UC Libraries is pleased to offer a new data science workshop this fall on OpenRefine. Join us in 850D Baldwin Hall (CEAS Library classroom) on Tuesday, October 31 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. Register here (Central Login required).
OpenRefine, http://openrefine.org, is a free, powerful, and easy-to-use tool for cleaning up and transforming datasets in order to prepare them for analysis and sharing. In this workshop, you will learn how to leverage OpenRefine’s interface and scripting language for basic data exploration and bulk transformations. No prior knowledge necessary. Please bring your own laptop for the hands-on exercises.
Contact Ted Baldwin with questions, Ted.Baldwin@uc.edu .
UC Libraries is pleased to present a NEW workshop on Patents and Patent Searching ! Join us in 475 Langsam Library.
Instructor: Dylan Shields, PhD Candidate in Chemistry & Grad Assistant in the Chemistry-Biology Library, firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: A general introduction to patents and patent databases. Learn the basics components of patent documents and the various types of patents. Through hands-on examples, learn techniques for searching in some major patent information databases. Workshop materials can be perused at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/patentworkshop. The workshop will be taught multiple times in February (same content each time).
To Register: log in with your UC Central Login at the links below.
The Chemistry-Biology Library Info Commons includes a number of specialized software applications at each workstation, for drawing chemical structures, molecular modelling, as well as data analysis. Specifically, the software suite includes Chemdraw Prime, Gaussian/Gaussian View, Spartan, MestreNova, Mathematica, and UnscramblerX.
Mendeley is a free citation & collaboration tool for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating online.
Topics will include: Installation, Inputting & organizing citations, Generating citations & bibliographies, Changing citation styles, and Creating groups and sharing references. Find more information at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/Mendeley. Please bring your own laptop.
In the Fall, the Chem-Bio Library held two Mendeley workshop in the Chem-Bio Library’s Collaborative Zone (503 Rieveschl Hall) , making use of the library’s new wireless displays. The workshop covered: Mendeley installation, inputting & organizing citations, generating citations & bibliographies, installing citation styles, and creating groups and sharing references.
What are some workshops topics that you would like the Chem-Bio Library to consider developing for the future? These could include information tools, resources/software offered in the library, data management, electronic notebooks, and possibly other information & technology topics.
The CEAS Library, 850 Baldwin Hall, now has a large display screen available for wireless projection in group study room 850F. Using a touch panel, choose from several options to project from your personal device:
Apple TV – MAC, iOS devices
AirMedia – PC, Android, MAC, iOS devices (does not support streaming video)
Miracast – Android, PC devices (does support streaming video)
Study room 850F seats up to 3 people comfortably, and it can be reserved in advance. Enjoy!
With this new local subscription, UC researchers can now access the full package of AIP journals and conference proceedings, including new-to-UC titles such as Biomicrofluidics. UC users also have access to selected journal titles from other societies, such as Medical Physics and journals of the Acoustical Society of America and AAPT.