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  Events
  Library Classes
  Data Classes
  Multimedia Classes
  Software Classes
  Multiple Events
Tue - Oct 23
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to LaTeX
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

LaTeX is used to prepare documents, especially those that have mathematical formulas or equations. You will learn the basics of LaTex by creating a simple document in class.

No coding experience is required.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Oct 23
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  An Introduction to Python for Data Science
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

This workshop will go over the basics of Numpy and Pandas, Python's data science libraries.  We will then use these libraries to read in a dataset, manipulate and clean our data, and then export, analyze, and visualize our refined data to gain valuable insights. 

Recommended for students with at least a basic knowledge of programming and Python. 

Tools: Anaconda 3.6, Jupyter Notebook, Numpy, Pandas, matplotlib 

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Oct 23
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Animation in d3
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

In this workshop you will learn how d3 can be used to make interactive and immersive charts. This workshop will use techniques such as animation and transitions to show how data can drive the story. 

Tools: Python should be installed to run the visualization on a local host, and a general text editor.

 

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Wed - Oct 24
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Introduction to Tableau
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Tableau is an easy-to-use, interactive visualization tool made easy with drag and drop functionality. In this workshop we will go over the basics of connecting data sources ranging from databases (sql) and files (csv, excel) to creating simple interactive visualizations.

We will create 3 distinct graphs: 

  • Heat Map 
  • Box and Whisker Plot 
  • Node Network Graph 

Tools : Tableau Public

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Thu - Oct 25
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to LaTex
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

LaTex is used to prepare documents, especially those that have mathematical formulas or equations. You will learn the basics of LaTex by creating a simple document in class.

No coding experience is required.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Oct 30
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  Business Research Essentials
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Focus is on the core subscription databases to which the Library subscribes that will be useful in your coursework as well as in your career.  You’ll be shown time-saving strategies and key techniques for getting the most of our most popular databases.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Oct 30
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Wordpress for Beginners
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Wordpress is open source software used for website creation, blogging etc. Are you looking to create a quick online presence for a research project or promote the department you work in? In this 90 minute session we will show you the basics of working with Wordpress including themes, plugins and manipulating graphics for the web etc.

Topics vary in workshops: A more detailed agenda of topics will be sent to the email you provide, closer to the time.

These classes are open to all GT affiliated: undergrad, grad, faculty and staff

Workshops are usually held in the Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor.

Updates & information on the class, such as cancellations or rescheduling, will be sent to the email you provided on your registration form.

The classes are free and they are drop in. Classes are tailored for the Georgia Tech community.

Class Registration

Eventbrite - Wordpress for Beginners

Tue - Nov 6
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Finding Chemical Information
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Need to find a peer-reviewed article? Where are the chemical properties of a compound, including an IR spectrum? Learn how to search the chemistry databases and bring questions from your homework assignments.

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Tue - Nov 6
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Crime Data Visualization with d3
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

We will be using the d3 and Leaflet libraries and basic html and css to create a map visualization of the 2016 crimes reported on Georgia Tech's campus. The goal of this workshop/tutorial is to provide the basic concepts of data visualization with d3 and encourage campus-wide interest in data visualization. No prior programming experience is required. 

 

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Wed - Nov 7
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Adobe InDesign for Beginners
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Adobe InDesign is software primarily used by designers and graphic production artists for layout of publications, posters, and print media.  It can be used to create things such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. This can be extremely useful for academic presentations.

Get some hands on time with this professional software!

In this essentials workshop we will familiarize you with the interface while going over some of the basic tools necessary to create a poster or brochure. Topics may include working with text, text wrap on images, document setup, alignment, and importing images and text . The instructor will provide students with templates for practice outside of class.

A more detailed agenda will be sent to the email you provide, closer to the time.

InDesign is a desktop publishing and layout tool; if you have assets such as logos, pictures or content you would like to experiment with, you may bring them to these workshops.

These classes are open to everyone GT affiliated: undergrad, grad, faculty and staff.

Workshops are usually held in the Homer Rice Center ,Ground Floor. Updates on the class will be sent to the email you provided on your registration form.

 The classes are free and they are drop- in.

Class Registration

Eventbrite - InDesign / Adobe Creative Suite for Beginners

Thu - Nov 8
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to LaTex
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

LaTex is used to prepare documents, especially those that have mathematical formulas or equations. You will learn the basics of LaTex by creating a simple document in class.

No coding experience is required.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Thu - Nov 8
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Learning Data Visualization with Python and Plotly
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Learn how to create a colorful and interactive visualization using Plotly, a cloud-based data visualization tool. Our workshop will focus on filtering out messy data, gathering the dimensions we want to plot, and creating an interactive 3D scatterplot using the Plotly API for Python.  Recommended for all students with at least basic knowledge of programming. 

Tools: Anaconda 3.6, Jupyter Notebook, Numpy, Pandas, Plotly API for python

 

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Tue - Nov 13
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Tuesdays
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Are you an inventor, an entreprenuer, a student or a researcher who is getting ready to apply for a patent or someone who is curious about patents? Before you talk to a manufacturer or the public about your invention, it is wise to get your idea protected. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. In this class, you will learn the patent basics as well as patent search strategies through hands-on exercises. Handouts are included. The class contains two parts:

  • Part One: Introduction to patents (including patentability requirements, identification of patent documents, patent classifications and patent search strategies)
  • Part Two: Patent search hands-on practice (including classification search using USPTO's PatFT/AppFT, and EPO's Espacenet; Hybrid search using classification and keywords)

We are offering this patent class on every 2nd Tue. of the month this fall. Please choose the date that fits your schedule and register it online:

  • Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.

Prerequisites: Preview the 7-Step patent search strategy video by the USPTO before coming to class

These classes, offered by the Georgia Tech Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Georgia Tech Library, are open to everyone on the Georgia Tech campus as well as to the public. For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Location: Georgia Tech Library, Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor, 266 4th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

Directions & Parking Information

Visitors need to use one of the visitors parking lots on campus. The closest parking spaces are Visitors Area 2 or Area 3, near the Student Center (350 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332). More questions on directions? Call the library services desk at 404-894-4500.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

Tue - Nov 13
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  EndNote X8 Training Session
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

EndNote X8 is a powerful bibliographic management tool that will help with your research process. EndNote X8 software is available to the Georgia Tech community, as part of your GT Technology Fee. This course is a hands-on session on using EndNote X8 for Windows. At the end of this session you will be able to add references to EndNote from databases and online sources, manage references and PDFs in EndNote, and use Cite While You Write to add citations from EndNote to MS Word documents. No prior experience with EndNote required.

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Tue - Dec 11
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Patent Tuesdays
Location: Library Homer Rice Center (Ground Floor West)

Are you an inventor, an entreprenuer, a student or a researcher who is getting ready to apply for a patent or someone who is curious about patents? Before you talk to a manufacturer or the public about your invention, it is wise to get your idea protected. A good patent search will help you identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of your invention. In this class, you will learn the patent basics as well as patent search strategies through hands-on exercises. Handouts are included. The class contains two parts:

  • Part One: Introduction to patents (including patentability requirements, identification of patent documents, patent classifications and patent search strategies)
  • Part Two: Patent search hands-on practice (including classification search using USPTO's PatFT/AppFT, and EPO's Espacenet; Hybrid search using classification and keywords)

We are offering this patent class on every 2nd Tue. of the month this fall. Please choose the date that fits your schedule and register it online:

  • Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
  • Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 12-2 p.m.

Prerequisites: Preview the 7-Step patent search strategy video by the USPTO before coming to class

These classes, offered by the Georgia Tech Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Georgia Tech Library, are open to everyone on the Georgia Tech campus as well as to the public. For more information, please email: patentscoordinator@library.gatech.edu

Location: Georgia Tech Library, Homer Rice Center, Ground Floor, 266 4th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

Directions & Parking Information

Visitors need to use one of the visitors parking lots on campus. The closest parking spaces are Visitors Area 2 or Area 3, near the Student Center (350 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332). More questions on directions? Call the library services desk at 404-894-4500.

Eventbrite - Copyright & Open Access in Scholarly Publishing