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February 2018

Winter Wednesday Workshops: Text-Analysis with Python from Scratch

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:30pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Alina Arseniev-Koehler, Bernard Koch, and Ian Peacock (Sociology) will show Python tools and methods for manipulating and mining text data. No prior programming experience is required. We’ll cover basic programming ideas, tools in Python to manipulate text data (e.g., regular expressions), and introduce algorithms for text mining, with example research applications. Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Systematic Reviews

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:30pm Biomedical Library (Louise M. Darling) Bethany Myers (Library) explains how, sometimes, a critical analysis of multiple research studies can be more productive than a new study. We’ll be discussing what a systematic review is, best practices for the steps of your systematic review project, and the basics of constructing a thorough search strategy. Though this workshop will focus on the health sciences, systematic reviews are becoming a popular methodology in other sciences…

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Introduction to Data Management in R

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Andy Lin (IDRE) teaches a more advanced R session. Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Copyright for Digital Publishers

February 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:30pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Jennifer Chan (Library) takes the pain out of dealing with copyright issues. Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: EndNote

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 – 12:00pm to 1:30pm Biomedical Library (Louise M. Darling) This hands-on session offers an overview of the EndNote desktop citation management software program that helps researchers manage and organize their references, and automatically create and format citations and bibliographies. Laptops with EndNote installed will be provided. Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Research Poster Design

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Watch the magic as Joanna Chen Cham and Bethany Myers (Library) distill your project to the essentials and convey your most powerful ideas. We will discuss best practices for poster design, general graphic design principles, and demo using Microsoft Powerpoint to lay out your poster. Register

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March 2018

Data Archive Event: Programming Pizza Party

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learning Python or R? Need dedicated practice time where you can ask questions? Like pizza? This 2-hour work session is designed to give people a chance to work on their Python/R projects alongside other beginners, and receive support from other users and our in-house experts. Bring your laptop, questions, and anything you are working on. Brought to you by the UCSF Library Data Science Initiative and the Institute for Computational Health Sciences.

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Text-mining with MALLET

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:30pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Zoe Borovsky (Library) shows how to get started with this topic modeling tools, and how to make sense out of the results! Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Mendeley

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:00pm Biomedical Library (Louise M. Darling) This 2-hour workshop will provide an introduction to the citation management software Mendeley. Topics covered will include how to create a library, how to import sources using the web browser plugin, how to create citations manually, how to export folders, how to include PDFs in a library, and how to annotate PDFs within the application. Additionally, participants will be able to walk through creating an account, downloading…

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Tools for Research in the Field/Archive

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Anthony Caldwell (Library/CDH) shows you some nifty tips and tools, designed to prepare you to capture what you need while you’re in the field. Register

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