Through January, the Library is offering a variety of data workshops that can help with your research. Invest time in learning new skills and find out what data collection and analysis can do for research in your discipline. Browse the selections below and sign up for something you like!
Introduction to R/RStudio — Gentle introduction to R and RStudio, a free, open-source software environment and programming language designed specifically for statistical analysis. Thursday, January 13, 2022.
Data Visualization in R — Exploring data with graphs allows you to visualize relationships, spot unusual observations, or find unexpected patterns. Thursday, January 13, 2022.
Data Visualization in Tableau: Getting Started — Basic principles and processes of good data visualization including use of color and dimensions. Instruction includes best practices. Thursday, January 13, 2022.
Version Control with GitHub — Introduction to version control using git through GitHub, free and open source platforms for building projects collaboratively. Thursday, January 13, 2022.
Data Wrangling in R with dplyr — Data processing and manipulation before analysis, illustrating some of the most common data manipulation tasks in R using the dplyr package. Friday, January 14, 2022.
Linear Modeling in R — How to carry out multiple regression, ANOVA, model selection, model validation and diagnostics using the R statistical computing environment. Friday, January 14, 2022.
Data Visualization in Tableau: Intermediate Techniques — Work within Tableau to create beautiful and interactive data visualizations. Friday, January 14, 2022.
Introduction to the Command Line — Introduction to the command-line interface. Learn how to use commands to perform basic operations in the terminal. Friday, January 14, 2022.
Introduction to Data Visualization using Tableau — Hands-on workshop will go over data visualization best practices, and an introduction to Tableau software. Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
Intro to Python — Introduction to the Python programming language. Intended for beginners to programming in general as well those who may be coming to Python from another language. Wednesday, January 26, 2022.
Getting Started with R — For the absolute beginner, a gentle introduction to R and RStudio. R is a free, open-source software environment and programming language designed specifically for statistical analysis. Thursday, January 27, 2022.
In addition to data workshops, the Library is offering an Introduction to Zotero — a free and open-source reference management tool that allows researchers to maintain a database of the books, articles, and other media used in a project. Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
More workshops will be add to the Library evens calendar throughout the semester. See the full list of Library events and workshops.