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Monday, February 5, 2024

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom

    In this workshop, you will learn a method for planning qualitative data analysis (QDA) and choosing which tools you will need for your project. We begin by focusing on the intended outcomes of your project and moving back from there to decide your next steps.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
    • rainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    Have you ever been curious about how 3D Printing works? This Savvy will help you get familiar with 3D Printing processes at the University.

    • 7:00 - 7:50 pm
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    In this workshop, you will learn a method for planning qualitative data analysis (QDA) and choosing which tools you will need for your project. We begin by focusing on the intended outcomes of your project and moving back from there to decide your next steps.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

    • 9:00 - 9:50 am
    • Main Library 314

    In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Illinois REDCap and how it can be used for the collection of research data, including how to create projects, instruments, and surveys and how to start collecting research data.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Main Library 314 and online via Zoom

    Curious about mapping the relationships between people, places, and institutions and seeing how they change over time? Join us to play with GephiLite, a beginner-friendly network analysis tool, and learn how to visualize relationships as webs of connection.

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Friday, February 9, 2024

    • All Day
    • Funk ACES Library

    Funk ACES Library is celebrating Chinese New Year from February 9 to February 15. All are welcome to stop by our 2nd floor to play with fortune telling, pick-up a Lucky Red Envelope and traditional Chinese candies (while supplies last)!

    • 4:00 - 4:50 pm
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This webinar introduces the basic tools and resources for government statistics and data. Attendees will learn about the major federal government and intergovernmental organizations' statistics and data as well as strategies to search for government statistics.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

    • All Day
    • Funk ACES Library

    Funk ACES Library is celebrating Chinese New Year from February 9 to February 15. All are welcome to stop by our 2nd floor to play with fortune telling, pick-up a Lucky Red Envelope and traditional Chinese candies (while supplies last)!

Sunday, February 11, 2024

    • All Day
    • Funk ACES Library

    Funk ACES Library is celebrating Chinese New Year from February 9 to February 15. All are welcome to stop by our 2nd floor to play with fortune telling, pick-up a Lucky Red Envelope and traditional Chinese candies (while supplies last)!

Monday, February 12, 2024

    • All Day
    • Funk ACES Library

    Funk ACES Library is celebrating Chinese New Year from February 9 to February 15. All are welcome to stop by our 2nd floor to play with fortune telling, pick-up a Lucky Red Envelope and traditional Chinese candies (while supplies last)!

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom

    In this workshop, we will discuss free tools that are available for conducting qualitative data analysis, with a focus on Taguette and spreadsheet tools. This workshop does not assume any previous knowledge of Taguette or other QDA software, but does expect that you know how to work with data in spreadsheet format.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Mediaspace is a YouTube-like service that allows U of I people to post and share videos, and you can use it to promote your research, for teaching, or outreach. Now, Zoom meetings you record to the cloud go directly into Mediaspace! You can publish your media broadly or selectively.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    • All Day
    • Funk ACES Library

    Funk ACES Library is celebrating Chinese New Year from February 9 to February 15. All are welcome to stop by our 2nd floor to play with fortune telling, pick-up a Lucky Red Envelope and traditional Chinese candies (while supplies last)!

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
    • Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This workshop illustrates a wide array of data formats used in research and socially. In this workshop we will talk about data use, reuse, data management and ethics of using data.

    • 4:00 - 4:50 pm
    • Main Library 314

    Technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help researchers to enhance their data management plan. There are many areas where AI can help researchers strengthen and improve data quality. However, researchers must manage their data and build a strategy before using AI.

    • 7:00 - 7:50 pm
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    In this workshop, we will discuss free tools that are available for conducting qualitative data analysis, with a focus on Taguette and spreadsheet tools. This workshop does not assume any previous knowledge of Taguette or other QDA software, but does expect that you know how to work with data in spreadsheet format. If you would like to explore Taguette before the workshop,

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

    • All Day
    • Funk ACES Library

    Funk ACES Library is celebrating Chinese New Year from February 9 to February 15. All are welcome to stop by our 2nd floor to play with fortune telling, pick-up a Lucky Red Envelope and traditional Chinese candies (while supplies last)!

    • 9:00 - 9:50 am
    • Main Library 314

    This Illinois REDCap workshop will focus on advanced ways Illinois REDCap can be used to collect research data, including how to build or edit projects with a Data Dictionary, collecting data with repeatable instruments, and collecting longitudinal data with defined events.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
    • Main Library 314

    Are you having trouble organizing all of your sources but don’t know where to start? A citation manager can help you store your files, create citations, and insert formatted citations into papers.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

    • All Day
    • Funk ACES Library

    Funk ACES Library is celebrating Chinese New Year from February 9 to February 15. All are welcome to stop by our 2nd floor to play with fortune telling, pick-up a Lucky Red Envelope and traditional Chinese candies (while supplies last)!

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
    • CITL Innovation Studio, Armory 172

    Throughout your life you will, almost certainly, give presentations. We have all sat through presentations that were boring, confusing, and drab. How do you communicate your message most succinctly?

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    If you work with data you know it takes a ton of knowledge, skill, and effort. Did you know you could turn that hard work into a publication? Data papers are scholarly articles that provide detailed context about a dataset and promote its reuse. A data paper just might be the best way to get more recognition for your research.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
    • Main Library 314 and online via Zoom

    Trying to figure out how one event fits within the larger picture? Want to find patterns across hundreds or thousands of texts? Unlock the power of studying text on a large scale by joining us to play with AntConc, a beginner-friendly text mining software.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
    • Main Library 314

    New to the university? Need a refresher on using the library? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to library resources and services. After this workshop, you’ll be able to navigate the library website with confidence to access print and electronic materials. Come with questions if you have them!

  • Material Driven
    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Bevier Hall Lab 362, 905 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Material Driven, an international design firm and materials library, led by Purva Chawla and Adele Orcajada, will host a workshop in which participants will get hands-on experience creating their own bioplastics and bioleather from easy to find, sustainable, and edible materials. This is an online and in person workshop.

Friday, February 16, 2024

  • The Right to Read Poster
    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 501 E. Daniel St., Room 126

    iSchool faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members are invited to a screening of The Right to Read. The film shares the stories of an NAACP activist, a teacher, and two American families who fight to provide our youngest generation with the most foundational indicator of life-long success: the ability to read.

Monday, February 19, 2024

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
    • Main Library 314

    Are you struggling to keep track of all your sources? Looking for an easier way to cite as you write? Mendeley is a free citation manager that helps you organize your citations, store and annotate your files, and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with the ability to set up and use your very own Mendeley library!

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
    • Main Library 314

    Are you overwhelmed by organizing your sources? Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager that helps you store and organize your files and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with a Zotero library set up and ready to use!

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
    • Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This Savvy will guide you through the basics of 3D printing, and best practices.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Are you having trouble organizing all of your sources but don’t know where to start? A citation manager can help you store your files, create citations, and insert formatted citations into papers.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Main Library 314

    Learn how to use EndNote, a citation management software program, to keep track and organize citations and cite while you write your papers.

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    In our everyday experience, sounds come from all around us; however, recorded sound has been traditionally limited to two speakers. New processing hardware and software algorithms allow us to work with sound in three dimensions!

    • 6:00 pm

    Join us on Tuesday, Feb 27, for an interactive Fair Use Gameshow to celebrate Fair Use Week! Your host, Sara Benson (U of I) will be joined by an all-star panel including Kyle Courtney (Harvard), Sandra Enimil (Yale), and Pia Hunter (U of I Law).

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    In our everyday experience, sounds come from all around us; however, recorded sound has been traditionally limited to two speakers. New processing hardware and software algorithms allow us to work with sound in three dimensions!

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    New to the university? Need a refresher on using the library? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to library resources and services. After this workshop, you’ll be able to navigate the library website with confidence to access print and electronic materials. Come with questions if you have them!

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom (link will be sent in registration and confirmation emails)

    The HathiTrust Digital Library is the world’s largest, holding nearly 17.5 million digitized volumes from research libraries around the world. The HathiTrust Research Center, co-located here at UIUC and at Indiana University, is the research gateway to that enormous, near-universal library.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    In our everyday experience, sounds come from all around us; however, recorded sound has been traditionally limited to two speakers. New processing hardware and software algorithms allow us to work with sound in three dimensions!

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
    • Main Library 314

    Infographics can be an effective way to convey small bits of information very quickly, while drawing viewers in due to their visual appeal.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    This workshop will provide an overview of the Spatial Computing and Immersive Media Lab. The hardware housed in the lab will be introduced followed by a demonstration of its capabilities. Use cases and capabilities of the lab’s tech will be highlighted.

Friday, March 1, 2024

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    In our everyday experience, sounds come from all around us; however, recorded sound has been traditionally limited to two speakers. New processing hardware and software algorithms allow us to work with sound in three dimensions!

Saturday, March 2, 2024

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    In our everyday experience, sounds come from all around us; however, recorded sound has been traditionally limited to two speakers. New processing hardware and software algorithms allow us to work with sound in three dimensions!