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Instructional Technology Showcase

Library News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:30
Mon, Oct 13, 2014: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club (President's Gallery) The CIT Showcase is a free one-day conference which celebrates creativity and innovation in using technology in education at Duke with presentations and demonstrations by Duke faculty and staff. We invite Duke faculty and instructors to attend the 13th annual Instructional Technology Showcase on Monday, October 13, 2014 at t

SSRI~ Workshop: Best Practices in Survey Question Writing

Library News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 18:00
This workshop covers the process of writing and testing survey questions in depth. There is no way to be certain that respondents will interpret your questions exactly as you intend and provide the answers you want, but this workshop will introduce what is known about the psychology of survey response and generally accepted best practices for question writing. Topics include how survey mode affects question writing, the potential for bias in questions, appropriate answer options, and writing sur

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Survey Research

Library News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:00
This workshop is designed for researchers new to survey research who are considering using an original survey to collect data. The workshop begins with a discussion of the advantages and opportunities that surveys can offer, as well as when surveys are not appropriate or beneficial for research projects and a quick overview of some alternative methods of data collection. It then provides an overview of the entire survey research process, including theoretical development, mode choice, question

Using Gephi for Network Analysis and Visualization

Library News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:00
Mon, Sep 29, 2014: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Networks (or graphs) are a compelling way of studying relationships between people, places, object, ideas, etc. Generating network data and visualizations, however, can be an involved process requiring specialized tools. This workshop will explore some of the easier ways to produce, load, and visualize network data using Gephi, an ope

Easy interactive charts and maps with Tableau

Library News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:00
Mon, Sep 22, 2014: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Tableau Public (now available for both Windows and Mac) is free software that allows individuals to quickly create interactive visualizations of their research and business analytics data. This workshop will focus on using Tableau Public to create data visualizations, starting with an overview of the structure of the program and

SSRI~ Workshop: Quantitative Analysis for Novice Researchers

Library News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:00
This workshop targets advanced undergraduates and others planning their first independent quantitative research project (for example, an Independent Study or an Honors Thesis). It provides an overview of what quantitative analysis offers the researcher, what its shortcomings can be, and ways to structure data collection (or selection), data management, and model design to maximize the researcher's ability to generate results that provide meaningful tests of the hypotheses of interest. Registra

Introduction to ArcGIS

Library News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Sep 3, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Do you want to find out how geographic information (GIS) software can aid your research? This class will provide an overview of how ArcGIS software can help you analyze or visualize digital data that has a locational component, as well as discuss starting points for obtaining data and ways for managing your GIS project. Examples

SSRI~ Workshop: Using Excel to organize and analyze information and data and to present findings

Library News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:00
This workshop provides an overview of ways Excel can be used to structure and even analyze data and to create presentations. It starts with examining basic tools and functions in Excel (including ways that Excel can be used to manage textual data, to combine or divide data cells and sources, and to perform calculations such as sum, average, minimum, and maximum). It then proceeds to an overview of how to sort and transpose data and create graphs and tables. Finally, it reviews how to perform bas

SSRI~ Workshop: Using SAS to manage and analyze data

Library News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:00
This workshop will cover topics including: An introduction to SAS Windows; the basics of SAS programs; the data and proc commands; SAS libraries; reading raw data; creating new variables, recoding, and handling missing data; frequencies, contents, and univariate descriptions; cross-tabulation; descriptive statistics by groups; how to select observations and variables; how to sort, concatenate and merge data sets; data management in SAS; creating raw data sets; and common statistical procedures

Academic Open House

Library News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:00
Residence hall librarians, academic tutors, academic support specialists and faculty from the Thompson writing program and Bass Connections will join Academic Advising Center staff to welcome new students to Duke.

Bento Search Training

Library News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:00
Tue, Aug 19, 2014: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Bento Search Training

course-support-training-feed - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:00
Tue, Aug 19, 2014: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Bento Search Training

Library News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:00
Wed, Aug 13, 2014: 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Bento Search Training

course-support-training-feed - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:00
Wed, Aug 13, 2014: 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Distance Education Group Meetings

Library News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 19:00
Tue, Aug 12, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Jul 31, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Jul 30, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usi

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Jul 24, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

Anne Firor Scott Awarded National Humanities Medal

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:40
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Duke historian will receive award during a White House ceremony

Anne Firor Scott Awarded National Humanities Medal

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Duke historian will receive award during a White House ceremony

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