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Jan
18
2018

Introduction to GIS Using ArcMap

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

This hands on workshop will introduce to geographic information systems (GIS) through the use of Esri's ArcGIS Desktop. You will learn the basic skills necessary to begin exploring and analyzing geospatial data along with creating simple maps.

Jan
19
2018

An Introduction to the Biodiversity Heritage Library

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

Biodiversity Heritage Library is the world’s largest open access digital library dedicated to biodiversity literature, containing over 53 million pages of content that spans the 15th-21st centuries. The class will provide an overview of the Library, offer tips for searching the collection, and highlight tools and services available to support librarians and researchers. Snacks will be provided.  

Jan
20
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - EndNote

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Chicago

In an increasingly complex and fractured information landscape keeping track of your research can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, tools are available to help. In this session we will introduce you to the bibliographic tool EndNote that can help you organize your research materials and save you countless hours in the course of your reading and writing. EndNote can help you gather information from remote databases, organize and sort records and notes, and automatically format citations and bibliographies in a finished paper.

Jan
22
2018

Introduction to R Statistical Programming

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Evanston

Learn how to use this free tool for statistical computing in 90 minutes. This workshop will cover setting up R, importing data, descriptive statistics and running linear regression models. Basic knowledge of statistics is recommended.

Jan
23
2018

Introduction to Web GIS

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

This hands on workshop will introduce to geographic information systems (GIS) through the use of web mapping tools: ArcGIS Online, StoryMaps and CARTO. These tools allow beginners to make dynamic and interactive web maps of their research and projects. No developer or programming experience required.

Jan
25
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - EndNote

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Evanston

In an increasingly complex and fractured information landscape keeping track of your research can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, tools are available to help. In this session we will introduce you to the bibliographic tool EndNote that can help you organize your research materials and save you countless hours in the course of your reading and writing. EndNote can help you gather information from remote databases, organize and sort records and notes, and automatically format citations and bibliographies in a finished paper.

Jan
26
2018

Data Manipulation with Excel

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Evanston

Learn the useful functions and techniques for data manipulation and cleaning using Microsoft Excel such as vlookup, index, functions with series and more.

Jan
29
2018

Introduction to STATA

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Evanston

Learn how to use this tool for statistical computing. This workshop will cover an overview of the interface, importing data, descriptive statistics and running linear regression models. Basic knowledge of statistics is recommended.

Jan
30
2018

Intermediate R

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Evanston

For those that have competed the Introduction to R workshop and want to move past of basics of R and work on using some of the most used packages like ggplot2 and dplyr.

Feb
2
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - Zotero

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Evanston

In an increasingly complex and fractured information landscape keeping track of your research can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, tools are available to help. In this session we will introduce you to the bibliographic tool Zotero that can help you organize your research materials and save you countless hours in the course of your reading and writing. Zotero is a freely available citation management software that works through a web browser. Zotero is easy to use and allows you to collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

Feb
7
2018

Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS Pro

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Evanston

ArcGIS Professional (ArcGIS Pro) is the latest desktop geospatial analysis software from Esri. ArcPro makes it easier to visualize, edit and analyze your geographic data. This application is different from ArcMap which you have previously used. In this workshop we will cover how create a project and do some basic map mapping and spatial analysis.

Feb
15
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - Mendeley

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

In an increasingly complex and fractured information landscape keeping track of your research can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, tools are available to help. In this session we will introduce you to the bibliographic tool Mendeley that can help you organize your research materials and save you countless hours in the course of your reading and writing.

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