Posts Tagged 'RCL'

Advanced LaTeX

Aubry Verret
Research Computing Support Specialist
Tuesday, April 13, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In the Brown Science and Engineering Library Electronic Classroom

This class is intended for those who are well acquainted with LaTeX and are comfortable writing documents that include basic LaTeX commands, external packages, mathematics, bibliographies, and graphics.  It will focus on customizing the layout of a LaTeX document and the document creation process.  Topics will include creating macros, creating custom environments, customizing counters, using minipages, and various other tips and tricks for customizing your LaTeX document.

You can register for this course by submitting a help ticket at http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/brown/rescomp/help/index.html

This event is part of the Spring 2010 Research Computing Lab Short Course Series.

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Visual Data in Scientific Publishing

Kirsten Miles
Research Computing Support Specialist
Monday, April 12, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In the Brown Science and Engineering Library Electronic Classroom

This session will cover an assortment of issues relating to the use of images as data in scientific publishing.  Particular attention will be given to ethical concerns arising within certain fields, and how to ensure that processes are adequately tracked and managed.

You can register for this course by submitting a help ticket at http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/brown/rescomp/help/index.html

This event is part of the Spring 2010 Research Computing Lab Short Course Series.

LaTeX for Theses and Dissertations

Aubry Verret
Research Computing Support Specialist
Thursday, April 8, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In the Brown Science and Engineering Library Electronic Classroom

This class will cover topics useful in creating a dissertation or thesis.  It is intended for those who already have experience using LaTeX and are comfortable with using basic LaTeX commands, packages, bibliographies and mathematics.  It will be tailored to people in the sciences and engineering.  Topics will include writing multi file documents, creating and formatting tables, importing and formatting graphs and other graphics, using external reference packages with bibtex, and tips and tricks for customizing your document layout.

You can register for this course by submitting a help ticket at http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/brown/rescomp/help/index.html

This event is part of the Spring 2010 Research Computing Lab Short Course Series.

LaTeX Basics

Aubry Verret
Research Computing Support Specialist
Tuesday, April 6, 2010, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In the Brown Science and Engineering Library Electronic Classroom

This class is a hands on introduction for those who have no prior experience with LaTeX but are interested in using it to write academic/scientific papers.  It will contain an overview of capabilities and features as well as basic commands.  By the end of the class you will be able to create a document that includes sections, figures, a bibliography and mathematics.

You can register for this course by submitting a help ticket at http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/brown/rescomp/help/index.html

This event is part of the Spring 2010 Research Computing Lab Short Course Series.

MS Access Short Course

Doing More with MS Access

Sherry Lake
Tuesday, March 30, 2010, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In the Brown Science and Engineering Library Electronic Classroom

This session will assume a basic understanding of Microsoft Access for development of relational databases, and will take that a step further to focus on higher-level relational databases and specific applications for scientific research.

You can register for this course by submitting a help ticket at http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/brown/rescomp/help/index.html

LaTeX Basics

Aubry Verret
Research Computing Support Specialist
Friday, March 19, 2010, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In the Brown Science and Engineering Library Electronic Classroom

This class is a hands on introduction for those who have no prior experience with LaTeX but are interested in using it to write academic/scientific papers. It will contain an overview of capabilities and features as well as basic commands. By the end of the class you will be able to create a document that includes sections, figures, a bibliography and mathematics.

You can register for this course by submitting a help ticket at http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/brown/rescomp/help/index.html

This event is part of the Spring 2010 Research Computing Lab Short Course Series.

Introduction to Relational Databases

Sherry Lake
Research Computing Support Specialist
Thursday, March 18, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In the Brown Science and Engineering Library Electronic Classroom

This session will provide an overview to relational databases.

You can register for this course by submitting a help ticket at http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/brown/rescomp/help/index.html

This event is part of the Spring 2010 Research Computing Lab Short Course Series.


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