Past Events

Friday Sept. 10
a drawing of two chocolate glazed donuts with icing
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Virtual

When you start working with large datasets or need to develop reproducible workflows, the ability to develop scripted processes for data processing and analysis can be essential. Tune in for this workshop to learn the basics of using Python, a popular free and open source scripting language to work with data. Event Details

Friday Sept. 17
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Virtual

The UT OER Working Group is hosting a workshop to introduce participants to open educational resources (OER). Instructors can leverage the open licenses assigned to OER to offer their students free, immediate access to course materials as well as to copy and adapt those materials to meet the needs of their course. Event Details

Friday Sept. 17
a drawing of two chocolate glazed donuts with icing
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Virtual

Learning and adopting a few good habits can go a long way in managing your data. In this introductory workshop on data management concepts, you will learn about the many resources available at UT to help manage your data as well as best practices and tips for managing data. This workshop will be a lecture with interactive components; come with your questions. Event Details

Tuesday Sept. 21
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Virtual

Want to know more about why and how to use the EndNote citation management tool? This workshop is an introduction or a refresher. No previous experience needed. Event Details

Tuesday Sept. 28
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Virtual

Opportunity for attendees to practice discussing their research with non-specialist audiences. Event Details

Thursday Sept. 30
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

Are you looking for a tool to organize your research? Learn about Zotero, a free citation management tool. In this hour-long session, we'll cover collecting citations from a variety of sources, organizing your research, and building a bibliography. Event Details

Friday Oct. 1
a drawing of two chocolate glazed donuts with icing
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Virtual

The UT Libraries is steadily migrating scanned maps from the online Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Map Collection to the Texas GeoData and UT Collections portal. Learn about finding georeferenced maps in the Texas GeoData portal, using them with GIS software, and the metadata and image enhancements to maps in the UT Collections portal. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 5
11 a.m. to Noon
Virtual

nterested in using a citation management system? Come learn if Mendeley is the tool for you. We'll cover the basics like adding items, citing as you write, and collaboration with others. Event Details

Friday Oct. 8
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

This workshop will provide an overview of recommended practices for humanities data preparation, peer review, and publication through the lens of the Journal of Open Humanities Data (JOHD), an open data journal dedicated to humanities research. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 12
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, a global celebration of women’s contributions to STEM, we are hosting an edit-a-thon to improve Wikipedia’s representation of women and LGBTQ+ people in STEM fields. Event Details