Past Events

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

Drones have become a powerful research tool because of their ability to collect very high resolution geospatial imagery. This workshop will discuss how imagery collected with drones can be processed, visualized, and analyzed to study vegetation, topography, and geomorphology. It will provide an introduction to the use of photogrammetry software, GIS, and Python for image analysis. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 19
11 a.m. to Noon
Virtual

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. 22
a drawing of two chocolate glazed donuts with icing
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Virtual

This workshop will provide an introduction to US census data, explore the information collected by the Census Bureau and cover how it has evolved over time. It will address uses and limitations of data access and management. Tools for working with census data like GIS software and SimplyAnalytics will be introduced. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 27
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This interactive session will focus on how to discern problems with visual displays of data in charts and graphs. Event Details

Friday Oct. 29
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 how to utilize Pymarc, an open-source Python program, to data mine digital collections. Participants are not required to have a background in programming. Event Details

Thursday Nov. 4
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

This panel will examine “data” for the detachment, alienation, and scientific subjugation that accompanies it. What happens when we do not consider the humanity that "data" represents? Event Details

Friday Nov. 5
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

Digital collections platforms allow scholars to create new works in the form of online collections, archives, digital museum exhibits, multimedia-rich books and more. This workshop will provide a comparison of several popular open source options for creating digital collections and exhibits, including Omeka, Scalar, and Jekyll sites. Event Details

Wednesday Nov. 10
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

Taking advantage of profile services and understanding publishing metrics can help you increase the discovery of your work and track its impact. This workshop will introduce you to ORCID and Google Scholar profiles systems and give you some tips for making the most of these types of services. Event Details

Wednesday Nov. 17
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The UT Libraries has partnered with Technical Resources to plan a series of geospatial events for UT GIS Day including lightning talks, a panel discussion, an Intro to GIS workshop, and more. T Event Details