Library Events

October 15, 2019 to November 14, 2019 Advance to Next four weeks
Date and Time Event Registration Link
09/16 - 12/13
Ongoing Event
Discovery, Collection, Memory: The Oriental Institute at 100
The Oriental Institute is one of the world’s premier institutions for the study of the Ancient Middle East. Its roots developed as the...
October 15, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dissertation Procedures for Students
Are you a Ph.D. student planning to graduate in Autumn 2019? Come to this information session about the procedures for submitting your...
October 15, 2019
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Celebration of Oriental Institute at 100
The Library Society and the Oriental Institute invite you to a special event commemorating the Oriental Institute’s century of...
October 16, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Research Data Management: Managing Your Data and Files
This session will provide you with practical tips for naming, organizing, documenting, storing and preserving your research data. Making a...
October 16, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Poetry Reading & Workshop: Noche Con Ariana Brown
Poetry Reading & Workshop: Noche Con Ariana Brown | Poesia, Community, Celebration Location: Green Line Performing Arts Center, 329 E...
October 21, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Library Book Sale
The Library is holding a sale of more than 8,000 duplicate and discarded volumes in Regenstein Library, Room A10, accessible via the...
October 22, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Library Book Sale
The Library is holding a sale of more than 8,000 duplicate and discarded volumes in Regenstein Library, Room A10, accessible via the...
October 22, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Open Access 101
Not sure what Open Access is? This workshop will cover the basics of open access, how publishing and scholarly communication is being...
October 22, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Open Data
This workshop will teach you how to locate open data online. We will discuss places to search for open data, how to read descriptive...
October 22, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Journal Publishing and Open Access
Learn the ins and outs of making your published research openly available. We will cover the process of journal publishing including how to...
October 22, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem: Changes and Opportunities
High profit margins, funder’s mandates, pay to publish models, Elsevier cancellations, predatory journals. The scholarly publishing...
October 23, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Library Book Sale
The Library is holding a sale of more than 8,000 duplicate and discarded volumes in Regenstein Library, Room A10, accessible via the...
October 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Know Your Rights! Understanding Author’s Rights
Learn about what rights you have as an author, how to navigate publisher contracts, and how to retain control of your research. Decisions...
October 23, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Library Workshop for MAPSS Anthropology Students
Hands-on workshop introducing students to Library resources in Anthropology. Please bring a laptop! Contact: Laura Ring, 773-702-2934...
October 24, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Library Book Sale
The Library is holding a sale of more than 8,000 duplicate and discarded volumes in Regenstein Library, Room A10, accessible via the...
October 24, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Publishing OA with OJS: Start your own OA Journal
The Open Journal System (OJS) is a new hosting service provided by the Library to facilitate creating an open access journal. In this...
October 24, 2019
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,...
October 24, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Library Workshop for MAPSS Anthropology Students
Hands-on workshop introducing students to Library resources in Anthropology. Please bring a laptop! Contact: Laura Ring, 773-702-2934...
October 25, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Library Book Sale
The Library is holding a sale of more than 8,000 duplicate and discarded volumes in Regenstein Library, Room A10, accessible via the...
October 25, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 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...
October 25, 2019
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Documentary Screening: Paywall: The Business of Scholarship
This 65 minute documentary explores the ethics of academic publishing and the benefits of open access. Describing his motivation for making...
October 28, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Library Book Sale
The Library is holding a sale of more than 8,000 duplicate and discarded volumes in Regenstein Library, Room A10, accessible via the...
October 29, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using the UChicago Map Collection
The University of Chicago Library is home to one of the largest map collections in North America, with over 475,000 sheets, in addition to...
October 30, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Data Management 101
Data management plans are researchers' written strategies outlining how they will collect and take care of their data during the life of a...
October 30, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Building and Maintaing Your Bibliography
Need to start a research project but only have an inkling of what it may be? Have you been working on some problem for a while but aren’t...
October 30, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Working with Spatial Data
This workshop will provide best practices on how to translate your work and communicate to different audiences, including researchers,...
October 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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...
November 1, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Data & Donuts: Introduction to Open Refine
This workshop will teach you how to get started with OpenRefine, an open source tool for cleaning and preparing data. The session will...
November 5, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dissertation Options: Open Access, Creative Commons, Copyright Registration, ...
When uploading your dissertation using ProQuest’s submission system, you will be asked to make choices that determine how your dissertation...
November 6, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Navigating ArcGIS for DeskTop
ArcGIS for Desktop is the predominant proprietary geographic information systems (GIS) software. This workshop will introduce you to...
November 7, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Introduction to LaTeX with Overleaf
This workshop is an introduction to the LaTeX typesetting language through Overleaf, an online collaborative LaTeX editor. In this workshop...
November 12, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Managing Your Online Scholarly Presence
This workshop will provide best practices on how to translate your work and communicate to different audiences, including researchers,...
November 13, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Navigating QGIS
QGIS is free and open-source geographic information system (GIS) software. This workshop will introduce (GIS) software. This workshop will...