Government Documents Tour, Central Library, February 21

Have you ever wondered why the library has a separate government documents department? Or why government documents might be useful to you in your research? Join us on February 21, 12:10pm, at the Government Information Desk on the fourth floor at Central Library, for a tour of the government documents depository and a brief primer… Keep reading

Workshop: Intro to Geospatial Analysis with QGIS

This two-session course will focus on introductory spatial analysis in QGIS, a free and open source GIS platform. If you have always been curious about GIS and how to get started with it, this is the perfect opportunity. The course will run two days, 2/27 & 2/28, from 1-4:30 pm both days. Day 1 will… Keep reading

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Zotero Workshop at Central Library, February 19

Want a better way to manage your citations for papers — besides typing them all in yourself?  Consider signing up for the “Introduction to Zotero” workshop at the Central Library on Wednesday, February 19, 12:10 p.m. , Room 612A.  Zotero allows you to create your own personal library of references to books, articles and documents…. Keep reading

Vanderbilt Software Carpentry set for March 5–6

The Vanderbilt Software Carpentry two-day boot camp is scheduled for March 5–6. The boot camp will feature: Intro to Unix Intro to Git and Version Control Intro to Python Register here. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Research IT Service, Vanderbilt Libraries, and the Vanderbilt Data Science Institute…. Keep reading

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Middle Tennessee Geospatial Summit

Symposium Program The Vanderbilt Initiative for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Research (VIIGR) and the Jean and Alexander Heard Library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) are proud to co-sponsor the Middle TN Geospatial Summit, celebrating geospatial research in middle Tennessee and beyond. The two-day summit will feature lightening talks from local graduate students, a panel and presentations from… Keep reading

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Mendeley Workshop at Central Library, January 28

Want a better way to manage your citations for papers — besides typing them all in yourself? Consider signing up for the “Introduction to Mendeley” workshop at the Central Library on Tuesday, January 28, 6-7 p.m. , Room 612A. Mendeley allows you to create your own personal library of references to books, articles and documents…. Keep reading

Spring Research Hacks Workshops at Central Library

Would you like to sharpen your research skills? Is there a particular citation manager or other research tool that you’ve always wanted to learn more about? If so, plan to attend one (or more) of Central Library’s Research Hacks Workshops this spring! Subject librarians are offering free-of-charge hour-long workshops on a range of research hacks… Keep reading

Python, R Studio, and ArcGIS lessons starting soon

During Spring 2020, the library’s Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) office will be offering a series of workshops in Python, R and R Studio, and ArcGIS. Learn more about these and other offerings on our workshops page. Python Do you have a project where a Python script would help you get the job done? These… Keep reading

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International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Workshop

Please join us for a workshop about the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) on Friday, December 6th. IIIF provides students and scholars across a range of disciplines with a standards-based way to share, annotate, and conduct research about images online. This workshop, sponsored by the Cultural Heritage Research Cluster and led by Ben Brumfield and… Keep reading

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