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Workshop Series 2018-19

This fall, DH@UO is teaming with UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center to bring you an exciting schedule of DH workshops. All workshops are free and open to UO faculty, staff members, students, and the public. Please feel free to reach out to us with questions if you’re not sure which workshop will suit your needs and interests. All are welcome, and we hope to see you there!   

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Tidy Data

Wednesday, October 10, 10:00-11:30am

Knight Library 267B

Please RSVP at: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bgvTpz728PMEP2d

Good data organization is the foundation of much day-to-day work in our information society. Many scholars have data or do data entry using spreadsheets. This workshop will introduce best practice for creating and cleaning up datasets with some quick and easy tricks in Excel.
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OpenRefine

Friday, October 12, 2:00-3:30pm

Knight Library 267B

Please RSVP at: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1GtbN1UkT3qReBL

 This lesson introduces scholars to working with data in OpenRefine, a tool for organizing data. At the conclusion of the lesson, you will be able to facet and filter data in OpenRefine; split multi-valued cells; cluster and mass-edit data; split and join columns; mass-edit cells; and use an API to import data to enhance the dataset. Attendees would benefit from first attending the Tidy Data workshop on October 10.
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Humanities in the Viz Lab

Friday, October 19, 3:00-4:30pm

PSC Visualization Lab, Price Science Commons & Research Library

Please RSVP at: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3KJGR53YZiywAFn

This workshop will introduce humanities scholars to the Visualization Lab’s 50-million-pixel screen. The Viz Lab’s wall-sized screen is ideal for displaying archival sources at high resolution, presenting interactive visualizations, and exhibiting students’ digital projects. This instructional workshop is perfect for beginners and will be particularly useful for scholars of visual and print culture, or those interested in incorporating digital tools in humanities courses.
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Omeka Workshop: Building A Digital Exhibit

Friday, November 2, 3:30-5:00pm

Knight Library 267B

Please RSVP at: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6qUMSoBfPKP7AI5

Omeka is a publishing platform used commonly among academics, museum professionals, and libraries. Omeka allows us to conceptualize and build multimedia exhibits without having to learn coding languages. This workshop is ideal for those who have already attended our Omeka for beginner class (offered in previous academic years) and want a brief overview of Omeka followed by instructions for building a digital exhibit in Omeka.
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StorymapJS 101

Thursday, November 15, 3:30-5:00pm

Knight Library 267B

Please RSVP at: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eyCRYsmXY0EsDkx 

Come to a hands-on workshop on StoryMapJS (https://storymap.knightlab.com/). StoryMapJS is a simple tool used for creating interactive maps and timelines. The StoryMapJS editor enables the creation of maps that draw from media texts. You can also embed StorymapJS maps into WordPress or Omeka websites with ease.  This workshop is ideal for beginners interested in learning digital map-making basics.

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Introductory “R” Workshop Series
All R series workshops will be held in Knight Library 267B, 2:00-3:30pm 

Please RSVP by clicking here. 

• Oct 15, 2018: RStudio Refresher (an introduction to R, R Studio, & the Tidyverse package)
• Oct 22, 2018 ggplot2 (focused on creating high-quality graphics)
• Oct 29, 2018 readr (focused on importing multiple data formats for analysis)
• Nov 5, 2018 tidyr (focused on creating tidy data for analysis)
• Nov 12, 2018 dplyr (focused on a suite of tools for data manipulation)