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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


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

Zotero workshop

course-support-training-feed - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 03:00
Thu, Oct 16, 2014: 11:00 PM - 12:00 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.

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

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 9, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availab

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 8, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avail

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

DVS Workshop: Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

Library News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 17:00
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 the terminology used. The workshop will include a sample data visualization and mapping project, focusing especially on some of the new features in Tableau Public 8. We

Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

Library News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Oct 7, 2014: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 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 the

DVS Workshop: Data Wrangling with Google Refine

Library News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:00
Prepare and explore your data using this simple but powerful tool: normalizing, cleaning and reshaping without learning yet another programming language. Google Refine allows you to detect and fix inconsistencies in your data, transform your data from one structure to another, and provides a simple way to understand patterns in your data.

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 2, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availab

Data Wrangling with Google Refine

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DVS Workshop: Analysis with R

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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, managing, graphing, and analyzing data in R. No previous experience with R is required. Course materials will be available before the class for workshop participants.

Analysis with R

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Wed, Oct 1, 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, managin

Upcoming NCPC Conference: Significant Preservation: Inventories and Assessments for Strategic Planning

Preservation Underground - 1 hour 56 min ago

From the NCPC Press release:

Significant Preservation: Inventories and Assessments for Strategic Planning

North Carolina Preservation Consortium Annual Conference
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
November 7, 2014

Inventories and assessments of heritage collections and sites are vital for meaningful strategic planning that conveys the importance of allocating scarce resources for preservation programs. Establishing the significance of tangible heritage to the communities we serve is essential for prioritizing conservation, storage, exhibition, and emergency planning decisions to protect cultural treasures for present and future generations. This conference will help you influence organizational, political, and community leaders who have the authority to improve preservation funding. Register today for a valuable learning experience with state, national, and international preservation leaders.

Keynote Speakers

Veronica Bullock is the Co-founder and Director of Significance International. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Prehistory/Archaeology from the Australian National University and a master’s degree in Applied Science (Materials Conservation) from the University of Western Sydney. Her fellowship at the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property explored how significance assessments and risk assessments are taught in graduate conservation programs in Australia, Canada, the United States, and several countries in Europe. Ms. Bullock will provide an overview of the Significance Assessment methodology developed by the Collections Council of Australia.

Lisa Ackerman is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the World Monuments Fund and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Pratt Institute. She holds a BA from Middlebury College, an MS in historic preservation from the Pratt Institute, and an MBA from New York University. Her professional service has included membership on the boards of the Historic House Trust of New York City, New York Preservation Archive Project, St. Ann Center for Restoration and the Arts, Partners for Sacred Places, Neighborhood Preservation Center, and the U.S. National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites. Ms. Ackerman will present an introduction to the Arches heritage inventory and management system.

Dr. Paul R. Green is a Cultural Resources Specialist for the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center, an Adjunct Associate Professor at Old Dominion University, and a modern Monuments Man. He holds a BS from Marshall University, MA from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a PhD in Anthropology (Archaeology) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Green is a member of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Historical/Cultural Advisory Group and the International Military Cultural Resources Working Group. He will address the challenges and importance of prioritizing global heritage collections and sites for the protection of cultural property during war and armed conflicts.

Lightening Session Speakers

Martha Battle Jackson is Chief Curator for North Carolina Historic Sites. She will provide an overview of the Museum Assessment Program (MAP) for Collection Stewardship sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums.

Andrea Gabriel is Outreach & Development Coordinator for the North Carolina State Archives. She will present an introduction to the Traveling Archivist Program (TAP) administered by the North Carolina Office of Archives & History.

David Goist is a painting conservator in private practice. He will give an overview of the Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) sponsored by Heritage Preservation.

 

For more information on the conference schedule, registration, scholarships, etc., see the NCPC events page.

 

 

 

 

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CIT Office Hours

Library News - 2 hours 41 min ago
Wed, Oct 1, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avail

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

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