Events

Monday Sept. 28
3:30 to 5 p.m.

The UT Science Communication Interest Group, Graduate School and the University of Texas Libraries present Research Speed-Dating, a professional development event for graduate students that hones your ability to explain your research to laypersons. Event Details

Friday Oct. 2
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.

Wikipedia is one of the most used websites, with billions of visitors each day. But on English Wikipedia, only a small minority of users edit the site regularly. Wikipedia was created to democratize knowledge and allow anyone to edit, but few people actually do it! This workshop aims to empower UT students, faculty and staff to contribute their knowledge and scholarship to Wikipedia articles. Event Details

Monday Oct. 5
3 to 4:30 p.m.

This Zoom workshop is the second of a two-part series. Introduction to Systematic Reviews, Part II will provide attendees with a solid foundation to begin their systematic review work, and an awareness of the research support that librarians can provide in this area. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 7
Noon to 1 p.m.

A literature review is an important part of many writing and research projects. This workshop will provide a structured approach to doing a literature review, help identify where to search, and suggest tools for getting organized. Event Details

Friday Oct. 9
donut in corner on wood plank table with text over reading data and donuts fall 2020 virtual edition
Noon to 1 p.m.

This workshop will go beyond the basics of Python to introduce attendees to the data visualization capabilities provided by packages like the Plotly graphing library. It will cover the process of installing new packages to extend the functionality of your Python installation and demonstrate the advantages of scripted data visualization. Event Details

Friday Oct. 16
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.

Description: Interested in using a dataset in your next big untitled research project? Would you currently describe your data as “chaotic”, “messy”, or “sheer mayhem”? Cringe no longer and come learn about OpenRefine, a powerful (and free!) tool for data cleaning and transformation. Event Details

Friday Oct. 23
donut in corner on wood plank table with text over reading data and donuts fall 2020 virtual edition
Noon to 1 p.m.

Using Texas original land survey data, digitized historic maps, and current land parcel data, this workshop will show how GIS can be used to construct a historical model of land use in Texas. The workshop will introduce several GIS operations, including georeferencing and spatial querying, that can help us connect the present with the past. Event Details

Friday Oct. 30
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.

This workshop will provide an overview of FromThePage, a digital tool for collaborative scholarship based on textual sources. Participants will actively explore the platform using materials from the Benson Latin American Collection. Event Details