Past Events

Wednesday Feb. 14
1 to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Learn how to build your own digital collections and assemble them into exhibits using Omeka, a free platform that doesn't require coding experience. Event Details

Friday Feb. 16
3 to 4 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Did you know UT’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) is home to some of the world’s most powerful computing resources? And that those resources are available for YOU? TACC's staff work with hundreds of researchers every day--across all disciplines--to enable computational research and aid discovery. They help researchers visualize results, manage data, and preserve it for the long term. Event Details

Saturday Feb. 17
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Join Hemispheres for "Visualizing Time and Space: An Introduction to Story Mapping for Social Studies," a workshop for K-16 educators in social studies. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 20
2 to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Are you curious about what exactly fair use is? Have you ever wondered if you can use images in your PowerPoint presentations? Are you unsure of whether free videos on YouTube are copyrighted? Do you have questions about what types of articles you can provide to your students? Join us to hear about these issues and get answers to your own questions. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 21
1 to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Text analysis is a broad and multifaceted field within the digital humanities that can help users visualize, manipulate, and better understand text from both born-digital and physical sources. Event Details

Friday Feb. 23
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

OpenRefine is a powerful, free, and easy-to-use tool that’s perfect for sifting through, cleaning up, and transforming datasets--tedious yet critical tasks for data analysis and sharing. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 27
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11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The University of Texas Libraries is creating a plan for expanding the PCL Scholars Commons and we’re hosting a design charrette just for graduate students. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 28
1 to 3 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Increasingly web mapping tools are being used to crowdsource geographic information gathering. With tools such as OpenStreetMap and wikimapia participants can edit world maps to increase accuracy and add information. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 28
5 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Do you have a presentation or speech to give for class, a conference, or a student org meeting? This free workshop led by consultants from UT’s Public Speaking Center will teach you how to meet the needs of the assignment and your audience, so that you feel prepared and confident. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 28
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The UT Science Communication Interest Group presents Research Speed-Dating. Using a “speed-dating” format, this professional development event will hone your ability to explain your research to laypersons. Event Details