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August 2022

Adaptable Communication for Leading, Teaching and Mentoring: A CommLab and Lead 360 Workshop

August 16, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Curry Student Center, 360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Who is your audience, what do you want to say, and what do they want to hear? Many graduate students serve in roles of leadership, teaching and mentoring. This free workshop will give you the tools you need to be an effective leader, teacher and mentor. We will practice using these tools by role playing common challenging situations designed to improve your adaptable communication skills. RSVP for this workshop brought to you by The CommLab and Lead 360 on Engage:…

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Graduate School of Engineering Campus Tour

August 20, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Interested to learn more about the Graduate School of Engineering on the Northeastern campus? Then we welcome you to sign up for a Graduate School of Engineering campus tour! Led by one of our expert Graduate Student Ambassadors, we'll show you locations on campus specific to Engineering, and answer your questions about the Boston campus. Please complete the registration form linked below to select the date and time that works best for you. Tours are open to both admitted and…

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Library Bite-Sized Webinar: How do I draw in PowerPoint?

August 23, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Need to annotate a figure or create a basic visual such as a Venn diagram? Have no time to learn a new, artsy drawing tool? We’ll share tips for using PowerPoint’s Shape tools to get the job done! This webinar will be presented by Data Analysis and Visualization Specialist, Kate Kryder. Registration is required. Please register at the library events calendar. This live webinar will be held in EST. The webinar will be recorded, captioned and sent out to registrants. To…

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Library Bite-Sized Webinar: How can I use citation tracking to find relevant research?

August 24, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar is an introduction to ways of extending your research discovery using "cited by" and "highly cited" references found in Google Scholar, Web of Science, and Scholar OneSearch. Supercharge your results with forward and backward citation tools, analyze the data in your results, and learn the strengths and weaknesses of each one of these resources for tracking scholarly conversations through time. Presented by Head of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities at Northeastern University Library, Karen Merguerian. Registration is required.…

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Library Bite-Sized Webinar: How do I add a Creative Commons license to my work?

August 25, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

You’ve probably heard about copyright, but are you familiar with Creative Commons (CC)? CC licenses allow you to retain the copyright to your work, even while granting advanced permissions to others who may want to use or build upon it. In this session, you’ll learn the basics of the 6 Creative Commons licenses and how to actually apply a license to your work. We will also outline some considerations and questions to help you decide whether a CC license is…

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Library Bite-Sized Webinar: How can I navigate journal publication fees?

August 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

What can you do when a journal in which you wish to publish charges a fee? In this session you will learn what article processing charges (APC) are and how to navigate APC, including: where you can look for funds to pay for APC, how the Northeastern University Library is helping to lower and eliminate APC, and tools for searching for open access journals which do not require APC. This webinar is pre-recorded. To receive a captioned copy of the…

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Library Webinar: Intro to R/RStudio (Virtual)

August 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Want to learn R and RStudio but don’t know where to start? We’ll walk you through the steps of creating your first graph, beginning with opening RStudio for the first time and ending with tips on how to continue learning in order to pursue your own projects. No prior experience with R, RStudio, or computer programming is required. Installation of R and RStudio beforehand is required. To install R, download and run this R installer for Windows or this R installer for macOS. If you run into any problems, please read further…

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Library Bite-Sized Webinar: How can I tidy my spreadsheet data?

August 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Everyone uses spreadsheets, but not everyone sets them up in the same way. This short video will share some good practices to keep spreadsheets tidy by using standard, predictable patterns to record data. These tips can help you avoid getting bogged down in the logistics of entering your data, and instead focus your time and energy on analyzing it. This webinar is pre-recorded. To receive a captioned copy of the webinar to watch at your convenience, please register at the…

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Library Bite-Sized Webinar: How do I (responsibly) edit Wikipedia?

August 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

At some point in your education, you’ve probably heard that you should never use Wikipedia “because anyone can edit it.” But have you ever actually tried editing it yourself? This webinar will provide an introduction to Wikipedia’s editing tools and its dedicated community of editors, who voluntarily cultivate and maintain the free encyclopedia according to a set of five “pillars of Wikipedia.” Learn how and why you can—and should!—contribute to the world’s largest reference work. This webinar is pre-recorded. To…

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