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Oct
3
2017

Explore Your Library!

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Explore your library, complete challenges, and solve the mystery of Willie's major. Stop by University Library between 10a.m. and 5p.m. on October 3 to discover library spaces, services, and collections by tackling challenges and collecting clues. Free t-shirt and chance for prizes!

Oct
4
2017

Introduction to R Statistical Programming

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Evanston

Learn how to use this free tool for statistical computing. This workshop will cover setting up R, importing data, descriptive statistics and running linear regression models. Basic knowledge of statistics is recommended.

Oct
4
2017

Introduction to Desktop GIS

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

In this beginner class learn about using GIS to make a map and begin doing spatial analysis. You will learn how to make a basic map, edit and interact with data, and the fundamentals of GIS data organization.

Oct
5
2017

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - EndNote

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Evanston

In an increasingly complex and fractured information landscape keeping track of your research can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, tools are available to help. In this session we will introduce you to the bibliographic tool EndNote that can help you organize your research materials and save you countless hours in the course of your reading and writing. EndNote can help you gather information from remote databases, organize and sort records and notes, and automatically format citations and bibliographies in a finished paper.

Oct
6
2017

Data Manipulation with Excel

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Evanston

Learn the useful functions and techniques for data manipulation and cleaning using Microsoft Excel such as vlookup, index, functions with series and more.

Oct
10
2017

Introduction to Web GIS

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

In this beginner workshop learn how to build a web enabled map of your research using ArcGIS Online along with building a story map.

Oct
13
2017

Introduction to R Statistical Programming

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Evanston

Learn how to use this free tool for statistical computing. This workshop will cover setting up R, importing data, descriptive statistics and running linear regression models. Basic knowledge of statistics is recommended.

Oct
13
2017

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - Zotero

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Evanston

In an increasingly complex and fractured information landscape keeping track of your research can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, tools are available to help. In this session we will introduce you to the bibliographic tool Zotero that can help you organize your research materials and save you countless hours in the course of your reading and writing. Zotero is a freely available citation management software that works through a web browser. Zotero is easy to use and allows you to collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

Oct
17
2017

Intermediate Desktop GIS

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

Build on your introductory GIS knowledge with this workshop. Learn how to do spatial joins, definition queries, custom labeling and more.

Oct
17
2017

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research - Mendeley

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

In an increasingly complex and fractured information landscape keeping track of your research can be an overwhelming task. Fortunately, tools are available to help. In this session we will introduce you to the bibliographic tool Mendeley that can help you organize your research materials and save you countless hours in the course of your reading and writing.

Oct
18
2017

Introduction to STATA

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Evanston

Learn how to use this tool for statistical computing. This workshop will cover an overview of the interface, importing data, descriptive statistics and running linear regression models. Basic knowledge of statistics is recommended.

Oct
25
2017

Introduction to Web GIS

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

In this beginner workshop learn how to build a web enabled map of your research using ArcGIS Online along with building a story map.

Nov
2
2017

Introduction to Desktop GIS

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

In this beginner class learn about using GIS to make a map and begin doing spatial analysis. You will learn how to make a basic map, edit and interact with data, and the fundamentals of GIS data organization.

Nov
7
2017

Practical Steps for Increasing Openness and Reproducibility: An Introduction to the OSF

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Evanston

There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science , to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The workshop will be hands-on. Using example studies, attendees will actively participate in creating a reproducible project from start to finish. Topics covered: -Project documentation -Version control -Pre-analysis plans -Open source tools like the Center for Open Science's Open Science Framework to easily implement these concepts in a scientific workflow This workshop is aimed at graduate students, postdocs, and faculty across disciplines, who are engaged in quantitative research. The workshop does not require any specialized knowledge of programming. Participants will gain a foundation for incorporating reproducible, transparent practices into their currentworkflows.

Nov
10
2017

Intermediate R

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Evanston

For those that have competed the Introduction to R workshop and want to move past of basics of R and work on using some of the most used packages like ggplot2 and dplyr.

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