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SSRI~ Workshop: Endnote

Thu, 2015-11-05 17:00
This workshop focuses on the basics of working with EndNote and Microsoft Word. We will create a new EndNote library, create references, import references from databases and import references from the Duke Library Catalog. The second section of the workshop involves putting EndNote reference in Microsoft Word, preparing in-text citations, reference lists and standalone bibliographies. Registration required; please click "More Information" below to access the registration form.

SSRI~ Workshop: SAS for Data Management Session 2

Thu, 2015-10-29 16:00
This workshop offers an overview of the SAS programming language, focusing on data management activities. Session 1 is a general overview of SAS with a focus on major SAS components (Program Editor, Log and Output), core concepts of SAS programming (DATA and PROC), and issues of importing/exporting, reading, and writing SAS datasets. Session 2 focuses on data modification, including variable creation and variable recoding, as well as adding to and subsettting from particular datasets. Key SAS

Zotero: Citation Management

Tue, 2015-10-27 15:00
Tue, Oct 27, 2015: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edge: Workshop Room Zotero is a citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this wo

SSRI~ Workshop: SAS for Data Management Session 1

Thu, 2015-10-22 16:00
This workshop offers an overview of the SAS programming language, focusing on data management activities. Session 1 is a general overview of SAS with a focus on major SAS components (Program Editor, Log and Output), core concepts of SAS programming (DATA and PROC), and issues of importing/exporting, reading, and writing SAS datasets. Session 2 focuses on data modification, including variable creation and variable recoding, as well as adding to and subsettting from particular datasets. Key SAS st

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

Thu, 2015-10-15 16:00
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 Survey Experiments

Thu, 2015-10-08 16:00
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. The workshop will conclude at 1:30, with a half-hour allotted after that time for Q&A. Registration required; please click "More Information" below to

SSRI~ Workshop:Data and Study Documentation

Thu, 2015-10-01 16:00
This workshop offers an overview of the elements of data documentation, from a research project's inception to the dissemination and archiving of data. Effective data management is a key element in the success of almost any social science research project, and maintaining thorough, detailed documentation is a vital part of the data management process. The workshop will examine the types of information that should be documented, the different forms documentation can take, and the varying and diff

Zotero: Citation Management

Fri, 2015-09-25 17:00
Fri, Sep 25, 2015: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Edge: Workshop Room Zotero is a citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this work

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Qualtrics Survey Software

Thu, 2015-09-24 16:00
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

Easy Mobile App Development with Appery

Wed, 2015-09-23 18:30
Wed, Sep 23, 2015: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Edge: Workshop Room Appery.io is one of a new breed of mobile app development services that reduces the time and effort needed to build an app by leveraging a web-based, visual "programming" environment. You lay out the screens with drag-and-drop components, tie buttons to actions with pre-populated, drop-down menus, and can even call remote web services by literally drawing lines bet

Easy Mobile App Development with Appery

Thu, 2015-09-17 18:30
Thu, Sep 17, 2015: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Edge: Workshop Room Appery.io is one of a new breed of mobile app development services that reduces the time and effort needed to build an app by leveraging a web-based, visual "programming" environment. You lay out the screens with drag-and-drop components, tie buttons to actions with pre-populated, drop-down menus, and can even call remote web services by literally drawing lines bet

SSRI~ Workshop: Best Practices in Survey Question Writing

Thu, 2015-09-17 16:00
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

Thu, 2015-09-10 16:00
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

DVS Workshop: OpenRefine: Data Mining and Transformations, Text Normalization

Wed, 2015-09-09 14:00
Wed, Sep 9, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) OpenRefine is a modern data wrangling tool used to resolve common and obscure data cleaning challenges. In this workshop you will explore data without becoming a programmer, easily find patterns and facets, detect and clean inconsistencies, and exert the power of a data enginneer without learning C++ or Python. OpenRefine suppo

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 2015-09-09 14:00
Wed, Sep 9, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 Want to change your syllabus? Need help creating an online discu

ScholComm Discussion Series

Tue, 2015-09-08 19:00
Tue, Sep 8, 2015: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Edge: Workshop Room The Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication invites the Duke Libraries staff to join us in a monthly discussion of current issues and topics in scholarly publishing, copyright and licensing, open access, and the visibility of Duke research and teaching on a global scale. Each session will feature a different topic and is open to all interested L

Warpwire: Streaming Videos and More

Fri, 2015-09-04 17:00
Fri, Sep 4, 2015: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Learn how to use Duke's newest streaming service, Warpwire. We will cover how to create a library (in Sakai and the standalone website), share with groups and indivduals, upload films, audio, images, and webcam recordings. The workshop will also cover the changes to the multimedia discussion tool in Sakai, Voice Thread.

Opening Exhibit Reception: Sidney D. Gamble in China, 1908-1932

Thu, 2015-09-03 20:00
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new photography exhibit, featuring photos of early twentieth-century China by renowned sociologist and amateur photographer Sidney D. Gamble. Holsti Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library 1st Floor.

Introduction to Linux

Thu, 2015-09-03 17:30
Thu, Sep 3, 2015: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Edge: Workshop Room This two-day / six-unit course will provide students with a basic introduction to Linux systems in use in many research departments around campus. Attendees will have access to a Linux computational server to practice various tasks and perform labs in order to familiarize themselves with the environment. The class materials will cover a variety of tasks from th

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 2015-09-03 17:00
Thu, Sep 3, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 Want to change your syllabus? Need help creating an online discuss

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