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Data Science Basics: “Python: It Doesn’t Byte.” Using the Popular Coding Language for Data Science 11:00 am
Data Science Basics: “Python: It Doesn’t Byte.” Using the Popular Coding Language for Data Science @ New Brunswick
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
This workshop is the first of three that introduces students to the basics of the Python 3 programming language. For numerous beginners, use of any computer language can be daunting. For this workshop we will be using the free Anaconda software platform and the open-source Project Jupyter Notebook. 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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R for interactivity: an introduction to Shiny 3:00 pm
R for interactivity: an introduction to Shiny @ New Brunswick
Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Shiny is an R package that enables the creation of interactive websites for data visualization. This session provides a brief overview of the Shiny framework, and how to edit and publish Shiny sites in RStudio (with shinyapps.io). Familiarity with R/RStudio is assumed. Workshop conducted via Webex. Register to receive the Webex link with instructions on how to connect. Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/data_R/ Instructor: Ryan WomackRead More →
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Data Visualization with Python 2:00 pm
Data Visualization with Python @ New Brunswick
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This workshop will give an introduction to data visualization with matplotlib and seaborn library, popular plotting libraries in 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/datascience/python Instructor: Robert PalmereRead More →
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Hemispheric and Transatlantic Archives Workshop: Researching Iberian, Latin American, Caribbean, Latinx Collections 8:30 am
Hemispheric and Transatlantic Archives Workshop: Researching Iberian, Latin American, Caribbean, Latinx Collections @ 4th Floor Lecture Hall, Alexander Library
Mar 4 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Invited speakers/presenters: Fernando Acosta, Princeton University Paloma Celis-Carbajal, New York Public Library Sarah Aponte, CUNY-Dominican Studies Institute Martin Tsang, University of Miami Laura Martin, University of Wisconsin-Madison Join us for hands on workshops, presentations and exhibits highlighting an array of exciting materials (print and digital) for research and teaching in the arts, humanities and social sciences relevant to these expansive transnational areas. Co-sponsors: Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, Center for Latin American Studies, RU Libraries, School of Arts and Sciences Humanities Dean, “Tres Marias” Camões/FLAD chair in Portuguese Studies More details soon, all are welcome. The event will be hybrid, most likely, with some inRead More →
Text as Data: Introduction to Text Analysis for Social Science Research 2:00 pm
Text as Data: Introduction to Text Analysis for Social Science Research @ New Brunswick
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The rapid expansion of available text data has increased the demand for the analysis of texts to answer fundamental questions of social sciences including political science, sociology, economics, finance, and communication studies. This workshop will provide a critical discussion of text as data from a social science perspective. We will also briefly discuss how to get started with performing various types of analysis using the R programming language. Part of a series of talks on Diversity in Data, dealing with data bias and data collection issues with disparate impacts by gender, race, and other markers of identity. Presenter: Burcu Kolcak, Diversity in Data Graduate SpecialistRead More →
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Introduction to NVivo 10:00 am
Introduction to NVivo @ New Brunswick
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
NVivo is a qualitative data analysis software that helps researchers manage, code, and markup data for both mixed methods and qualitative studies. This workshop introduces the NVivo workspace and basic features, including organizing data, making mind maps, and getting acquainted with data coding. It also provides an overview of qualitative methods commonly used in the humanities and social sciences. Online presentation and discussion. Register to receive link to attend. Presenter: Xu Guo, Qualitative Methods Graduate SpecialistRead More →
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Data Science Basics: “Resist the Spreadsheets: Embracing Programming Languages as you work with your Data” 11:00 am
Data Science Basics: “Resist the Spreadsheets: Embracing Programming Languages as you work with your Data” @ New Brunswick
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
This workshop is the second in exploring all that Python programming has to offer with data science. Coding languages may be daunting, but they allow data scientists to increase their toolset to improve their data use, organization, analytics, and visualization. This workshop with focus on Python coding language with modules such as NumPy, SciPy, and Pandas using Jupyter Notebooks. 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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R for reproducible scientific documents: knitr, rmarkdown, and beyond 3:00 pm
R for reproducible scientific documents: knitr, rmarkdown, and beyond @ New Brunswick
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The RStudio environment enables the easy creation of documents in various formats (HTML, DOC, PDF) using Rmarkdown, while knitr allows the incorporation of executable R code to produce the tables and figures in those documents. This session introduces these concepts and other packages and practices supporting reproducibility with the R environment. Workshop conducted via Webex. Register to receive the Webex link with instructions on how to connect. Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/data_R/ Instructor: Ryan WomackRead More →
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Data Visualization with C/C 2:00 pm
Data Visualization with C/C @ New Brunswick
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In this workshop, we will look into working with data sets in C/C , as well as visualizing these data sets using the DISLIN library. 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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Introduction to NVivo 10:00 am
Introduction to NVivo @ New Brunswick
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
NVivo is a qualitative data analysis software that helps researchers manage, code, and markup data for both mixed methods and qualitative studies. This workshop introduces the NVivo workspace and basic features, including organizing data, making mind maps, and getting acquainted with data coding. It also provides an overview of qualitative methods commonly used in the humanities and social sciences. Online presentation and discussion. Register to receive link to attend. Presenter: Xu Guo, Qualitative Methods Graduate SpecialistRead More →
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Using VOSviewer to Visualize Citation Network 1:00 pm
Using VOSviewer to Visualize Citation Network @ New Brunswick
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Learn how to use VOSviewer, a software that helps you create visual networks of publications based on their authors, journals, subject terms, and many more! Please register to receive a Zoom link.Read More →
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Data Science Basics: “What makes for great data visualization?” Python and Data Visualization 11:00 am
Data Science Basics: “What makes for great data visualization?” Python and Data Visualization @ New Brunswick
Mar 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
This is the last workshop in exploring Python programming with data science. With the basics in Python and methods of data organization in place, we can work towards making customizable figures without the need of applications that may not be suitable for working with large sets of data. For this workshop we will explore the MatPlotLib and Seaborn libraries in Python 3 using Jupyter Notebooks. No previous experience is required but please download Anaconda for Python 3 prior to the workshop (https://www.anaconda.com/products/individual).Read More →
How Tech Culture Allows for the Propagation of Algorithmic Bias and Unfairness 2:00 pm
How Tech Culture Allows for the Propagation of Algorithmic Bias and Unfairness @ New Brunswick
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
We need a cultural shift in technology. Let’s discuss how the “move fast, break things” tech mentality and the uplifting of tech companies and leaders onto pedestals furthers algorithmic bias. Online presentation and discussion. Register to receive link to attend. Part of a series of talks on Diversity in Data, dealing with data bias and data collection issues with disparate impacts by gender, race, and other markers of identity. Presenter: Katherine Lee, Diversity in Data Graduate SpecialistRead More →
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How Algorithmic Bias Arrives in Our Tech 1:00 pm
How Algorithmic Bias Arrives in Our Tech @ New Brunswick
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This workshop will focus on specific examples of algorithmic bias in popular technologies, and how they were resolved short-term and long-term as well as what we can learn from these errors. Online presentation and discussion. Register to receive link to attend. Part of a series of talks on Diversity in Data, dealing with data bias and data collection issues with disparate impacts by gender, race, and other markers of identity. Presenter: Katherine Lee, Diversity in Data Graduate SpecialistRead More →
R for data analysis: a tidyverse approach 3:00 pm
R for data analysis: a tidyverse approach
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The session introduces the R statistical software environment and basic methods of data analysis, and also introduces the “tidyverse”. While R is much more than the “tidyverse”, the development of the “tidyverse” set of packages, led by RStudio, has provided a powerful and connected toolkit to get started with using R. Note that graphics and data manipulation are covered in subsequent sessions. Workshop held in person in Alexander Library, JetStream Room, 4th floor Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/data_R/ Instructor: Ryan WomackRead More →
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Object-Oriented Programming in Python and C 2:00 pm
Object-Oriented Programming in Python and C @ New Brunswick
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In this workshop we will highlight the Object-Oriented programming features of Python and C We will focus on properties and implementations of inheritance, encapsulation, metaclasses, namespaces, templates, and more. Basic applications and examples will be discussed. 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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Racial Bias in Policing Data 2:00 pm
Racial Bias in Policing Data @ New Brunswick
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This presentation will discuss sources of bias in data used by the criminal justicie system, from collection to analysis and distribution. Online presentation and discussion. Register to receive link to attend. Part of a series of talks on Diversity in Data, dealing with data bias and data collection issues with disparate impacts by gender, race, and other markers of identity. Presenter: Burcu Kolcak, Diversity in Data Graduate SpecialistRead More →
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GIS Basics – GIS Data 12:00 pm
GIS Basics – GIS Data @ New Brunswick
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Do you have a project that needs or uses spatial data? Planning to use a GIS (Geographic Information System)? In this short, virtual, interactive workshop, we will explore geospatial data, how to search and find spatial data resources, strategies for creating and cleaning data, creating metadata and citations. Bring your project questions, data and data needs.Read More →
Babs Siperstein Humanities and Medicine Seminars – Focus on LGBTQ 6:00 pm
Babs Siperstein Humanities and Medicine Seminars – Focus on LGBTQ @ New Brunswick
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Presentation Title: Through the Lens: Shedding Light on Transcending Human Rights Atrocities – Focus on LGBTQ Immigrants By Tina DiFeliciantonio & Jane Wagner In this presentation, the award-winning filmmakers Tina DiFeliciantonio and Jane Wagner introduce their upcoming documentary Transcendence that presents a legacy of human rights abuses by illustrating how social justice can be accomplished by helping survivors of foreign torture who come to the U.S. seeking refuge to rebuild their lives. Their presentation, which includes excerpts of the film, focuses on the story of Donrodge Goslin, a gay man in Jamaica and one of the four refugees featured in the documentary. According to theRead More →
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GIS Basics – ArcPro 12:00 pm
GIS Basics – ArcPro @ New Brunswick
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In this short, virtual, interactive workshop, we will focus on the basics of using ArcGIS Pro for your project/research. We will explore the interface, add and visualize data, create a map layout which we can export as a PDF or share as a web map. Make sure to register for an ArcGIS Online account before the start of the workshop: https://rutgers.maps.arcgis.com/home/index.html Please also download the ArcGIS Pro application. This requires a Windows operating system. The application is also available through the Rutgers Virtual Computer Labs. https://it.rutgers.edu/virtual-computer-labs/ An ArcGIS Online account is needed to log in. Instructions for downloading ArcPro can be found at the RutgersRead More →
R graphics with ggplot2 3:00 pm
R graphics with ggplot2
Mar 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The ggplot2 package from the tidyverse provides extensive and flexible graphical capabilities within a consistent framework. This session introduces the main features of ggplot2. Some prior familiarity with R is assumed (packages, structure, syntax), but the presentation can be followed without this background. Workshop held in person in Alexander Library, JetStream Room, 4th floor Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/data_R/ Instructor: Ryan WomackRead More →
Black-out Poetry Workshop 6:00 pm
Black-out Poetry Workshop
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
by Sundia Nwadiozor. Join us to create poetry, de-stress and repurpose old books! Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 Time: 6:00-7:30PM Place: Mabel Smith Douglass Room, Douglass LibraryRead More →
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Small Applications Development with Python 2:00 pm
Small Applications Development with Python @ New Brunswick
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This workshop will discuss using Python to develop small applications which can be used to carry out a variety of functions. Workshop conducted via Webex. Register to receive the Webex link with instructions on how to connect. Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/datascience/python Instructor: Robert PalmereRead More →