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Savvy Scholar Workshops

A guide to library research workshops for WSU undergraduate students, graduate students, teaching assistants and instructors.

Recorded Savvy Scholar Workshops

This workshop will introduce how to make interactive dynamic maps with ArcGIS Online in order to enhance your research and career pathway. Dr. Joseph Kerski, renowned geographer and education manager at ESRI, will present some of the fundamental tools of ArcGIS Online, an accessible platform for making digital maps with data from a variety of sources and academic fields. Event date: February 11, 2022.

In this introductory workshop for the Wichita State University Libraries, renowned geographer Dr. Joseph Kerski of Esri, the global market leader in GIS technology, introduces the fundamentals of GIS and tools such as ArcGIS Online. GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is a framework to gather and analyze geospatial data. Using maps and 3-D models, it enables one to visualize geospatial data in fields such as geology, meteorology, political science, and history. Event date: September 10, 2021.

Explore Special Collections and University Archives on this awesome virtual tour with the curator and archivist, Jessica Cerri. Event date: September 17, 2021.

This panel discussion features Genna Pennington, artist; Jessica Cerri, Curator and Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives at WSU; Darren DeFrain, Director of Writing Program, Dept. of English at WSU; and Jay Price, Chair, Dept. of History at WSU, authors and contributors of the graphic novel A Walk With Wu: The Story of Wichita State University. Moderated by Ethan Lindsay and Angela Paul of University Libraries. Event date: April 22, 2021

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