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March 2015

Introduction to Authors’ Rights

March 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
GC Library, Room C196.05,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights? Understanding and Protecting Your Rights as an Author When you publish a journal article, you sign a copyright agreement. Do you know what you’re agreeing to when you sign it? Different journals have different policies: Some journals require you to relinquish your copyright. (You then have to ask permission or even pay to share your article with students and colleagues!) Some journals allow you to retain some rights (e.g.,…

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Data for Social Research, Part 1: Finding Data

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.02

Data for Social Research Workshop Series The Graduate Center Library offers a series of workshops on data mapping and GIS sources. Part 1: Finding Data March 4th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm The first in the series, Finding Data emphasizes sources of data (demographic, economic, and social data) applied to illustrate social justice initiatives. Part 2: Analyzing and Visualizing Data March 11th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm The second in the series, Analyzing and Visualizing Data reviews web applications and software for analyzing and…

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Data for Social Research, Part 2: Analyzing and Visualizing Data

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.02

Data for Social Research Workshop Series The Graduate Center Library offers a series of workshops on data mapping and GIS sources. Part 1: Finding Data March 4th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm The first in the series, Finding Data emphasizes sources of data (demographic, economic, and social data) applied to illustrate social justice initiatives. Part 2: Analyzing and Visualizing Data March 11th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm The second in the series, Analyzing and Visualizing Data reviews web applications and software for analyzing and…

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Faculty Workshop: How to Submit to Academic Works

March 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
C196.03

(Open to GC and CUNY doctoral faculty and research assistants only) The Graduate Center recently launched Academic Works, an open access institutional repository that is the ideal way for faculty to make articles, book chapters, data, etc. available to their research community and the broader public. It’s also the perfect place to satisfy grant funders’ open access requirements! You might wonder, “Are researchers allowed to make their scholarly journal articles freely available online?” Very often, the answer is yes: a…

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Data for Social Research, Part 3: Mapping Data

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.02

Data for Social Research Workshop Series The Graduate Center Library offers a series of workshops on data mapping and GIS sources. Part 1: Finding Data March 4th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm The first in the series, Finding Data emphasizes sources of data (demographic, economic, and social data) applied to illustrate social justice initiatives. Part 2: Analyzing and Visualizing Data March 11th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm The second in the series, Analyzing and Visualizing Data reviews web applications and software for analyzing and…

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Zotero on Your Laptop (Beginner)

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GC Library, Room C196.05,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

An introduction to Zotero, the popular open source research management tool. Participants in this workshop will: Learn about the basics of Zotero Install Zotero on their laptop Create a Zotero Account Place citations into a Zotero library Create a Bibliography using WORD Plug-In Registrants should use either Firefox, Safari, or Chrome.  

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Introduction to SPSS

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.02

This class will give a general overview of the SPSS statistical package: What is it? What can it do? What do you need to know to get started?     * update 2/19/2015: This event was rescheduled from its original date of February 25th.

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Intro to GIS Using Open Source Software

March 27
Baruch College Newman Library,
151 East 25th Street, New york, NY 10010 United States
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The practicum is a day-long (9am to 4:30pm) event that takes place on a Friday. at Baruch Newman Library, 151 East 25th Street. For more information, go here: http://guides.newman.baruch.cuny.edu/gis/gisprac Participants will: Add data to GIS software and navigate a GIS interface Perform basic geoprocessing operations for preparing vector GIS data Convert text-based data to a GIS data format Conduct geographic analyses using standard GIS tools and vector data Create thematic maps using the principles of map projections, data classification, symbolization, and…

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Zotero on Your Laptop (Intermediate-Advanced)

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GC Library, Room C196.05,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States
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Wondering how to take advantage of all those advanced features in Zotero? The library is now offering advanced sessions for regular users of the popular open-source research management tool. Participants in this workshop will: Learn about other Zotero Plug-ins Learn the basics of sync and how it effects your library Learn about Zotero for Mobile Install Paper Machines for visualization Registrants should already have Zotero accounts and have interest in learning advanced troubleshooting techniques. The majority of this workshop will…

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April 2015

Introduction to SPSS

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C196.02

This class will give a general overview of the SPSS statistical package: What is it? What can it do? What do you need to know to get started?

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Profile photo of Roxanne Shirazi Roxanne Shirazi is the Adjunct Reference & Digital Outreach Librarian at the Graduate Center Library.