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October 2014

Citation Management | Zotero and Refworks 1pm

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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The library is offering hands-on training of the citation managers Zotero and RefWorks. Both Zotero and RefWorks provide an easy solution to managing pdfs and citations.  They also make creating bibliographies and entering references into papers a breeze.  

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NYC Archives Week – Intro to Archival Research Workshop

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

A workshop on the basics of Archival Research. Possible topics covered will include: Overview of Archival Research Examples of Research Projects using Archival Materials Before entering the Archive (How to Prepare) Components of Archival Collections Considerations for Archival materials Entering the Archive (What to Expect) Handling Archival Materials Contextualizing findings Access vs. Use & Permissions Data Management Resources to Archives (Where to Begin) Archival Databases Local Archives Digital Archives Intro to Archival Research Workshop Oct 7th, 1pm – 3pm Graduate…

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A Day in the library (behind the scenes) – Research Tour at Schwartzman

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New York Public Library

A Day in the library (Behind the Scenes) will allow students a hands-on tour of the Manuscripts & Archives, Special Collections, and various reading rooms throughout the Schwarzman library. Students, staff, faculty, and researchers will meet at the 42nd street entrance, to enter as one would for a day of research. A walk through coat check, past 1st floor, 2nd floor, and 3rd floor research rooms, conversations with the curators, overviews of  the collection, and discussion on individual research will encompass the…

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Introduction to SPSS – 6:30pm

October 8 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mina Rees Library

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? This workshop is part of a series of data-focused workshops taught by Graduate Center Adjunct Librarian Margaret Smith.

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NY Archives Week – New-York Historical Society Open House

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New York Historical Society,
170 Central Park West, New York, 10024 United States
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The New-York Historical Society, one of America’s pre-eminent cultural institutions, is dedicated to fostering research, presenting history and art exhibitions, and public programs that reveal the dynamism of history and its influence on the world of today.  The Open House will be led by Vice President and Director, Michael T. Ryan, alongside other archivists and curators after hours in the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library. Participants will investigate hand-picked holdings from different parts of the collections allow for an overview of the New-York Historical…

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Avatar of Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz is a faculty Reference Librarian at the Graduate Center Library.