This training session will provide participants with an overview of the most comprehensive grant finding tools available to the Brown University community: Pivot and the Foundations Directory Online (FDO).
ARTstor is a digital library of over one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images. Luna Insight is a platform for images requested by faculty as well as specific free collections available to all subscribers. This session will provide you with an introduction to both resources.
This tutorial introduces and seeks to impart familiarity with the features and tools provided by QGIS (Quantum GIS - an opensource GIS application) while also providing an introduction to the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems/Science.
This tutorial builds on Introduction to GIS with ArcMap providing a more comprehensive set of data management and manipulation tools and skills while also expanding on and improving cartographic production and fundamental geographic analysis skills.
This tutorial introduces and seeks to impart familiarity with the features and tools available on the internet for making maps. GoogleEarth, GoogleMaps (MapsEngine), OpenStreetMap and other resources will be discussed and there will be practical exercises for creating basic maps for embedding in websites.
The library will offer a 90-minute workshop on Tableau, a software package that allows users to upload and explore their data, and quickly put together a variety of visualizations that can be published to the web.
In this class we use Zotero to enter and capture data, how to retrieve it in the form of bibliographies and how to integrate your Zotero data into your Word documents. The best part is this: Zotero is free and runs on either Mac or Windows machines.