Events

Aug. 25, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021
Publicity and Propaganda: The Great Britain Ministry of Information
All-day event
Perry-Castañeda Library

A new display in the Scholars Commons at PCL examines World War II-era indoctrination materials. Event Details

Tuesday Sept. 21
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Virtual

Want to know more about why and how to use the EndNote citation management tool? This workshop is an introduction or a refresher. No previous experience needed. Event Details

Tuesday Sept. 28
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Virtual

Opportunity for attendees to practice discussing their research with non-specialist audiences. Event Details

Thursday Sept. 30
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

Are you looking for a tool to organize your research? Learn about Zotero, a free citation management tool. In this hour-long session, we'll cover collecting citations from a variety of sources, organizing your research, and building a bibliography. Event Details

Friday Oct. 1
a drawing of two chocolate glazed donuts with icing
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Virtual

The UT Libraries is steadily migrating scanned maps from the online Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Map Collection to the Texas GeoData and UT Collections portal. Learn about finding georeferenced maps in the Texas GeoData portal, using them with GIS software, and the metadata and image enhancements to maps in the UT Collections portal. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 5
11 a.m. to Noon
Virtual

nterested in using a citation management system? Come learn if Mendeley is the tool for you. We'll cover the basics like adding items, citing as you write, and collaboration with others. Event Details

Friday Oct. 8
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

This workshop will provide an overview of recommended practices for humanities data preparation, peer review, and publication through the lens of the Journal of Open Humanities Data (JOHD), an open data journal dedicated to humanities research. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 12
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, a global celebration of women’s contributions to STEM, we are hosting an edit-a-thon to improve Wikipedia’s representation of women and LGBTQ+ people in STEM fields. Event Details

Friday Oct. 15
a drawing of two chocolate glazed donuts with icing
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Virtual

Drones have become a powerful research tool because of their ability to collect very high resolution geospatial imagery. This workshop will discuss how imagery collected with drones can be processed, visualized, and analyzed to study vegetation, topography, and geomorphology. It will provide an introduction to the use of photogrammetry software, GIS, and Python for image analysis. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 19
11 a.m. to Noon
Virtual

A literature review is an important part of many writing and research projects. This workshop will provide a structured approach to doing a literature review, help identify where to search, and suggest tools for getting organized. Event Details