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Workshops

Workshops at the University of Texas Libraries are free, drop-in workshops on topics related to research, digital tools and more. All workshops are free, open to everyone and located across Libraries locations. Workshops with invited speakers or co-organized with outside institutions may be subject to registration fees. Non-UT affiliated persons can connect to our WiFi network through the UTGuest network or EduRoam.

Upcoming Workshops

Friday Oct. 23
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Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

Using Texas original land survey data, digitized historic maps, and current land parcel data, this workshop will show how GIS can be used to construct a historical model of land use in Texas. The workshop will introduce several GIS operations, including georeferencing and spatial querying, that can help us connect the present with the past. Event Details

Friday Oct. 30
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Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtul

This workshop will provide an overview of FromThePage, a digital tool for collaborative scholarship based on textual sources. Participants will actively explore the platform using materials from the Benson Latin American Collection. Event Details

Friday Nov. 13
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Virtual

The UT OER Working Group (UT Libraries, Texas Digital Library, and COERLL) is organizing a workshop to share affordable course material options, including open educational resources (OER) and library-licensed materials that are available at low or no cost to students. Event Details

Past Workshops

Friday Oct. 16
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

Description: Interested in using a dataset in your next big untitled research project? Would you currently describe your data as “chaotic”, “messy”, or “sheer mayhem”? Cringe no longer and come learn about OpenRefine, a powerful (and free!) tool for data cleaning and transformation. Event Details

Friday Oct. 9
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Noon to 1 p.m.

This workshop will go beyond the basics of Python to introduce attendees to the data visualization capabilities provided by packages like the Plotly graphing library. It will cover the process of installing new packages to extend the functionality of your Python installation and demonstrate the advantages of scripted data visualization. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 7
Noon to 1 p.m.

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

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