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Online - Keep Calm and Do Research: Introduction to Copyright for Software Developers

Tue, 2020-08-04 18:00
Tue, Aug 04, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of copyright ownership and will understand how to identify the copyrightable aspects of software. They will identify licensing terms and practice identifying reliable sources of information on copyright ownership. While this is not a substitute for legal advice or a primer on commercialization, participants will learn how to understand the basics of software ownership and their rights and obligations as software developers. * This is a free and open workshop, but pre-registration is required for Zoom access. We'll send out a Zoom link in the morning of the meeting. https://duke.libcal.com/calendar/events/KeepCalmDoResearch8

Online - Keep Calm and Do Research: Publishing with IEEE

Tue, 2020-07-28 18:00
Tue, Jul 28, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In this workshop, we will focus on publishing technical papers with IEEE. The presenter, Tiffany McKerahan, IEEE Manager, Author Engagement & Support, will provide guidance on everything from how the IEEE publishing process works to submitting a manuscript and time-saving techniques for authors. Attendees will learn: Strategies to select an appropriate IEEE periodical or conference How successful IEEE authors structure quality work to improve their chances of being accepted Insights into what editors look for in a submission and why editors and reviewers reject papers Tools & resources to help authors through the publishing process including IEEE's Author Center, Publication Recommender, Graphics Checker, and Reference Preparation Assistant * This is a free and open workshop, but pre-registration is required for Zoom access. We'll send out a Zoom link in the morning of the meeting. https://duke.libcal.com/calendar/events/KeepCalmDoResearch7

Online - Keep Calm and Do Research: Organize your research with Endnote

Tue, 2020-07-21 18:00
Tue, Jul 21, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Want to know a secret for managing hundreds of citations? Join us at this workshop to learn the powerful features of EndNote, the most heavily used citation management software in the sciences. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create an Endnote library, fill it with citations, connect to the libraries to add PDFs, and automatically create a bibliography. Bonus: We will show you how to Cite While You Write by connecting Endnote with Word! Please install Endnote before the session by downloading at https://software.duke.edu/node/75. * This is a free and open workshop, but pre-registration is required for Zoom access. We'll send out a Zoom link in the morning of the meeting. https://duke.libcal.com/calendar/events/KeepCalmDoResearch6

Online - Keep Calm and Do Research: Synthesizing All the Literature: A Practical Overview of Systematic Search Methods

Tue, 2020-07-14 18:00
Tue, Jul 14, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This workshop will help participants learn about the systematic review method and understand the key tools and steps involved in conducting a systematic search of the literature. * This is a free and open workshop, but pre-registration is required for Zoom access. We'll send out a Zoom link in the morning of the meeting. Registration: https://duke.libcal.com/calendar/events/KeepCalmDoResearch5

Online - Keep Calm and Do Research: Q and A with Dr. Stefan Zauscher

Tue, 2020-06-30 18:00
Tue, Jun 30, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In this session, we will hear from one of the leading researchers at Duke, Dr. Stefan Zauscher, to learn about his research practices and tips. Dr. Zauscher has published over 177 articles in the top journals indexed in the Web of Science since 1996. Along the way, he has mentored and supervised many theses and dissertations over two decades at Duke. Please leave your questions for him in the comment box. We will pass them along to him before the workshop begins. * This is a free and open workshop, but pre-registration is required for Zoom access. We'll send out a Zoom link in the morning of the meeting. Stefan Zauscher, Ph.D., is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Chemistry at Duke University. He also serves as the Director of the Duke Materials Initiative, leading a collaborative community of innovative and transformative materials scientists and engineers in their interdisciplinary endeavors. His lab (Zauscher lab) research lies at the intersection of surface and colloid science, polymer materials engineering, and biointerface science. These broad inquiries deal with fundamental behaviors of soft-wet materials on surfaces and interfaces. Dr. Zauscher joined Duke University in 2000 upon receiving his Ph.D. in Materials Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Online - Keep Calm and Do Research: Speed dating with Literature Reviews

Tue, 2020-06-23 18:00
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In this workshop, participants will learn about various kinds of literature reviews (but not all 18 types!) as well as tips and techniques for writing your own. * This is a free and open workshop, but pre-registration is required for Zoom access. We'll send out a Zoom link the morning of the meeting. Hosted by Duke University Libraries in collaboration with Pratt Graduate Communications and Intercultural Programs.

[Date Changed] Expand your research with SciFinder and PubMed

Thu, 2020-06-18 15:00
Thu, Jun 18, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Please note that this workshop has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 18, at 11 a.m. so that Duke students, faculty, and staff can also attend the campus Event, Living While Black: A University-Wide Event, on Tuesday, June 16. If you cannot join us at the new time, please note that a recording of the workshop will be available on Sakai after Thursday. Expand your research by using SciFinder and PubMed, two interdisciplinary databases covering topics in biomedical engineering, materials sciences, medicine, toxicology, and pharmacology. This workshop will introduce you to advanced searching using the powerful search features of SciFinder such as structure searching, searching by registry number, narrowing results by physical property parameters, and finding patents associated with a material followed by a quick demonstration of the updated PubMed. Registration is required on the Duke Library calendar. Zoom information will be sent out to registered participants the morning before the workshop.

Expand your research with SciFinder and PubMed

Tue, 2020-06-16 18:00
Tue, Jun 16, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Expand your research by using SciFinder and PubMed, two interdisciplinary databases covering topics in biomedical engineering, materials sciences, medicine, toxicology, and pharmacology. This workshop will introduce you to advanced searching using the powerful search features of SciFinder such as structure searching, searching by registry number, narrowing results by physical property parameters, and finding patents associated with a material followed by a quick demonstration of the updated PubMed. Registration is required on the Duke Library calendar. Zoom information will be sent out to registered participants the morning before the workshop.

Get to Know Your Libraries and Pratt Graduate Communications Center

Tue, 2020-06-09 18:00
Tue, Jun 09, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This session is designed to give you a gentle overview of the Duke University Libraries' online resources, services available during COVID-19, and unique services available at the Pratt GCC. Keep calm while learning search tips to streamline remote access and research. Registration required via the Duke Library Events Calendar. Zoom information will be sent to participants the morning of the event.

ONLINE - Managing Sensitive Data

Wed, 2020-05-27 18:00
Wed, May 27, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
In the course of your research you may collect, interact with or analyze data that are classified as "Sensitive" or "Restricted" according to Duke's data classification standard. In this workshop we will examine common sensitive data types, how Duke's IRB and Information Technology Security Office (ITSO) expects you to protect that data throughout your project's lifecycle and the resources available to you for sensitive data storage and analysis, data de-identification, and data archiving and sharing. This workshop does count for faculty and staff RCR Credit. It will take place via Zoom. Attendees will be sent a meeting invitation two days prior to the event.

CANCELED: Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics

Thu, 2020-04-23 16:00
Thu, Apr 23, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
*CANCELED* The Ciompi Quartet and students in the Duke Chamber Music Program present a free, noontime concert of chamber works with discussion and commentary. The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the renowned Italian violinist Giorgio Ciompi. All its members are professors at Duke and play a leading role in its cultural life, in addition to traveling widely throughout the year for performances. In a career that includes many hundreds of concerts and spans five continents, the Ciompi Quartet has developed a reputation for performances of real intelligence and musical sophistication, and for a warm, unified sound that is enhanced by each player's strong individual voice. This concert is presented in association with Duke University Libraries.
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CANCELED: Out of Chaos

Fri, 2020-04-17 23:00
Fri, Apr 17, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Dir. Pascal Giacomini (2018) 70 minutes "Out of Chaos" is a film about art made by an artist. It is also an artists' film. Interwoven with photography, local music and lots and lots of art, it delves into Haitian history through the paintings of the island's celebrated artists. Viewers are guided through life in the Grand Rue ghetto (Slum in Haitian Creole, its incredible art and art's dominant place in Haitian culture. Free and open to the public. Food and beverages available.
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Book Talk: Rachel Lance, Author of "In the Waves," on Solving the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine

Wed, 2020-04-15 20:00
Wed, Apr 15, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic outside Charleston harbor. Within a matter of hours, the Union ship's stern was blown open in a spray of wood planks. The explosion sank the ship, killing many of its crew. And the submarine, the first ever to be successful in combat, disappeared without a trace. For 131 years the eight-man crew of the Hunley lay in their watery graves, undiscovered. When finally raised, the narrow metal vessel revealed a puzzling sight. There was no indication the blast had breached the hull, and all eight men were still seated at their stations-frozen in time after more than a century. Why did the sub sink? How did the crew die? Archaeologists and conservationists have been trying to answer those questions for years. Now a Duke biomedical engineer and blast-injury specialist has solved the mystery. Join the Duke University Libraries for a book talk with Rachel Lance, author of "In the Waves." In the new book, Lance brings readers inside her incredible three-year investigation into the mysterious fate of the Hunley, which took her from Duke's Hyperbaric Medicine facility to the archives and museums around the country. Her research has been featured in the latest issue of Smithsonian, Nature, and CNN, among other news outlets. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
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POSTPONED: Book Talk: The American Story

Mon, 2020-04-13 21:30
Mon, Apr 13, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein will visit Duke for a discussion of his new book The American Story at a date to be determined in the future. The American Story takes readers on a sweeping journey through American history through conversations with historians such as David McCullough, Jon Meacham, Ron Chernow, and many more. David M. Rubenstein endowed the lecture in his name to bring thought leaders to Duke. He is a co-founder and co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest and most successful private equity firms. Mr. Rubenstein is Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Rubenstein is an original signer of The Giving Pledge and a recipient of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and the MoMA's David Rockefeller Award, among other philanthropic awards. The host of The David Rubenstein Show on Bloomberg TV and PBS, he lives in the Washington, DC area. Parking: Public Policy Lot.
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ONLINE Book Talk: Rachel Lance, Author of "In the Waves," on Solving the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine

Thu, 2020-04-09 23:00
Thu, Apr 09, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic outside Charleston harbor. Within a matter of hours, the Union ship's stern was blown open in a spray of wood planks. The explosion sank the ship, killing many of its crew. And the submarine, the first ever to be successful in combat, disappeared without a trace. For 131 years the eight-man crew of the Hunley lay in their watery graves, undiscovered. When finally raised, the narrow metal vessel revealed a puzzling sight. There was no indication the blast had breached the hull, and all eight men were still seated at their stations-frozen in time after more than a century. Why did the sub sink? How did the crew die? Archaeologists and conservationists have been trying to answer those questions for years. Now a Duke biomedical engineer and blast-injury specialist has solved the mystery. Join the Duke University Libraries for a virtual book talk with Rachel Lance, author of "In the Waves." In the new book, Lance brings readers inside her incredible three-year investigation into the mysterious fate of the Hunley, which took her from Duke's Hyperbaric Medicine facility to the archives and museums around the country. Her research has been featured in Smithsonian, Scientific Americam, Nature, and CNN, among other news outlets. Click "More Event Information" for details on how to join the book talk online.
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CDVS Workshop: Research Data Management 201: How and where to publish your data

Tue, 2020-04-07 17:00
Tue, Apr 07, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
THIS WORKSHOP WILL NOW BE HELD VIRTUALLY. A ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT TO REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS. Data management practices help researchers take care of their data throughout the entire research process from the planning phase to the end of a project when data might be shared or "published" within a repository. Building upon the foundational concepts covered in the Data Management 101 courses offered this year, this workshop will provide hands-on experience where participants will learn strategies for how to prepare data for publishing by "curating" an example dataset and identifying common data issues. Participants will also learn about the overall role of repositories within the data sharing landscape and learn strategies for locating and assessing repositories.

CANCELED: Eavesdropping on Souls - a Journey into Haitian Arts

Fri, 2020-04-03 23:00
Fri, Apr 03, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dir. Jean-Baptiste, JacQueline (2017) 51 minutes Documentary challenging stereotypical perceptions of Haiti found throughout the media. Free and open to the public. Food and beverages available.
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Visualization Friday Forum

Fri, 2020-04-03 16:00
Fri, Apr 03, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Visualization Friday Forum seminar series is a forum for faculty, staff and students from across the university (and beyond Duke) to share their research involving the development and/or application of visualization methodologies. Our goal is to build an interdisciplinary community of visualization experts whose combined knowledge can facilitate research and promote innovation. Anyone is welcome to attend.
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The Frustrated Benevolence of ¿Dr. Anonymous:¿ Unraveling a Myth in the Early History of Angina Pectoris

Thu, 2020-04-02 19:00
Thu, Apr 02, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Shortly after William Heberden published his clinical description of angina pectoris in 1772, he received a letter from an unnamed man who recognized his own symptoms. Suspecting his sudden death was imminent, Heberden's benevolent correspondent offered his body for postmortem examination to reveal the cause of the disease. Although the letter published was signed simply "Unknown," the mastery of medical terms and astute observations of the author led to his discovery as a contemporary physician, who has come to be known as "Dr. Anonymous." Curiosity, serendipity, bibliomania, and historical research over the past 40 years have led to the discovery of the surprising true identity of "Dr. Anonymous" and to an understanding of the life and times of Heberden's actual correspondent.