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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

VFF: Using maps to ask questions & make change

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 16:00
Like many visual forms, maps have a complicated history ¿ sometimes they're used as tools of domination and oppression, other times as ways to build a more just society. As a cartographer, trying to follow the side of the line which bends towards justice is not always easy. Counter-cartography advocates making maps that ask questions more than they answer them, in an attempt to unseat dominant spatial patterns and ways of thinking. This talk will present a few case studies of counter-mapping pro

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Sep 4, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

DVS Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 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

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Sep 3, 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

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Sep 3, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usin

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Aug 28, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Aug 27, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usi

SSRI~ Workshop: Using Excel to organize and analyze information and data and to present findings

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:00
This workshop provides an overview of ways Excel can be used to structure and even analyze data and to create presentations. It starts with examining basic tools and functions in Excel (including ways that Excel can be used to manage textual data, to combine or divide data cells and sources, and to perform calculations such as sum, average, minimum, and maximum). It then proceeds to an overview of how to sort and transpose data and create graphs and tables. Finally, it reviews how to perform bas

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