Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss R for Absolute Beginners Dec 5, 2016 Description: R is a language and computing environment for statistical analysis and graphics that is free and open-source. R can be used for multiple purposes, including statistics, data cleaning, visualization and creating data-driven web applications. R is very useful for producing publication-quality graphs from data. 
 
This workshop is an introduction to R for absolute beginners who have little or no prior experience with coding. No experience with coding is expected. If you have a solid coding background, this workshop may be too introductory for you. 

Mac laptops will be provided for participants to use, but you are welcome to bring your own laptop. NOTE: if you bring your own laptop, please download the following software (in the order listed) before coming to the workshop AND arrive 15 minutes early to get assistance in setting up your computing environment. 

Live links to these downloads are also at the bottom of this page under "Online Resources":
R - http://archive.linux.duke.edu/cran/
R Studio - https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/


Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1106 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1106
Transitioning to the “New RefWorks” Dec 6, 2016 Description:

This workshop is intended for users of original (“Legacy”) RefWorks who wish to transition to the “New RefWorks.”


Time: 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: Please plan to bring your own laptop. However, if you need to borrow a library laptop, please contact us (e-mail: libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu) ahead of time, and we will try to accommodate you as our supply allows.

Status: open

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1120 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1120
Transitioning to the “New RefWorks” Dec 7, 2016 Description:

This workshop is intended for users of original (“Legacy”) RefWorks who wish to transition to the “New RefWorks.”


Time: 9:00 am

Prerequisites: Please plan to bring your own laptop. However, if you need to borrow a library laptop, please contact us (e-mail: libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu) ahead of time, and we will try to accommodate you as our supply allows.

Status: open

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1121 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1121
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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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 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
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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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 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
Developing 3D Printed Projects Jan 20, 2017 Description:


In this workshop you'll learn how to design and print custom 3D objects. We'll show you where to find open 3D designs, how to edit those files using Tinkered, and how to create your own designs from scratch. Then you'll get hands-on experience printing 3D models on one of our LulzBot 3D printers. We'll also discuss what makes something “open" and share how an open ecosystem can unlock new possibilities for your making and doing.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior experience with 3D printing or 3D design is required

Status: open

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1117 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1117
Developing Arduino Projects Jan 25, 2017 Description:


In this  workshop you’ll learn about Arduino, an open hardware and open software platform that helps you build interactions between computers and the physical world.  You’ll learn how to find and make sense of example Arduino projects and get hands-on experience working with open source code to create custom devices. We'll also discuss what makes something “open" and share how an open ecosystem can unlock new possibilities for your making and doing.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: No prior experience with Arduino or electronics is required. 

Status: open

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:54:07 -0500 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1118 https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1118