Introduction to DEVONthink

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Library Research Workshop Summer Series 2022 - Part I.
This workshop will explore DEVONthink, a powerful document and information management tool that allows you to collect, organize, edit, and annotate documents of any kind. Please visit https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink for more information on this tool.

Intro to Building and Publishing Websites

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Web Publishing Series: Representing Yourself and Your Research Online - Part I.
This first session will serve as an introduction to web publishing, including questions about web hosting, the differences between static and dynamic websites, the advantages and disadvantages of both, and options for building sites in either modality. The session will conclude with an overview of the platforms that will be used in the subsequent workshops.

Introduction to Tinderbox

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Library Research Workshop Summer Series 2022 – Part II.
This workshop will explore Tinderbox, a sophisticated notetaking application designed to capture and analyze complex relationships and ideas. The workshop will cover core and advanced concepts. Please visit https://eastgate.com/Tinderbox/ for more information on this tool.

Using ArcGIS StoryMaps for Digital Storytelling

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Web Publishing Series: Representing Yourself and Your Research Online - Part II.
ArcGIS StoryMaps is an authoring web-based application that enables you to share media elements in the context of narrative text and other multimedia content. Considered a website builder, StoryMaps allows users to create highly stylized, interactive, and narrative projects that combine maps, media, images, text, and embedded web content. The workshop will provide an overview of the functionality and construct a sample site through the process.

DEVONthink, Tinderbox, and Zotero

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Library Research Workshop Summer Series 2022 – Part III.
This workshop will explore working with digital archives using DEVONthink, a powerful document and information management tool that allows you to collect, organize, edit, and annotate documents of any kind. Tinderbox, a sophisticated notetaking application designed to capture and analyze complex relationships and ideas, and Zotero, an open-source reference manager used to manage bibliographic data and related research materials.

Building Static Websites: Publii & GitHub Pages

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Web Publishing Series: Representing Yourself and Your Research Online - Part III.
In this workshop, we’ll build a sample project website using a static website generator (Publii). Then we’ll walk through how to host the static site on GitHub Pages. Whether you’re building a website from scratch using HTML & CSS, modifying an existing template, or using a website generator (like Publii), GitHub Pages is an excellent option for hosting your online projects or portfolio.

Building Dynamic Websites with WordPress

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Web Publishing Series: Representing Yourself and Your Research Online - Part IV.
This workshop will be an introduction to the WordPress Content Management System. It will cover how to navigate the backend dashboard, how to use the WordPress block editor to build a site, and how to import and modify theme demo content to create a WordPress site.

Introduction to Vectorworks

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3D Modeling for Research - Part I.
This workshop will explore 3D Modeling for Research using Vectorworks, an advanced 2D/3D modeling application. The workshop will cover basic interface, document settings, 3D modeling basics, views, rendering, and Importing and exporting.

Introduction to GIS & QGIS

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3D Modeling for Research - Part II.
This workshop is an introduction to GIS as part of the 3D Modeling for Research series. It will serve as an overview of spatial data types and formats, as well as an introduction to QGIS.

Vectorworks & GIS

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3D Modeling for Research - Part III.
This workshop will explore using QGIS A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System and Vectorworks, an advanced 2D/3D modeling application to create digital terrain models (DTM) using Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data (GMTED). For more information on these tools, please visit: vectorworks.net/en-US and qgis.org/en/site/.