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Events at GW Libraries

Upcoming events at GW Libraries. You may also want to look at our News & Events page for updates and activities.

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Using Google Sheets

Like other spreadsheet software, Google Sheets provides powerful tools for aggregating, analyzing, and visualizing data. This workshop covers core features of Sheets, including pivot tables and charts, as well as importing and sharing data.

Date and Time:
Friday, June 23, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Panel Discussion

The preservation of complex digital objects, such as software, simulations, and 3D images, requires substantial knowledge of cutting-edge digital stewardship practices and tools as well as successful communication with the stakeholders for those digital objects/resources. This event features three librarians with experience in this field who will introduce the foundations of software preservation and discuss specific challenges and solutions from their own experiences with architectural file preservation and scientific research objects.

Appropriate for librarians of any technological skill level, the...

Date and Time:
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
ICC Maps

This workshop aims to bring together artists, scholars and students from cartography, geography, the humanities and the arts who are interested in exploring further the relationships between maps, emotions and places. We have a combination of presentations and activities planned to foster these discussions.

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 1, 2017 -
12:15pm to 5:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: By Invitation Only
ICC Maps

This workshop aims to bring together artists, scholars and students from cartography, geography, the humanities and the arts who are interested in exploring further the relationships between maps, emotions and places. We have a combination of presentations and activities planned to foster these discussions.

Date and Time:
Sunday, July 2, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: By Invitation Only
Using Google Forms

Google Forms is a survey tool that allows you to collect, organize, and analyze information quickly. Learn how to set up forms, begin applying scripts or apps, and understand how the information is presented after being collected. 

Date and Time:
Friday, July 14, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Google Drive File Management & Beyond

Does Google Drive overwhelm you? Can't find the files that people have shared with you? Attend this session to learn more about file management in Google Drive. Some computers will be provided, but feel free to bring your own laptop. We also will be actively sharing and managing documents so make sure you have your logon! 

Date and Time:
Friday, July 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 219
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Missing Maps

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Missing Maps

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Missing Maps

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
Missing Maps

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public
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