Past Events

Thursday March 1
1 to 2 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The Graduate School distributes a set of thesis and dissertation templates in Microsoft Word for Apple and Windows computers, which will help you format your paper according to current requirements. Event Details

Friday March 2
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8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library | Benson Latin American Collection

Come examine the Spanish colonial legacy preserved at UT Libraries’ distinctive collections—the Alexander Architectural Archive and the Benson Latin American Collection—through various digital scholarship tools. Event Details

Friday March 2
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Do you have data that you’re not sure how to use? Creating visualizations is a good way to ask questions of your data and to share your data with others. Visualizations can include everything from a simple chart to an interactive map and can be a powerful way to tell a story about your data. Event Details

Tuesday March 6
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Noon to 4 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Passionate about representation? Use your research skills to fill in gaps in the wiki-sphere! Join us for Queering the Record, a research event to gather sources on LGBTQIA+ related issues. Event Details

Tuesday March 20
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4 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Why is it important to know the rules of copyright when using images, altering literary text, or photographing art pieces? What can be used and reused? Join us for a lively panel discussion about the creative reuse of artistic and scholarly content which will be followed by a book binding workshop. Event Details

Thursday March 22
6 to 7 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Do you have a presentation or speech to give for class, a conference, or a student org meeting? This free workshop led by consultants from UT’s Public Speaking Center will teach you how to meet the needs of the assignment and your audience, so that you feel prepared and confident. Event Details

Friday March 23
3 to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Are you looking for a place to manage, store, and collaborate on code projects with friends, classmates, lab mates, researchers, and globally? If yes, then GitHub would be the tool for you! GitHub is a freely available, open-source, version control repository that allows you to collaborate on projects and publish your code for others to use. Event Details

Friday March 30
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Thanks to recent advances in reproducibility technology, researchers and students can now reproduce the results of academic papers with a single click. Code Ocean is a user-friendly online computational reproducibility platform that facilitates single-click reproducibility. Event Details

Friday April 6
12:15 to 1 p.m.
Dell Medical School Health Learning Building

Zotero is a free citation management tool with a browser Connector feature, which allows you to easily save your citations as you search online. Event Details

Friday April 6
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Understanding geospatial data is key to unlocking the potential of GIS technologies, which are increasingly used in research across all disciplines. Event Details