Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 4, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 4:30 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/928 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/928
Introduction to Arduino Aug 5, 2016 Description:

Do you want to build a robot that interacts with Twitter  or your own wearable electronics project? This workshop will cover the basics of Arduino a microcontroller circuit designed to make creating interactions between computers and the physical world easy for everyone. In this workshop, we'll create some simple example circuits and talk about how to check out electronics kits from the Libraries. Arduino Inventor Kits are available for one-week checkout from both Hill and Hunt Library, so participants will be able to take a kit home with them after the workshop to continue exploring and experimenting (based on kit availability).

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites:

None. You do not have to have attended the D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation before attending this Arduino workshop.


No electronics experience required! Laptops will be available for participants, but bring your own if you want to save and edit your projects after the workshop.

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/948 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/948
Getting Started with 3D Printing (Hill) Aug 5, 2016 Description:


Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing but aren't sure where to start? This workshop will cover the basics of how 3D printing works, including hands-on time to learn with the Hill Makerspace’s MakerBot and Lulzbot 3D printers.  We'll also discuss some of the implications of this powerful tool, and how to use the Hunt and Hill Makerspaces to bring your designs to life.

Time: 9:00 am

Prerequisites: None. You do not have to have attended the D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation before attending this 3D printing workshop. However, you will have to attend an orientation before using the Makerspace outside of the workshop.

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/947 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/947
D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 9, 2016 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/924 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/924
Ready. Set. Go! Gear Up Your Laptop Aug 17, 2016 Description: Drop-in for assistance getting your laptop ready to go for the semester! We will help you configure your campus wi-fi connection, connect to printers, and help you install the free software available to you as an NCSU student! Make sure to bring your laptop with you.

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/952 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/952
Ready. Set. Go! Gear Up Your Laptop Aug 22, 2016 Description: Drop-in for assistance getting your laptop ready to go for the semester! We will help you configure your campus wi-fi connection, connect to printers, and help you install the free software available to you as an NCSU student! Make sure to bring your laptop with you.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/953 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/953
Ready. Set. Go! Get Productive With Google Apps Aug 24, 2016 Description: Google tools can help you stay organized in your personal, work, and school life. This quick thirty-minute session will run through some tips and tricks on how to use the Google suite of tools in the most productive ways.

Time: 7:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/954 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/954
Getting Started with Data Visualization: Tools for Research! Aug 26, 2016 Description:

This workshop will provide tools and tips for making data visualizations, from simple charts to more complex visualizations. Participants will get some hands on practice using software for making attractive visualizations quickly that allow for customization. All hardware and software will be provided!



Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/938 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/938
Getting Started with Data Visualization II: Elements of Design Aug 26, 2016 Description: In this workshop, we will focus on designing attractive data visualizations for effective communication. Participants will learn design tools, such as Tableau, and get hands-on practice in creating a visualization that incorporates design elements based on accepted best practices grounded in current visualization research. This workshop is part of a 2-workshop introduction to data visualization.

Note: we will have Mac laptops available for participants to use; however, you are welcome to bring your own laptop!

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites: Getting Started for Data Visualization I, or experience with creating basic data visualizations.

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/949 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/949
Tableau II Sep 2, 2016 Description: This intermediate level workshop is the second workshop in our Tableau series. In this workshop we will cover how to use calculated fields, filtering and story points in analyzing and presenting your data.

Mac laptops will be provided for use in the workshop. If you are not comfortable using a Mac computer, you are welcome to bring your own PC laptop. Please download Tableau Public before coming to the workshop.

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Visualize Your Data with Tableau workshop (part 1 of the series), OR an introductory knowledge of Tableau prior to taking this workshop. 


Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/935 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/935
Visualize Your Data with Tableau Sep 2, 2016 Description:

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public, a free tool for creating visualizations and dashboards. Participants will create charts, graphs and dashboards from provided datasets. No prior experience is required.


Please note: we will provide Mac laptops for this workshop. If you are more comfortable using a PC, please bring your own laptop or check one out from the Ask Us desk at the library.


Before the workshop, please create an account at public.tableau.com. If you are bringing your own laptop, please also install Tableau Public at that link.


Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/934 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/934
Ready. Set. Go! Get Productive With Google Apps Sep 7, 2016 Description: Google tools can help you stay organized in your personal, work, and school life. This quick thirty-minute session will run through some tips and tricks on how to use the Google suite of tools in the most productive ways.

Time: 12:15 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/955 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/955
Getting Started with eTextiles Sep 9, 2016 Description:



In this session you'll learn how to combine electronics with textiles to create a unique wearable project. We'll teach you how to sew a circuit, and then you'll design and develop a your own creative project. Throughout this session you'll gain practical knowledge about electronics prototyping, learn the basics of sewing by hand, and get hands-on experience working with conductive thread and electronic components.  

Time: 9:30 pm

Prerequisites: None. No prior experience with sewing or electronics is required. 


You do not have to have attended the D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation before attending this workshop. However, you will have to attend an orientation before using the Makerspace outside of the workshop.

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/969 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/969
Ready. Set. Go! Getting Stuff Done with Microsoft Excel Sep 13, 2016 Description: Embarrassed that you still don’t know Excel? End your shame! Instructors and employers expect their students and employees to understand how to use Excel effectively. During this 90 minute workshop you will learn essential spreadsheet basics like preparing a budget, sorting and managing lists of information, and creating graphs from data.

The content of this workshop is geared toward an undergraduate audience - however, all NC State students are welcome to register.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/962 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/962
Data Cleaning and Analysis Tips and Tools: Open Refine Sep 16, 2016 Description:

Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using OpenRefine, free software that makes it easier to clean and explore data sets. 


Mac laptops will be provided for use during this workshop. If you would rather bring your own laptop for use during this session, please download Google Refine 2.5 to your laptop in advance of the workshop.


Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: Some familiarity with using Mac laptops is helpful unless you want to bring your own laptop. 

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/936 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/936
Ready. Set. Go! Your Professional Image Sep 20, 2016 Description: Your professional image helps to facilitate networking and job opportunities! It’s important to consider your professional image long before you begin applying for internships or jobs. This workshop will help you think about ways you can tell your story and represent yourself in the digital environment with personal websites and social media. We’ll also provide tips on networking and general professional etiquette.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/956 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/956
Web Mapping with CartoDB Sep 23, 2016 Description: CartoDB is a web tool for making attractive maps quickly. This workshop will provide hands-on activities making maps in CartoDB and offer some things to consider when it comes to making decisions about how to visualize your geospatial data. 

Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: In advance of the workshop, set up your account at https://cartodb.com/ 

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/937 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/937
Ready. Set. Go! Zero to Website in 90 Minutes Sep 23, 2016 Description:

Building sleek, professional looking websites doesn’t have to require experience with HTML or cost a lot of money. Whether you’re interested in building an electronic portfolio or starting a blog, we will show you several easy-to-use website creators that will have you up and running in a flash. We’ll go into how to use Wix and Wordpress for building your own websites.


Content was created especially for beginners - no previous experience with HTML, computer programming, or building websites is required.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/957 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/957
Coding for Wearables Sep 23, 2016 Description:

In this session you'll create a project using an Arduino Gemma, a microcontroller designed for wearables! Learn how to develop code for wearable projects, practice prototyping circuits, and get hands-on experience working with conductive thread and electronic components. At the end of the workshop you can take you Gemma home to continue learning and experimenting. 

Time: 9:30 pm

Prerequisites:

None. No electronics or sewing experience required. You do not have to have attended the D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation before attending this workshop.

Mac laptops will be provided. If you would like to use your own laptop, please be sure to download the latest version of the Arduino IDE and install the Adafruit Sensor Library and the Adafruit NeoPixel Library

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/970 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/970
Ready. Set. Go! Get Your Ideas off the Ground: Project Management Basics Sep 26, 2016 Description: How  can you best make your ideas a reality? Understanding how to work collaboratively with others toward a common goal is essential to succeeding in school, the workplace, and within student organizations. This interactive workshop will offer strategies for effective, collaborative problem-solving in teams in order to get your ideas off the ground!

The content of this workshop is geared toward an undergraduate audience - however, all NC State students are welcome to register.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/959 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/959
Ready. Set. Go! Research Posters Done Right Sep 28, 2016 Description:

Learn what makes a great research poster and how to get started designing your own poster in Powerpoint!


In this project-based workshop, we will review the best practices for research posters and help you get started on your own poster. This workshop is appropriate for those just starting to identify a topic to those ready to present research. Computers will be provided.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/958 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/958
Ready. Set. Go! Creating Custom Business Cards Oct 4, 2016 Description: Looking for a way to stand out to potential employers or business partners? Interested in gaining some experience with Makerspace technologies? Build your brand with custom business cards! In this workshop you’ll learn how to use design elements to strengthen brand alignment, get hands-on experience designing for the laser cutter, and come away with business cards tailored to your brand.

Time: 6:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/967 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/967
Ready. Set. Go! Get Your Ideas off the Ground: Project Management Basics Oct 13, 2016 Description: How  can you best make your ideas a reality? Understanding how to work collaboratively with others toward a common goal is essential to succeeding in school, the workplace, and within student organizations. This interactive workshop will offer strategies for effective, collaborative problem-solving in teams in order to get your ideas off the ground!

The content of this workshop is geared toward an undergraduate audience - however, all NC State students are welcome to register.

Time: 7:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/960 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/960
Ready. Set. Go! Getting Stuff Done with Microsoft Excel Oct 20, 2016 Description: Embarrassed that you still don’t know Excel? End your shame! Instructors and employers expect their students and employees to understand how to use Excel effectively. During this 90 minute workshop you will learn essential spreadsheet basics like preparing a budget, sorting and managing lists of information, and creating graphs from data.

The content of this workshop is geared toward an undergraduate audience - however, all NC State students are welcome to register.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/961 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/961
Getting Started with Data Visualization: Tools for Research! Oct 21, 2016 Description:

This workshop will provide tools and tips for making data visualizations, from simple charts to more complex visualizations. Participants will get some hands on practice using software for making attractive visualizations quickly that allow for customization. All hardware and software will be provided!



Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/939 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/939
Getting Started with Data Visualization II: Elements of Design Oct 21, 2016 Description: In this workshop, we will focus on designing attractive data visualizations for effective communication. Participants will learn design tools, such as Tableau, and get hands-on practice in creating a visualization that incorporates design elements based on accepted best practices grounded in current visualization research. This workshop is part of a 2-workshop introduction to data visualization.

Note: we will have Mac laptops available for participants to use; however, you are welcome to bring your own laptop!

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites: Getting Started for Data Visualization I, or experience with creating basic data visualizations.

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/950 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/950
Tableau II Oct 28, 2016 Description: This intermediate level workshop is the second workshop in our Tableau series. In this workshop we will cover how to use calculated fields, filtering and story points in analyzing and presenting your data.

Mac laptops will be provided for use in the workshop. If you are not comfortable using a Mac computer, you are welcome to bring your own PC laptop. Please download Tableau Public before coming to the workshop.

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Visualize Your Data with Tableau workshop (part 1 of the series), OR an introductory knowledge of Tableau prior to taking this workshop. 


Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/941 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/941
Visualize Your Data with Tableau Oct 28, 2016 Description:

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public, a free tool for creating visualizations and dashboards. Participants will create charts, graphs and dashboards from provided datasets. No prior experience is required.


Please note: we will provide Mac laptops for this workshop. If you are more comfortable using a PC, please bring your own laptop or check one out from the Ask Us desk at the library.


Before the workshop, please create an account at public.tableau.com. If you are bringing your own laptop, please also install Tableau Public at that link.


Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/940 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/940
Ready. Set. Go! Your Professional Image Nov 3, 2016 Description: Your professional image helps to facilitate networking and job opportunities! It’s important to consider your professional image long before you begin applying for internships or jobs. This workshop will help you think about ways you can tell your story and represent yourself in the digital environment with personal websites and social media. We’ll also provide tips on networking and general professional etiquette.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/965 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/965
Ready. Set. Go! Zero to Website in 90 Minutes Nov 4, 2016 Description:

Building sleek, professional looking websites doesn’t have to require experience with HTML or cost a lot of money. Whether you’re interested in building an electronic portfolio or starting a blog, we will show you several easy-to-use website creators that will have you up and running in a flash. We’ll go into how to use Wix and Wordpress for building your own websites.


Content was created especially for beginners - no previous experience with HTML, computer programming, or building websites is required.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/964 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/964
Exploring the Wildlife of Our Homes through Web-based Visualizations Nov 4, 2016 Description: This interactive seminar explores microbiome sequence data through visualization with the user-friendly, web-based tool, Phinch. This visualization framework allows users to plot manageable subsets of large data sets to explore trends. Participants will analyze real-world data from the Wildlife of Our Homes project, contributing to our understanding of the microbiomes of over 1,000 homes. This interactive seminar will explore how visualization tools allow users to navigate often intimidating metagenomic data sets in a fun and interactive exploratory environment.

This seminar will be led by Dr. Carlos C. Goller and Dr. Julia L. Stevens. Dr. Goller is a Teaching Assistant Professor in NC State's Department of Biological Sciences, and teaches in the Biotechnology Program. Dr. Stevens is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Genomics and Microbiology Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, as well as a Visiting Scientist in NC State's Department of Applied Ecology.

Time: 10:30 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/963 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/963
Data Cleaning and Analysis Tips and Tools: Open Refine Nov 4, 2016 Description:

Often the most time consuming part of doing research is the data cleaning process. This workshop will provide hands-on learning in data cleaning using OpenRefine, free software that makes it easier to clean and explore data sets. 


Mac laptops will be provided for use during this workshop. If you would rather bring your own laptop for use during this session, please download Google Refine 2.5 to your laptop in advance of the workshop.


Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: Some familiarity with using Mac laptops is helpful unless you want to bring your own laptop. 

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/942 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/942
Ready. Set. Go! Creating Custom Business Cards Nov 16, 2016 Description: Looking for a way to stand out to potential employers or business partners? Interested in gaining some experience with Makerspace technologies? Build your brand with custom business cards! In this workshop you’ll learn how to use design elements to strengthen brand alignment, get hands-on experience designing for the laser cutter, and come away with business cards tailored to your brand.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/968 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/968
Ready. Set. Go! Research Posters Done Right Nov 17, 2016 Description:

Learn what makes a great research poster and how to get started designing your own poster in Powerpoint!


In this project-based workshop, we will review the best practices for research posters and help you get started on your own poster. This workshop is appropriate for those just starting to identify a topic to those ready to present research. Computers will be provided.

Time: 3:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/966 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/966
Getting Started with Data Visualization: Tools for Research! Dec 2, 2016 Description:

This workshop will provide tools and tips for making data visualizations, from simple charts to more complex visualizations. Participants will get some hands on practice using software for making attractive visualizations quickly that allow for customization. All hardware and software will be provided!



Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/943 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/943
Getting Started with Data Visualization II: Elements of Design Dec 2, 2016 Description: In this workshop, we will focus on designing attractive data visualizations for effective communication. Participants will learn design tools, such as Tableau, and get hands-on practice in creating a visualization that incorporates design elements based on accepted best practices grounded in current visualization research. This workshop is part of a 2-workshop introduction to data visualization.

Note: we will have Mac laptops available for participants to use; however, you are welcome to bring your own laptop!

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites: Getting Started for Data Visualization I, or experience with creating basic data visualizations.

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/951 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/951
Tableau II Dec 9, 2016 Description: This intermediate level workshop is the second workshop in our Tableau series. In this workshop we will cover how to use calculated fields, filtering and story points in analyzing and presenting your data.

Mac laptops will be provided for use in the workshop. If you are not comfortable using a Mac computer, you are welcome to bring your own PC laptop. Please download Tableau Public before coming to the workshop.

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Visualize Your Data with Tableau workshop (part 1 of the series), OR an introductory knowledge of Tableau prior to taking this workshop. 


Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/945 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/945
Visualize Your Data with Tableau Dec 9, 2016 Description:

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public, a free tool for creating visualizations and dashboards. Participants will create charts, graphs and dashboards from provided datasets. No prior experience is required.


Please note: we will provide Mac laptops for this workshop. If you are more comfortable using a PC, please bring your own laptop or check one out from the Ask Us desk at the library.


Before the workshop, please create an account at public.tableau.com. If you are bringing your own laptop, please also install Tableau Public at that link.


Time: 11:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:50:33 -0400 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/944 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/944