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The politics of military coalitions

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Thu, 2015-10-22 00:00

Author: Wolford, Scott author.
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Currently held at: DUKE

Stability regions of nonlinear dynamical systems : theory, estimation, and applications

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Thu, 2015-10-22 00:00

Author: Chiang, H. (Hsiao-Dong), author.
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Currently held at: DUKE

The world of indicators : the making of governmental knowledge through quantification

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Thu, 2015-10-22 00:00

Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Currently held at: DUKE

Working with Texts, Session 2: Preparing texts for analysis - collecting, scanning, cleaning

Digital Scholarship Events - Wed, 2015-10-21 20:00
Wed, Oct 21, 2015: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
See event description

The second in a three-part series on designing textual analysis projects, this session highlights steps and considerations in preparing texts for analysis, such as legal limits, capture requirements, and OCR quality. 

Location & Time

Content at each of these sessions is the same; please register for the location and time convenient for you. If you are interested in but unable to attend this session, contact the series organizer, liz.milewicz@duke.edu

  • Thursday, October 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (The Edge / Murthy Digital Studio, Bostock Library Level 1 - map)
  • Wednesday, October 21, 4:00-6:00 PM (Wired! Lab, 2nd floor Bay 10, Smith Warehouse - map + floor plan)

No prior experience with digital textual analysis research is required. We welcome students at any stage in their project, including and especially pre-proposal work.

Computers will be available for use; participants are also encouraged to bring their own laptops plus any information relevant to the textual analysis research project they plan to undertake. For this session, participants are encouraged to bring specific examples of textual sources they intend to use or a list of textual sources they may analyze. 

 

OIT's Learn IT@Lunch: Identity theft: Reduce your risk, protect yourself

Edge + Digital Scholarship Events - Wed, 2015-10-21 16:00
Wed, Oct 21, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Edge: Workshop Room

OIT's Learn IT@Lunch: Identity theft: Reduce your risk, protect yourself

Events - All Combined (Huginn Feed) - Wed, 2015-10-21 16:00
Wed, Oct 21, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Edge: Workshop Room

CIT Office Hours

Events - All Combined (Huginn Feed) - Wed, 2015-10-21 14:00
Wed, Oct 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab)
Want to change your syllabus? Need help creating an online discussion board? CIT consultants are available to discuss course design and instructional technology.  Come by to ask questions about active learning in class or how to think about teaching a new course. We can also answer questions about using Sakai, WordPress, and other Duke supported instructional technologies for teaching and learning.

ScholComm Discussion Series

Edge + Digital Scholarship Events - Tue, 2015-10-20 19:00
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Edge: Workshop Room
   The Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication invites the Duke Libraries staff to join us in a monthly discussion of current issues and topics in scholarly publishing, copyright and licensing, open access, and the visibility of Duke research and teaching on a global scale. Each session will feature a different topic and is open to all interested Library staff members. Refreshments will be provided.

ScholComm Discussion Series

Events - All Combined (Huginn Feed) - Tue, 2015-10-20 19:00
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Edge: Workshop Room
   The Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication invites the Duke Libraries staff to join us in a monthly discussion of current issues and topics in scholarly publishing, copyright and licensing, open access, and the visibility of Duke research and teaching on a global scale. Each session will feature a different topic and is open to all interested Library staff members. Refreshments will be provided.

DVS Workshop: Analysis with R

Events - All Combined (Huginn Feed) - Tue, 2015-10-20 17:30
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
1:30 PM - 3:30 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, 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.

DVS Workshop: OpenRefine: Data Mining and Transformations, Text Normalization

Events - All Combined (Huginn Feed) - Tue, 2015-10-20 14:00
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)
OpenRefine is a modern data wrangling tool used to resolve common and obscure data cleaning challenges.  In this workshop you will explore data without becoming a programmer, easily find patterns and facets, detect and clean inconsistencies, and exert the power of a data enginneer without learning C++ or Python.  OpenRefine supports both entry-level and advanced problems; is intuitive and powerful; is a tool for normalizing data; and supports reproducibile data transformations.  Oh, and it's kinda cool, dude.

Digital Studio Drop-Ins

Digital Scholarship Events - Tue, 2015-10-20 14:00
Tue, Oct 20, 2015: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Edge: Digital Studio

Digital Scholarship Services staff, with occasional special guests, will be on hand to answer questions about

  • creating, collecting, organizing, analyzing, publishing, and curating qualitative digital data (e.g., texts, images, audio),
  • tools and approaches to planning projects, and
  • using tools in The Edge / Murthy Digital Studio.
Come visit us with your digital project questions - by yourself or with your project team! For longer project consultations, we recommend registering and/or sending us your questions beforehand. We'll also be glad to help you locate other resources and support on campus to help you with your project.

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