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October 2017

Laser Cut a Personalized Keychain [with Kenan Science Library and BeAM]

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kenan Science Library, G301 Venable Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Design your very own keychain, then use the Makerspace's laser cutter to turn the design to reality! In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator to create the vector artwork files you need to create functional and beautiful objects using a laser cutter.

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Spread Your Social Media Message with Adobe Spark

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
House Undergraduate Library, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Want to make a meme? Share some Instagram inspiration? Easily turn your idea into a post, page, or video with the simple-to-use application, Adobe Spark.

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A Screening of Amateur Footage from the Southern Historical Collection

October 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Carolina Student Union, 3103 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join us for screening of historical amateur footage from the Southern Historical Collection; tips for storing and labeling your home movies; bingo, prizes, popcorn, and drinks!

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Research Week: Predatory publishing: Don’t become prey!

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, 335 South Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you a researcher or scholar navigating the labyrinth of publication? Do you worry about falling prey to predatory journals? This session will discuss the principles for evaluating journal credibility to help you identify trustworthy places to publish your scholarly output.   For more details and to register, visit: https://apps.research.unc.edu/events/index.cfm?event=events.browseEvents&searchEventCriteria=&Sponsor_id=150  

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3D Design and Printing

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kenan Science Library, G301 Venable Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Interested in 3D printing but don’t know where to start? Come learn about some tools that will help you bring your ideas to the physical world, and start designing with Tinkercad. Note: please bring a laptop computer and mouse to this workshop.

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GIFABLE UNC: GIF Photobooth

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
House Undergraduate Library, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join GIFABLE UNC and the Undergraduate Library in the Pit for an awesome GIF photobooth! Learn how to easily make GIFs with your phone and use our awesome backdrops, props, and costumes to create hilarious GIFs. We will also be sharing information about the GIFABLE UNC contest and giving out GIFABLE UNC buttons, stickers, and postcards. For more information, templates, entries, and more visit GIFABLE UNC.

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Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing Data and Quality Control

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, 335 South Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Genome wide analysis of gene expression has been a popular technique since the advent of microarrays. Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology was applied for this purpose early in the life cycle and has since become one of the most popular uses of NGS. We will start with a general overview of NGS technologies and consider commonly used data formats.

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3D Design and Printing

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kenan Science Library, G301 Venable Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Interested in 3D printing but don’t know where to start? Come learn about some tools that will help you bring your ideas to the physical world, and start designing with Tinkercad. Note: please bring a laptop computer and mouse to this workshop.

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Research Computing Office Hours

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 26, 2017

Health Sciences Library, 335 South Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Research Computing staff will be available for consultation weekly on Tuesdays, from 10am - 11am in room 227 of Health Sciences Library. Please feel free to stop by or, if you prefer, to set up another time and place to meet.

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Virtual Reality Studio Orientation

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kenan Science Library, G301 Venable Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This orientation will allow you to use our Virtual Reality Studio with the HTC Vive.

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Beginning Arduino

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kenan Science Library, G301 Venable Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Get started with Arduino, an open-source electronic development board useful for many fun and practical applications. Note: please bring a laptop computer to this workshop, and install the latest version of the Arduino software.

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F1000 Workspace

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, 335 South Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This F1000 Workspace class covers the fundamental functions of the F1000 citation management system. Creating your account, managing your sources, and inserting your citations into your documents will be the focus of what we will cover. This class is structured for new to beginning users.

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