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February 2015

Introduction to Library Resources

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GC Library, Room C196.05,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

Learn the basics of library resources from Professor Michael Adams. This overview of the Graduate Center Library will introduce: the library website, subject specific databases, resources beyond the GC library, sample search queries, citation management instruction overview, and archival and primary source subject-specific searching. A tour of the library and Q&A will be included.  

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Intro to Grants Resources and Grant Writing

February 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a hands-on demonstration about accessing grant resources from Grants Liaison librarian, Shawn(ta) Smith and learn about best practices in grant-writing from Executive Director of Research & Sponsored Programs, Edith Gonzalez. Coordinated by Grid Rroji, a third-year PhD student in Political Science and an assistant to the Political Science Departments’s acting Executive Officer, Prof. Alyson Cole. Open to all Graduate Center students. RSVP site pending (check back soon)

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Introduction to Library Resources

February 11 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
GC Library, Room C196.05,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

Learn the basics of library resources from Professor Michael Adams. This overview of the Graduate Center Library will introduce: the library website, subject specific databases, resources beyond the GC library, sample search queries, citation management instruction overview, and archival and primary source subject-specific searching. A tour of the library and Q&A will be included. This workshop will take place from 4:15pm-5:15pm.

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Introduction to Zotero for Citation Management

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
GC Library, Room C196.05,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze.

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Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GC Library, Room C196.05,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop? Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own device!  

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Queering the Map (Jen Jack Gieseking)

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY – Room 9204,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 United States

  Queering the Map: Theoretical Reflections on Spatial Methods for Action Research In The Practice of Everyday Life, de Certeau writes that “What the map cuts up, the story cuts across.” But what if the everyday stories you seek are already cut up by centuries of structural inequality and oppression, such as those of lesbians and queer women? In this talk on “Queering the Map,” Jack Gieseking investigates what can be gained for the study of queer lives and spaces…

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Digital Tools for Managing Your Research

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Graduate Center, Concourse Level,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

Is your virtual desktop in need of some spring cleaning? Join us for a hands-on introduction to Digital Tools for Managing Your Research and take control of your workspace. This workshop will provide an overview of (mostly) free and open source software that can help you streamline your research workflows and make sure you can find what you need when you need it. We’ll introduce tools like Evernote, Google Drive, Zotero, and in-browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox as we…

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Introduction to SPSS

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Graduate Center, Concourse Level,
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10016 United States

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.