Tech Talks Starting Sept. 23

Posted September 19th, 2013 at 2:26 pm.

The following email was sent to faculty, staff, and graduate students by Coordinator of Academic Technology Initiatives Jennifer Spohrer on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Please join me for a series of lunchtime conversations and presentations on technology topics of interest to Bryn Mawr faculty, graduate students, and staff.

Talks are every third Monday, from 12-1:30 in the Dorothy Vernon Room — come late or leave early as needed. Lunch tickets for Haffner cafeteria will be available, or you are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013: Copyright and Fair Use in a Digital Age
Join us for a conversation about digital media, copyright law, and fair use, particularly as they relate to academics and educational institutions.

Monday, Oct 14, 2013: Social Explorer Pro
Olivia Castello will demo Social Explorer Pro, a a free and relatively easy-to-use data tool that you can use to quickly mine and map U.S. Census Bureau data.

Monday, Nov 4, 2013: Tech Tools for Keeping Abreast of Literature
Alex Pfundt will demonstrate new services and apps that can help researchers stay on top of literature in a field or on a particular topic.

Monday, Nov 25, 2013: Social Media for Academics
How are faculty and staff using social media professionally? What sorts of issues and best practices should social media users be aware of, particularly in an academic setting?

Monday, Dec 16, 2013: Bryn Mawr’s Digital Repository and Research Visibility
Did you know that Bryn Mawr’s digital repository has built-in features that can help us make Bryn Mawr scholarship, creative work, and publications more visible? Join us to find out more.

Jan 4, 27, Feb 17, Mar 10, Apr 21.

Our theme will be data — managing it, visualizing and analyzing it, keeping it secure, etc.

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