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Winter 2013 Workshops

Stanford Science & Engineering Libraries fall workshops for Winter 2013. Faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend.

Workshops in Branner

Winter 2013 Workshops
Stanford faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend all workshops.

GIS Workshops and Events

For ongoing and monthly GIS workshops visit http://bit.ly/geotraining. Geospatial Training Workshops occur throughout the quarter. For more information email stanfordGISworkshop@gmail.com

  • Introduction to ArcGIS
  • Advanced GIS Series
  • GIS Data Creation & Management
  • Basics of Google Earth

Cutting Edge Geospatial Technologies with Google Tools
Are you interested in creating quick interactive maps to accompany your research or story? Will you be doing field work and don’t have a high-end GPS to collect your data? Is your department or lab handling large amounts of geospatial data and would benefit from a cloud environment? This free workshop featuring instructors from Google shows off the latest mapping technologies from Google, including Maps Engine & Earth Engine.
Contact: Stanford Geospatial Center, Patricia Carbajales (carbajales@stanford.edu)
Friday, Feb 8 from 9am – 5pm
Wallenburg Hall, Stanford University
Registration open at: gistanford.eventbrite.com

Mendeley Basics: Your Citation Manager and Academic Social Network
Organize your research with Mendeley! The open source Mendeley software allows you to create a database of "full text" papers with citation information that is easy to retrieve and use in new documents. Topics will include an introduction to Mendeley, and how to organize, tag, annotate, and share your PDFs.
Contact: Hannah Winkler (hannah.winkler@stanford.edu)
Tuesday, Feb 26 from 12pm - 1pm
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Second floor of the Mitchell Earth Sciences Building

Energy Information: Where to Go, What to Do
Do you need articles on a topic related to energy? We will look at industry and market research for the energy field and evaluate several interdisciplinary energy-related databases including the science databases Scopus and Engineering Village.
Contact: Hannah Winkler (hannah.winkler@stanford.edu)
Tuesday, Feb 19 from 12pm - 1 pm
GSB Knight Management Center, Faculty Bldg East, E102

What's new with GeoRef
Learn about using GeoRef to search international geoscience literature, covering engineering and environmental geology, hydrology, and paleontology. Also learn to send citations to your email address. Bring examples and questions you'd like to have addressed.
Thursday, Feb 28 from 12pm - 1 pm
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Second floor of the Mitchell Earth Sciences Building

Using Web of Science and Google to find Journal Citation Reports
This workshop will teach about the use of Web of Science and Google Journal Citation Reports, a tool that allows you to discover high-impact journals. Use this resource for tracking who has cited a paper and which journals are cited most quickly.
Contact: Hannah Winkler (hannah.winkler@stanford.edu)
Monday, March 4, 12pm - 1 pm
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Second floor of the Mitchell Earth Sciences Building

GIS Workshops: Introduction to ArcGIS, Advanced GIS
These ongoing workshops are designed to give a basic understanding of ArcGIS to new users. Topics covered include GIS data formats, basic database management, projections, and basic cartography principles. Note: the Introduction to ArcGIS workshop is mandatory if students want to use Branner's ArcGIS free one-on-one consulting services.
Contact: Patricia Carbajales (carbajales@stanford.edu)
Ongoing GIS Workshops can be found at bit.ly/geotraining

 

 



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