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Recent news and upcoming events at Tisch Library.

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Tisch College’s 1+4 Bridge-Year Program provides incoming Tufts students the opportunity to participate in a year of full-time service prior to beginning their academic studies at Tufts. These photographs capture the experience of our 2018-19 Tufts 1+4 Fellows as they immersed in communities in... more

We are putting the required textbooks for the following courses on reserve in Tisch for Fall 2019:

  • ARB-0001: Elementary Modern Standard Arabic
  • BIO-0013: Organisms & populations w/lab
  • CH-0001: Intro to Community Health
  • ... more

Tisch has a new online exhibit highlighting 18th and 19th century New England almanacs from our Special Collections. The almanacs are a great source of historical information about weather, tides, astronomical occurrences... more

On January 1 of this year, works of art, literature, music, film, and more fell into the public domain in the United States for the first time since 1998. Works in the public domain are no longer copyrighted... more

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Learn about new web-based tools that help make attractive posters! 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Wouldn’t it be great if ArcMap was less expensive, open source, and more versatile? Never fear, QGIS is here!... More about An Introduction to GIS in QGIS 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Want to download lots of info from a website, but copy and paste won’t cut it? This workshop will teach you the basics of web scraping, or extracting text from a website with the programming... More about Web Scraping with Python

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

In this workshop you will learn audio editing tools and strategies to build a short project. We will use GarageBand but skills are translatable to software such as Audition and ProTools. We will... More about Making Meaning: Sound Editing Basics

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Are you planning to incorporate images, text, data, or other material created by someone else into a project, and wondering what’s allowed? Are you interested in learning more about your rights to... More about Can I Use This Stuff? Rights & Licensing for Digital Projects 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

GPS is changing the way users collect and manage geographic data. From handheld units to smart phones, GPS units make it extremely convenient to record locations in the field while simultaneously... More about Field Data Collection using GPS Handheld Units 

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Charts, graphs, maps, and infographics are a great way to communicate research, but not all visualizations are created equal. In this workshop we will talk about the ways that you can create... More about Data Visualization & Tableau

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This workshop is a breif introduction of the structure of the Tufts HPC cluster, as well as the basic usage of it's scheduler "SLURM". 

**Required** This is a hands-on workshop and we will... More about Introduction To Tufts HPC Cluster Workshop

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Just when you finally get ArcMap down, they develop a new platform for ArcGIS! A new ribbon based and map centric product, ArcGIS Pro has all the tools you’ve come to know and love, plus it’s... More about ArcGIS Pro: The New & Improved ArcMap 

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Registration Link: Coming Soon

In conjunction with the Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center (PSC), Tufts is offering a two day OpenMP workshop. This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran... More about XSEDE Workshop: Multicore Programming in C & Fortran Using OpenMP

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Registration Link: Coming Soon

In conjunction with the Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center (PSC), Tufts is offering a two day OpenMP workshop. This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran... More about XSEDE Workshop: Multicore Programming in C & Fortran Using OpenMP

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Twitter data is all the rage when it comes to cutting edge social science research. But getting it and using can be a little tricky. You will come out of this workshop with a good grasp of the... More about Accessing & Using Twitter Data

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Charts, graphs, maps, and infographics are a great way to communicate research, but not all visualizations are created equal. In this workshop we will talk about the ways that you can create... More about Data Visualization & Tableau

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Data is an essential part of your research, but keeping track of it can be tricky and data management plans are an increasingly important component of project planning. In this workshop we will... More about Research Data Management 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

This is a hands-on workshop designed to get you started analyzing data using Python and Jupyter Notebooks. We will provide a whirlwind overview of what Python is (and isn't) and why you might want... More about An Intro to Python for Data Analysis 

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

You will be guided through several methods for automatically assessing the positive or negative sentiment in a piece of text. The methods will range from simple binary classification based on a “... More about Sentiment Analysis with Python

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn to systematically organize, code, and interpret qualitative data – data that is words, images, texts, video and more - using NVivo

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Sick of using only PowerPoint to make presentations?... More about Story Maps: Not Your Average Presentation

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Click to Register: coming soon

In conjunction with the Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center (PSC), Tufts is offering a two day Big Data workshop. This workshop will focus on... More about XSEDE Workshop: Big Data Using Python and Spark

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Click to Register: coming soon

In conjunction with the Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center (PSC), Tufts is offering a two day Big Data workshop. This workshop will focus on... More about XSEDE Workshop: Big Data Using Python and Spark

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This course will cover some examples of using the Tufts High Performance Compute Cluster (HPC) to manipulate Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data. Tufts HPC hosts many different tools and... More about Intro to Bioinformatics for NGS Data Using Tufts Compute Cluster

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Ready to de-stress take your mind off studying for finals?!  Unwind and lift your spirits as some adorable therapy animals will be visiting the library on Friday, December 6th from 3PM - 5PM in... More about Pause for Paws: Therapy Animals Visit Tisch Library!