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Develop New Skills in a Library Workshop

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Autumn is the perfect time to pick up a new skill in one of the Library’s online workshops. More than 40 classes will cover research, technology, and creative skills to enhance your teaching, learning, and research. Workshops are free for all Georgetown students, faculty, and staff.

Sessions in September and early October include:

Research Skills

Zotero Basics, September 10, 1–2 p.m.

Lit Reviews for Thesis Writers, September 30, 1–2 p.m.

Zotero Basics, October 5, 1–2 p.m.

Research Game Plan for Thesis Writers, October 7, 1–2 p.m.

Search Like a Librarian, October 8, noon–1 p.m.

Research Basics, October 8, 4–4:45 p.m.

Data Analysis

Data Viz for Total Beginners, September 3, 11 a.m.–noon

Intro to Tableau, September 8, noon–2 p.m.

Excel for Data Cleaning and Analysis, September 30, 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Intro to R, October 7, 2:30–4:30 p.m.

3D Modeling and Production

Intro to 3D Modeling with TinkerCAD, September 9, 6–8 p.m.

Overview of 3D Scanning and Modeling Tools, September 30, 6–8 p.m.

Programming in 3D with codeBlocks with TinkerCAD, October 8, 5–7 p.m.

Digital Mapping

Introduction to Digital Mapping, September 11, noon–1 p.m.

ArcGIS Online I, September 16, 10 a.m.–noon

Mapping with Tableau, September 18, 1–3 p.m.

Intro to MapWarper, September 23, 3–4 p.m.


Planning for Video Production, September 17, 2–3 p.m.

Intro to InDesign (Part I), September 24, 2–3:30 p.m.

Intro to InDesign (Part II), September 29, 2–3:30 p.m.

Planning for Video Production, October 8, 2–3 p.m.

Online Teaching and Learning

Intro to VoiceThread, September 14, 11 a.m.–noon

Communicating with Asynchronous Video, September 15, 2–3 p.m; or October 6, 2–3 p.m.

Craft and Maker Skills

Cereal Box Books: Making Books with What You Have, September 11, 5–6:30 p.m.

Turning Photos into Laser Cut Artwork, September 16, 6–8 p.m.

Propagation Techniques: Make More Plants from Your Plants, September 18, 5–6:30 p.m.

Design for Laser Cutter, September 23, 5–7 p.m.

All workshops will take place over Zoom. See the complete schedule and register at library.georgetown.edu/events.