Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 21, 2017 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: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1302 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1302
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 21, 2017 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: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1303 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1303
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 21, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1295 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1295
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 22, 2017 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: 5:30 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1305 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1305
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 22, 2017 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: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1313 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1313
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 22, 2017 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: 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1312 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1312
Literature reviews Aug 23, 2017 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: 9:00 am

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

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1309 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1309
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 23, 2017 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: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1314 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1314
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 23, 2017 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: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1315 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1315
Citation Management using “New RefWorks” Aug 23, 2017 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: 10:00 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1310 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1310
FEDD 3D Printing Project Orientation Aug 24, 2017 Description: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

This orientation will give you access to the D.H. Hill Library Makerspace. It will include our standard Makerspace safety orientation, and we will also teach you the basics of 3D design, and how to get started 3D printing.

This is required for FEDD groups assigned the 3D Printing Project.

Time: 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1281 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1281
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 24, 2017 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: 4:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1316 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1316
Getting Started with 3D Design Aug 25, 2017 Description: This workshop will cover the basics of using 3D design software and creating designs suitable for 3D printing at the D.H. Hill or Hunt Library Makerspaces. 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 Tinkercad, a free, easy-to-use software.

Time: 11:00 am

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.


NOTE: You will need to create a (free) Tinkercad account in order to access the software for this workshop!

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1306 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1306
Visualize Your Data with Tableau Aug 25, 2017 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: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1285 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1285
Getting Started with 3D Printing (Hill) Aug 25, 2017 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: 1:00 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1311 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1311
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Aug 25, 2017 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: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1317 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1317
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 30, 2017 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: 1:15 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1289 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1289
Getting Started with Data Visualization II: Elements of Design Sep 1, 2017 Description: In this workshop, we will focus on designing attractive data visualizations for effective communication. Participants will learn design tools, such as Tableau, and get hands-on practice in creating a visualization that incorporates design elements based on accepted best practices grounded in current visualization research. This workshop is part of a 2-workshop introduction to data visualization.

Note: we will have Mac laptops available for participants to use; however, you are welcome to bring your own laptop!

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: Getting Started for Data Visualization I, or experience with creating basic data visualizations.

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1286 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1286
Getting Started with eTextiles Sep 1, 2017 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: 11:00 am

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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1307 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1307
Colorizing Digital Media and Visualization: Using Mobile and Online Apps Sep 1, 2017 Description: This workshop is a hands-on session that teaches attendees how to use online and mobile apps to successfully capture, analyze, apply and store color schemes for use in infographics and visual analytics. You will learn how to apply color harmony to your own digital media and visualizations. We will cover how to effectively use online tools like ColorBrewer and Paletton’s Color Scheme Designer as well as mobile apps like Adobe Capture and Pantone Studio. We also address evaluations for color deficiencies using the Vizcheck or Coblis systems. All of these color suggestion tools are accessible online for your continued use in creating new visualizations. Please bring your laptop and mobile device (tablet and/or phone) as well as small JPEG examples of your digital media for performing color analyses during the hands-on session.

About the Instructor:
Theresa-Marie Rhyne is an expert in the field of computer-generated visualization and a consultant who specializes in applying artistic
color theories to visualization and digital media. She has consulted with the Stanford University Visualization Group on a color
suggestion prototype system, the Center for Visualization at the University of California at Davis and the Scientific Computing and
Imaging Institute at the University of Utah on applying color theory to ensemble data visualization. In 2016, CRC Press published her
book on “Applying Color Theory to Digital Media and Visualization”. Prior to her consulting work, from 2005 – 2009, Theresa-Marie was Director of the Renaissance Computing Institute’s Engagement Facility at NC State University (RENCI@NCSU) and the Center for Visualization and Analytics in NCSU’s Computer Science Department.

Time: 1:30 pm

Prerequisites: None.

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1275 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1275
FEDD 3D Printing Project Orientation Sep 7, 2017 Description: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

This orientation will give you access to the D.H. Hill Library Makerspace. It will include our standard Makerspace safety orientation, and we will also teach you the basics of 3D design, and how to get started 3D printing.

This is required for FEDD groups assigned the 3D Printing Project.

Time: 5:30 pm

Prerequisites: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1279 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1279
Data Visualization with R Sep 8, 2017 Description: This workshop will provide an introductory overview and hands-on practice with making data visualizations with R, a statistical computing language. Topics covered will include an overview of visualization packages, including ggplot2, ggvis, plotly, leaflet, and others, and considerations for creating publication-quality graphics using R. The hands-on activity will consist of creating a few visualizations using R in the RStudio development environment. 


Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: Some familiarity with R or another computing language is desirable, as the basics of coding with variables, loops, and functions will not be covered. For a basic introduction to R, consider taking our R for Absolute Beginners workshop.

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1301 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1301
Go from 0 to 60: GitHub for beginners Sep 11, 2017 Description: GitHub is the largest online storage space of collaborative works that exists in the world.  It is a platform for version control and collaboration. It allows you and others work together on projects from anywhere. You will learn Git and GitHub essentials like repositories, branches, commits, forks, and pull requests. This workshop is designed for persons new to Git and GitHub. Programming skills are not necessary for this workshop and users do not have to be software developers to use version control tools such as Git and GitHub.

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

To complete this workshop, you will need a GitHub.com account.  If you do not yet have a GitHub account, we ask that you sign up at https://github.com before you attend the event.  It's fast, easy, and free.  NC State has an Educational Site license for Github Enterprise system. Any faculty or student of NC State University is allowed a free account with NCSU GitHub Enterprise.

 

To use Git, you will need to download it at https://git-scm.com/download.  You will also need a text editor of your choice, such as Atom or Sublime.  

 

If you are interested in learning about GitHub as a collaboration tool, consider attending “Using GitHub for Collaboration” on September 12, 2017.


Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1258 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1258
Using GitHub for Collaboration Sep 12, 2017 Description: The power of GitHub is as a collaborative tool.  We will explore some of the most useful GitHub features, especially for working in teams.  This workshop assumes you are already familiar with Git and GitHub.   We will review tools such as how to add team members, bug tracking, analytics, and project management.  These tools can be used for software and non-software collaboration projects.  You will leave more confident to contribute to the open source community!

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1259 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1259
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Sep 13, 2017 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: 1:15 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1290 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1290
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Sep 18, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1296 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1296
Making the Work You Want: Personal Projects 101 Workshop with Helena Price Sep 19, 2017 Description:

Personal projects are a great way to make the work you want be hired for, try out your creative ideas, or apply your talents to a good cause, whether you’re a writer, designer, developer, or anything in-between. That said, personal projects can be full of challenges, from choosing the right topic to figuring out how to launch. 

Join photographer Helena Price for a how-to session in producing high-quality personal projects of your own, from start to finish. 

ABOUT HELENA PRICE

Helena Price is a commercial, editorial and portrait photographer based in San Francisco, California.

Raised in a small town in North Carolina, Helena has been making photos since she was six years old, getting her start shooting with disposable cameras from Wal-Mart. At 25, Helena ditched her prospering Silicon Valley career to try and make photos full-time. Within two years, she was named “Silicon Valley’s Most Wanted Photographer,” working on projects with Facebook, Fitbit, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Square and more. Her work has been featured on ABC, CNN, The New York Times, Fast Company, Fortune, Glamour, The Guardian, Inc. and more, and Huffington Post named her one of the “Top 30 Most Influential Photographers on the Web.” She no longer shoots with disposable cameras from Wal-Mart. 

Helena graduated with a degree in Public Relations from North Carolina State University in 2009.

Workshop is open to all NCSU faculty, students, and staff. 

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: None.

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1276 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1276
FEDD 3D Printing Project Orientation Sep 22, 2017 Description: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

This orientation will give you access to the D.H. Hill Library Makerspace. It will include our standard Makerspace safety orientation, and we will also teach you the basics of 3D design, and how to get started 3D printing.

This is required for FEDD groups assigned the 3D Printing Project.

Time: 9:30 am

Prerequisites: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1280 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1280
Tableau II Sep 22, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1287 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1287
Explore Nexis Uni Sep 26, 2017 Description:

Lexis Nexis Academic is now Nexis Uni! Designed with input from users, Nexis Uni offers a simple, intuitive research experience. Join LexisNexis Solutions Consultant, Stacey Sosna at the D.H. Hill Library to learn about the new and improved interface. The session will review:

  1. Layout/organization

  2. Customization/personalization options

  3. Running Searches

  4. Navigating answer set results

  5. Creating Alerts & Folders

  6. Review of Advanced search area

Time: 9:30 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1273 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1273
Explore Nexis Uni: Using Newspapers for Research Projects Sep 26, 2017 Description:

Interested in research projects that utilize and analyze collections of newspaper articles? The Lexis Nexis Academic database, a common resource for this type of research project, is changing to Nexis Uni. This change presents an opportunity to learn the new interface and discuss methodological questions that arise through this process.


Join LexisNexis Solutions Consultant, Stacey Sosna at the D.H. Hill Library to learn about the new intuitive search interface and tips for newspaper research in Nexis Uni.

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1274 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1274
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Sep 27, 2017 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: 1:15 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1291 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1291
Getting Started with Digital Embroidery Sep 29, 2017 Description:
This hands-on workshop offers participants an overview of embroidery/digital embroidery, the basic operations of the Brother PE-770 digital embroidery machines at the D.H. Hill Library Makerspace, and working with the embroidery design program Embrilliance. You'll learn how to set up, run, and troubleshoot the machine, design your own embroidery patterns, and best practices for selection and preparation of materials. We'll also discuss how to incorporate digital embroidery into a wide variety of projects, including e-textiles and wearable electronics using conductive embroidery thread. All materials and equipment will be provided, and no previous experience necessary!

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1308 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1308
R for Absolute Beginners Sep 29, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1304 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1304
Internet of things (IoT) Workshop with Brian Beach Oct 2, 2017 Description: The Internet of things (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical, smart devices, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to collect and exchange data. In this workshop, Brian Beach, Cloud Architect at Amazon Web Services(AWS), will introduce participants to the IoT ecosystem and demonstrate how you can roll your own IoT services.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1283 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1283
FEDD 3D Printing Project Orientation Oct 4, 2017 Description: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

This orientation will give you access to the D.H. Hill Library Makerspace. It will include our standard Makerspace safety orientation, and we will also teach you the basics of 3D design, and how to get started 3D printing.

This is required for FEDD groups assigned the 3D Printing Project.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: FEDD 3D Printing Project Groups Only!

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1282 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1282
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Oct 11, 2017 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: 1:15 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1292 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1292
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Oct 16, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1297 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1297
Othermill Engraving with Danielle Applestone, CEO of Other Machine Co. Oct 18, 2017 Description: Join Danielle Applestone PhD, CEO of Other Machine Co., and she leads users through prototyping metal parts and engraving with the Othermill, the desktop milling machine her company manufactures. Learn about the possibilities that desktop milling makes accessible, and leave with a custom engraving of your own.  Workshop limited to 10 participants and open only to NCSU students, staff, and faculty.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites: None.

Status: open

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1277 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1277
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Oct 25, 2017 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: 1:15 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1293 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1293
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Oct 30, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1298 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1298
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Nov 8, 2017 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: 1:15 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1294 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1294
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Nov 13, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1299 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1299
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Nov 27, 2017 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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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:35 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1300 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1300