More Events at the Main Library!

Even as the semester begins to close there are still quite a few interesting tech events and Savvy Researcher workshops taking place at the main library in the coming weeks.

Once again, direct links provided so you can access the registration pages.


November 10th, 2015:

Drowning in Citations and PDFs? EndNote Can Help!


Main Library, Library 314

Hosted by Kelli Trei, Biosciences Librarian; and Erin Kirby, Veterinary Science Librarian

When you’re working on research in grad school, having a citation strategy implemented can be the key to keeping yourself organized. An introduction to EndNote, the software that helps you organize your citations and PDFs for all your research needs! You are welcome to bring your laptops to get hands-on practice; EndNote can be purchased at the U of I Webstore for $78.

November 11th, 2015:

ABBYY Fine Reader: An Introduction to OCR


Main Library, Library 314

Hosted by Victoria Henry, Scholarly Commons

An introduction to the Optical Character Recognition software that allows for documents to be scanned, and allows for a computer to recognize character and transcribe them. The workshop will demonstrate and allow you to explore, hands-on, how to practically use ABBYY FineReader in your research.

November 16th, 2015:

Introduction to Infographics Using Piktochart


Main Library, Library 314

Hosted by Clara Volker, Research and Information Services

A multipurpose workshop showing the versatility of the website Piktochart and how to use it to the best of your ability to make striking, coherent info graphics to coincide with your research. Piktochart is free to use, and participants are encouraged to come with a topic in mind, to explore the application hands-on during the workshop.

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