Tuesday Brown Bag Lunch Series

We have an exciting line up of seminars and workshops this term! Join us Tuesdays at 12 noon in Kresge Library’s Conference Room (unless otherwise stated) with your lunch and laptop. Sign up by clicking the titles below:

Title: LaTeX Roundtable Discussion
Date: January 21, 2014
Presenter: Shirley Zhao
Description: Are you writing your resume, thesis/dissertation, or paper in LaTeX? Do you need formatting help or advice on using different packages and commands? Then come join the discussion and get a headstart on using LaTeX more effectively.

Title: Managing Your Research Data
Date: January 28, 2014
Presenter: Richard Brittain / Jane Quigley
Description: Join this discussion about best practices for managing research data. Richard Brittain (Research Computing) will be present to give an overview and answer questions.

Title: Geeking-Out on Valentines
Date: February 4, 2014
Presenter: Sarah Smith / Shirley Zhao
Location: Book Arts Workshop (Baker Rm. 025)
Description: Come make some awesome science/math-themed letterpress printed Valentine’s Day cards! Join us at the Book Arts Workshop, right around the corner from the Orozco murals (Reserves Room) in Baker Library. Bring lunch and then do some nerdy printing! This program is sponsored by the Book Arts Workshop and Kresge Library!

Title: Pitch Perfect: How to Ace a Career Fair
Date: February 11, 2014
Presenter: Chandlee Bryan / Shirley Zhao
Description: Two minute conversations are frequent catalysts to new employment and research opportunities. Learn how to research employers, showcase your skills and make a big impression at career fairs and networking events through this joint program offering from the Center for Professional Development and Kresge Library.

Title: Zotero and Mendeley
Date: February 18, 2014
Presenter: Jane Quigley
Description: Two free and oh-so-friendly programs that will easily format reference lists in any style (e.g. APA, Chicago, Science), insert citations into your papers, organize and name your pdfs, and capture reference information from article databases. Don’t write another paper without one of these great tools!

Title: End of Term Drop-In Assistance
Date: February 25, 2014
Presenter: Shirley Zhao / Jane Quigley
Description: Struggling with finding resources for your term paper? Having trouble locating an elusive citation? Drop in any time during this hour to get some one-on-one help!

Title: Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch to Sell Your Science
Date: March 4, 2014
Presenter: Shirley Zhao
Description: Whether it’s at a conference, during a poster session, over coffee, or at a formal interview, what do you say when someone asks about your research? This session will lead you through several activities meant to develop, compose, and polish your “elevator pitch,” as well as practice in presenting the talk to your peers.

For more information, please email Kresge.Library@Dartmouth.edu or call 603-646-3563. Can’t make it to a workshop? No problem! Contact us to set up an individual help session.

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