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Auk Nr. 8 (Pit No. 8)

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 23:00
In the heart of a once thriving Ukrainian coal-mining region, everybody digs: retirees, unemployed miners and even the children. Years ago, the town's desperate residents decided to start mining illegally; they excavate everywhere: in abandoned mines, under the basements of demolished buildings, in the neighborhood woods and leisure parks, as well as in their own vegetable gardens. The story focuses on the Sikanov family, which has three children. 15-year-old Yura, the grandson of a powerful Sov

DVS Workshop: Data Wrangling with Google Refine

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:00
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.

Data Wrangling with Google Refine

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:00
Wed, Sep 17, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) 800x600 Normal 0

SSRI~ Workshop: Quantitative Analysis for Novice Researchers

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

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Sep 17, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usi

DVS Workshop: Analysis with R

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 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

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

Basic Data Cleaning and Analysis for Data Tables

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:30
Mon, Sep 15, 2014: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM 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: Basic Data Cleaning and Analysis for Data Tables

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:30
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

Clickers

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:00
Thu, Sep 11, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Perkins Library Room 118 Curious about clickers? We will use iClickers from both student and instructor perspectives, and discuss evidence-based ways of using them to promote student engagement and learning.

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Sep 11, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

Zotero workshop

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:00
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:00 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, pl

CIT Office Hours

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

Digitizing the Women's Liberation Movement: A Conversation with Movement Leader Alix Kates Shulman

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:30
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, became one of Duke Libraries' most popular digital collections. Alix Kates Shulman will reflect on her experiences as a 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

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"

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

An Evening with Alix Kates Shulman: Fiction or Memoir--How to Choose

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 23:00
Join author and activist Alix Kates Shulman who has explored the challenges of youth and midlife in her novels, and in her memoirs has probed the later stages in the ongoing drama of her generation of women. Shulman is the award-winning author of 3 memoirs including To Love What Is: A Marriage Transformed and 5 novels including the ground breaking Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen. Also the author of many personal essays and stories, Shulman will discuss her process of deciding whether to tell her sto

DVS Workshop: Stata for Research

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 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.

Stata for Research

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

DVS Workshop: Fusion Tables - simple mapping and charting

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 14:00
Bust your data out of the silo: combine tables, mark locations, shade regions, make charts and graphs, hosts and share with ease. This introduction to the features of Google Fusion Tables will provied an overview of many Fusion Table capabilities such as merging datasets, filtering and aggregating data, and visualizing data by creating online maps and graphs. For certain tasks, it can serve as an alternative to using statistical software such as Stata or GIS software such as ArcGIS.

Fusion Tables: simple mapping and charting

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 14:00
Mon, Sep 8, 2014: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Bust your data out of the silo: combine tables, mark locations, shade regions, make charts and graphs, hosts and share with ease. This introduction to the features of Google Fusion Tables will provied an overview of many Fusion Table capabilities such as merging datasets, filtering and aggregating data, and visualizing data by creati

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