

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Planning for Video Production


1:00-2:30pm, October 22, 2018
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). The instructor will also demo and explain best practices for a basic video production equipment set-up. Register for this workshop.

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Podcasting with GarageBand


10:00am-12:00pm, October 23, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a basic podcast using Garageband. Learn about the pros/cons of different microphones and mixers and learn the best practices of structuring your podcast and getting the best audio. Participants will also learn how to edit and export their podcasts to publish on various platforms. Register for this workshop here.

 

Primary Sources Thesis Workshop


3:00pm - 4:00pm, October 23, 2018
Booth Family Center for Special Collections, 5th Floor, Lauinger Library

Are you a graduate student or undergraduate student studying the social sciences and preparing to write your thesis paper? Join the Library for special workshops on using primary sources in the Booth Family Center for Special Collections!

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, October 25, 2018
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. Register for this workshop.

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Tableau Bootcamp


1:00-4:00pm, October 26, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this jam-packed, four-hour Tableau Bootcamp, participants will learn how to create compelling, interactive visualizations using Tableau Desktop. Tableau is popular across a variety of industries because it allows users to easily glean insights from their data and present their findings in a beautiful and clean fashion. 

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Halloween Costume Projects!


1:00-4:00pm, October 26, 2018
Maker Hub

Halloween is coming, do you have a costume ready? The MakerHub and Department of Performing Arts are teaming up to host an informal, drop-in all-day workshop to help you get ready for a spooktacular weekend! Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 4:00pm to make spooky halloween decorations, work on your costume, or learn how to make frightful interactive installations! Register for this workshop.

 

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00pm-4:00pm, October 30, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm-3:30pm, November 1, 2018
Dubin (Room 156)

During this workshop participants will learn the best practices of creating a LinkedIn profile that will attract potential employers and expand one's professional network. Participants will also have a chance to get a professional headshot taken in a studio setting. Register for this workshop here.

Primary Sources Thesis Workshop


3:00pm - 4:00pm, November 2, 2018
Booth Family Center for Special Collections, 5th Floor, Lauinger Library

Are you a graduate student or undergraduate student studying the social sciences and preparing to write your thesis paper? Join the Library for special workshops on using primary sources in the Booth Family Center for Special Collections!

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Occupy.HERE & RACHEL-Pi: “Off the Grid” Network Devices for Social Justice, Activism and Education


3:30pm - 5:00pm, November 2, 2018
Maker Hub, First Floor, Lauinger Library

In this Center for Social Justice workshop we will get hands-on with off the grid network devices, look at customization opportunities, and discuss the benefits and risks of accessing a “hyper local” intranet when internet access is unavailable or inadvisable.

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Video Editing with Premiere


2:00pm-4:00pm, November 5, 2018
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. Register for this workshop.

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00-4:00pm, November 6, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the prerequisite Introduction to InDesign (Part I) 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. Register for this workshop.

OpenRefine for Working with Messy Data


3:30pm - 4:30pm, November 7, 2018
Dubin Room -- 156

Podcasting with GarageBand


2:00pm-4:00pm, November 12, 2018

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a basic podcast using Garageband. Learn about the pros/cons of different microphones and mixers and learn the best practices of structuring your podcast and getting the best audio. Participants will also learn how to edit and export their podcasts to publish on various platforms. Register for this workshop.

 

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Getting Started with Omeka


4:00pm - 5:00pm, November 13, 2018
Dubin Room -- 156

Omeka is an open-source software for creating digital archives and exhibits. It's available to the Georgetown community through the Georgetown Domains platform. This workshop will cover signing up for domain space using Georgetown Domains, downloading Omeka, creating collections and exhibits, and adding new themes and plug-ins to Omeka. Participants will leave the workshop ready to start creating their own Omeka site.

Cite it Right with Refworks!


10:00am - 11:00am, November 14, 2018
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Learn how RefWorks can help you create your own personal library of references, add citations manually or export from numerous databases directly into RefWorks, set up group accounts for collaborative scholarship, capture information directly from websites with RefGrab-It and add citations to Word documents with Write-N-Cite.

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Workshop for Graduate Students


1:00pm - 2:00pm, November 14, 2018
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

Cite it Right with Zotero & ZBib!


4:00pm - 5:00pm, November 14, 2018
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Zotero is a reference manager--software that can help you create your own personal library of references, manage your research sources, write your citations and bibliography, and share with collaborators. Come to this workshop to learn the basics of using Zotero for your own research process! We'll also explore ZBib, a lightweight alternative from the same team that lives right in your browser.

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Workshop for Graduate Students


10:00am - 11:00am, November 26, 2018
Murray Conference Room, Georgetown University Library, 5th Floor, Georgetown University

Join the Georgetown University Library for an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) orientation workshop.

Mind the Gap: Conducting a thorough literature review for capstones and master's essays


4:00pm - 5:00pm, November 28, 2018
Dubin Classroom (Lauinger Library 156)

Before you start your capstone, thesis, or master's essay you first have to know what is already out there. This workshop will help you "mind the gap" in your literature review before you start your final senior or graduate work by thinking through what you might be missing.

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, November 29, 2018

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. Register for this workshop.

 

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Social Media Marketing


2:00pm-4:00pm, December 4, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will cover some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience developing a professional social media presence. Register for this workshop.

 

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.