Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/rss Be a Leader of the Pack: Make Information Resources Work for You and Your Lab Sep 19, 2014 Description: Want to be the first to know about new developments related to your research topicand share those references with yourcolleagues?  Curious about how your lab’s research is used?  Wonder where researchers in your field get their funding?  This session will show you how to turn your limited time into valuable knowledge.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: NCSU students, post docs, and faculty are welcome to participate.

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/434 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/434
Video Production and Editing Basics Sep 23, 2014 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and editing, and you will, by the end of the project, complete a short video with cuts, transitions, text, and a soundtrack. Appropriate for beginners or for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with iMovie, technology lending devices, and gain essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/437 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/437
Literature reviews Sep 24, 2014 Description: Join NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and undergraduates doing research.

In this session, you will have an opportunity to think about the purposes of conducting literature reviews.  Along the way, you will learn about library services, workshops, and reference management tools you may not know about. The information will help you to connect with librarians in your subject area for more in-depth help finding information later.

Want to know more? Watch a short video here: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/lit-review

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: Available to graduate students, postdocs, faculty, or undergraduates working on research projects.

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/456 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/456
Introduction to Managing Research and Personal Data Sep 26, 2014 Description: Whether at work or at home, everyone generates a large amount of data. This data can be just digital photos, data from your research work, or different versions of your research paper or thesis. In this workshop we will discuss different types of data, how to put your data in context, file formats, naming and tagging conventions, and storage options. We will also address the current state of publicly available data sets.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: All NCSU students, staff, and faculty members are welcome to participate in this workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/453 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/453
Data Management Planning: The Basics Sep 26, 2014 Description:

Learn the basics of how to write Data Management Plans (DMPs) for your grant applications. Discover resources available to help you develop and execute your DMPs. This workshop will describe NSF-recommended components of a DMP and introduce you to data management services and tools currently available for NCSU researchers.


Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: This workshop is open to NCSU students, staff, post-docs and faculty.  Seating is limited - please register at: 

http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/index/details/workshopId/58

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/452 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/452
Writing research introductions in the sciences Sep 30, 2014 Description: Learn how to write an effective introduction to your research paper in the sciences.  This workshop is aimed at graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and undergrads completing research papers with an eye towards publication.

This workshop is taught by Dr. Meagan Kittle Autry, Director of Thesis and dissertation Support Services.

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/454 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/454
Getting Started with 3D Printing Sep 30, 2014 Description:

Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing but aren't sure where to start? This workshop will cover the basics of how 3D printing works, including a live demonstration with one of Hunt Library's MakerBot 3D printers.  We'll also discuss some of the ways 3D printing is being used at NC State, and how to use the Hunt Library Makerspace to bring your designs to life.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/414 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/414
Video Production and Editing Basics Sep 30, 2014 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and editing, and you will, by the end of the project, complete a short video with cuts, transitions, text, and a soundtrack. Appropriate for beginners or for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with iMovie, technology lending devices, and gain essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/438 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/438
Introduction to Arduino and MaKey MaKey Oct 3, 2014 Description:
Do you want to build a robot that interacts with Twitter, a banana piano, or your own wearable electronics project? This workshop will cover the basics of Arduino and MaKey MaKey, two microcontroller circuits designed to make creating interactions between computers and the physical world easy for everyone. In this workshop, we'll create some simple example circuits and talk about how to check out electronics kits from the Libraries. Both Arduino Inventor Kits and MaKey MaKeys are available for one-week checkout from both Hill and Hunt Library, so participants will be able to take a kit home with them after the workshop to continue exploring and experimenting (based on kit availability).


Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: No electronics experience required! Laptops will be available for participants, but bring your own if you want to save and edit your projects after the workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/415 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/415
Video Production and Editing Basics Oct 7, 2014 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and editing, and you will, by the end of the project, complete a short video with cuts, transitions, text, and a soundtrack. Appropriate for beginners or for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with iMovie, technology lending devices, and gain essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/439 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/439
Getting Started with 3D design Oct 9, 2014 Description: This workshop will cover the basics of using 3D design software and creating designs suitable for 3D printing at Hunt Library Makerspace. Participants will learn about the variety of options available for 3D design, downloading and modifying free online 3D designs, and get hands-on practice with 123D Design, a free, easy-to-use software.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/416 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/416
Basics of Audio Recording in the Hunt Music Rooms Oct 14, 2014 Description:
Learn how to record audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms in this interactive workshop. Through hands-on practice you'll become familiar with the equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of voice recording, using the MIDI keyboards, audio editing, multitrack recording, the powerful production and vintage music format digitization opportunities these rooms have to offer, and more. Appropriate for beginners but also for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with the Hunt Library Music Rooms while gaining essential skills for both school and personal project.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/445 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/445
Video Production and Editing Basics Oct 21, 2014 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and editing, and you will, by the end of the project, complete a short video with cuts, transitions, text, and a soundtrack. Appropriate for beginners or for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with iMovie, technology lending devices, and gain essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/440 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/440
Introduction to Arduino and MaKey MaKey Oct 21, 2014 Description:
Do you want to build a robot that interacts with Twitter, a banana piano, or your own wearable electronics project? This workshop will cover the basics of Arduino and MaKey MaKey, two microcontroller circuits designed to make creating interactions between computers and the physical world easy for everyone. In this workshop, we'll create some simple example circuits and talk about how to check out electronics kits from the Libraries. Both Arduino Inventor Kits and MaKey MaKeys are available for one-week checkout from both Hill and Hunt Library, so participants will be able to take a kit home with them after the workshop to continue exploring and experimenting (based on kit availability).


Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No electronics experience required! Laptops will be available for participants, but bring your own if you want to save and edit your projects after the workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/417 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/417
Spooky Sounds with Arduino Oct 28, 2014 Description: In this special Halloween-themed workshop, learn about making spooky sounds with Arduino! More information will be added about this workshop soon.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/418 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/418
Basics of Audio Recording in the Hunt Music Rooms Oct 28, 2014 Description:
Learn how to record audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms in this interactive workshop. Through hands-on practice you'll become familiar with the equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of voice recording, using the MIDI keyboards, audio editing, multitrack recording, the powerful production and vintage music format digitization opportunities these rooms have to offer, and more. Appropriate for beginners but also for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with the Hunt Library Music Rooms while gaining essential skills for both school and personal project.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/446 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/446
Writing research introductions in the sciences Oct 30, 2014 Description: Learn how to write an effective introduction to your research paper in the sciences.  This workshop is aimed at graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and undergrads completing research papers with an eye towards publication.

This workshop is taught by Dr. Meagan Kittle Autry, Director of Thesis and dissertation Support Services.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/455 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/455
Video Production and Editing Basics Nov 4, 2014 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and editing, and you will, by the end of the project, complete a short video with cuts, transitions, text, and a soundtrack. Appropriate for beginners or for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with iMovie, technology lending devices, and gain essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/441 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/441
Basics of Audio Recording in the Hunt Music Rooms Nov 11, 2014 Description:
Learn how to record audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms in this interactive workshop. Through hands-on practice you'll become familiar with the equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of voice recording, using the MIDI keyboards, audio editing, multitrack recording, the powerful production and vintage music format digitization opportunities these rooms have to offer, and more. Appropriate for beginners but also for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with the Hunt Library Music Rooms while gaining essential skills for both school and personal project.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/447 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/447
Basics of Audio Recording in the Hunt Music Rooms Nov 18, 2014 Description:
Learn how to record audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms in this interactive workshop. Through hands-on practice you'll become familiar with the equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of voice recording, using the MIDI keyboards, audio editing, multitrack recording, the powerful production and vintage music format digitization opportunities these rooms have to offer, and more. Appropriate for beginners but also for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with the Hunt Library Music Rooms while gaining essential skills for both school and personal project.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/448 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/448
Video Production and Editing Basics Nov 25, 2014 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and editing, and you will, by the end of the project, complete a short video with cuts, transitions, text, and a soundtrack. Appropriate for beginners or for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with iMovie, technology lending devices, and gain essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/442 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/442
Basics of Audio Recording in the Hunt Music Rooms Dec 2, 2014 Description:
Learn how to record audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms in this interactive workshop. Through hands-on practice you'll become familiar with the equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of voice recording, using the MIDI keyboards, audio editing, multitrack recording, the powerful production and vintage music format digitization opportunities these rooms have to offer, and more. Appropriate for beginners but also for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with the Hunt Library Music Rooms while gaining essential skills for both school and personal project.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:29:51 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/449 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/449