Events

Friday Sept. 27
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to leverage OpenRefine’s point-and-click interface and intuitive scripting language for basic data exploration tasks and bulk transformations. No prior knowledge necessary. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 2
Noon to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Join us for a lunchtime talk by Dr. Vladislav Beronja, Assistant Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. This talk will focus on highlights from digital scholarship projects he has integrated into his course instruction and design. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 2
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Attendees will be introduced to the basics of optical character recognition (OCR)––which allows for full-text searching and other types of text manipulation of a digitized document––with a particular focus on OCR for materials in languages other than English, and in scripts other than Roman/Latin. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 2
poster with purple, pink, and blue vertical stripes
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This is a professional development event for graduate students that hones your ability to explain your research to laypersons. Event Details

Thursday Oct. 3
research and pizza logo in black and orange
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Dr. Moriba Jah (Aerospace Engineering) discusses his research on space traffic and space debris. Event Details

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

This discussion will include an overview of the threats that exist on campus; how researchers can protect themselves and their data; and highlight cybersecurity resources that are available to keep you safe. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 8
edit-a-thon details and description on purple background
10 a.m. to 5 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

Wednesday Oct. 9
plates and baskets of sweets and cookies
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Stop by a bake sale for a delicious treat benefitting the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Event Details

Thursday Oct. 10
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The University of Texas Libraries will host an afternoon of lightning talks about digital humanities projects, both nascent and developed. Event Details

Friday Oct. 11
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This workshop will provide an introduction into the use of R and the RStudio integrated development environment for basic data analysis and visualization. Event Details