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Oct
10
2018

GIS Workshop: ArcPro Basics I

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, 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. In ArcPro Basics I we will cover the basics of ArcPro along with plotting XY data from a spreadsheet.

Oct
11
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.

Oct
11
2018

Data Workshop: Introduction to R

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

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

Oct
15
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - EndNote

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 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.

Oct
16
2018

Innovation Q+ Lunch and Learn With IEEE

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

Northwestern University has access to InnovationQ Plus (https://iq.ip.com/), an innovative patent discovery and analytics platform which semantically searches over 100 million full text global patents and critical non-patent literature. Students, faculty and librarians interested in entrepreneurship, innovation, patenting, or intellectual property are encouraged to attend this live demo to learn how to: -Use the patented InnovationQ Plus semantic search engine to find valuable content that is buried in complex patent and technical documents -View key visualizations to understand trends and reveal competitive intelligence and the market landscape -Visualize concepts with the map tool to easily identify adjacent technologies and quickly highlight documents by specified organizations -Use Standard & Poor's corporate tree to understand company relationships and find a company's complete patent portfolio -Analyze your portfolio of patents to see concept and organizational relationships, identify areas of strength and weaknesses and understand filing trends Please contact Becca Greenstein (rgreenst@northwestern.edu) with any dietary restrictions, accessibility queries, or general questions.

Oct
17
2018

GIS Workshop: ArcGIS Online Basics

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

In this beginner workshop learn how to build a web enabled map of your research using ArcGIS Online.

Oct
23
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - EndNote Online Workshop

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Online

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. This one-hour EndNote session will be offered over the BlueJeans desktop videoconferencing software available to all Northwestern affiliated faculty, students, and staff. Attendees must establish a BlueJeans account BEFORE the start of this workshop. Visit http://www.it.northwestern.edu/conferencing/bluejeans/ to get started.

Oct
24
2018

GIS Workshop: QGIS Basics

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

QGIS is a free and open-source cross-platform desktop geographic information system (GIS) application that supports viewing, editing, and analysis of geospatial data. In QGIS Basics I we will cover the basics of QGIS along with plotting XY data from a spreadsheet.

Oct
24
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - Mendeley

2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Oct
25
2018

Data Workshop: Intermediate R

11:30 AM - 1:30 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.

Oct
31
2018

GIS Workshop: ArcPro Basics II

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, 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. In ArcPro Basics II we will build on the first session and show geocoding, table and spatial joins and some more intermediate functionality.

Nov
1
2018

Data Workshop: Intermediate R

11:30 AM - 1:30 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.

Nov
3
2018

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - EndNote

12:15 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. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptops to the workshop.

Nov
8
2018

Data Workshop: Data Manipulation with Excel

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

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

Nov
14
2018

GIS Workshop: QGIS Basics II

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

QGIS is a free and open-source cross-platform desktop geographic information system (GIS) application that supports viewing, editing, and analysis of geospatial data. In QGIS Basics II we will build on the first session and show definition queries, table and spatial joins and some more intermediate functionality.

Nov
15
2018

Data Workshop: Introduction to STATA

11:30 AM - 1:30 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.

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