Library Events

January 18, 2020 to February 17, 2020 Advance to Next four weeks
Date and Time Event Registration Link
01/06 - 04/24
Ongoing Event
Exhibit--Expanding Sources: Recent Additions to Special Collections
As academic fields expand and diversify, Special Collections is building collections to support these new directions. Researchers are...
January 21, 2020
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Introduction to Zotero
Zotero is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing the Web. With a single click,...
January 21, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dissertation Procedures for Students
Are you a Ph.D. student planning to graduate in Winter 2020? Come to this information session about the procedures for submitting your...
January 22, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to ICPSR
This workshop will teach you how to get started with ICPSR (the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research). ICPSR is...
January 22, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: Searching and ...
The goal of this session is to improve the variety and quality of scholarly sources you use in your literature review. You will learn how...
January 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Navigating QGIS
QGIS is free and open-source geographic information system (GIS) software. This workshop will introduce you to digital mapping in QGIS. The...
January 23, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LaTeX Basics with Overleaf: Documents and Bibliographies
This workshop is an introduction to the LaTeX typesetting language through Overleaf, an online collaborative LaTeX editor. In this workshop...
January 23, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Navigating QGIS
QGIS is free and open-source geographic information system (GIS) software. This workshop will introduce you to digital mapping in QGIS. The...
January 23, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: Searching and ...
The goal of this session is to improve the variety and quality of scholarly sources you use in your literature review. You will learn how...
January 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: Literature Review
The goal of this session is to help you understand the purpose of literature review. You will also learn how to read scholarly publications...
January 30, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Georeferencing in ArcGIS
Learn how to georeference images using ArcGIS. Georeferencing assigns geographic coordinates to a digital image so that it overlays a real...
January 30, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: Literature Review
The goal of this session is to help you understand the purpose of literature review. You will also learn how to read scholarly publications...
January 31, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Data & Donuts: Introduction to Tableau Public
This workshop will teach you how to get started with Tableau Public, an open source data visualization program. The session will include a...
February 3, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Building Digital Collections for Research
Fascinated by digital “archive” projects that summarize or interpret digitized collections? Learn the proper way to scope, create, preserve...
February 4, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Introduction to Zotero
Zotero is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing the Web. With a single click,...
February 4, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LaTeX Basics with Overleaf: Mathematical Equations and Formulas
This workshop provides an introduction to typesetting math using LaTeX. We will cover how to create equations and formulas, subscripting...
February 5, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: Research Design
The goal of this session is to help you understand the process of academic research design. You will learn about preparatory work,...
February 6, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: Research Design
The goal of this session is to help you understand the process of academic research design. You will learn about preparatory work,...
February 11, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Navigating Social Explorer
Social Explorer is a platform for creating interactive maps that explore data from the U.S. Census and the American Community Survey. This...
February 12, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Census Data and International Statistical Yearbooks
Census data and international statistical yearbooks are core sources of demographic data. Join us to learn about the surveys conducted by...
February 12, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: The Research ...
The goal of this session is to help you produce a persuasive research proposal. This proposal can be used for successful UChicago and...
February 13, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dissertation Procedures for Students
Are you a Ph.D. student planning to graduate in Winter 2020? Come to this information session about the procedures for submitting your...
February 13, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Managing Your Personal Data Files
Need help organizing your photos, notes and other personal files? This workshop will cover some of the best tools and techniques to help...
February 13, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tools & Strategies for Successful Research Proposals: The Research Proposal
The goal of this session is to help you produce a persuasive research proposal. This proposal can be used for successful UChicago and...