Tisch Library offers workshops during the fall and spring semesters. Workshop schedules are posted at the start of each semester. For more information or to suggest a workshop topic, email Laurie Sabol.
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Stata is a powerful statistical package used widely in the social sciences. Topics include the Stata environment, data management, descriptive statistics, linear regression and graphics.
|February 14||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch Mark Lab||Josh Quan||Registration Required|
R is a powerful, open-source statistical package used in many disciplines. Topics include setting up R, the R environment, data management, descriptive statistics, linear regression and graphics.
|Monday, March 3||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch 223||Josh Quan||Registration Required|
NVivo is a qualitative data tool primarily used in the social sciences for structuring and assisting in the analysis of unstructured qualitative data such as open-ended survey responses, literature reviews, audio recordings and more. Topics include the NVivo environment, importing/organizing sources, creating nodes, and creating queries.
|Wednesday, March 5||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch 223||Josh Quan||Registration Required|
This workshop will define research data; present the need to manage/share/preserve data by learning funding agency requirements (e.g. NSF, NEH and HIH); and identify the value and importance of data management to the success of a research project.
|Friday, February 21||NOON - 1:30PM||Tisch 223||Regina Raboin||Registration Required|
Data is typically considered in two broad categories: quantitative and qualitative. In the realm of quantitative data, ‘number’ and ‘data’ are not synonymous. The workshop will define research data, the range and stages of data and potential storage formats.
|Friday, February 28||NOON - 1:30PM||Tisch 223||Regina Raboin||Registration Required|
Learn how to hack your searches to save time and search smarter. The workshop will cover techniques for finding scholarly material on the web and at Tufts as well as pro tips to help you eliminate junk from your search results.
|Monday, February 3||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch Mark Lab||Erica Schattle and Chris Strauber|
Whether you’re analyzing an industry or planning a career strategy, you can benefit from understanding the world of business sources. This workshop introduces you to major business databases and search techniques for mining these sources.
|Thursday, February 27||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch 223||Karen Vagts|
You’ll learn to find digital images using search engines such as ARTStor, Flickr, and Google Images and to decide if you can use the image based on its copyright status.
|Wedneday, February 12||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch 223||Chao Chen and Martha Kelehan|
Citation manager software is becoming essential for managing research and quickly generating properly formatted bibliographies. Learn the pros and cons of three of the top contenders as well as develop a general criteria for evaluating these types of tools.
|Monday, January 27||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch 223||Karen Vagts|
EndNote lets you capture and manage references, generate properly formatted citations and references, and make your research process more efficient. Learn its capabilities for customization, document management, and manuscript preparation.
|Wednesday, February 5||4:30 - 5:30PM||Tisch 223||Karen Vagts|
|Monday, February 24||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch 223||Karen Vagts|
During this workshop you’ll learn how RefWorks can help organize your references; insert references as in-text citations, footnotes, or endnotes into your research papers and generate bibliographies. By the end of the session, you’ll wonder where RefWorks has been all of your (academic) life!
|Wednesday, January 29||4:30 - 5:30PM||Tisch 223||Laurie Sabol|
|Friday, February 7||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch Mark Lab||Laurie Sabol|
The Basics of RefWorks in 15 minutes!
|Tuesday, January 28||12:15 - 12:30PM||Tisch 224|
|Tuesday, February 4||4:30 - 4:45PM||Tisch 224|
|Tuesday, February 11||12:15 - 12:30PM||Tisch 224|
Bring your laptop and learn Zotero, the free citation tool for easily capturing book, article, webpage citations and more; add notes and tags to organize and search later. First half-hour for laptop set-up and software assistance.
|Friday, January 31||11:30 - 1:00PM||Tisch Mark Lab||Connie Reik and Rhys Sevier||Registration Required|
|Monday, February 10||4:30-6:00pm||Tisch 223||Registration Required|
Have questions about using citations and documenting your research in your thesis? In this workshop you’ll compare documentation styles and decide which one is most conducive to your research, and find out how to handle unusual citations like archival research, appendices, or visual images.
|Wedneday, February 5||NOON - 1:00PM||Tisch 223||Kristina Aikens and Chris Strauber|
Using your account you can renew your books online, pay fines, set up alerts for new materials in the catalog and view your reading history.
|Tuesday, February 11||4:30 - 4:45PM||Tisch 224|
If Tisch doesn’t have it, we can almost always get it for you, quickly and at no cost. Find out all your options at this quick session.
|Tuesday, February 18||12:15 - 12:30PM||Tisch 224|
Learn the best ways to locate the full text of articles. Bring your toughest problems for us to solve.
|Tuesday, February 25||4:30 - 4:45PM||Tisch 224|
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