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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

Film Screening: Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 23:00
The Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series will be sponsoring screenings of four films directed by Stanley Nelson prior to his visit to Duke on October 16-18. Co-sponsors of the series are the Archive of Documentary Arts, Center for Documentary Studies, Franklin Research Center, Screen/Society and the Program in Arts of the Moving Image. Voter registration will be available before and after the screenings. Each screening begins at 7:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Sep 24, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usi

Fusion Tables: simple mapping and charting

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Sep 23, 2014: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 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 creatin

DVS Workshop: Fusion Tables - simple mapping and charting

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 17:00
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.

DVS Workshop: Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:00
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

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:00
Mon, Sep 22, 2014: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM 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 Argentine Experience and the Emergence of a Universal Right to Truth

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:00
Human rights lawyer, activist, and scholar Juan E. Méndez will reflect on the 30th anniversary of Argentina's Nunca Más report and its impact on the origins and development of transitional justice. Submitted to the Argentine people on September 20th, 1984 , Nunca Más was the first time a government authorized an independent entity to investigate those formerly- and often currently- responsible for its decisions and actions. Juan E. Méndez is a Visiting Professor of Law at the American Universi

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Sep 18, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

Screen/Society--Rights! Camera! Action! Film Series--"Auk Nr. 8" ("Pit No. 8")

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Auk Nr. 8" ("Pit No. 8) (Marianna Kaat, 2010, 95 min, Estonia & Ukraine, in Russian with English subtitles, Color, DVD) / In the heart of a once thriving Ukrainian coal-mining region, the town's desperate residents decided to start mining illegally; they excavate everywhere: under the basements of demolished buildings, in the leisure parks, as well as in their own vegetable gardens. The story focuses on the Sikanov family, which has three children. Fifteen year-old Yura is the h

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