Upcoming Events

Title:Free Web-Based Tools for Information Visualization
Date:Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Presenter:Steven Braun
Location:Snell Library Room 422
Categories:Digital Scholarship, Research Support, Training/Workshops
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Are you interested in visualizing your data, but you are not a programmer or technical user and you are intimidated by popular visualization platforms on the market? Have you ever wanted to make a simple chart or graph quickly without having to fire up Excel, R, or some other software? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this workshop is designed for you. In this hour-long session, we will explore a variety of tools that are free and web-based, designed specifically for making visualizations quickly. Intended for users without technical knowledge of advanced visualization software, this workshop will show you that you can make charts and graphs easily without having to be a programmer. RSVP required as space is limited.

This event is part of Data Fest.

Title:DH Open Office Hours: Copyright and Fair Use
Date:Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter:Hillary Corbett
Location:Snell Library, Digital Scholarship Commons: Media Lounge (211 SL)
Categories:Digital Scholarship
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Hillary Corbett, Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Publishing at Snell Library, will present on copyright and fair use in digital humanities and scholarly publishing projects. Attendees will gain an understanding of copyright and fair use procedures.

 

DH Open Office Hours are a great way for beginning and experienced researchers to share knowledge about how to use different tools, or to turn an idea into a solid project. We’ll also share current and completed projects, as well as our experiences with many different facets of the DH world. There will also be informal talk sessions with visiting digital scholars. This is a great opportunity to meet other students and faculty who are interested in DH and see what they’re up to. Feel free to bring your lunch! 

DH Open Office Hours are held every Wednesday from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in the Digital Scholarship Commons Media Lounge, located on the second floor of Snell Library (take a right out of the stairwell, head through the glass double doors, and take an immediate left toward the orange couches).

Title:Intro to GIS Workshop
Date:Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Bahare Sanaie-Movahed
Location:Snell Library Room 422
Categories:Digital Scholarship, Research Support, Training/Workshops
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Learn the basics of GIS in this workshop led by Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, Geographic Information Systems Specialist. Attendees will gain an understanding of GIS tools and how to use them, and by the end of the session will have familiarity and basic fluency with ArcGIS.
RSVP required as space is limited. 
Title:Introduction to D3.js, with LEGOs
Date:Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Steven Braun
Location:Snell Library CoLab D (130D SL)
Categories:Digital Scholarship, Research Support, Training/Workshops
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

This small workshop will give participants a hands-on introduction to creating basic charts using D3.js, a popular JavaScript library for creating static and interactive data visualizations on the web. Participants are required to bring their own laptop, but no special software is needed. A basic understanding of JavaScript syntax as well as HTML and CSS is extremely helpful, but participants need not be experts. RSVP required as space is extremely limited.

Title:DH Open Office Hours: Digital Pedagogy Research, Work in Progress
Date:Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:Snell Library, Digital Scholarship Commons: Media Lounge (211 SL)
Categories:Digital Scholarship
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Cara Messina, English Department doctoral student and First Year Writing instructor, is currently collecting data for a digital pedagogy research project in her First Year Writing course on the use of XML to foster transformative reading practices. This presentation will look at some of the preliminary data collected. Attendees will gain an understanding of tools and practices in a digital humanities work-in-progress and participate in feedback development.

 

DH Open Office Hours are a great way for beginning and experienced researchers to share knowledge about how to use different tools, or to turn an idea into a solid project. We’ll also share current and completed projects, as well as our experiences with many different facets of the DH world. There will also be informal talk sessions with visiting digital scholars. This is a great opportunity to meet other students and faculty who are interested in DH and see what they’re up to. Feel free to bring your lunch! 

DH Open Office Hours are held every Wednesday from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in the Digital Scholarship Commons Media Lounge, located on the second floor of Snell Library (take a right out of the stairwell, head through the glass double doors, and take an immediate left toward the orange couches).