UT Libraries Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
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3D Printing Certification - Medbery Makerspace - summer email hodgesmaker@utk.edu to schedule

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The Medbery Makerspace in Hodges Library offers hands-on access to 3D printers after completing this introductory certification. In this 30-minute workshop, you will learn the basics of slicing your print for the printer models we have, loading filament, and running a print. https://libguides.utk.edu/hodgesmaker. During summer, email hodgesmaker@utk.edu to schedule your certification.

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Cricut Certification - Medbery Makerspace - summer email hodgesmaker@utk.edu to schedule

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The Medbery Makerspace in Hodges Library offers hands-on access to a Cricut Maker 3 after completing this introductory certification. In this 30-minute workshop, you will learn the basics of using the Cricut design software, loading vinyl into the machine, and how to cut a sticker. https://libguides.utk.edu/hodgesmaker. During summer, email hodgesmaker@utk.edu to schedule your certification.

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Introduction to EndNote

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Hands-on workshop explaining the features of the citation management software, EndNote. Allows automatic formatting of citations and inserting them in a manuscript.

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Publishing with LaTeX

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This workshop will teach beginner level LaTeX skills for preparation of scientific and technical documents. Topics covered will include basic document structure, tables, figures, formulas, packages, and citations. We will also cover the use of templates such as the dissertation template provided by the Graduate School, or publisher-provided templates and packages. Participants must arrive having already registered for an account at overleaf.com before the start of the workshop. Overleaf is a cloud-based implementation of LaTeX which provides free accounts for personal use.

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Research Impact Series: Citation Analysis using Dimensions

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Dimensions is an integrated database (with citations, grants, clinical trials, patents and policy documents) making it possible to analyze academic research impact and beyond. With this database, scholars can link grants to resulting publications, clinical trials and patents. In this session, we will discuss features of this database for citation analysis and other metrics.

R This is a researcher focused workshop.
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Research Impact Series: Citation Analysis using Scopus

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Scopus is a multidisciplinary citation database by Elsevier with citations and abstracts from peer-reviewed journal literature, trade journals, books, patent records, and conference publications. With this database, scholars can identify their scholarly impact as well as identify journal rankings using SNIP, SJR, and Elsevier's Journal Analyzer. In this session, we will discuss features of this database for citation analysis such as number of citations, impact factor, and other metrics.

R This is a researcher focused workshop.
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Research Impact Series: Citation Analysis using Web of Science

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Citation Analysis using Web of Science Web of Science (WoS) is a bibliographic database with citations and abstracts to journal articles across a wide range of scientific, technological, social sciences, arts, and humanities disciplines. In this session, we will discuss features of this database for citation analysis such as the number of citations, impact factor, and other metrics.

R This is a researcher focused workshop.
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Sewing Certification - Medbery Makerspace - summer email hodgesmaker@utk.edu to schedule

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The Medbery Makerspace in Hodges Library offers hands-on access to sewing machines after completing this introductory certification. In this 30-minute workshop, you will learn the basics of threading the machine, winding bobbin, changing the presser foot, and making a basic stitch. https://libguides.utk.edu/hodgesmaker. During summer, email hodgesmaker@utk.edu to schedule your certification.

Create a Digital Project with CollectionBuilder - Open Sandbox Workshop

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Scholars' Collaborative Open Sandbox Workshops: Exploring tools for open science, digital humanities, and beyond. - Create a Digital Project with CollectionBuilder - CollectionBuilder provides all the necessary components to build a digital collection and exhibit website. Participants will learn how to organize materials and metadata, and will create their own online exhibit or digital project. Note: This workshop will be hybrid. Zoom details will be provided for registered participants prior to the workshop. No previous knowledge is required to attend. Participants need to have a Github account before the session.

Literature Review Drop-In Session

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Consult with a librarian about your research needs and develop a strategy for effectively searching databases in your discipline Ask questions about choosing topics and organizing your literature review Learn about copyright and plagiarism If you can't attend in person, send an email to Jeanine Williamson to get a zoom invitation (jwilliamson@utk.edu)

Making your Website with Jekyll & GitHub - Open Sandbox Workshop Series

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Are you thinking of starting a blog, digital project, or portfolio? Or, do you already have a site but are curious about more customizable, free, and open source alternatives? In this workshop you will learn how to start building, styling, and hosting your website for free with Jekyll, a popular website generator, and GitHub Pages, a free hosting service. Note: Participants need to create a GitHub account before the session.

Syllabus Support Day

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Pendergrass Library welcomes instructors in the Herbert College of Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine to attend our 3rd annual Syllabus Support Day event. During this online event, there will be guest presentations from a variety of departments on campus that are available to support teaching and student learning. Examples include instructional support from Pendergrass Library, the Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center, OIT, Student Disability Services, and Academic Success Center.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
The Open Sandbox: Exploring tools for open science, digital humanities, and beyond.

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The Open Sandbox is an exploration of open source digital research tools. We welcome scholars at all levels to join our online workshops and be part of the conversation. Attendees will get hands-on experience while learning how the facilitator uses the tool in their work. The Open Sandbox is organized by the Scholars’ Collaborative in Hodges Library and is open to all. Contact the Scholars' Collaborative (scholarsco@utk.edu) to suggest a tool to explore.

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Working with Data in Open Refine - Open Sandbox Workshop

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Scholars' Collaborative Open Sandbox Workshops: Exploring tools for open science, digital humanities, and beyond. - Working with Data in OpenRefine - Does a current project you are working on involve messy data? Regardless of your discipline, the answer is likely “yes.” This workshop will demonstrate how OpenRefine (https://openrefine.org/), an open source application, can be used to analyze, clean, enhance, and transform this messy data. You can bring your own data or work with one of the supplied data sets to get hands-on experience wrangling data in OpenRefine. What are some different kinds of data? What are messy data and why are they important? Hands-on exercise working with OpenRefine. Note: No previous knowledge is required to attend. Participants need to install OpenRefine before the session.