Events

All Washington Univerisity Libraries events are free and open to all unless otherwise indicated. Registration may be required for some activities.

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  • February 3, 2020 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

This workshop will help you spot “fake news” and you’ll learn the tips and tricks needed to evaluate information more effectively.

  • February 4, 2020 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Data management (part-two) will describe best practices for data sharing and archiving. Both will emphasize ethics, organization, access, and reuse.

  • February 5, 2020 • 11 AM – 12 PM
  • Brauer Hall Rm. 12

This seminar will focus on fostering good research management protocols, research data transparency, and reproducible research.

  • February 5, 2020 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

This workshop will take you beyond traditional ways of evaluating information in order to better understand how to trust the information you find online through Google, as well as in library databases.

  • February 6, 2020 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Learn to use EndNote OnLine to store references, attach pdf documents and create bibliographies instantly for your research paper.

  • February 7, 2020 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

ArcGIS Storymaps is a browser-based platform for webpage creation that facilitates interactive map creation and sharing and provides a simple tool for building a webpage that combines images, text, and more.

  • February 10, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Join us for an interactive workshop geared towards people who are new to REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture).

  • February 11, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

This hands-on workshop will introduce common data analysis tasks in the R and Python programming languages and explore which language is better suited for a particular task.

  • February 11, 2020 • 2 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Newman Exploration Center

This event will give Washington University students free passport photos that meet the U.S. State Department requirements, along with guidance on how to successfully apply for a U.S. passport.

  • February 12, 2020 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Tableau is a fast, intuitive tool for data analysis and visualization. In this workshop we will introduce you to making visualizations with Tableau Public. No prior knowledge necessary.

  • February 13, 2020 • 9 AM – 12 PM
  • Olin Library, Rm. 142

Xiao-Li Meng, PhD, Editor-in-chief of Harvard Data Science Review and professor of statistics at Harvard University, is offering a talk and discussion as part of Love Data Week.

  • February 13, 2020 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • John M. Olin Library

Join us for a fun-filled day of Valentine’s Day-themed activities and food from University Libraries.

  • February 14, 2020 • 8:30 AM – 3 PM
  • Eric P. Newman Education Center at the School of Medicine

Featuring Patricia F. Brennan, RN, PhD, Director of the National Library of Medicine. View the full schedule and details on the ICTS website.

  • February 17, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Be Textbook Savvy is about learning different ways of finding affordable textbooks and supplemental course materials for your classes

  • February 18, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Keep sources and citations organized with Zotero‚ a free, easy-to-use tool for creating bibliographies and adding in-text citations to papers.

  • February 18, 2020 • 6 PM – 8 PM
  • Sheldon Concert Hall and Galleries, 3648 Washington Blvd., 63108

Greg Cuddihee will speak on the life and work of Phil Durham. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., before 7 p.m. talk in The Sheldon’s Ballroom.

  • February 19, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Data Management (part one) will describe best practices for data management planning and working your data while a research project is active.

  • February 19, 2020 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Newman Exploration Center

February’s Book Club selection is The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World by Eric Weiner.

  • February 20, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

ArcGIS Storymaps is a browser-based platform for webpage creation that facilitates interactive map creation and sharing and provides a simple tool for building a webpage that combines images, text, and more.

  • February 21, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Learn to use EndNote OnLine to store references, attach pdf documents and create bibliographies instantly for your research paper.

  • February 24, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

This workshop will help you spot “fake news” and you’ll learn the tips and tricks needed to evaluate information more effectively. 

  • February 25, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

This workshop will take you beyond traditional ways of evaluating information in order to better understand how to trust the information you find online through Google, as well as in library databases.

  • February 26, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

Data management (part-two) will describe best practices for data sharing and archiving. With an emphasis on ethics, organization, access, and reuse.

  • February 27, 2020 • 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

In addition, students will learn how to do essential tasks in QGIS such as joining tabular data, selecting features by expression, and selecting features by location.

  • February 27, 2020 • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Rm. 142

Rebecca Lester, associate professor of sociocultural anthropology, will discuss her book Famished: Eating Disorders and Failed Care in America.

  • February 28, 2020 • 2 PM – 3 PM
  • Olin Library, Rm. 142

This training workshop for Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is offered to fulfill a National Science Foundation continuing education requirement of at least one face-to-face education session each fiscal year.

  • February 28, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Instruction Rm. 2

This workshop will be an introduction to using visual collections for research. We will review methods and tools for using both physical and digital collections available through the libraries.

  • March 2, 2020 • 1 PM – 3 PM
  • John M. Olin Library

Receive a passport and visit all of the Danforth Campus libraries by April 15. Once you receive stamps from all 10 libraries you will be eligible to win exciting prizes.

  • March 4, 2020 • 11 AM – 12 PM
  • Brauer Hall, Rm. 12

Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv) allows users to create online NIH and NSF approved biosketches.

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