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Machine Learning with Amarel using Python, part 1 2:00 pm
Machine Learning with Amarel using Python, part 1 @ Online
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In this workshop, we will present an overview of machine learning techniques with big data. Using Python, we will review exploratory data analysis, data cleaning, feature engineering, model building, and model assessment. Part 1 of 2 We will conduct this workshop on the Amarel Cluster, Rutgers’ High Performance Computing Cluster, making use of large scale storage, parallel processing, and large scale memory. This session focuses on using Python via Jupyter on Amarel. [Note that OARC is also presenting a workshop on Python with Big Data on March 26, which will focus more on optimizing performance for big data, rather than machine learning.] Get an accountRead More →
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Launching the International Youth Literature Collection on the International Children’s Book Day 11:00 am
Launching the International Youth Literature Collection on the International Children’s Book Day @ Online
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, 2 April, International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books. School of Communication and Information (SC&I) and Rutgers Libraries – New Brunswick jointly celebrate the International Children’s Book Day on April 2, 2021 and promote the Youth Collection at Alexander Library. Registration information will be available in March 2021.Read More →
Basic Applications Development in Python 2:00 pm
Basic Applications Development in Python @ Online
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
We will focus on small applications development during this session with the goal being to develop a functional application for simple graphical analyses of our data. We will discuss how to setup our Python project directory with a virtual environment, as well as other broader aspects of software engineering with Python. Workshop conducted via Webex. Register to receive the Webex link with instructions on how to connect. Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/graduatespecialist/python Instructor: Robert PalmereRead More →
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Visualizing Data with Palladio 3:00 pm
Visualizing Data with Palladio @ College Avenue Campus
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Palladio is a web-based, data-driven tool to analyze relationships across time and visualize historical or cultural networks. In this workshop, we will learn to visualize humanistic data on a map and draw connections between data points. Instructors: Caterina Agostini and Wafa Fatima IsfahaniRead More →
Data Science Basics: Embracing Programming Languages to work with your Data 3:30 pm
Data Science Basics: Embracing Programming Languages to work with your Data @ Online
Apr 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Coding languages allow data scientists to increase their toolset to improve their data use, organization, analytics, and visualization. This beginner level workshop with focus on Python coding language with tools such as NumPy, SciPy, and Pandas. No previous experience is required, but please download Anaconda for Python 3 prior to the workshop ( https://www.anaconda.com/products/individual ).Read More →
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Visualizing Data with Palladio 3:00 pm
Visualizing Data with Palladio @ College Avenue Campus
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Palladio is a web-based, data-driven tool to analyze relationships across time and visualize historical or cultural networks. In this workshop, we will learn to visualize humanistic data on a map and draw connections between data points. Instructors: Caterina Agostini and Wafa Fatima IsfahaniRead More →
IPUMS International 4:00 pm
IPUMS International @ Online
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
In this workshop, we will explore the international made available by the IPUMS project (Integrated Public Use Microdata Series). IPUMS International provides harmonized census data at the individual level for 102 countries from 473 censuses and surveys, representing over 1 billion person records, allowing for the most comprehensive and systematic longitudinal cross-country comparisons possible. We will review the data available from IPUMS International, its online analysis tools, and provide examples of data extraction and analysis using the ipumsr package for R. See https://international.ipums.org Instructor: Ryan WomackRead More →
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Introduction to Sage Research Methods (SRM) 1:00 pm
Introduction to Sage Research Methods (SRM) @ Online
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learning about research methods? Or need a refresher about a method? Introduction to Sage Research Methods (SRM) workshop will provide you with the basics about the platform and content available for you to run comprehensive searches on research methodologies across multiple disciplines. Discover the helpful tools offered by SRM to develop a foundational understanding of research methods, plan projects, review case studies, and work with data sets. Workshop conducted via Zoom. Register to receive the Zoom link with instructions on how to connect. Instructor: Lauren RossiRead More →
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Introduction to Machine Learning with Python 2:00 pm
Introduction to Machine Learning with Python @ Online
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This session will introduce the practical aspects of machine learning using the Keras package of Python. We will discuss deep learning models including convolutional neural networks, restricted Boltzmann machines and recurrent neural networks. Workshop conducted via Webex. Register to receive the Webex link with instructions on how to connect. Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/graduatespecialist/python Instructor: Robert PalmereRead More →
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Data Science Basics: Visualizing from Code- Making Figures with Python 3:30 pm
Data Science Basics: Visualizing from Code- Making Figures with Python @ Online
Apr 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Using computer programming languages provides a higher level of control and use of your data, and can also improve the ways you can generate visualizations of your data. This beginner level workshop will focus on Python coding language with tools such as NumPy, SciPy, and Pandas and will include new tools such as MatPlotLib and Seaborn. No previous experience is required, but please download Anaconda for Python 3 prior to the workshop (https://www.anaconda.com/products/individual).Read More →
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Machine Learning with Amarel using R, part 2 2:00 pm
Machine Learning with Amarel using R, part 2 @ Online
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In this workshop, we will present an overview of machine learning techniques with big data. Using R, we will review exploratory data analysis, data cleaning, feature engineering, model building, and model assessment. Part 2 of 2 We will conduct this workshop on the Amarel Cluster, Rutgers’ High Performance Computing Cluster, making use of large scale storage, parallel processing, and large scale memory. This session focuses on using R via the command line, scripting, and SLURM job scheduling. Get an account on Amarel prior to the workshop at this link. Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/graduatespecialist/amarel Instructor: Ryan WomackRead More →
IPUMS International GIS 4:00 pm
IPUMS International GIS @ Online
Apr 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
In this workshop, we will explore the International GIS data available at IPUMS. This will include looking into available boundary shapefiles, administrative and harmonized geographies and geography variables, crosswalks, and joining and mapping international microdata. We’ll also explore IPUMS TERRA and TERRACLIP, a GIS tool for extracting international raster data. See https://international.ipums.org Instructor: Susan OldenburgRead More →
Babs Siperstein Humanities & Medicine Seminars 6:00 pm
Babs Siperstein Humanities & Medicine Seminars
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Streetwalking: Strategies for Surviving Sexual Terror Ana-Maurine Lara is an assistant professor of the Department of Anthropology and WGSS Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Oregon. She is also a Black feminist scholar and a Dominican poet. Her presentation will focus on her research with LGBTQ activists in the Dominican Republic between 2010 – 2015. Based on Maria Lugones’s “tactical strategies,” Lara theorizes streetwalking as a mode of possibility and freedom, for LGBTQ people in the Caribbean and beyond. Lara is the author of the recently published books Streetwalking: LGBTQ Lives and Protests in the Dominican Republic (Rutgers U. Press, 2020) and QueerRead More →
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TikTok and Citizen DJ: Using Free-to-use Audio from the Library of Congress 7:00 pm
TikTok and Citizen DJ: Using Free-to-use Audio from the Library of Congress @ Online
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This workshop will introduce the Citizen DJ project created by innovator-in-residence Brian Foo, at the Library of Congress. The platform allows users to explore free-to-use sounds from Library of Congress collections, remix them, and download them to use for a variety of purposes. A brief history of the popular social media app TikTok, and the sounds reuse and copyright interests associated with it will be discussed, and then examples will be shared for how to use sounds available in Citizen DJ, to create TikTok content. A discussion will follow where participants can share their ideas on how they might use open-source audio for TikToks, andRead More →
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Machine Learning with Amarel using Python, part 2 2:00 pm
Machine Learning with Amarel using Python, part 2 @ Online
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In this workshop, we will present an overview of machine learning techniques with big data. Using Python, we will review exploratory data analysis, data cleaning, feature engineering, model building, and model assessment. Part 2 of 2 We will conduct this workshop on the Amarel Cluster, Rutgers’ High Performance Computing Cluster, making use of large scale storage, parallel processing, and large scale memory. This session focuses on using Python via the command line, scripts, and the SLURM scheduler on Amarel. [Note that OARC is also presenting a workshop on Python with Big Data on March 26, which will focus more on optimizing performance for big data,Read More →
Advanced NVivo: Data Visualizations Using NVivo 12 3:30 pm
Advanced NVivo: Data Visualizations Using NVivo 12 @ Online
Apr 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop focuses on the introduction of a suite of visualizations that help you gain deeper insights from your data by exploring and unearthing patterns, trends and connections. Workshop conducted via Webex. Register to receive the Webex link with instructions on how to connect. Instructor: Shari CunninghamRead More →
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Data Science Basics: How to Work with Multiple, Connected Datasets? 3:30 pm
Data Science Basics: How to Work with Multiple, Connected Datasets? @ Online
Apr 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
A good way to organize data is with multiple datasets, and relational databases allow you to access and manipulate multiple connected datasets.This workshop will introduce you to SQL, or “Structured Query Language”, a standard and widely used programming language for relational databases, using the MySQL free software package. No previous experience is required.Read More →
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Graphic Design is my Passion! The Sequel 2:00 pm
Graphic Design is my Passion! The Sequel @ Online
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In this fun stressbuster, you will learn how to create eye-catching social media content. We will demonstrate the advanced features of the graphic design website Canva including the use of animations, how to share designs with teammates, tips on posting across social media sites, and more. If you missed our basics workshop, don’t worry––we’ll provide a quick skill refresher. No Canva account is needed. Brought to you by the Books We Read team!Read More →
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Introduction to Sage Research Methods (SRM) 1:00 pm
Introduction to Sage Research Methods (SRM) @ Online
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learning about research methods? Or need a refresher about a method? Introduction to Sage Research Methods (SRM) workshop will provide you with the basics about the platform and content available for you to run comprehensive searches on research methodologies across multiple disciplines. Discover the helpful tools offered by SRM to develop a foundational understanding of research methods, plan projects, review case studies, and work with data sets. Workshop conducted via Zoom. Register to receive the Zoom link with instructions on how to connect. Instructor: Lauren RossiRead More →
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