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DVS Workshop: Text Processing in Linux

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 18:00
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

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

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 15:00
Wed, Nov 5, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avail

Learning Analytics Discussion Group

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

Developing Librarians for 21st Century Scholarship

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 17:00
Mon, Nov 3, 2014: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Perkins Library Room 218 As research continues to change in response to the increasing availability of digital tools and data and increasing capacity for working with traditional media and methods in new ways, how will librarians adapt? What role can librarians play in supporting new forms of research, and how can we best prepare for this work? Alex Gil (Columbia University

DVS Workshop: Text Processing in Linux

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

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

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

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

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

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Huamulin, Boy Xiaoqiang"

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Huamulin, Boy Xiaoqiang" (Li Xinmin, 2013, 76 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's words: This film is about a four year-old boy. His mother is Xiaoqun, exactly my age. I filmed Xiaoqun and her family last year. As the year went on, I found Xiaoqiang so interesting. He played and picked up rubbish together with me. I also saw old people's real lives and found that villagers were destroying the environment. My film is made of all of this. / Screened at the

An Unlikely Alliance: Medical Civil Rights Reformers and Southern Senators in the Age of Deluxe Jim Crow

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:30
Karen Kruse Thomas has served as Historian of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health since 2012. Thomas earned her doctorate in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has taught U.S. history at the universities of North Carolina, Minnesota, and Florida. Her publications in the history of medicine and public health have received numerous national awards. In 2011, the University of Georgia Press published her first book, Deluxe Jim Crow: Civil Rights and Ame

DVS Workshop: ArcGIS Online

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:00
ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is a companion to the ArcGIS client that allows members of a group to store and share spatial data online and that can be used independently or in conjunction with the client. We'll discuss aspects of the AGOL organizational account, adding and accessing content, creating map and feature services, creating and sharing web maps and presentations, publishing web applications, and using analysis tools.

ArcGIS Online

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Oct 29, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is a companion to the ArcGIS client that allows members of a gr

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 29, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

Screening of "Self-Portrait"

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:00
Join us for a screening of ¿Self-portrait¿ (2013, 77 mins.) by Zhang Mengqi of The Memory Project. In Chinese with English subtitles. Q&A with Zhang Mengqi and Guo-Juin Hong. Part of the Cine-East Fall 2014 East Asian Film Series, co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific Studies Institute, Screen/Society, the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image, and the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Fore more information about other events during the residency, please visit: http://blogs.l

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km"

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km" (Zhang Mengqi, 2013, 77 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's statement: This is the fourth film in my "self-portrait" series. I went back to the village named 47 km in 2013. My grandfather was critically ill, and I accompanied him as if accompanied by death. The old people and their memories are like dead leaves. I got familiar with the children and we acted together to build a bookroom in village. Between the solitary ol

The Memory Project Reception with Filmmakers of "Self-Portrait"

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:00
Join us for a reception with The Memory Project filmmakers. Screening of ¿Self-portrait¿ (2013, 77 mins.) by Zhang Mengqi to follow. This October, Duke will be hosting Chinese documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang and three of his fellow documentarians for a two-week residency and the launch of a new digital oral history collection. Wu Wenguang is one of the founding figures of the Chinese independent documentary film movement. His groundbreaking debut film, Bumming in Beijing (1990), portrayed

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

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

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Trash Village"

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Trash Village" (Zou Xueping, 2013, 82 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's statement: This is the fourth film in my "Zoujiacun" series within the Folk Memory Project. In 2013, I came back to my village and faced the trash problem all over the village. The children and I tried to improve the environment. This was a tough fight against the trash and ideas of villagers. I felt like the trash was in my heart. The lonely solitary life of 95-year-old grandma Sh

Discussion and Reception with Steve Roden, the 2014 Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:00
Join the Rubenstein Library and Center for Documentary Studies for a public discussion with Steve Roden, the 2014 Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist. Roden is a multimedia artist based in Pasadena, California, whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, film, video, sound installation, text and performance pieces. He will be visiting Duke for a three-week residency in the Rubenstein Library October 13-30, 2014, to study and engage with archival, manuscript, and other special

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