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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

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
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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

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