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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


SSRI~ Workshop: Effective Survey Design for Online, Paper, and Mixed-mode Questionnaires

Library News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 18:00
This workshop examines questionnaire design for online and paper questionnaires, such as screen layout and appearance, the use of images, and other aspects of the user interface which affect the accuracy of survey results. This course does not include programming, but focuses on the conceptual issues and considerations underpinning questionnaire design for online and paper designs. It also considers the design issues involved in combing such modes can be combined with other data collection mode

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Qualtrics Survey Software

Library News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:00
This workshop offers an introduction to Qualtrics survey software, a package available (at no cost to researchers) for use across Duke's campus and medical center. This powerful, easy-to-use system is a great way to collect information online, whether as part of a research protocol or for administrative purposes such as program evaluation. This workshop will introduce participants to the Qualtrics system, demonstrate how to set up an account, create a questionnaire and access its results. It wi

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Survey Experiments

Library News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:00
Introduction to Survey Experiments This workshop provides an introduction to conducting survey experiments, including a brief motivation for when and why to use an experiment. The workshop covers common experimental designs, how to design and pretest experimental manipulations, and concludes with a discussion of how to analyze experimental data. Registration required; please click "More Information" below to access the registration form.

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

Stata for Research

Library News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Sep 25, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Stata for Research focuses on the core concepts of using stata. This workshop provides a hands on overview of how to load, manage, and analyze data using stata. The workshop will al

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

Analysis with R

Library News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Sep 16, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Explore the basics of the R programming language for statistics and graphing in this introductory workshop. This hands on workshop covers the basics of getting help, loading, managi

PAC & the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture Present: "Digitizing the Women's Liberation Movement: A conversation with Movement Leader, Alix Kates Shulman and Behind-the-Scenes perspective from Molly Bragg and Kelly Wooten"

course-support-training-feed - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:30
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Perkins Library Room 217

Event Details: 

  • Date & Time: 9:30-11am, Wednesday, September 10
  • Event Location: Perkins 217
  • Bagels and coffee will be served, remarks will begin at 9:45
  • RSVP: Please RSVP using the registration link below.

 

This program will give insight both to the women’s liberation movement and to the life cycle of a digital project, discussing how “Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement: An On-line Archival Collection” created in 1997 to support a Duke course on the Social History of American Women became one of Duke Libraries’ most popular digital collections. Alix Kates Shulman will reflect on her experiences as an feminist activist and writer during the 1960s and 70s, including the 1968 Miss America pageant protest, the iconic event that launched the myth of bra burning and the women’s movement in the popular consciousness. Molly Bragg, Digital Collections Project Coordinator, will share a behind the scenes perspective on how digital projects are proposed and how they make them magically appear online, and Kelly Wooten, librarian with the Sallie Bingham Center, will share the process of stewarding permissions for this project and other challenges. 

Alix Kates Shulman is the celebrated author of fourteen books, including the New York Times bestselling novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, which established her as a primary figure in feminism’s second wave. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Shulman studied philosophy at Columbia University and received an MA at New York University. She became a political activist, joining the Congress of Racial Equality in 1961 and the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1967. Shulman lives in Manhattan and continues to speak frequently on issues such as writing, feminism, and reproductive choice. Her papers are held by the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture. 


PAC & the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture Present: "Digitizing the Women's Liberation Movement: A conversation with Movement Leader, Alix Kates Shulman and Behind-the-Scenes perspective from Molly Bragg and Kelly Wooten"

course-support-training-feed - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:30
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Perkins Library Room 217
Event Details:
  • Time & Date: 9:30-11am, Wednesday, September 10
  • Location: Perkins 217
  • Bagels and coffee will be served, remarks will begin at 9:45
  • RSVP: Please register using the registration link below.

 

Program Description:

This program gives insight both to the women’s liberation movement and to the life cycle of a digital project, discussing how “Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement: An On-line Archival Collection” created in 1997 to support a Duke course on the Social History of American Women became one of Duke Libraries’ most popular digital collections. Alix Kates Shulman will reflect on her experiences as an feminist activist and writer during the 1960s and 70s, including the 1968 Miss America pageant protest, the iconic event that launched the myth of bra burning and the women’s movement in the popular consciousness. Molly Bragg, Digital Collections Project Coordinator, will share a behind the scenes perspective on how digital projects are proposed and how they make them magically appear online, and Kelly Wooten, librarian with the Sallie Bingham Center, will share the process of stewarding permissions for this project and other challenges.

Alix Kates Shulman is the celebrated author of fourteen books, including the New York Times bestselling novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, which established her as a primary figure in feminism’s second wave. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Shulman studied philosophy at Columbia University and received an MA at New York University. She became a political activist, joining the Congress of Racial Equality in 1961 and the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1967. Shulman lives in Manhattan and continues to speak frequently on issues such as writing, feminism, and reproductive choice. Her papers are held by the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture.


Stata for Research

Library News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Sep 9, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Stata for Research focuses on the core concepts of using stata. This workshop provides a hands on overview of how to load, manage, and analyze data using stata. The workshop will als

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Sep 4, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

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

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Sep 3, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usin

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Aug 28, 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, 08/27/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Aug 27, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usi

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