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Fusion Tables - Simple Mapping and Charting

Edge Events - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 18:00
Mon, Jan 12, 2015: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Edge: Workshop Room

Break down the bariers surrounding your data:  combine tables, mark locations, shade regions, make charts and graphs, hosts and share with ease. This introduction to the features of Google Fusion Tables will provied an overview of many Fusion Table capabilities such as merging datasets, filtering and aggregating data, and visualizing data by creating online maps and graphs.  For certain tasks, it can serve as an alternative to using statistical software such as Stata or GIS software such as ArcGIS.  NOTE - This course does NOT provide computers- please bring a laptop to participate.


Laptop required to complete workshop.

Zotero workshop

course-support-training-feed - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:00
Fri, Nov 21, 2014: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Zotero is a  citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations.


If you have a laptop, please bring it with you to the workshop.

EndNote for Nicholas School Professional Students

course-support-training-feed - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 19:00
Fri, Nov 14, 2014: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Save research and writing time by learning EndNote, a powerful citation management tool. In this class, you will learn how to automatically enter citations from databases into EndNote and then use EndNote to easily format your citations into bibliographies. Class time will also be spent on how to and when to cite and on ways to avoid plagiarism.

Presented by Michael Peper, Librarian for the Nicholas School and the Departments of Mathematics and Statistical Science


International Education Week at Duke

course-support-training-feed - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 14:30
Wed, Nov 12, 2014: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Perkins Library Room 217
Duke International House & Professional Affairs Committee (PAC), Librarian’s Assembly Present:

Duke's Global Mobility: How are we fostering Intercultural Competencies?: a Panel Discussion

 

 

WHERE: Perkins Library 217  (second floor)

WHEN: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 9:30 am– 11:00 am

NOTE: Please register for this event using the link below

Coffee and other refreshments served at 9 am

OPENING REMARKS: Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian 

PANELISTS:

Li-Chen Chin, Director: Intercultural Initiatives & International House
Darla Deardorff, Executive Director Association of International Education Administrators & Research Scholar in Education
Ralph Litzinger, Director of Duke Engage-Beijing & Professor in Cultural Anthropology
Kearsley Stewart, Professor of Global Health in Duke Global Health Institute
Moderator:  Seun Bello Olamosu, Associate Director for Intercultural Development & Outreach

Come, listen & ask questions about bringing the World to Duke, Duke in the World, & what that means for us.


Active Learning Roundtable

Library News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:00
Fri, Nov 7, 2014: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) The CIT’s Active Learning Roundtable is an ongoing opportunity for Duke faculty to meet and share ideas. Every three weeks, faculty from around the university are invited to bring ideas and examples of what works in their classroom. We will focus on a range of topics including brief activities such

Creating, Distributing, and Analyzing Electronic Surveys

Library News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:00
Thu, Nov 6, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) Electronic surveys are a great way to get feeback from your students. This workshop will cover the technical side of how to create and send out a survey through Qualtrics. We will also discuss best practices in survey design and how to develop questions that fit your goals. Participants are encouraged to sign up for a Q

Engaging Faculty Series: Henry Petroski

Library News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 22:30
Join the Duke University Libraries for an evening with Henry Petroski, acclaimed author and Aleksander S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering at Duke. Professor Petroski will speak about his most recent book, "The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors: A Tale of Architectural Choice and Craftsmanship" (2014). An expert on engineering, history, and design, Petroski writes about the origin and evolution of his 1950s home in Maine and how he came to discover the mysteries behind its craftsmanship. Pro

Text Processing in Linux

Library News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 18:00
Wed, Nov 5, 2014: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Learning Analytics Discussion Group

Library News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 19:00
Tue, Nov 4, 2014: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) Are you interested in the potential to predict and promote student achievement in your course? Would you like to consider different ways to measure the engagement of your students and their experiences in y

DVS Workshop: Text Processing in Linux

Library News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:00
This workshop will go over some of the standard command-line tools that are available in Unix/Linux/Mac environments for text processing, as well as methods to string those "simple" commands into more complex workflows and more powerful analyses. Examples will be shown for reformating tabular data, removing "bad" characters from files, detecting lines which contain certain words, counting words in files, and more. We will also cover some basic "screen-scraping" programs that can be used to int

Text Processing in Linux

Library News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:00
Mon, Nov 3, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Midnight in the Garden of Film and Video

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - 5 hours 12 min ago
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What could be scarier than competing file formats, unclear metadata standards, and copyright lawsuits?

Midnight in the Garden of Film and Video

Blogs Featured Posts - 5 hours 12 min ago
gardenoffilmandvideo600x360

What could be scarier than competing file formats, unclear metadata standards, and copyright lawsuits?

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Goblin Sandwiches (1946)

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - 5 hours 15 min ago
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Goblin Sandwiches (1946)

Blogs Featured Posts - 5 hours 15 min ago
goblin sandwiches600x360

Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

When Halloween Is Like A Box of Chocolates

Preservation Underground - 5 hours 50 min ago
Photo Oct 31, 11 28 27 AMRachel unpacks some real gems from technical services.

We love getting Boxing Day books from Rubenstein Library Technical Services, especially pulps from the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s. When you open the crate, you never know what you are going to get.  Today the crate was filled with Horror! Fantasy! Choose your own adventure tales! All with some pretty amazing cover art. Happy Halloween!

Photo Oct 31, 1 12 14 PMBe afraid. Be very afraid!

 

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Midnight in the Garden of Film and Video

Bitstreams - 8 hours 53 min ago

The bad moon rises over Savannah City Hall.

A few weeks ago, archivists, engineers, students and vendors from across the globe arrived in the historic city of Savannah, GA for AMIA 2014. The annual conference for The Association of Moving Image Archivists is a gathering of professionals who deal with the challenge of [...]

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Screen/Society--Rights! Camera! Action! Film Series--"Waste Land" (6:30 reception)

Library News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Waste Land" (Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, and João Jardim, 2010, 99 min, UK and Brazil, Portuguese and English, DVD) / Filmed over nearly three years, "Waste Land" follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of "catadores" - self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Muniz's initial o

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 30, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

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