Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss State of Sound Sessions: Plug-ins Feb 22, 2018 Description:

Learn what plug-ins are and why they might be a useful addition to your sonic library.


Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1540 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1540
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Feb 22, 2018 Description:


Only currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, and staff may attend and gain access to the Makerspace. An NCSU ID is required for this orientation.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 8:30 pm

Prerequisites: Attendees must be currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, or staff, and must present a current NCSU ID (Wolfpack One Card). 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1572 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1572
Agile and Scrum 101 Feb 22, 2018 Description:

An Intro to Agile and Scrum

Agile software development describes an approach under which requirements and solutions evolve through the collaborative effort of self-organizing cross-functional teams and their customers/end users. It advocates adaptive planning, evolutionary development, early delivery, and continuous improvement, and it encourages rapid and flexible response to change.


Agile has become a key practice in both the technology and the  business world reaching beyond software development, to find out more – look at the sessions being provided.


February 22: Lesson 1 - Getting Started:  Attendees will learn the basics of Agile and Scrum including principles, terminology, who is typically involved (roles), and why it’s become so popular as a way to deliver software in the Business world.  Get a sneak peek at what you’re missing!!


March 1: Lesson 2 - Stories and Scrum Ceremonies:  Attendees will build on the concepts from the first session to dig deeper into the "How" of working in Scrum.  Learn more about breaking a project into "Stories" and the standard checkpoints or "ceremonies" used by Agile teams to complete their work.  You’ll wonder why you didn’t try it sooner!


April 12: Lesson 3 - Putting It All Together:  Attendees will review the concepts from the first two sessions and use the "hands on" approach for those who like less talking & more doing!  This session will also explore ways to move beyond the basics for those who want to learn more about training, certification, and other resources available.


All sessions will be taught and coordinated by volunteers from Fidelity's Women in Technology Special Interest Group. This is a great opportunity to learn from and network with professionals active in the field.



Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge or skill sets are needed. This is an introductory level workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1543 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1543
Creating a Scholarly Website Feb 23, 2018 Description: Have you ever wanted your own professional website but don’t know where to start? In this workshop, you will create a free website for professional use, with options for blogging, hosting syllabi, resumes or portfolios. You will learn three tools, including Jekyll, a static website generator, Markdown, for updating content, and Github Pages for freely hosting the site. At the end of the workshop, you should have your site up and running, and know how to edit it for future use.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1455 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1455
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Feb 23, 2018 Description:

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill VR Studio. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices for its use, and safety considerations.

After this orientation, attendees will sign a waiver and be able to use the VR Studio during open hours.

Time: 5:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1565 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1565
Storytelling with GIS Maps Feb 23, 2018 Description: In this workshop, you will learn how to create a compelling story map using a combination of interactive ArcGIS Online maps, images, and text. Using Esri’s cloud-based story mapping GIS platform, you will learn how to design a web-based map with sample geographic data, text, and images. Together, we will take a look at several example story map application templates and build an interactive linear online map that tells your own geographic story.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1459 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1459
Basics of SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap) Feb 23, 2018 Description:
SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap) has all the data you need to answer key research questions, make sound business decisions, and understand the socio-demographic and economic conditions of any geographic area in the United States.  Currently offered are more than 100,000 data variables related to demographics, employment, housing, market segments, businesses, consumer spending, brand preferences, technology, and public health.  Learn how to use this data to strengthen your business plan.  Steven Swartz from SimplyAnalytics will demonstrate this powerful mapping tool.

Types of questions that SimplyAnalytics can help you answer include:
  • Where should I locate my business?
  • What are the top 20 wealthiest ZIP Codes in Texas?
  • How has my neighborhood changed in the last 10 years?
  • Where should I market my new product?
  • How is my neighborhood different from the rest of the city?
  • How many people in my county take public transit to work? How many bike to work?
  • How many pizza restaurants are within 1, 3, and 5 miles of my location?
  • What percentage of people have a college degree in my neighborhood?
  • How much does the average household spend per month on pet food and supplies?

Learn more about SmplyAnalytics: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/gis/simplymap

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1564 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1564
Introduction to Photography with DSLRs Feb 26, 2018 Description: Interested in photography and want to learn how to use a DSLR camera?  This workshop will teach you the fundamentals while also showing you creative ways to capture photographs.

Time: 5:30 pm

Prerequisites: All levels of photography experience are welcome.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1593 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1593
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Feb 27, 2018 Description:


Only currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, and staff may attend and gain access to the Makerspace. An NCSU ID is required for this orientation.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: Attendees must be currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, or staff, and must present a current NCSU ID (Wolfpack One Card). 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1573 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1573
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Feb 27, 2018 Description:

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill VR Studio. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices for its use, and safety considerations.

After this orientation, attendees will sign a waiver and be able to use the VR Studio during open hours.

Time: 7:30 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1566 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1566
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Feb 28, 2018 Description:


Only currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, and staff may attend and gain access to the Makerspace. An NCSU ID is required for this orientation.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: Attendees must be currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, or staff, and must present a current NCSU ID (Wolfpack One Card). 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1574 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1574
Mapping and Geospatial Visualization with QGIS Feb 28, 2018 Description: QGIS is a free and open source software for analyzing and visualizing your geo data, also known as GPS, georeferenced, geocoded, or GIS/Geographic Information System data.  QGIS can be installed on multiple operating systems and has greater analytical capabilities than online mapping sites. We'll learn some GIS fundamentals, how QGIS compares with other GIS software, and how to get started using it.

Time: 1:30 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1518 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1518
Making Space Zine Workshop Feb 28, 2018 Description:
Join us in this hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of zines!  Zines are pamphlets which are self-made and distributed - with content including comics, recipes, political discourse, research, or personal stories.  Kelly Wooten, women's history archivist from Duke University Libraries, will give a brief history of zines (pronounced "zeenz"), before guiding participants through making their own zine to take home. Participants from all backgrounds and disciplines are encouraged to participate - all materials will be provided. Registration required.

About the instructor:

Kelly Wooten is the research services and collection development librarian for the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, which is part of the Rubenstein Library, and Sexuality Studies Librarian for Duke Libraries. She does reference, instruction, and outreach for women's and LGBTQ history collections, as well as curating zines and other materials documenting modern feminist activism. She received her BA in Women's Studies and English literature and her MSLS from UNC-Chapel Hill. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Murder She Wrote and taking portraits of her cats.


Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior skills or experience needed.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1537 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1537
State of Sound Sessions: Record a Demo Feb 28, 2018 Description: Learn the basics of audio recording.  We will introduce you to the Logic Pro interface and show you how to set up and organize a project in order to start capturing quality audio at the libraries.  Our primary focus will be the recording of vocals and instruments.  We will also introduce you to the wide variety of amp and pedal simulators available for use in Logic Pro.  Be sure to bring any questions you may have and feel free to bring your guitar, bass or any projects you may be currently working on!

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up. 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1585 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1585
Getting Started with eTextiles Mar 1, 2018 Description:



In this session you'll learn how to combine electronics with textiles to create a unique wearable project. We'll teach you how to sew a circuit, and then you'll design and develop a your own creative project. Throughout this session you'll gain practical knowledge about electronics prototyping, learn the basics of sewing by hand, and get hands-on experience working with conductive thread and electronic components.  

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: None. No prior experience with sewing or electronics is required. 


You do not have to have attended the D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation before attending this workshop. However, you will have to attend an orientation before using the Makerspace outside of the workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1594 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1594
Agile and Scrum 101 Mar 1, 2018 Description:

An Intro to Agile and Scrum

Agile software development describes an approach under which requirements and solutions evolve through the collaborative effort of self-organizing cross-functional teams and their customers/end users. It advocates adaptive planning, evolutionary development, early delivery, and continuous improvement, and it encourages rapid and flexible response to change.


Agile has become a key practice in both the technology and the  business world reaching beyond software development, to find out more – look at the sessions being provided.


February 22: Lesson 1 - Getting Started:  Attendees will learn the basics of Agile and Scrum including principles, terminology, who is typically involved (roles), and why it’s become so popular as a way to deliver software in the Business world.  Get a sneak peek at what you’re missing!!


March 1: Lesson 2 - Stories and Scrum Ceremonies:  Attendees will build on the concepts from the first session to dig deeper into the "How" of working in Scrum.  Learn more about breaking a project into "Stories" and the standard checkpoints or "ceremonies" used by Agile teams to complete their work.  You’ll wonder why you didn’t try it sooner!


April 12: Lesson 3 - Putting It All Together:  Attendees will review the concepts from the first two sessions and use the "hands on" approach for those who like less talking & more doing!  This session will also explore ways to move beyond the basics for those who want to learn more about training, certification, and other resources available.


All sessions will be taught and coordinated by volunteers from Fidelity's Women in Technology Special Interest Group. This is a great opportunity to learn from and network with professionals active in the field.



Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge or skill sets are needed. This is an introductory level workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1544 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1544
Creating a Science Infographic from Scratch Mar 1, 2018 Description: Some of the biggest hurdles for scientists designing their own graphics is not knowing where to begin, and assuming that design skills and special software are necessary. The goal of this workshop is to provide insight into where to begin as well as the entire process, and to show how anyone with and without design skills can create a graphic using basic software. We will go through a step-by-step guide for creating a science infographic from scratch: research, organize, sketch, design, edit, with special emphasis on the myriad tricks and tools in PowerPoint.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: No pre-requisites. 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1559 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1559
Visualize Your Data with Tableau Mar 2, 2018 Description:

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public, a free tool for creating visualizations and dashboards. Participants will create charts, graphs and dashboards from provided datasets. No prior experience is required.


Please note: we will provide Mac laptops for this workshop. If you are more comfortable using a PC, please bring your own laptop or check one out from the Ask Us desk at the library.


Before the workshop, please create an account at public.tableau.com. If you are bringing your own laptop, please also install Tableau Public at that link.


Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1468 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1468
No Coding Necessary: Digital Game Design for Everyone! Mar 2, 2018 Description: Digital game design is no longer just for computer programmers; increasingly, gaming practices and game design principles are being seen in other sectors such as healthcare, marketing, and education. Learning what games can be used for and how to make them is more relevant than ever. In this workshop, you will learn about three beginner-friendly game design programs (No coding experience needed!), the benefits and drawbacks of each, and some example use cases for these tools. The second half of the workshop will be dedicated to learning how to use Twine, an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. Games can be used to explore narratives, systems, processes, and more. Register today!

Sarah Evans is a Ph.D. candidate from North Carolina State University's Communication Rhetoric and Digital Media program who conducts rigorous qualitative and critical studies of marginalized gaming communities and their attendant media technologies. She is interested in addressing, and helping to alleviate, the inequities associated with the ascendancy of digital gaming into various other domains.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1450 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1450
Create & Play with Makey Makey Mar 2, 2018 Description:
Come explore Makey Makey, an invention kit for everyone. All are invited to set up kits and configure creative and low-maintenance ways to craft while connecting to the internet.

Fun games available to start with include: Tetris, Mario Bros., Flash Flash Revolution, Piano, Scratch and more.


Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: No experience required. This will be a fun and active learning experience for all. 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1569 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1569
Tableau II Mar 5, 2018 Description: This intermediate level workshop is the second workshop in our Tableau series. In this workshop we will cover how to use calculated fields, filtering and story points in analyzing and presenting your data.

Mac laptops will be provided for use in the workshop. If you are not comfortable using a Mac computer, you are welcome to bring your own PC laptop. Please download Tableau Public before coming to the workshop.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Visualize Your Data with Tableau workshop (part 1 of the series), OR an introductory knowledge of Tableau prior to taking this workshop. 


Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1470 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1470
R for Document Creation Mar 7, 2018 Description: You may know that R is a statistical computing and graphics software, but do you know how to turn R scripts into PDFs, slideshows, HTML, scholarly articles, interactive dashboards, and books? 

This workshop will introduce and provide hands-on experience with R Markdown, a text formatting tool for publishing code (written in R, Python, and other languages) into documents of multiple formats. R Markdown allows researchers to publish their code along with their research enabling reproducibility.

For more examples of documents published with R Markdown, see: http://rmarkdown.rstudio.com/gallery.html

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: Either R for Absolute Beginners (workshop) or prior experience with R.


Software requirements: 

Laptops will be provided, but if you wish to use your own, you must download BOTH of the following, in the listed order: 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1448 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1448
Introduction to XML and Digital Scholarly Editing using the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Mar 9, 2018 Description: This introductory workshop on text encoding in XML will teach you the structure of XML and the principles of text encoding with the Text Encoding Initiative P5 Guidelines. The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Guidelines makes it possible to create and publish digital scholarly editions by defining a standard XML vocabulary. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of structuring a TEI document, how to record bibliographic metadata, and how to start creating transcriptions of manuscripts and other primary sources for digital humanities projects. No prior experience with XML or TEI is expected.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1462 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1462
360° Videos Made Easy Mar 9, 2018 Description: Have you ever wanted to create 360° videos? In this workshop, you will learn how to engage, explore, and tell stories with immersive imagery using 360° videos. This introductory workshop will teach you how to storyboard videos, operate a Ricoh Theta 360° camera, and go over the workflow of planning, capturing, and editing 360° video, adding 360° metadata to published videos, and how to upload the video to YouTube for 360° viewing.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1456 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1456
Broadening the Impacts of Your Research Mar 9, 2018 Description:

Being able to engage diverse communities with your research and communicate scientific discoveries outside of academia is an increasingly critical skill. The National Science Foundation in particular has rigorous expectations around public engagement and communication for the research it funds. Proposals are evaluated based on two criteria - intellectual merit and the potential to advance desired societal outcomes. This second criteria is addressed by the broader impacts statement of the proposal, where the inclusivity, engagement, and communication of the research is addressed.


This workshop will discuss broader impacts statement best practices and pitfalls, resources and partners on campus, and include a hands-on examination of funded broader impact statements.


Time: 1:30 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1512 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1512
Getting Started with eTextiles Mar 12, 2018 Description:



In this session you'll learn how to combine electronics with textiles to create a unique wearable project. We'll teach you how to sew a circuit, and then you'll design and develop a your own creative project. Throughout this session you'll gain practical knowledge about electronics prototyping, learn the basics of sewing by hand, and get hands-on experience working with conductive thread and electronic components.  

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: None. No prior experience with sewing or electronics is required. 


You do not have to have attended the D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation before attending this workshop. However, you will have to attend an orientation before using the Makerspace outside of the workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1570 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1570
Basics of Adobe Illustrator for Research Graphics Mar 13, 2018 Description:
In this workshop you will learn how to use basic tools available in Adobe Illustrator to prepare / import / modify graphs for research publications, create model cartoon figures, mechanism of reactions and more. This will be a great introduction to basic Illustrator tools that will help you prepare figures for grant proposals, research presentations, and publications. Adobe Illustrator will allow you to enhance and customize your graphics, setting you apart from the crowd and giving your work a more polished professional look.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: None.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1563 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1563
Citation management using Mendeley Mar 13, 2018 Description: In this session, you will learn how to use Mendeley to manage citations.  Mendeley is a free tool that helps you to keep your references saved and organized. Mendeley enables you to share references with collaborators and generate bibliographies while writing papers.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: Please bring your laptop.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1562 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1562
Making Space: Prototyping VR worlds for the Web with Caroline Sinders and Mani Nilchiani Mar 13, 2018 Description:
Technologies are changing how we create and consume content, engage in human - human and human - machine interactions, and how information is contextualized within physical space. Using the web as an open and accessible platform and the browser as an increasingly powerful development environment, a rather young but rapidly maturing ecosystem of web-based virtual reality is being developed by the community and supported by foundations such as Mozilla.

Join artists Caroline Sinders and Mani Nilchiani, creators of the web-based VR experience Dark Patterns, for a VR workshop. This workshop serves as an entry point to designing and prototyping VR worlds. During this workshop, participants will work in groups to to ideate and prototype interactive web-based VR experiments using standard smartphone and Google Cardboard headsets. Participants will touch on general VR design best practices and gain hands-on experience in prototyping interactive VR scenes using A-Frame, an open-source WebVR development framework. Results will be shared in a group demo.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: Although it is helpful to have a background in coding, it is not required, as we will be using ready-made tools that abstract technical aspects to a great degree. A basic familiarity with web technologies and more specifically HTML will be helpful. No prior 3D development knowledge is necessary.

Attendees are highly encouraged to think about concepts they'd like to explore in VR prior to the workshop. You can bring your own smartphone and laptop or use of the ours. All participants will receive a Google Cardboard.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1575 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1575
Elements of Visualization Design Mar 13, 2018 Description: This workshop will introduce core design elements based on accepted best practices grounded in current visualization research. Tools for color and chart selection will be presented and participants will gain practice doing a visualization 'make over'.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1469 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1469
Getting Started with 3D Printing (Hill) Mar 13, 2018 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 hands-on time to learn with the Hill Makerspace’s MakerBot and Lulzbot 3D printers.  We'll also discuss some of the implications of this powerful tool, and how to use the Hunt and Hill Makerspaces to bring your designs to life.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: None. You do not have to have attended the D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation before attending this 3D printing workshop. However, you will have to attend an orientation before using the Makerspace outside of the workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1571 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1571
Understand and Build Your Scholarly Identity Mar 14, 2018 Description: It is increasingly necessary for researchers to have a professional presence online. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to establish and manage your scholarly identity to help you connect with colleagues, find collaborators, and expose your research to new audiences. You’ll also learn how to boost your scholarly impact using social media and alternative metrics that come with these new methods of knowledge communication and online dissemination.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1478 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1478
Make Videos at the Library Mar 14, 2018 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment 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 library production spaces, 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, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1576 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1576
State of Sound Sessions: Sampling in the DAWs Mar 15, 2018 Description: Whether using sounds/audio clips to incorporate into a podcast, or manipulating songs into new musical ideas, sampling is a very practical skill that can provide new perspectives. Learn how to sample anything from the ringtone on your phone to old vinyl records.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1587 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1587
Communicate Your Science: How to Pitch Your Research to the World! Mar 15, 2018 Description:
As scientists and researchers, we are constantly called upon to communicate what we do- from casual banter at a dinner party table to research proposals for potential funding opportunities. Do you feel comfortable giving technical lengthy presentations but struggle to explain your research to people outside your field? How do you create a good story about what you do? Do you have an "elevator pitch" for your work? 

In this workshop, you will learn tips and techniques to communicate your ideas effectively and understand how to tailor narratives for different target audiences. You will actively work on creating a 60-second research "pop-talk", just in time to explain your research, with panache, over Thanksgiving to your family. Grandma will be prouder than ever! 

Dr. Haritha Malladi is a postdoctoral scholar in Civil Engineering. Her research interests are focused on sustainable roads and pavement management. She was the winner of the inaugural three-minute thesis competition at NC State and went on to win second place at the national-level competition. As a past participant in ComSciCon Triangle and Story Collider workshops, she has learned from the best about popular science communication. She is passionate about public outreach and believes that every researcher should be empowered to talk freely about their research to anyone. 

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1449 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1449
Getting Started with Building Digital Exhibits in Omeka Mar 16, 2018 Description: Omeka is an open source web application used by archives, libraries, and museums all over the world to manage and describe digital images, audio files, videos, and texts to create attractive, customizable web exhibits and databases. In this introduction to Omeka, you’ll learn how to set up a free version of Omeka from Omeka.net to create your own digital archive of images and texts that meets scholarly metadata standards and creates a search engine-optimized website. We’ll go over the difference between the hosted version of Omeka and the open source server-side version of Omeka, and how to begin building a digital exhibit.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1460 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1460
Measuring Your Research Impact Mar 16, 2018 Description: As scholarly outputs continue to evolve and more scientific grant proposals require broader impact statements, it is important to gather evidence of how your research will have a greater impact on society. This workshop will provide an introduction to broader impacts and how traditional and nontraditional scholarly metrics, such as Journal Impact Factor, h-index, Eigenfactor Score, and Altmetrics, are being used to measure research impact.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1479 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1479
R for Absolute Beginners Mar 21, 2018 Description: R is a language and computing environment for statistical analysis and graphics that is free and open-source. R can be used for multiple purposes, including statistics, data cleaning, visualization and creating data-driven web applications. R is very useful for producing publication-quality graphs from data. 
 
This workshop is an introduction to R for absolute beginners who have little or no prior experience with coding. No experience with coding is expected. If you have a solid coding background, this workshop may be too introductory for you. 

Mac laptops will be provided for participants to use, but you are welcome to bring your own laptop. NOTE: if you bring your own laptop, please download the following software (in the order listed) before coming to the workshop AND arrive 15 minutes early to get assistance in setting up your computing environment. 

Live links to these downloads are also at the bottom of this page under "Online Resources":
R - http://archive.linux.duke.edu/cran/
R Studio - https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/


Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1529 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1529
Creating Compelling Infographics Mar 21, 2018 Description: Infographics can be powerful tools for communicating research and achieving greater impact. Yet, while a good infographic clarifies and captivates, a bad infographic distorts and distracts. This workshop will cover basic design and narrative principles for creating infographics that balance visual appeal with data integrity. We will discuss multiple resources for generating infographics. Participants will gain hands-on experience creating an infographic with free infographic creation tools.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1458 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1458
State of Sound Sessions: Introduction to the OP-1 Mar 21, 2018 Description:

Get an introduction to making music with a new NCSU Libraries Tech Lending item: Teenage Engineering's OP-1 portable synthesizer! Explore this quirky device by dialing up your favorite synth sounds, making beats, adding effects, and recording to a 4-track tape simulator in this Session. You can even bounce your creation straight from the OP-1 to your computer! Bring ideas and questions if you have them. Open to all experience levels.


Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1577 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1577
Make Videos at the Library Mar 22, 2018 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment 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 library production spaces, 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, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1578 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1578
Art United: Fostering Equity and Inclusivity through Writing and Art Mar 22, 2018 Description: Are you a creative person interested in building a more inclusive and positive campus climate at NC State? Join us as acclaimed poets (and NC State alums) Tyree Daye and Leila Chatti join editor and graphic memoirist Kristen Radtke for Art United, a generative workshop for members of the NC State community who want to open up dialogue about equity and inclusivity on campus. During the workshop, participants will talk about their experiences as NC State students and community members, and will hone their writing and drawing techniques in a supportive, collaborative three-hour workshop. 

Poems, graphic memoirs, and poetry-visual art hybrids produced in the workshop will be exhibited at a follow-up gallery show on April 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Hunt Library’s Teaching and Visualization Lab. Because this is a collaborative workshop, students are encouraged (but not required) to register in artist-writer pairs. This free workshop is open to all NC State students and faculty and is sponsored by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior experience necessary. 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1521 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1521
GitHub for Beginners Mar 23, 2018 Description:

Curious about GitHub?  Learn about the emerging importance of GitHub repositories within a collaborative research workflow, along with its strengths, limitations, and use cases.  Participate in a fun hands-on exercise designed to build basic familiarity with the GitHub interface and help you decide if it has a place in your work.


Prior knowledge of GitHub is not required. Absolute beginners are encouraged to attend. Please login to github.ncsu.edu at least 1 time before attending the works


Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1513 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1513
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Mar 26, 2018 Description:


Only currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, and staff may attend and gain access to the Makerspace. An NCSU ID is required for this orientation.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: Attendees must be currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, or staff, and must present a current NCSU ID (Wolfpack One Card). 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1499 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1499
Sampling and Beatmaking Mar 27, 2018 Description: Produce a one-of-a-kind beat from start to finish using the powerful Ableton Live digital audio workstation and a turntable in this hands-on workshop. Led by digital media experts at the library, you'll crate dig for records, listen to them using library turntables in audio production spaces, sample them, and then use Ableton Live to turn that sample into your own music creation. No prior experience necessary.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1579 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1579
State of Sound Sessions: Recording Vocals and Instruments Mar 28, 2018 Description:

Find out what recording equipment the library provides and which device is optimal for your needs. Learn how to track vocals for podcasts, interviews, and singing. We will also go over how to track guitar and other instruments directly in or externally with a microphone.


Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1589 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1589
Advanced Omeka Workshop Mar 30, 2018 Description: Building off of our previous workshop offering, “Getting Started with Building Digital Exhibits in Omeka,” this workshop will provide tips and tricks for customizing Omeka’s themes and how to use Omeka plugins for creating relational data, digital collections, maps, timelines, and annotation tools. Participants are encouraged to bring their own ideas for digital research projects and questions about using Omeka. We will use some of the workshop time to offer advice and suggestions on what plugins to use that are specific to participants’ digital research projects.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1461 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1461
Visualize Your Data with Tableau Mar 30, 2018 Description:

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public, a free tool for creating visualizations and dashboards. Participants will create charts, graphs and dashboards from provided datasets. No prior experience is required.


Please note: we will provide Mac laptops for this workshop. If you are more comfortable using a PC, please bring your own laptop or check one out from the Ask Us desk at the library.


Before the workshop, please create an account at public.tableau.com. If you are bringing your own laptop, please also install Tableau Public at that link.


Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1514 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1514
Sampling and Beatmaking Apr 2, 2018 Description: Produce a one-of-a-kind beat from start to finish using the powerful Ableton Live digital audio workstation and a turntable in this hands-on workshop. Led by digital media experts at the library, you'll crate dig for records, listen to them using library turntables in audio production spaces, sample them, and then use Ableton Live to turn that sample into your own music creation. No prior experience necessary.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1580 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1580
Tableau II Apr 4, 2018 Description: This intermediate level workshop is the second workshop in our Tableau series. In this workshop we will cover how to use calculated fields, filtering and story points in analyzing and presenting your data.

Mac laptops will be provided for use in the workshop. If you are not comfortable using a Mac computer, you are welcome to bring your own PC laptop. Please download Tableau Public before coming to the workshop.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Visualize Your Data with Tableau workshop (part 1 of the series), OR an introductory knowledge of Tableau prior to taking this workshop. 


Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1515 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1515
R for Absolute Beginners Apr 4, 2018 Description: R is a language and computing environment for statistical analysis and graphics that is free and open-source. R can be used for multiple purposes, including statistics, data cleaning, visualization and creating data-driven web applications. R is very useful for producing publication-quality graphs from data. 
 
This workshop is an introduction to R for absolute beginners who have little or no prior experience with coding. No experience with coding is expected. If you have a solid coding background, this workshop may be too introductory for you. 

Mac laptops will be provided for participants to use, but you are welcome to bring your own laptop. NOTE: if you bring your own laptop, please download the following software (in the order listed) before coming to the workshop AND arrive 15 minutes early to get assistance in setting up your computing environment. 

Live links to these downloads are also at the bottom of this page under "Online Resources":
R - http://archive.linux.duke.edu/cran/
R Studio - https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/


Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1530 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1530
Mapping and Geospatial Visualization with QGIS Apr 5, 2018 Description: QGIS is a free and open source software for analyzing and visualizing your geo data, also known as GPS, georeferenced, geocoded, or GIS/Geographic Information System data.  QGIS can be installed on multiple operating systems and has greater analytical capabilities than online mapping sites. We'll learn some GIS fundamentals, how QGIS compares with other GIS software, and how to get started using it.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1519 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1519
State of Sound Sessions: Record a Demo Apr 5, 2018 Description: Learn the basics of audio recording.  We will introduce you to the Logic Pro interface and show you how to set up and organize a project in order to start capturing quality audio at the libraries.  Our primary focus will be the recording of vocals and instruments.  We will also introduce you to the wide variety of amp and pedal simulators available for use in Logic Pro.  Be sure to bring any questions you may have and feel free to bring your guitar, bass or any projects you may be currently working on!

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up. 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1586 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1586
Tracking Online Research Engagement with Altmetrics and R Apr 6, 2018 Description: Altmetrics tracks how often journal articles with a unique identifier (doi, arxiv id, isbn, etc.) are being discussed, shared, downloaded, or saved on social media platforms, news outlets, policy documents, and online reference managers. Using R, a statistical computing language, this workshop will teach participants how to retrieve and process data from the Altmetrics.com API to visualize and compare online research engagement across multiple scholarly publications. This workshop is geared toward intermediate-level R users, as the basics of R will not be covered. While not required, you may be interested in attending the following related workshops: "Understand and Build Your Scholarly Identity" and "Measuring Your Research Impact."

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1454 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1454
Elements of Visualization Design Apr 11, 2018 Description: This workshop will introduce core design elements based on accepted best practices grounded in current visualization research. Tools for color and chart selection will be presented and participants will gain practice doing a visualization 'make over'.

Time: 1:30 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1516 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1516
Introduction to Photography with DSLRs Apr 11, 2018 Description: Interested in photography and want to learn how to use a DSLR camera?  This workshop will teach you the fundamentals while also showing you creative ways to capture photographs.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: All levels of photography experience are welcome.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1591 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1591
State of Sound Sessions: Talking Confidence as a Creator Apr 12, 2018 Description:

Confidence plays a huge role in creating any piece of work. It’s easy to compare yourself to others and count yourself out, but this session will focus on acceptance for the producer you are in your own right and how to grow from where you begin.


Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up. 

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1590 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1590
Agile and Scrum 101 Apr 12, 2018 Description:

An Intro to Agile and Scrum

Agile software development describes an approach under which requirements and solutions evolve through the collaborative effort of self-organizing cross-functional teams and their customers/end users. It advocates adaptive planning, evolutionary development, early delivery, and continuous improvement, and it encourages rapid and flexible response to change.


Agile has become a key practice in both the technology and the  business world reaching beyond software development, to find out more – look at the sessions being provided.


February 22: Lesson 1 - Getting Started:  Attendees will learn the basics of Agile and Scrum including principles, terminology, who is typically involved (roles), and why it’s become so popular as a way to deliver software in the Business world.  Get a sneak peek at what you’re missing!!


March 1: Lesson 2 - Stories and Scrum Ceremonies:  Attendees will build on the concepts from the first session to dig deeper into the "How" of working in Scrum.  Learn more about breaking a project into "Stories" and the standard checkpoints or "ceremonies" used by Agile teams to complete their work.  You’ll wonder why you didn’t try it sooner!


April 12: Lesson 3 - Putting It All Together:  Attendees will review the concepts from the first two sessions and use the "hands on" approach for those who like less talking & more doing!  This session will also explore ways to move beyond the basics for those who want to learn more about training, certification, and other resources available.


All sessions will be taught and coordinated by volunteers from Fidelity's Women in Technology Special Interest Group. This is a great opportunity to learn from and network with professionals active in the field.



Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge or skill sets are needed. This is an introductory level workshop.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1545 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1545
Introduction to Photography with DSLRs Apr 17, 2018 Description: Interested in photography and want to learn how to use a DSLR camera?  This workshop will teach you the fundamentals while also showing you creative ways to capture photographs.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: All levels of photography experience are welcome.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1592 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1592
State of Sound Sessions: Beatmaking with Ableton Push Apr 18, 2018 Description: Play live drum sounds, step sequence beats, and make loops with Ableton Push! We'll go over the Ableton Push MIDI controller interface, selecting and modifying sounds in Ableton Live, and making beats. Share music-making ideas with fellow members of the Wolfpack! You can start from scratch or bring an in-progress musical project. Open to all experience levels.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

No experience required - learn more about audio production from practitioners and peers in this informal meet-up.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1588 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1588
Making Glove Controllers Apr 18, 2018 Description: During this workshop, participants will be introduced to concepts in wearable interfaces, construct their own simple glove controllers, and mod a sample interactive experience. All materials will be provided.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior experience necessary, though crafting skills will come in handy.

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1568 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1568
Visualize Your Data with Tableau Apr 18, 2018 Description:

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public, a free tool for creating visualizations and dashboards. Participants will create charts, graphs and dashboards from provided datasets. No prior experience is required.


Please note: we will provide Mac laptops for this workshop. If you are more comfortable using a PC, please bring your own laptop or check one out from the Ask Us desk at the library.


Before the workshop, please create an account at public.tableau.com. If you are bringing your own laptop, please also install Tableau Public at that link.


Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1517 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1517
Introduction to XML and Digital Scholarly Editing using the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Apr 20, 2018 Description: This introductory workshop on text encoding in XML will teach you the structure of XML and the principles of text encoding with the Text Encoding Initiative P5 Guidelines. The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Guidelines makes it possible to create and publish digital scholarly editions by defining a standard XML vocabulary. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of structuring a TEI document, how to record bibliographic metadata, and how to start creating transcriptions of manuscripts and other primary sources for digital humanities projects. No prior experience with XML or TEI is expected.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1480 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1480
Make Videos at the Library Apr 23, 2018 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment 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 library production spaces, 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, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1581 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1581
Make Videos at the Library Apr 24, 2018 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment 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 library production spaces, 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, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1582 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1582
Record, Edit, and Produce Audio at Hunt Apr 25, 2018 Description:
Learn how to record, edit, and share audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms and Media Production Studios in this interactive workshop. You'll record your voice using library equipment, edit your recording, and learn how to share it with others. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to become familiar with the in-room audio equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of the MIDI keyboard, practice audio editing, understand multitrack recording, and get to know the powerful production and vintage audio 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 and Media Production Studios while gaining essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1583 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1583
Record, Edit, and Produce Audio at Hill Apr 26, 2018 Description: Learn how to record, edit, and share audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms and Media Production Studios in this interactive workshop. You'll record your voice using library equipment, edit your recording, and learn how to share it with others. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to become familiar with the in-room audio equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of the MIDI keyboard, practice audio editing, understand multitrack recording, and get to know the powerful production and vintage audio 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 and Media Production Studios while gaining essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:41:46 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1584 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1584