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CEAS Library Workshops Fall 2016

CEAS Library Workshops Fall 2016

College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) Library, University of Cincinnati, 850L Baldwin Hall, ML #0018, (513) 556-1452

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CEAS LIBRARY CALENDAR OF WORKSHOPS
Fall Semester 2016

 

Title

Date 

Time

Place

Instructor

Knovel

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Top Ten Tips Data Management Workshop

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Amy Koshoffer

Introduction to Python

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Spreadsheet Best Practices

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Amy Koshoffer

IEEE Xplore / ACM / Inspec

Thursday, September 15, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Introduction to MATLAB  for Engineers – CEAS ONLY

Thursday, September 22, 2016

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

533 Baldwin

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Maximizing Your Research Impact

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Amy Koshoffer

LaTeX 101   

Thursday, September 29, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Compendex  and Scopus 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Introduction to GIS

Friday, October 7, 2016

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

GIS Lab 415 Braunstein Hall

Amy Koshoffer, Chanjoo Kim, Carolyn Hansen, Daniel Schleith

Introduction to GIS

Monday, October 10, 2016

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

HSL Classroom

Amy Koshoffer, Chanjoo Kim, Carolyn Hansen, Daniel Schleith

Spreadsheet Best Practices

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

11:00 – Noon

850D Baldwin  

Amy Koshoffer

Advanced MATLAB for Engineers – CEAS ONLY

Thursday, October 13, 2016

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

533 Baldwin

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Prezi   

Thursday, October 20, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

RefWorks for Engineers

Thursday, October 27, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Screencasting

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

11:00 – Noon

850D Baldwin

Hong Cheng

Introduction to MATLAB  for Engineers – CEAS ONLY

Thursday, November 3, 2016

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

533 Baldwin

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Introduction to Python

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

Top Ten Tips Data Management Workshop

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Amy Koshoffer

Maximizing Your Research Impact

Monday, November 28, 2016
(workshop rescheduled from Wednesday November 16, 2016)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Amy Koshoffer

LaTeX 101   

Thursday, November 17, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

850D Baldwin  

Srikumar C. Gopalakrishnan

         
         

KNOVEL -- Learn how to search KNOVEL with its interactive capabilities. Over 3,900 reference books are available on your desktop through this product. For supplemental instructional materials for this workshop go to, http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/knovel.
 

Top Ten Tips for Data Management – Managing your data has many benefits.  And more and more funding agencies are requiring it.  Learn how to save time and increase your research efficiency as well as  preserve your data and facilitate new discoveries with these top 10 Data Management tips. To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


Maximizing Your Research Impact Factor -- Learn tools and tips to maximize your personal research impact factor and understand the difference between journal impact factors and your own. Maximizing your personal research impact can help you in your career especially when you come up for promotion and tenure.  In this workshop, we will discuss the difference between journal impact factor and researcher impact factor.  We will explore how publishers measure a publication’s impact factor and a researcher’s through indexes such Eigen-factors and H-index.  We will also discuss how publishers collect social media data for a real time assessment of your personal research impact.  To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


LaTeX 101 -- LaTeX is an open source document preparation system widely used in Engineering, Mathematics, natural sciences and other disciplines. Using LaTeX, you can write articles and reports faster and easier than by using word processors such as MS Word especially when using mathematical symbols, equations and when generating bibliographies. This introductory workshop is aimed at getting familiar with the bare bones features of LaTeX and will include a brief introduction to tools such as BiBTeX. For supplemental instructional materials for this workshop, click here. Registration is required for this workshop. To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


Introduction to Python --  Come and learn this widely used, general purpose, high-level programming language.  Python is often used as a scripting language for applications such as data processing, parsing and web services.  This workshop will cover the basics of Python, including variables and data types, arrays, dictionaries, operators, conditions, loops, and functions.  The focus will be on the hands-on exercises to help provide a better understanding of Python to the attendees.  No programming experience is necessary. Beginners are encouraged to attend.  For supplemental information on this workshop, click here.   If you have your own laptop, please bring it to the workshop.  Registration is required for this workshop. To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


RefWorks for Engineers -- Learn how to use this bibliographic management tool to create and manage citations retrieved while conducting your literature reviews. More information, click here.


Prezi -- Tired of your standard presentation software? Learn about Prezi, a cloud-based software, and make your presentations more visually exciting. If you have your own laptop (no iPads), please bring it to the workshop.  For supplemental instructional materials for this workshop, click hereRegistration is required for this workshop. To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


Introduction to MATLAB for Engineers --  Come and learn this language of Technical Computing.  MATLAB is often used as a scripting language for applications such as data processing , operating on matrices and data plotting.  This workshop will cover the basics of MATLAB, including variables, data types, arrays, operators, conditions, loops, functions and plotting.  The focus will be on the hands-on exercises to help provide a better understanding of MATLAB to the attendees.  No programming experience is necessary. Beginners are encouraged to attend.  Registration is required for this workshop. To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.   Note: Due to licensing restrictions, this workshop is for CEAS only.


Advanced MATLAB for Engineers -- MATLAB has several toolboxes namely optimization tool box, simulink tool box, Neural networks tool box etc. This workshop will cover the important features of Optimization tool box in MATLAB, examples in each category of linear optimization, nonlinear optimization and graphical method will be discussed. This workshop will also cover file handling in MATLAB which comprises of file I/O using text files, binary files and EXCEL files.The focus will be on the hands-on exercises to help provide a better understanding of the above mentioned concepts of MATLAB to the attendees.  Programming experience using MATLAB is necessary.  Registration is required for this workshop. To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.   Note: Due to licensing restrictions, this workshop is for CEAS only.
 

Spreadsheet Best Practices -- Spreadsheets are a great way to organize and analyze data.  In this hands-on workshop, attendees will work with a data set in a spreadsheet format and improve the machine readability and function of the spreadsheet through implementing best practices for worksheets.  To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


IEEExplore / ACM / INSPEC -- Learn the searching capabilities for IEEExplore, INSPEC, and the ACM Digital Library. Content coverage includes physics, electrical and computer engineering. If you have your own laptop, please bring it to the workshop.  For supplemental instructional materials for this workshop, click here.


Screencasting -- An introduction to Screencast-O-Matic and Kaltura, two basic applications for screencasting (screen recording).  Learn how to create a video (with narration) that records anything you do on a computer screen: navigating a website, demonstrating software, etc.  Screencasting is a simple way to create brief “how-to” videos, provide feedback on student assignments, and more.  If you have your own laptop, please bring it to the workshop.  Note: these applications do not run on an iPad. Supplemental guide for this workshop: click hereTo register, go to:  http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


Scopus and Compendex -- Learn about two of the primary databases for identifying articles and conference papers in engineering and technology research topics. If you have your own laptop, please bring it to the workshop.  For supplemental instructional materials for this workshop, click hereTo register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.


Introduction to GIS – Want to work with ARCGIS but are not sure where to start?  This workshop is for individuals who want to visualize spatial patterns in data but have no experience with geographic information system (GIS) software or who want to learn about resources available to the UC community through UC Libraries and the Department of Geography.  Workshop instructors will guide participants as they create a GIS using the software ARCGIS to geocode a dataset and create a map providing further insight into the data. To register, go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/ and locate this workshop.

CALL 556-1550 or 556-1452 for further information on the workshops.

 


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