Faculty Bookwatch: Going There: Black Visual Satire, Mar. 22

Blogs Featured Posts (wordpress) - Fri, 2021-03-19 15:12

Join us for the first of two events marking the publication of Prof. Richard J. Powell’s latest book

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Faculty Bookwatch: Going There: Black Visual Satire, Mar. 22

Bogs Featured for Marine (wordpress) - Fri, 2021-03-19 15:12

Join us for the first of two events marking the publication of Prof. Richard J. Powell’s latest book

The post Faculty Bookwatch: Going There: Black Visual Satire, Mar. 22 appeared first on Duke University Libraries Blogs.

What can the Digital Humanities Learn from Arabic literature in Translation?

All Libcal Events (huginn) - Fri, 2021-03-19 12:00
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Dima Ayoub, Ph.D. (McGill University) is an Assistant Professor of Arabic and Director of the Middle East Studies Program. Her research focuses on the importance of paratexts in the production, circulation, and reception of Arabic literature in English, French, German, and Spanish translation. She is currently working on a book-length project that rewrites the modern literary history of Arabic literature through the lens of the paratext. In addition to her specialization in translation studies, her work also focuses on feminist and queer theory as well as postcolonial and diaspora studies. Dr. Ayoub's work connects the fields of Digital Humanities with studies of Arabic and comparative literature - she has developed a digital archive of modern Arabic literature in English, French, German and Spanish translation. To learn more about the project go here. She frequently participates in Digital Humanities institutes and workshops. In 2020-2021, she will be a Digital Liberal Arts Faculty Fellow. For more information or closed caption accommodations, please contact griffin.orlando@duke.edu by March 15, 2021
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What can the Digital Humanities Learn from Arabic literature in Translation?

Events - All Combined (huginn) - Fri, 2021-03-19 12:00
Fri, Mar 19, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dima Ayoub, Ph.D. (McGill University) is an Assistant Professor of Arabic and Director of the Middle East Studies Program. Her research focuses on the importance of paratexts in the production, circulation, and reception of Arabic literature in English, French, German, and Spanish translation. She is currently working on a book-length project that rewrites the modern literary history of Arabic literature through the lens of the paratext. In addition to her specialization in translation studies, her work also focuses on feminist and queer theory as well as postcolonial and diaspora studies. Dr. Ayoub's work connects the fields of Digital Humanities with studies of Arabic and comparative literature - she has developed a digital archive of modern Arabic literature in English, French, German and Spanish translation. To learn more about the project go here. She frequently participates in Digital Humanities institutes and workshops. In 2020-2021, she will be a Digital Liberal Arts Faculty Fellow. For more information or closed caption accommodations, please contact griffin.orlando@duke.edu by March 15, 2021

Lilly Collection Spotlight: They Came to Play – Women in Sport

Blogs Featured Posts (wordpress) - Thu, 2021-03-18 15:13

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Lilly Library shines a spotlight on Women in Sport.

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Lilly Collection Spotlight: They Came to Play – Women in Sport

Bogs Featured for Marine (wordpress) - Thu, 2021-03-18 15:13

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Lilly Library shines a spotlight on Women in Sport.

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CDVS Workshop: Meeting Data Management Plan Requirements

Events - All Combined (huginn) - Wed, 2021-03-17 10:00
Wed, Mar 17, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
There are many federal and private funders who require data management plans as part of a grant application, including NIH who recently released a new Data Management and Sharing Policy that takes effect in 2023 and will apply to all grants. This workshop will cover the components of a data management plan, what makes a strong plan and how to adhere to it, and where to find guidance, tools, resources, and assistance for building funder-based plans. We will also discuss how to make data management plans actionable and meaningful living documents to support research integrity, reproducibility, reuse, and verification of results.

CDVS Workshop: Meeting Data Management Plan Requirements

All Libcal Events (huginn) - Wed, 2021-03-17 10:00
Online
There are many federal and private funders who require data management plans as part of a grant application, including NIH who recently released a new Data Management and Sharing Policy that takes effect in 2023 and will apply to all grants. This workshop will cover the components of a data management plan, what makes a strong plan and how to adhere to it, and where to find guidance, tools, resources, and assistance for building funder-based plans. We will also discuss how to make data management plans actionable and meaningful living documents to support research integrity, reproducibility, reuse, and verification of results.
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Meeting Data Management Plan Requirements

All Libcal Events (huginn) - Wed, 2021-03-17 10:00
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There are many federal and private funders who require data management plans as part of a grant application, including NIH who recently released a new Data Management and Sharing Policy that takes effect in 2023 and will apply to all grants. This workshop will cover the components of a data management plan, what makes a strong plan and how to adhere to it, and where to find guidance, tools, resources, and assistance for building funder-based plans. We will also discuss how to make data management plans actionable and meaningful living documents to support research integrity, reproducibility, reuse, and verification of results. This workshop is a collaboration of Duke University Libraries and the Office of Research Advancing Scientific Intergrity Services and Training (ASIST). 

This workshop is eligible for the 200-level faculty and staff RCR. 

This event is offered virtually in accordance with Duke's Coronavirus events policies. A zoom link will be sent via email to registered participants to join the workshop.

The content of the workshop may be recorded. If you are uncomfortable with a recording being published, please contact the instructor at any time prior to the conclusion of the workshop.

Data Management

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CDVS Workshop: Introduction to R

Events - All Combined (huginn) - Tue, 2021-03-16 18:30
Tue, Mar 16, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Part of the DataFest Workshop Series. R and the Tidyverse are a data-first coding language that enables reproducible workflows. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of R, the Tidyverse, how to wrangle data for analysis, and practice reporting Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) with R Markdown.

CDVS Workshop: Introduction to R

All Libcal Events (huginn) - Tue, 2021-03-16 18:30
Online
Part of the DataFest Workshop Series. R and the Tidyverse are a data-first coding language that enables reproducible workflows. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of R, the Tidyverse, how to wrangle data for analysis, and practice reporting Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) with R Markdown.
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Introduction to R

All Libcal Events (huginn) - Tue, 2021-03-16 18:30
n/a

Part of the DataFest Workshop Series. R and the Tidyverse are a data-first coding language that enables reproducible workflows. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of R, the Tidyverse, how to wrangle data for analysis, and practice reporting Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) with R Markdown.

Part 1 has no prerequisites although you will want to download and install R and RStudio (details will be sent a week in advance.) By the end of the workshop you will import data, edit and save scripts, subset data, use projects to organize your work, and develop self-help techniques. 

This event is offered virtually in accordance with Duke's Coronavirus events policies. A zoom link will be sent via email to registered participants to join the workshop. We will use the flipped classroom model.  Quickstart videos will be distributed one week prior to the event.

The content of the workshop may be recorded. If you are uncomfortable with a recording being published, please contact the instructor at anytime prior to the conclusion of the workshop.

Data Science

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Mendez Book Award Winner Theresa Keeley Speaks, Mar. 16

Blogs Featured Posts (wordpress) - Mon, 2021-03-15 14:13

Join the online event as Keeley accepts the award and reads from her book

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Mendez Book Award Winner Theresa Keeley Speaks, Mar. 16

Bogs Featured for Marine (wordpress) - Mon, 2021-03-15 14:13

Join the online event as Keeley accepts the award and reads from her book

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FFV1: The Gains of Lossless

Bitstreams (wordpress) - Fri, 2021-03-12 10:39

descriptive imageOne of the greatest challenges to digitizing analog moving-image sources such as videotape and film reels isn’t the actual digitization. It’s the enormous file sizes that result, and the high costs associated with storing and maintaining those files for long-term preservation. For many years, Duke Libraries has generated 10-bit uncompressed preservation master files when digitizing … Continue reading FFV1: The Gains of Lossless

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SSRI~ Workshop: Evaluation 101 - Assessing Impact and Informing Improvement

Events - All Combined (huginn) - Thu, 2021-03-11 09:30
Thu, Mar 11, 2021
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session offers an overview of program evaluation and evaluation research, or the systematic investigation of the merit, worth, or significance of an entity/initiative. Topics covered will include: when and why to conduct evaluation; types of evaluations; key aspects of an evaluation, including logic model development, data sources and data collection, analysis and reporting, and guiding resultant programmatic change; and tips for feasibly and effectively implementing evaluation in an entity or initiative. This session may be of particular interest to: individuals working in initiatives or entities that are looking utilize evaluation to inform decision-making, as well as faculty, graduate students, undergraduates or others who are interested in evaluation and related partnered/applied research. Please click "More Event Information" (box below) to register.

SSRI~ Workshop: Evaluation 101 - Assessing Impact and Informing Improvement

All Libcal Events (huginn) - Thu, 2021-03-11 09:30
None
This session offers an overview of program evaluation and evaluation research, or the systematic investigation of the merit, worth, or significance of an entity/initiative. Topics covered will include: when and why to conduct evaluation; types of evaluations; key aspects of an evaluation, including logic model development, data sources and data collection, analysis and reporting, and guiding resultant programmatic change; and tips for feasibly and effectively implementing evaluation in an entity or initiative. This session may be of particular interest to: individuals working in initiatives or entities that are looking utilize evaluation to inform decision-making, as well as faculty, graduate students, undergraduates or others who are interested in evaluation and related partnered/applied research. Please click "More Event Information" (box below) to register.
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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads ‘A Year in Provence’

Blogs Featured Posts (wordpress) - Tue, 2021-03-09 08:50

Missing spring break? Join us for a literary trip with this month’s selection.

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads ‘A Year in Provence’

Bogs Featured for Marine (wordpress) - Tue, 2021-03-09 08:50

Missing spring break? Join us for a literary trip with this month’s selection.

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12 Duke-Authored Books on Women’s History

Blogs Featured Posts (wordpress) - Tue, 2021-03-09 08:49

Duke scholars document women’s contributions to history, culture and society

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