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DVS Workshop: Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

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

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

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

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

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 2, 2014: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) 800x600 Normal 0

DVS Workshop: Analysis with R

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:00
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

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:00
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

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:00
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

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

DVS Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:00
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 will focus on social science data, but attendees are encouraged to ask questions regarding their own needs and will be welcome to make one-on-one appointments later fo

Introduction to ArcGIS

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Sep 30, 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

DVS Workshop: Basic Data Cleaning and Analysis for Data Tables

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:00
Tables of data, like those you see in spreadsheets or relational databases, are the foundation of most data-driven research today. There are many pitfalls of working with these tables, though, that most people end up having to learn the hard way. In this workshop, we'll take a dataset that has a variety of different properties and learn to work through many common steps of data-driven research to clean and begin analyzing the data. We'll be using Excel to make sure the methods we suggest can

Basic Data Cleaning and Analysis for Data Tables

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:00
Tue, Sep 30, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Tables of data, like those you see in spreadsheets or relational databases, are the foundation of most data-driven research today. There are many pitfalls of working with these tables, though, that most people end up having to learn the hard way. In this workshop, we'll take a dataset that has a variety of different properties

DVS Workshop: Using Gephi for Network Analysis and Visualization

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:00
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 open source, multi-platform network analysis and visualization application. Time will be available at the end of the workshop to discuss specific projects and test o

Using Gephi for Network Analysis and Visualization

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

Movie on the Quad: The Incredibles

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 00:00
Enjoy a free outdoor screening of Pixar's "The Incredibles" (2004), about a family of superheroes who are forced to hide their powers and live a quiet suburban life. The screening, which will take place on the East Campus Main Quad, is co-sponsored by the East Campus Libraries and Devils After Dark. Bring a blanket or folding chair, a little movie snack, and enjoy an evening of cinema al fresco!

Creating Student Video Projects

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:00
Thu, Sep 25, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Perkins Library Room 118 Have you thought about getting your students to create a video assignment or integrate video into fieldwork? This workshop will take you step by step through the process of planning a student video component in your course, including logistics, training, equipment, assessment and resources available to you and your students at Duke.

DVS Workshop: Stata for Research

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:00
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 also include a brief introduction to stata graphics as well. No previous experience with stata is required.

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Sep 25, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

Stata for Research

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

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