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Basic Audio Editing with Audacity Learn how to edit audio projects using the powerful, cross-platform, and free digital audio workstation Audacity. You'll become familiar with the software by editing together a multitrack podcast... Learn how to edit audio projects using the powerful, cross-platform, and free digital audio workstation Audacity. You'll become familiar with the software by editing together a multitrack podcast...
Basic Audio Production in the D.H. Hill Music Booths Learn how to record audio in the DH Hill Library Digital Media Lab in this interactive workshop. Through hands-on practice you'll become familiar with the equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn... No prerequisites provided
Basic Audio Production in the Hunt Library Music Rooms Learn the basics of using the Hunt Library Music Rooms in this interactive workshop. Led by Hunt Library employees who are also experienced musicians and recording engineers, you will learn audio... No prerequisites provided
Be a Leader of the Pack: Make Information Resources Work for You and Your Lab Want to be the first to know about new developments related to your research topicand share those references with yourcolleagues?  Curious about... Want to be the first to know about new developments related to your research topicand share those references with yourcolleagues?  Curious about...
Beatmaking with Ableton Live No description provided No prerequisites provided
Bioinformatics Databases and Tools: The Basics. Join NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn skills for searching and analyzing molecular data  using bioinformatics tools. In this session, you will see how published researchers find... Join NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn skills for searching and analyzing molecular data  using bioinformatics tools. In this session, you will see how published researchers find...
Bookmaking Workshop In this three-hour workshop, Conservation staff for NCSU Libraries will lead participants through the process of binding a simple non-adhesive book. Participants will learn about different styles... In this three-hour workshop, Conservation staff for NCSU Libraries will lead participants through the process of binding a simple non-adhesive book. Participants will learn about different styles...
Build your federal biosketch with SciENcv All individuals who apply for, receive or are associated with funded research from federal agencies will soon have a new biosketch requirement.  This workshop demonstrates creating your new... All individuals who apply for, receive or are associated with funded research from federal agencies will soon have a new biosketch requirement.  This workshop demonstrates creating your new...
Build Your Scholarly Website the Easy Way 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,... 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,...
Business Research Basics This workshop will introduce many of the libraries' premier databases on company, industry, and market research. Topics discussed will include locating company profiles, SWOT analyses, industry... This workshop will introduce many of the libraries' premier databases on company, industry, and market research. Topics discussed will include locating company profiles, SWOT analyses, industry...
CAD 101: Intro to Digital Fabrication with Autodesk Fusion 360 Presenter: Mike Alcazaren, Fusion 360 expert from the Autodesk Education teamLearn the basics of using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to bring your ideas to life. In this introductory... Presenter: Mike Alcazaren, Fusion 360 expert from the Autodesk Education teamLearn the basics of using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to bring your ideas to life. In this introductory...
Citation Management using “New RefWorks” 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... 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...
Citation management using RefWorks See also: Literature searching and Citation Management using RefworksJoin NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs,... See also: Literature searching and Citation Management using RefworksJoin NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs,...
Clean Messy Data with Excel and OpenRefine Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using Microsoft Excel and OpenRefine, software tools... Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using Microsoft Excel and OpenRefine, software tools...
Code+Art Hackathon with Processing and Arduino! Any NCSU student, faculty or staff member interested in creative coding is welcome at this hackathon, in which you will work with a team to make a fun generative art project from sensor... Any NCSU student, faculty or staff member interested in creative coding is welcome at this hackathon, in which you will work with a team to make a fun generative art project from sensor...
Coding for Wearables In this session you'll create a project using an Arduino Gemma, a microcontroller designed for wearables! Learn how to develop code for wearable projects, practice prototyping circuits,... In this session you'll create a project using an Arduino Gemma, a microcontroller designed for wearables! Learn how to develop code for wearable projects, practice prototyping circuits,...
Create Research Posters and Resumes with Overleaf Overleaf is an online collaborative writing and publishing tool that has templates for research posters, resumes, papers and other types of documents. This workshop will provide an introduction to... Overleaf is an online collaborative writing and publishing tool that has templates for research posters, resumes, papers and other types of documents. This workshop will provide an introduction to...
Creating a Podcast with Criminal's Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer Join Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer, creators of the nationally-acclaimed true-crime podcast Criminal, for a crash course in creating your own podcast.  In this hands-on session,... Join Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer, creators of the nationally-acclaimed true-crime podcast Criminal, for a crash course in creating your own podcast.  In this hands-on session,...
Creative Coding Group This informal group will meet weekly in Spring 2016 to learn about creative coding with P5.js and other topics. We will follow a free online course curriculum and work at our own pace. Join us if... This informal group will meet weekly in Spring 2016 to learn about creative coding with P5.js and other topics. We will follow a free online course curriculum and work at our own pace. Join us if...
D-I-WISE Workshop Wearable electronics / E-textiles workshopSponsored by NCSU's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)In the spirit of the Do It Yourself, or DIY movement, the NCSU Libraries Makerspace and NCSU’s... Wearable electronics / E-textiles workshopSponsored by NCSU's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)In the spirit of the Do It Yourself, or DIY movement, the NCSU Libraries Makerspace and NCSU’s...
D-I-WISE: 3D Printing The NCSU Libraries and NCSU's Women In Science & Engineering (WISE) Village presentD-I-WISE: 3D PRINTINGA creative workshop on making physical objects from digital designsThis workshop... The NCSU Libraries and NCSU's Women In Science & Engineering (WISE) Village presentD-I-WISE: 3D PRINTINGA creative workshop on making physical objects from digital designsThis workshop...
D-I-WISE: eTextiles Wearable electronics / eTextiles workshopSponsored by NCSU's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)In the spirit of the Do It Yourself, or DIY movement, the NCSU Libraries Makerspace and NCSU’s... Wearable electronics / eTextiles workshopSponsored by NCSU's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)In the spirit of the Do It Yourself, or DIY movement, the NCSU Libraries Makerspace and NCSU’s...
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation 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... No prerequisites provided
Data Cleaning and Analysis Tips and Tools: Open Refine Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using OpenRefine, free software that makes it easier... Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using OpenRefine, free software that makes it easier...
Data Cleaning with R Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using R, a language and environment for exploring... Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using R, a language and environment for exploring...
Data Management Planning: The Basics Learn the basics of how to write Data Management Plans (DMPs) for your grant applications. Discover resources available to help you develop and execute your DMPs. This workshop will describe... Learn the basics of how to write Data Management Plans (DMPs) for your grant applications. Discover resources available to help you develop and execute your DMPs. This workshop will describe...
Data Visualization with Processing Come learn how to use the power of code to create custom data visualizations. The NCSU Libraries' Code+Art program is happy to offer this workshop, which will be led by Cédric Warny, Senior... Come learn how to use the power of code to create custom data visualizations. The NCSU Libraries' Code+Art program is happy to offer this workshop, which will be led by Cédric Warny, Senior...
Digital Media Making Orientation (D.H. Hill Library, Digital Media Lab) Excited to make videos and movies, record podcasts and music, digitize records, cassettes, and VHS tapes, or make an awesome poster or presentation? You can do all of this and more utilizing the... No prerequisites provided
Digital Media Making Orientation (Hunt Library, 4th Floor) Excited to make videos and movies, record podcasts and music, digitize records, cassettes, and VHS tapes, or make an awesome poster or presentation? You can do all of this and more utilizing the... No prerequisites provided
DIY Privacy and Security This workshop will provide an introduction to several open-source privacy and security tools for computers and some other devices. We will walk through tools together, and discuss other... This workshop will provide an introduction to several open-source privacy and security tools for computers and some other devices. We will walk through tools together, and discuss other...
Effective Patent Searching Everywhere Patents are a valuable, complicated, and often underutilized public resource.  Whether you're trying to figure out if your invention is new and novel, or just looking to explore a rich source... Patents are a valuable, complicated, and often underutilized public resource.  Whether you're trying to figure out if your invention is new and novel, or just looking to explore a rich source...
Electronic Embroidery In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of electronics prototyping and hand sewing.  Using a number of hand embroidery techniques, you'll learn how to combine embroidery thread,... In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of electronics prototyping and hand sewing.  Using a number of hand embroidery techniques, you'll learn how to combine embroidery thread,...
Exploring the Wildlife of Our Homes through Web-based Visualizations This interactive seminar explores microbiome sequence data through visualization with the user-friendly, web-based tool, Phinch. This visualization framework allows users to plot manageable subsets... No prerequisites provided
Felice Frankel Workshop - Making Science and Engineering Pictures Graphics, images and figures—visual representations of scientific data and concepts—are critical components of science and engineering research. They communicate in ways that words cannot. They... Graphics, images and figures—visual representations of scientific data and concepts—are critical components of science and engineering research. They communicate in ways that words cannot. They...
Finding information while you sleep Are you unsure how to keep up-to-date with the latest research? Do you find it cumbersome to keep checking the databases and websites for the latest information? Do your colleagues get to... No prerequisites provided
Future Wearables Wearables are the future of connected devices. As technologies have become smaller and more powerful they have also become easier to integrate into our everyday interactions with the world. Medical... Wearables are the future of connected devices. As technologies have become smaller and more powerful they have also become easier to integrate into our everyday interactions with the world. Medical...
Getting Started with 3D Design 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... 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...
Getting Started with 3D Printing (Hill) 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... 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...
Getting Started with 3D Printing (Hunt) Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing but aren't sure where to start? This workshop will cover the basics of how 3D printing works, including a live demonstration with one of Hunt... Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing but aren't sure where to start? This workshop will cover the basics of how 3D printing works, including a live demonstration with one of Hunt...
Getting Started with 3D Scanning Learn how scan physical objects and create digital files you can send to a 3D printer. In this workshop you'll get hands-on experience with a number of 3D scanning technologies available here in... Learn how scan physical objects and create digital files you can send to a 3D printer. In this workshop you'll get hands-on experience with a number of 3D scanning technologies available here in...
Getting Started with Creative Coding In this introductory workshop you will learn how to connect an Arduino to Processing to make data visualizations. Specifically, you'll learn how to connect a sensor to an Arduino to collect... In this introductory workshop you will learn how to connect an Arduino to Processing to make data visualizations. Specifically, you'll learn how to connect a sensor to an Arduino to collect...
Getting Started with Data Visualization II: Elements of Design 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... 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...
Getting Started with Data Visualization: Tools for Research! This workshop will provide tools and tips for making data visualizations, from simple charts to more complex visualizations. Participants will get some hands on practice using software for making... This workshop will provide tools and tips for making data visualizations, from simple charts to more complex visualizations. Participants will get some hands on practice using software for making...
Getting Started with eTextiles 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... 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...
Getting Started With Python In this short workshop Brittany Johnson will teach you the basics of programming in Python. You'll quickly learn the language's basic coding constructs, like conditionals and scripting, and then... In this short workshop Brittany Johnson will teach you the basics of programming in Python. You'll quickly learn the language's basic coding constructs, like conditionals and scripting, and then...
Getting Started with the Internet of Things Come learn more about the Internet of Things (IoT)! In this project-based workshop, you'll get up and running using an Arduino (Sparkfun RedBoard) and ESP8266 WiFI shield. We will guide you... Come learn more about the Internet of Things (IoT)! In this project-based workshop, you'll get up and running using an Arduino (Sparkfun RedBoard) and ESP8266 WiFI shield. We will guide you...
GIS: More than Just Making Maps Learn from a GIS specialist about the basics of geospatial (GIS) data resources. What is GIS, and how is it used?NCSU access to GIS softwareGetting started using GIS in your researchWhere to... Learn from a GIS specialist about the basics of geospatial (GIS) data resources. What is GIS, and how is it used?NCSU access to GIS softwareGetting started using GIS in your researchWhere to...
Giving effective presentations Providing oral presentations is a requirement for all levels of academic and professional work.  In this workshop you will learn useful strategies for developing and preparing presentations,... No prerequisites provided
Hip-Hop in Context Series with 9th Wonder This registration page is for currently enrolled NC State students only. This series is free for the first fifty currently enrolled NC State students to register. If you register and are not able... This registration page is for currently enrolled NC State students only. This series is free for the first fifty currently enrolled NC State students to register. If you register and are not able...
Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Quantitative Research using OSF and KnitR There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop hosted by the NCSU libraries, featuring researchers from... There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop hosted by the NCSU libraries, featuring researchers from...
Infographics: Visualizing Information 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... 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...
Intermediate CAD & 3D Printing: Digital Design Best Practices with Autodesk Fusion 360 Presenter: Mike Alcazaren, Fusion 360 expert from the Autodesk Education teamIn this workshop we delve deeper into Autodesk Fusion 360 and learn tips and tricks for creating robust Computer-Aided... Presenter: Mike Alcazaren, Fusion 360 expert from the Autodesk Education teamIn this workshop we delve deeper into Autodesk Fusion 360 and learn tips and tricks for creating robust Computer-Aided...
Introduction to Arduino Do you want to build a robot that interacts with Twitter  or your own wearable electronics project? This workshop will cover the basics of Arduino a microcontroller circuit designed to make... Do you want to build a robot that interacts with Twitter  or your own wearable electronics project? This workshop will cover the basics of Arduino a microcontroller circuit designed to make...
Introduction to Arduino and MaKey MaKey Do you want to build a robot that interacts with Twitter, a banana piano, or your own wearable electronics project? This workshop will cover the basics of Arduino and MaKey MaKey, two... Do you want to build a robot that interacts with Twitter, a banana piano, or your own wearable electronics project? This workshop will cover the basics of Arduino and MaKey MaKey, two...
Introduction to Basic Digital Photography For beginners, enthusiasts, and anyone simply interested in learning how to make a good photo into a great one! This class covers the basics of taking digital photographs, including... For beginners, enthusiasts, and anyone simply interested in learning how to make a good photo into a great one! This class covers the basics of taking digital photographs, including...
Introduction to DSLR Cameras Boost your photography skills by taking some of the mystery out of using DSLR Cameras! In this workshop, we will introduce you to the basics of digital camera functions. You will learn about... Boost your photography skills by taking some of the mystery out of using DSLR Cameras! In this workshop, we will introduce you to the basics of digital camera functions. You will learn about...
Introduction to Managing Research and Personal Data Whether at work or at home, everyone generates a large amount of data. This data can be just digital photos, data from your research work, or different versions of your research paper or thesis. In... Whether at work or at home, everyone generates a large amount of data. This data can be just digital photos, data from your research work, or different versions of your research paper or thesis. In...
Introduction to Photoshop for Digital Photography You have your pictures. Now what?! In this workshop, you will learn to "fix" or enhance the already captured image. We will provide you with some basic tools to make okay photos good and good... You have your pictures. Now what?! In this workshop, you will learn to "fix" or enhance the already captured image. We will provide you with some basic tools to make okay photos good and good...
Introduction to the Command Line Interface 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.... 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....
Introduction to Virtual Machines This workshop will give you hands on experience setting up and working with virtual machines, environments that behave as a separate computer within your own. No prior experience is... This workshop will give you hands on experience setting up and working with virtual machines, environments that behave as a separate computer within your own. No prior experience is...
Introducton to Audio Production with Ableton Live Interested in audio and music production? Curious about the tools available to produce professional audio? This workshop gives you a robust look at one of the most amazing Digital Audio... Interested in audio and music production? Curious about the tools available to produce professional audio? This workshop gives you a robust look at one of the most amazing Digital Audio...
Legal Issues for Academic Authors and Instructors Concerned about copyright issues? Uncertain about how you can use images in your instruction? Want to be sure you're getting the most out of your publications? William Cross, the Director of... Concerned about copyright issues? Uncertain about how you can use images in your instruction? Want to be sure you're getting the most out of your publications? William Cross, the Director of...
LEGO Play Workshop for Library Staff Please note: This workshop is for library staff only.The NCSU Libraries Makerspace and User Experience department invite you to a workshop a LEGO Play workshop taught by visiting librarian Megan... Please note: This workshop is for library staff only.The NCSU Libraries Makerspace and User Experience department invite you to a workshop a LEGO Play workshop taught by visiting librarian Megan...
Literature reviews 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... 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...
Literature searching See also: Literature searching and Citation Management using RefworksJoin NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs, faculty,... See also: Literature searching and Citation Management using RefworksJoin NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs, faculty,...
Literature searching and Citation Management using Refworks In this workshop you will learn how to conduct and manage your research effectively using several online tools and the Libraries' website. Topics of discussion include:*  How to optimize your... No prerequisites provided
Making in the Classroom, Making in the Lab Making in the Classroom, Making in the Lab: Open Source Electronics for Research and InstructionOpen to Faculty and Graduate Students only! Beginners encouraged.The NCSU Libraries are excited to... Making in the Classroom, Making in the Lab: Open Source Electronics for Research and InstructionOpen to Faculty and Graduate Students only! Beginners encouraged.The NCSU Libraries are excited to...
Making Network Graphs In this workshop, we will graph and explore networks of data with Gephi, an open source interactive network visualization tool. Applications for network graphing include research involving social... No prerequisites provided
Making the best use of NCSU Libraries NCSU Libraries are your competitive advantage. We help you to succeed by saving your time taken for accessing information and resources. Please join us to learn about our cutting-edge services.   NCSU Libraries are your competitive advantage. We help you to succeed by saving your time taken for accessing information and resources. Please join us to learn about our cutting-edge services.  
Making Your Brand: Create Custom Laser-Cut Business Cards Looking for a way to stand out to potential employers or business partners? Interested in gaining some experience with Makerspace technologies? Build your brand with custom business cards! In this... Looking for a way to stand out to potential employers or business partners? Interested in gaining some experience with Makerspace technologies? Build your brand with custom business cards! In this...
Mapping and Geospatial Visualization with QGIS 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... 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...
Moonlight Madness: PhotoWalk Try the perfect pre-exam stress relief! Let out your inner WolfPack spirit and join us for some photography fun after dark. On Saturday evening, April 23, we’ll begin by setting out right before... Try the perfect pre-exam stress relief! Let out your inner WolfPack spirit and join us for some photography fun after dark. On Saturday evening, April 23, we’ll begin by setting out right before...
Next-Level CAD: Advanced CAD & 3D Scanning Best Practices Learn how to scan physical objects and transform them into 3D models. In this workshop you'll learn how to use 123D Catch, a free 3D scanning smartphone app,to create digital scans of phyisical... Learn how to scan physical objects and transform them into 3D models. In this workshop you'll learn how to use 123D Catch, a free 3D scanning smartphone app,to create digital scans of phyisical...
Next-Level CAD: Advanced CAD & 3D Scanning Best Practices Learn how to scan physical objects and transform them into 3D models. In this workshop you'll learn how to use 123D Catch, a free 3D scanning smartphone app,to create digital scans of phyisical... Learn how to scan physical objects and transform them into 3D models. In this workshop you'll learn how to use 123D Catch, a free 3D scanning smartphone app,to create digital scans of phyisical...
North Carolina Visual Dig: Photowalk
Othermill Stamp-Milling Workshop In this introductory workshop you will learn the basics of operating a computerized milling machine, or a CNC mill. CNC mills let you create 2D and 3D objects out of... In this introductory workshop you will learn the basics of operating a computerized milling machine, or a CNC mill. CNC mills let you create 2D and 3D objects out of...
Possibilities with Raspberry Pi The Raspberry Pi is a revolutionary computing platform: a radically affordable single-board computer designed to enable people of all ages to explore computing and learn programming. Because of its... The Raspberry Pi is a revolutionary computing platform: a radically affordable single-board computer designed to enable people of all ages to explore computing and learn programming. Because of its...
Poster Creation with Powerpoint Learn what makes a great research poster and how to get started designing your own poster in Powerpoint.In this project-based workshop, we will review the best practices for research posters and... No prerequisites provided
Publishing Smartly: Choosing journals and managing your intellectual property This workshop will discuss the issues of how to identify journals to publish in and how to deal with the author-publisher agreement as it affects one's intellectual property rights. Participants... This workshop will discuss the issues of how to identify journals to publish in and how to deal with the author-publisher agreement as it affects one's intellectual property rights. Participants...
Ready. Set. Go! Creating Custom Business Cards Looking for a way to stand out to potential employers or business partners? Interested in gaining some experience with Makerspace technologies? Build your brand with custom business cards! In this... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Gear Up Your Laptop Drop-in for assistance getting your laptop ready to go for the semester! We will help you configure your campus wi-fi connection, connect to printers, and help you install the free software... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Get Productive With Google Apps Google tools can help you stay organized in your personal, work, and school life. This quick thirty-minute session will run through some tips and tricks on how to use the Google suite of tools in... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Get Your Ideas off the Ground: Project Management Basics How  can you best make your ideas a reality? Understanding how to work collaboratively with others toward a common goal is essential to succeeding in school, the workplace, and within student... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Getting Stuff Done with Microsoft Excel Embarrassed that you still don’t know Excel? End your shame! Instructors and employers expect their students and employees to understand how to use Excel effectively. During this 90 minute... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Impress Interviewers: Research the Company Career prep often focuses on resumes, cover letters, and interview techniques. But the candidate that has researched the organization - its strengths and its weaknesses - stands out as a... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Research Posters Done Right Learn what makes a great research poster and how to get started designing your own poster in Powerpoint!In this project-based workshop, we will review the best practices for research posters and... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Show, Don’t Tell: Make an Infographic! We know that the brain processes visuals more quickly than text. When done well, infographics can help you make your point quickly and clearly. Infographics can be used in the workplace, at school,... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Your Professional Image Your professional image helps to facilitate networking and job opportunities! It’s important to consider your professional image long before you begin applying for internships or jobs. This... No prerequisites provided
Ready. Set. Go! Zero to Website in 90 Minutes Building sleek, professional looking websites doesn’t have to require experience with HTML or cost a lot of money. Whether you’re interested in building an electronic portfolio or starting a... No prerequisites provided
Scientific Computing with Python and Raspberry Pi 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... 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...
Sewing Basics I: Sew Fun Have you always wanted to make things with fabric? Does using a sewing machine seem as intimidating as riding a motorcycle? Well, it can be as fun, too!!! With our step-by-step approach, we will... Have you always wanted to make things with fabric? Does using a sewing machine seem as intimidating as riding a motorcycle? Well, it can be as fun, too!!! With our step-by-step approach, we will...
Sewing Basics II Have you always wanted to make things with fabric? Does using a sewing machine seem as intimidating as riding a motorcycle? Well, it can be as fun, too!!! With our step-by-step approach, we will... Have you always wanted to make things with fabric? Does using a sewing machine seem as intimidating as riding a motorcycle? Well, it can be as fun, too!!! With our step-by-step approach, we will...
Spooky Sounds with Arduino Join us to make spooky sounds with the Arduino! In this workshop, we will explore the process of using an Arduino to turn information from the world around us into sound. We will work with sensors... Join us to make spooky sounds with the Arduino! In this workshop, we will explore the process of using an Arduino to turn information from the world around us into sound. We will work with sensors...
Tableau II 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... 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...
Test Workshop for Testing Purposes This is our description of this workshoppy workshop. This is our description of this workshoppy workshop.
The Art of Making Data: Quantifying Touch A Quantification: The Art of Making Data workshop taught by Elliot Inman and Aaron ArthurWith 27 bones, the human hand is capable of a wide variety of gestures, from a single finger... A Quantification: The Art of Making Data workshop taught by Elliot Inman and Aaron ArthurWith 27 bones, the human hand is capable of a wide variety of gestures, from a single finger...
The Art of Making Data: Quantifying Attitudes and Emotions A Quantification: The Art of Making Data workshop taught by Elliot Inman, Olivia Wright, and Aaron ArthurAttitudes and emotions are some of the most complicated human responses to... A Quantification: The Art of Making Data workshop taught by Elliot Inman, Olivia Wright, and Aaron ArthurAttitudes and emotions are some of the most complicated human responses to...
The Art of Making Data: Quantifying Sound A Quantification: The Art of Making Data workshop taught by Elliot Inman, Aaron Arthur, and Olivia WrightSo much of the sound we listen to now is stored in a digital format that it... A Quantification: The Art of Making Data workshop taught by Elliot Inman, Aaron Arthur, and Olivia WrightSo much of the sound we listen to now is stored in a digital format that it...
The Internet of Things with Buzzfeed’s Christine Sunu Join Christine Sunu, Buzzfeed’s GE Internet of Things Fellow at the Open Lab for Journalism, Technology, and the Arts, in this interactive workshop that explores IoT technologies with a focus on... No prerequisites provided
Transitioning to the “New RefWorks” This workshop is intended for users of original (“Legacy”) RefWorks who wish to transition to the “New RefWorks.” This workshop is intended for users of original (“Legacy”) RefWorks who wish to transition to the “New RefWorks.”
Understand and Build Your Scholarly Identity 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... 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...
User Experience in Video Game Design with Dr. Celia Hodent (Epic Games) Epic Games Director of User Experience (UX) Dr. Celia Hodent builds UX practices and strategies for video games.  She is passionate about... Epic Games Director of User Experience (UX) Dr. Celia Hodent builds UX practices and strategies for video games.  She is passionate about...
Using Open Educational Resources in Your Classroom: The NCSU Libraries Alt-Textbook Project Runaway textbook costs on college campuses have become a major impediment to student success. Students spend an average of $1200/year on textbooks, and 7 out of 10 students have forgone purchasing... No prerequisites provided
Video Production and Editing Basics Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and... No prerequisites provided
Visualize Your Data with Tableau 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... 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...
Web Mapping with CartoDB CartoDB is a web tool for making attractive maps quickly. This workshop will provide hands-on activities making maps in CartoDB and offer some things to consider when it comes to making decisions... CartoDB is a web tool for making attractive maps quickly. This workshop will provide hands-on activities making maps in CartoDB and offer some things to consider when it comes to making decisions...
Web Scraping with Python 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... 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...
Who Owns Your Scholarship - And Why It Matters Copyright agreements are a part of the publication process that many scholars struggle to understand, but the terms of those contracts can limit how many people see your work, make it difficult to... Copyright agreements are a part of the publication process that many scholars struggle to understand, but the terms of those contracts can limit how many people see your work, make it difficult to...
Wire + Animation: Creative Coding with Sensor Data Emil Polyak, animator and NCSU Design professor, will teach creative coding with electronics in this workshop. With hands-on practice, you will learn how to collect sensor data using an Arduino... Emil Polyak, animator and NCSU Design professor, will teach creative coding with electronics in this workshop. With hands-on practice, you will learn how to collect sensor data using an Arduino...
Writing research introductions in the sciences Learn how to write an effective introduction to your research paper in the sciences.  This workshop is aimed at graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and undergrads completing research... No prerequisites provided
 
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