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March 2018
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Data Management in R

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar introduces R packages and functions that help users import, transform and manage their data in preparation for analysis.   The seminar focuses on the “tidy data” philosophy encouraged by the “tidyverse” collection of R packages, but draws on other packages for useful functions as needed.  Topics include data import, transforming variables, string functions, missing data, merging datasets, reshaping data, grouped data processing, and looping. NOTE: All researchers are welcome to attend. RSVP: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/data-management-r

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Text-mining with MALLET

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:30pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Zoe Borovsky (Library) shows how to get started with this topic modeling tools, and how to make sense out of the results! Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Mendeley

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:00pm Biomedical Library (Louise M. Darling) This 2-hour workshop will provide an introduction to the citation management software Mendeley. Topics covered will include how to create a library, how to import sources using the web browser plugin, how to create citations manually, how to export folders, how to include PDFs in a library, and how to annotate PDFs within the application. Additionally, participants will be able to walk through creating an account, downloading…

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Tools for Research in the Field/Archive

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Anthony Caldwell (Library/CDH) shows you some nifty tips and tools, designed to prepare you to capture what you need while you’re in the field. Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Research Project Design

March 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 – 11:30am to 1:30pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Zoe Borovsky (Library) works with you to design your own research workflow; We will start with an example research project using web-scraping (Import.io) on online site, geocoding with OpenRefine, and mapping/visualizing with Tableau. Register

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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Digital Research StartUp Partnerships: DResSUP

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Research Library (Charles E. Young) Research Commons (RC) Classroom Zoe Borovsky and the DResSUP team provide information about UCLA Library’s Summer 2018 partnership opportunities for UCLA graduate students. Register

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Data Archive Event: Programming Pizza Party

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learning Python or R? Need dedicated practice time where you can ask questions? Like pizza? This 2-hour work session is designed to give people a chance to work on their Python/R projects alongside other beginners, and receive support from other users and our in-house experts. Bring your laptop, questions, and anything you are working on. Brought to you by the UCSF Library Data Science Initiative and the Institute for Computational Health Sciences.

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April 2018

UCLA DH Research Seminar: Ben Breen, UCSC

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lunch 12-1pm. Lecture 1-3pm RSVP coming soon! Abstract Check back soon! Benjamin Breen bio Check back soon! This lecture is part of the “Junior Faculty Lecture Circuit”, a program made possible by a 2017-18 Humanities Center Collaboration grant from the UC Humanities Research Institute.

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