Wednesday, 07 Sep 2022
Workshop: Introduction to Patent Searching
Learn free search tools, general strategies for finding relevant patents (or prior art), and when you really do need a lawyer or patent professional to help. Free and low-cost options for legal assistance will also be covered. This is a beginner level workshop; no prior experience or technical knowledge is needed. Registration required.
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2022
Workshop: Intro to Data Management Plans
Learn basic concepts and tools for better data management and understand why data management plans are an important part of the research planning process. Registration required.
Thursday, 15 Sep 2022
Digital Humanities 101: Intro to Digital Publishing Platforms
Have knowledge to share with the world? Interested in digital publishing? Come learn about digital publishing platforms supported by the ISU Library including Janeway, Pubpub, Pressbooks, Omeka, Mediawiki.
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2022
Fire Safety Event
September is Campus Fire Safety Month. Stop by and put out a simulated fire, learn fire safety tips and receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last).
Thursday, 22 Sep 2022
Digital Humanities 101: Finding Datasets for DH
Need to find data and are unsure how to do it? Attend this introductory session on locating helpful sources for a variety of data types (text, image, GIS, metadata) for digital humanities research. Examples include Social Explorer, Data Planet, and ESRI Living Atlas, as well as other projects.
Thursday, 29 Sep 2022
Workshop: Getting Started with LaTeX and Overleaf
This hands-on workshop uses the Overleaf editor to demonstrate the basics of LaTeX. Attendees will work through examples, experiment with common features, and take away a list of additional resources that can be used after the workshop to explore further.
Digital Humanities 101: Intro to Text Analysis
his workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts of text analysis for working with datasets from novels to Tweets as well as some examples of compelling text analysis projects. Participants will also get hands-on experience exploring and visualizing datasets with tools such as Google Books NGram Viewer and Voyant Tools.