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

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

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

Friday Jan. 26
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Learn how to use Qualtrics, a powerful survey tool available to UT faculty, staff, and students, to administer surveys. Event Details

Friday Feb. 2
3 to 4 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Meet with the Director of the Data Centers and Chief Information Security Personnel and get the details on storing and securing your data at UT’s state of the art facilities. Event Details

Friday Feb. 9
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Spreadsheets can be a powerful tool for entering, analyzing, and managing data, but it’s crucial to ensure that they are well-formatted from the outset, before you even start entering data. 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

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

Friday March 2
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Do you have data that you’re not sure how to use? Creating visualizations is a good way to ask questions of your data and to share your data with others. Visualizations can include everything from a simple chart to an interactive map and can be a powerful way to tell a story about your data. Event Details

Friday March 23
3 to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Are you looking for a place to manage, store, and collaborate on code projects with friends, classmates, lab mates, researchers, and globally? If yes, then GitHub would be the tool for you! GitHub is a freely available, open-source, version control repository that allows you to collaborate on projects and publish your code for others to use. Event Details