Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss Introduction to the Command Line Interface Jun 28, 2016 Description:

Learn how to navigate your computer and manipulate files using the command line interface. In this workshop, you’ll learn shortcuts to help you quickly and easily install programs and edit files. Have you ever needed to download and install a tool but couldn’t figure out the steps? Command line shortcuts could be your answer!


Please note: we will provide Mac computers for this workshop and will be teaching commands that work for Mac and Linux computers.


The NCSU Libraries Summer of Open Science is a series of workshops and meetups that support modern research practice through hands on skill building.

Time: 2:30 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/911 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/911
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jun 28, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

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:

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/922 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/922
Web Scraping with Python Jun 29, 2016 Description:

Build a tool to automate your literature research. In this introductory workshop you’ll learn the basics of programming with Python and create a web scraping tool that will help you find and summarize research articles. Learn basic Python coding constructs, like conditionals and loops, and then put that knowledge to work by developing your own program to read and write files. 


The NCSU Libraries Summer of Open Science is a series of workshops and meetups that support modern research practice through hands on skill building.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/909 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/909
Hip-Hop in Context Series with 9th Wonder Jun 29, 2016 Description:
, 2016
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Hip-Hop in Context examines, analyzes, and critiques the history of the culture beginning in the Bronx in 1973 and beyond, and ending with the untimely death of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G in 1997.  This series will evaluate the visuals, sound, fashion, and commercial influence of hip-hop during its first 25 years of existence.

Time: 7:00 pm

Prerequisites: None.

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/914 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/914
Transitioning to the “New RefWorks” Jul 5, 2016 Description:

This workshop is intended for users of original (“Legacy”) RefWorks who wish to transition to the “New RefWorks.”


Time: 12:15 pm

Prerequisites: Please plan to bring your own laptop. However, if you need to borrow a library laptop, please contact us (e-mail: libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu) ahead of time, and we will try to accommodate you as our supply allows.

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/929 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/929
Citation Management using “New RefWorks” Jul 6, 2016 Description:

Citation management software is invaluable for research or class projects; it helps you save, organize, and share your references; generate bibliographies automatically; and write a manuscript in the citation style of your choice.

In this workshop, you will learn to use "New RefWorks" (formerly called "Flow"), the new version of the Web-based citation management program. Free to NC State users, "New RefWorks" has added functionality beyond that of the original ("Legacy") RefWorks, including the ability to annotate documents, drag and drop capability for easy pdf uploading, and more. 

Time: 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Please plan to bring your own laptop. However, if you need to borrow a library laptop, please contact us (e-mail: libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu) ahead of time, and we will try to accommodate you as our supply allows.

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/931 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/931
Transitioning to the “New RefWorks” Jul 6, 2016 Description:

This workshop is intended for users of original (“Legacy”) RefWorks who wish to transition to the “New RefWorks.”


Time: 9:00 am

Prerequisites: Please plan to bring your own laptop. However, if you need to borrow a library laptop, please contact us (e-mail: libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu) ahead of time, and we will try to accommodate you as our supply allows.

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/930 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/930
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jul 7, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

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:

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/925 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/925
Citation Management using “New RefWorks” Jul 7, 2016 Description:

Citation management software is invaluable for research or class projects; it helps you save, organize, and share your references; generate bibliographies automatically; and write a manuscript in the citation style of your choice.

In this workshop, you will learn to use "New RefWorks" (formerly called "Flow"), the new version of the Web-based citation management program. Free to NC State users, "New RefWorks" has added functionality beyond that of the original ("Legacy") RefWorks, including the ability to annotate documents, drag and drop capability for easy pdf uploading, and more. 

Time: 12:15 pm

Prerequisites: Please plan to bring your own laptop. However, if you need to borrow a library laptop, please contact us (e-mail: libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu) ahead of time, and we will try to accommodate you as our supply allows.

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/932 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/932
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jul 12, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

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:

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/923 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/923
Build Your Scholarly Website the Easy Way Jul 13, 2016 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 easily 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. 


Note: We will provide Mac laptops for use in this session. If you are more comfortable using a PC, you are welcome to bring your own or check one out from the library AskUs desk in advance of the workshop.


The NCSU Libraries Summer of Open Science is a series of workshops and meetups that support modern research practice through hands on skill building.



Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/910 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/910
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jul 21, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

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:

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/926 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/926
Scientific Computing with Python and Raspberry Pi Jul 26, 2016 Description:

Learn how to develop a stand-alone data analysis system. In this introductory workshop you’ll learn the basics of programming in Python and get hands-on experience setting up a Raspberry Pi computer. You’ll also learn how to install and use the SciPy scientific computing package to help you visualize and interpret your data. Free your computer by letting Raspberry Pi do the hard work!


The NCSU Libraries Summer of Open Science is a series of workshops and meetups that support modern research practice through hands on skill building.



Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/912 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/912
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jul 28, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

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: 4:30 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/927 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/927
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 4, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

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: 4:30 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/928 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/928
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 9, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

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: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:24:17 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/924 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/924