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New Year, New Skills: Spring 2021 Workshop Schedule

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Ring in the new year with a bang by learning a new skill at the Library. We have a full slate of online workshops planned for February and March. Our offerings include perennial favorites on topics like Zotero, data visualization, and multimedia production, as well as new options like publishing and plant propagation. Develop your research skills, learn digital mapping techniques, and even create fantastic crafts for yourself or a friend. All workshops are free for Georgetown students, faculty, and staff.

Research and Publishing Skills

Search Like a Librarian, February 4, noon–1 p.m.

Zotero Basics, February 10, 1–2 p.m.

Literature Reviews for Thesis Writers, February 17, 1–2 p.m.

Research Game Plan for Thesis Writers, February 24, 1–2 p.m.

Publishing Non-Fiction in Newspapers and Magazines, February 26, 2–3:30 p.m.

Zotero Tips & Tricks, March 3, 1–2 p.m.

Data Analysis

Intro to Tableau, February 5, 1–3 p.m.

Excel for Data Cleaning and Analysis, February 8, 2–4 p.m.

Intro to R, February 22, 2–4 p.m.

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

3D Modeling and Production

Intro to 3D modeling with TinkerCad, February 2, 6–8 p.m.

Design for the Laser Cutter, February 4, 2–4 p.m.

Digital Mapping

Introduction to Digital Mapping, February 9, 10–11 a.m.

ArcGIS Online I, February 12, noon–2 p.m.

Mapping with Tableau, February 19, noon–2 p.m.

ArcGIS Online II, February 26, noon–2 p.m.

Intro to StoryMaps, March 11, 11 a.m.–noon

Video, Design, and Multimedia

Planning for Video Production, February 9, 1–2 p.m.

Intro to InDesign (Part I), February 11, 2–3:30 p.m.

Learn to Edit Video with WeVideo, February 16, 1–2 p.m.

Intro to InDesign (Part II), February 16, 2–3:30 p.m.

Creative Coding with P5.js, March 24, 6–8 p.m.

Online Teaching and Learning

Communicating with Asynchronous Video, February 2, 1-2 p.m.

Crafts and Life Skills

Connect with Handmade Cards, February 10, 6–8 p.m.

Cereal Box Books: Making Books with What You Have, February 17, 6–7 p.m.

Propagation Techniques: Make More Plants from Your Plants, March 3, 6–7 p.m.