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Recent news and upcoming events at Tisch Library.

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Tufts undergraduate students are invited to apply for the ... more

How’s your research going? If you dread answering this question, sign up for a research retreat at Tisch Library on January 16th.

Attend mini-workshops on strategies for starting a literature review,... more

The following courses are part of the Tisch textbook pilot for Spring 2018:

  • ARB-0002 - Elementary Modern Standard Arabic
  • BIO-0014 - Organisms & Populations w/lab
  • BIO-0041 - General Genetics
  • BIO-0046 - Cell Biology
  • CH-0001 - Intro... more

The following classes will be part of the Fall 2017 Tisch Textbook Pilot Project. 

  • ARB0001 - Intro to Arabic
  • BIO0013 - Cells & Organisms w/lab
  • BIO0041 - General Genetics
  • CH0030 - Community Health Methods
  • CH0056 - Intro to Global... more

Space. The perpetual campus challenge. Tisch and Digital Collections & Archives are working on a project that will increase the on-site, secure space available for collections. In order to prepare for summer construction, we need to reduce the footprint of the collection of bound print... more

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm

Stuck outlining a paper? Want to brainstorm an art project? This workshop will provide an introduction to free, web-based tools to visually plan and explore an idea. No programming experience... More about Mind-Mapping

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

In today’s day in age, static paper maps can only get you so far. Online web-maps allow viewers to engage with spatial data in an interactive manner, allowing for more in depth analysis and... More about Intro to Web-Mapping Using ArcGIS Online

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am

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, February 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Want to use digital media in your classes, presentations or online? Unsure of your rights and obligations? Untangle copyright law and learn how to apply best practices in fair use to your work.... More about Fair Use and Digital Media

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:20pm
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 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

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Wouldn’t it be great if ArcMap was less expensive, open source, and more versatile? Never fear, QGIS is here! QGIS is a free, open-source software that allows you to create, edit, visualize,... More about An Introduction to QGIS for GIS Users

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This workshop is designed to get you started with Python. We provide an overview of the Python language using the Jupyter notebook web application. We will go through loading data, importing other... More about Programming in Python

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Learn about Tufts-supported software and tools for organizing your reading list and how to integrate these tools into your research and writing. If you've heard of EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero but... More about Introduction to Citation Management

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Sick of using only PowerPoint to make presentations? Esri Story Maps are web applications that let authors combine beautiful, interactive maps with narrative text, striking images, and multimedia... More about Story Maps: Not your Average Presentation

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:20pm
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm

Do you have historical photographs you want to display? Rare texts you want to digitize? Want your students to create digital exhibits? Come learn how to use Omeka, a free, open-source tool for... More about Building Digital Archives with Omeka

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Data is an important part of research in any discipline, and mashing up data from different sources can help make innovative and creative discoveries; but where can you get the data from? How do... More about Finding and Re-Using Data

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Wouldn’t it be great if ArcMap was less expensive, open source, and more versatile? Never fear, QGIS is here! QGIS is a free, open-source software that allows you to create, edit, visualize,... More about Spatial Analysis using QGIS: Intermediate Level

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:20pm
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Learn about Tufts-supported software and tools for organizing your reading list and how to integrate these tools into your research and writing. If you've heard of EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero but... More about Introduction to Citation Management

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Want to apply computational analysis to texts you've found online? Come learn web scraping--the process of extracting data (tables and texts of all kinds) from websites, then analyze your data... More about Web Scrapping & NLTK

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Want to learn how to make really attractive posters, but don’t have the time to learn InDesign. Do you know how to use PowerPoint and Word already? Then publisher is the perfect platform for you!... More about Poster Design Tips & Tricks for Microsoft Publisher