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Archive for September 26, 2016

Workshops offered in data visualization, citation management, and more

The Libraries are pleased to offer our fall series of workshops, listed below. For more information, please contact Laura Palumbo,

Upcoming workshops:

Capture It! Citation Management Tools

Wednesday, November 14, 2 – 4 p.m., Alexander Library, Pane Room
Thursday, November 17, noon – 2 p.m., Library of Science & Medicine, Conference Room

Effective use of citation management software for bibliography building and creation is essential for improving your scholarly productivity. This workshop reviews features of RefWorks3 and EndNote and discusses strategies for managing your works cited. Presented by the Graduate and Faculty Services Team.

Previous workshops:

Our Digital Memories: Getting started with Personal Digital Archiving

Tuesday, October 25, 2 – 3:30 p.m., Alexander Library, Room 413

How do you organize and preserve your digital life? The workshop discusses strategies for dealing with sound, image, and document files through generational changes in formats and technologies. With foresight and prepration, you stand the best chance of keeping your digital memories intact. Presented by Isaiah Beard, digital data curator.

Data Visualization in R

Wednesday, October 5, Noon – 3 p.m., Library of Science & Medicine Conference Room
Thursday, October 6, 1:10 p.m. – 4:10 p.m., Alexander Library, Room 413

This hands-on data services workshop discusses principles for effective data visualization, and demonstrates techniques for implementing these using R, including the use of lattice, ggplot2, 3-D and interactive presentation of data, and techniques for visualizing big data. Presented by Ryan Womack, data librarian.

Constructing Digital Editions with TEI XML

Tuesday, September 27, 10 a.m. – noon, Alexander Library, Room 413

In the context of the Petrarchive, this hands-on workshop provides an overview on using the Text Encoding Initiative’s dialect of XML to create scholarly digital editions. Sponsored by the Digital Humanities Initative. Presented by Wayne Storey and Isabella Magni.