Archive for November, 2013

GIS Day!

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The third annual GIS Day, is happening!
On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library at Research Commons, from 1 – 3 p.m.
The event is part of a worldwide celebration of geographic information systems (GIS) technology and information resources.

Here are the lists of participants:

  • Nick Burkhart (Geography Department): big LDCH Screen
    Online Atlas of Mexican Elections
  • Michael Shin (Geography Department): pod R7
    TextMapper: Visualizing Locations Stored in Bodies of Text
  • Madeline Brozen (Luskin School of Public Affairs): pod R4
    Bicycle Count Data Clearinghouse
  • Thomas Gillespie (Geography Department): pod R18
    Looking for Asokan Edicts with GIS
  • Yoh Kawano (Institute for Digital Research and Education) and David Shepard (Center for Digital Humanities): pod R6
    A Map for the Future: Measuring Radiation Levels in Fukushima, Japan
  • Patrick Burke (Disability Computing Program), Yoh Kawano (Institute for Digital Research and Education), and Albert Kochaphum (Graduate Student and GIS Explorer): pod R5
    Zig Mapping: Building a Mobile Map for People with Disabilities
  • Steven Swartz (SimplyMap): pod R15
    Exploring Social Media users in Los Angeles with SimplyMap
  • Ian Davies (Environmental Science): pod R11
    Gentrification in Los Angeles Neighborhoods
  • Vernon Wessel (Geography Department): pod R14
    Where’s the Bus? Mapping the UCLA Bruin Bus in (Pseudo) Real-Time
  • Vicente Romero de Ávila Serrano (Public Policy): pod R17
    Locating Knowledge-Intensive Business Services in Madrid: A Polycentric Metropolitan Structure beyond the Administrative Region\
  • Peter Broadwell (CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow): pod R12
    Go West, Young House-Elf: Mapping Directionality of Reference in a Large Collection of Danish Folklore

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Research Workshops @ Powell Library

Monday, November 4th, 2013

How to Formulate Your Research Question

This workshop covers how to move from your own interests to a topic, determine a possible research question, and make a case for the significance of that question. You’ll also learn the components of a strong argument and where to start searching for evidence.

Event Date:

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location:

College Library
InqLab 1, Powell 238

Presenter/Instructor:

Kelly E. Miller, director of UCLA Library Teaching and Learning Services and Head of the College Library