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Upcoming events sponsored by Library Training at Duke University
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LibGuides v2 Training

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 14:00
Thu, Jun 4, 2015: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lilly Library Training Room

Hour-long demonstration of new Libguides v2 Platform followed by Q&A


LibGuides v2 Training

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 14:00
Tue, Jun 2, 2015: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Hour-long demonstration of new Libguides v2 Platform followed by Q&A


Perkins Library Tour

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 15:00
Thu, May 7, 2015: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
See event description

A Duke Employee Appreciation Month event. Meet in front of the Help Desk on the first floor of Perkins Library


NCBI Workshop Series Session 4: NCBI Genomes, Assemblies and Annotation Products: Microbiome to Human

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 17:00
Wed, May 6, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

The Duke University Library and Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are collaborating to host a remote site for the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Discovery Workshops, which will be held at the University of Michigan May 5-6th. 

Each 2.5-hour session consists of hands-on work emphasizing a different set of NCBI resources, using specific examples to highlight important features of the resources and tools. The workshops will be broadcast in Bostock library classroom 023 (lower level), and computers are provided.

Workshop Session 4: NCBI Genomes, Assemblies and Annotation Products: Microbiome to Human

  • NCBI BioProjectBioSampleGenomes and Assembly
    databases
  • Annotation products from the Eukaryotic and Microbial genome annotation pipelines
  • Environmental and organismal metagenomes
  • Accessing wgs data in the Sequence Read Archive (SRA)
  • Specialized genomic and SRA BLAST services
  • Downloading genome sequences and next-gen reads from the NCBI FTP and Aspera sites

NCBI Workshop Series Session 3: Human Genes, Variation, and Medical Genetics Resources

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 13:00
Wed, May 6, 2015: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

The Duke University Library and Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are collaborating to host a remote site for the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Discovery Workshops, which will be held at the University of Michigan May 5-6th. 

Each 2.5-hour session consists of hands-on work emphasizing a different set of NCBI resources, using specific examples to highlight important features of the resources and tools. The workshops will be broadcast in Bostock library classroom 023 (lower level), and computers are provided.

Workshop Session 3: Human Genes, Variation, and Medical Genetics Resources

  • Human genome build and annotation
  • Variation databases (dbSNP and dbVAR)
  • Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP)
  • Medical genetics resources
  • ClinVar
  • MedGen
  • GTR

NCBI Workshop Series Session 2: Gene Expression Resources at the NCBI

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:00
Tue, May 5, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

The Duke University Library and Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are collaborating to host a remote site for the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Discovery Workshops, which will be held at the University of Michigan May 5-6th. 

Each 2.5-hour session consists of hands-on work emphasizing a different set of NCBI resources, using specific examples to highlight important features of the resources and tools. The workshops will be broadcast in Bostock library classroom 023 (lower level), and computers are provided.

Workshop Session 2: Gene Expression Resources at the NCBI

GEOGEO DatasetsGEO profiles

  • Concept and scope
  • Curated and non-curated data
  • Analyzing microarray data
  • Pre-computed, curated data
  • GEO2R, non-curated data
  • Accessing next-gen RNA-Seq data in GEOSRA and Gene
  • Transcriptome alignment view in Gene
  • Using SRA-BLAST to explore Next-Gen data

Perkins Library Tour

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:00
Tue, May 5, 2015: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
See event description

A Duke Employee Appreciation Month event. Meet in front of the Help Desk on the first floor of Perkins Library


NCBI Workshop Series Session 1: Navigating NCBI Molecular Data through the Integrated Entrez System and BLAST

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 13:00
Tue, May 5, 2015: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

The Duke University Library and Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are collaborating to host a remote site for the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Discovery Workshops, which will be held at the University of Michigan May 5-6th. 

Each 2.5-hour session consists of hands-on work emphasizing a different set of NCBI resources, using specific examples to highlight important features of the resources and tools. The workshops will be broadcast in Bostock library classroom 023 (lower level), and computers are provided.

Workshop Session 1: Navigating NCBI Molecular Data through the Integrated Entrez System and BLAST

Using Gene as a key access point to explore:

  • Genomic transcript and protein sequences
  • Genomic context
  • Functional information
  • Biological pathways
  • Homologs in other species
  • Expression data
  • Protein structures

Zotero workshop

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:00
Wed, Apr 8, 2015: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Zotero is a  citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations.


If you have a laptop, please bring it with you to the workshop.

Focus group for faculty and graduate students: Accessing full-text online articles

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 16:00
Thu, Mar 19, 2015: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
See event description

Share your experience accessing online articles, and help Duke librarians improve this critical aspect of conducting research.  Lunch provided for all participants!

Location of event: Meet in lobby of Perkins Library (beside elevators and stone staircase)


Focus group for undergraduates: Getting full-text online articles

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 21:00
Wed, Mar 18, 2015: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Perkins Library Room 118

Share your experiences accessing online articles, and help Duke librarians improve this important aspect of doing research. All participants receive $10 Amazon gift cards and light snacks!  


Zotero workshop

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 15:00
Tue, Mar 3, 2015: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Zotero is a  citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations.


If you have a laptop, please bring it with you to the workshop.

Zotero workshop

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:30
Thu, Feb 5, 2015: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Zotero is a  citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations.


If you have a laptop, please bring it with you to the workshop.