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Sep 29, 2020

Sep 29, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. This hands-on session will show you • how to quickly find the articles you need for you research or systematic review in each database • how to track an article’s cited and citing references in each database • how to find journal ‘Impact Factors’ using the Journal Citation Reports of Web of Science • how to determine an author’s h-index • how to identify a researcher and her/his publication track with Scopus...

Sep 29, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This hands on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Oct 1, 2020

Oct 1, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The purpose of this hands-on class is to introduce several resources found on the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office website that may be used to locate information on patents, trademarks and patent applications. Google’s patent searching feature will be also be highlighted as a source for finding information on patents. Taught by Kari Kozak (Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library). PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoo...

Oct 1, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Pick up the beat with this visual programing language used by composers, performers, and visual artists. During this workshop, you will program your own live audio-reactive video effects! Taught by Jean-Francois Charles, School of Music Please install MAX Software prior to the workshop at www.cycling74.com. No need to purchase the entire software. The demo version will be enough for this workshop Register at: https://uiowa.libcal.com/event/7082945 Zoom link and password will be emailed t...

Oct 3, 2020

Oct 3, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Quey (pp. 49–86) James (pp. 87–109) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Anyone registered after that will be added to the following meeti...

Oct 4, 2020

Oct 4, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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  The Old Capitol Museum has hosted the Piano Sundays concert series for the last 13 years featuring our historic 1878 Steinway concert grand piano in the elegance of the beautiful Senate Chamber. Showcasing the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music, not much will be different for this series, now entering its' 14th year, aside from how our guests will enjoy the performances... Join us safely in the comfort of your own ho...

Oct 5, 2020

Oct 5, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Take a tour of some new (and some well-established) apps for your mobile device or smart phone! At this informal workshop, you’ll not only be shown a variety of tools for both academic and clinical use but also invited to share your own examples and experiences. If you don’t have a mobile device, don’t worry: The only necessary smart device is you! PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the cl...

Oct 7, 2020

Oct 7, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Going to present a poster at the College of Engineering Virtual Research Open House on Nov 5th? Needing to create a poster for a class or conference? Join Bree Nyland to learn about different poster templates, design ideas, and presentation strategies that will help you showcase your fabulous ideas so your audience is as excited about your work as you are! Presented by Bree Neyland, Director, Speaking Center Presented by Bree Neyland, Director, Speaking Center Register at: https://uiowa.li...

Oct 8, 2020

Oct 8, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom ...

Oct 13, 2020

Oct 13, 2020

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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This 30 minute session will be offered online only through ZOOM and will focus on significant changes in the recently published 7th edition. Changes that are most likely to impact instructors and student writers will be detailed. Resources will be provided.

Oct 14, 2020

Oct 14, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for virtual Iowa Bibliophiles! This month, Associate Professor Corey Creekmur (Cinematic Arts, English, and Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies) will provide a virtual tour of the American mass market “pulp” paperback book in its most vibrant period, between World War II and the 1960s.  During this period, cheap reprints of literary classics soon gave way to original publications of popular crime and science fiction novels, among other genres.  Paperbacks of the period also shameles...

Oct 15, 2020

Oct 15, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about, and build, electronics without needing to pick up a soldering iron, you’ll soon discover that a whole new world is opened with this one simple skill. This class will focus on doing through hole soldering. Kits will be available from the Enginering Electronics Shop. Taught by Jeremy Roszell, Engineering Electroni...

Oct 17, 2020

Oct 17, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Kojo (pp. 110–131) Abena (pp. 132–152) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Anyone registered after that will be added to the following me...

Oct 21, 2020

Oct 21, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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This workshop will cover Tips for selecting an appropriate IEEE periodical or conference How successful IEEE authors structure quality work to improve their chances of being accepted Insights into what editors look for in a submission and why editors and reviewers reject papers Tools & resources to help authors through the publishing process including IEEE’s Author Center, Publication Recommender, and Reference Preparation Assistance Strategies for using IEEE Xplore effectively for a li...

Oct 22, 2020

Oct 22, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Want to build your own robot that will avoid collision? Learn to incorporate an Arduino with a range finder senor, wheels, and chassis into a great little object avoiding robot. This class will include building the robot and programming it. If you want to be able to build along in the workshop, kits are available for $55 from the Electronics Shop and can be purchased when registering for the workshop. Cost will be applied to your University Bill and made available for pick-up in the Enginee...

Oct 29, 2020

Oct 29, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Spice up your Halloween with some LED pendants. Learn to solder your own LED jewelry or pendants to add to any Halloween costume. If you want to be able to build along in the workshop, kits are available for $5 from the Electronics Shop and can be purchased when registering for the workshop. Cost will be applied to your University Bill and made available for pick-up in the Engineering Library. The last day to order a kit will be October 22nd. Please email lib-engineering@uiowa.edu if regis...

Oct 31, 2020

Oct 31, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This meeting will be hosted by Derek Nnuro, associate writer (Stanley Museum of Art) Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) H (pp. 155–175) Akua (pp. 176–197) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday pr...

Nov 4, 2020

Nov 4, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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In this workshop, we will discuss common challenges faced by students writing at the graduate level, and we will learn various ways to energize and organize your writing. Discover techniques to give your project momentum and motivate daily writing during this phase of your graduate research. Presented by Deirdre Egan, Writing Center Register at: https://uiowa.libcal.com/event/7059881 Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants one hour before the workshop starts.

Nov 11, 2020

Nov 11, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Want to learn to create your own arcade game? Join us for a fun filled session on how to develop your own version of the game PONG. Links and information for you to follow along and code during the class will be provided before the class starts. Taught by Antonio Washington, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Student Group. Register at: https://uiowa.libcal.com/event/7083009 Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants one hour before the workshop starts.

Nov 14, 2020

Nov 14, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Willie (pp. 198–220) Yaw (pp. 221–241) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Anyone registered after that will be added to the following me...

Nov 18, 2020

Nov 18, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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LaTeX not only creates professional-looking documents but also allows you to tackle the more complicated parts of typesetting, such as inputting mathematics, creating tables of contents, referencing and creating bibliographies. Instead of downloading, installing and trouble–shooting LaTeX software and packages locally in your computer, you can take advantage of the online LaTeX editor called Overleaf. In this workshop, we will use Overleaf and cover TaTeX basics, bibliographic management in ...

Dec 5, 2020

Dec 5, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Sonny (pp. 242–262) Marjorie (pp. 263–282) Marcus (pp. 283–299) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Stanley Reads puts the museum’s rec...

Dec 6, 2020

Dec 6, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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  The Old Capitol Museum has hosted the Piano Sundays concert series for the last 13 years featuring our historic 1878 Steinway concert grand piano in the elegance of the beautiful Senate Chamber. Showcasing the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music, not much will be different for this series, now entering its' 14th year, aside from how our guests will enjoy the performances... Join us safely in the comfort of your own ho...