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Author: Molly Castro

Please join us for this two-part workshop series on creating good surveys! Part one (6/7) will cover the basics of writing survey questions that will yield the most accurate data using social science. You'll learn how to avoid satisficing, acquiescing, bias, and much more while creating your survey. Confused about the new updates to Qualtrics? Part two (6/9) will be a live demo of Qualtrics and how...

The Where, How, and Why of GIS Data: Finding and Preparing Datasets for Analysis  April 20 & 27, 2022, 11am-12pm In this 2-part online workshop series you will learn techniques for finding and downloading GIS datasets, as well as techniques for preparing them for analysis. No prior experience with GIS is required but is recommended.  About the presenter: Dr. Diana Ter-Ghazaryan is a Research Associate at the FIU GIS Center, and...

Digital Privacy in the Home: From Passwords to the Internet of Things  April 6, 2022, 11am-12pm This workshop will teach you how to identify where your PII (personally identifiable information) is at risk and how to protect your privacy in the digital world when using everything from your phone to online bill paying to communicating with the Internet of Things (all those "smart" devices). We will consider...

Text Analysis with Python for Absolute Beginners March 23 & 25, 2022, 11am-12pm Come learn basic Python coding skills through JSTOR's Constellate text analysis platform. We will utilize Jupyter Notebooks (a web-based coding tool) to analyze textual data contained in document collections such as JSTOR, Portico, Chronicling America, Reveal Digital, and more. This hands-on workshop will be divided into two sessions. Part one (March 23) will introduce Constellate's website and dataset builder. Part...

Cruising Through your Files with Command Line March 9, 2022, 11am-12pm Learn how to navigate through your computer and manipulate your files using the command line interface (also called Bash or Shell). In this hands-on beginner workshop you’ll learn shortcuts to help you quickly and easily move or edit large batches of files and download and install programs. Tired of repetitive pointing and clicking? Is dragging and...

[mkdf_button size="small" type="" text="Register Here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://fiu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIoduyvpzspGNQmB1IMlRviYaL83AhmuAXx" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]  Data Analysis With Pandas And Matplotlib February 25, 2022, 2-3:30pm Co-hosted by the Google Developers Student Club at FIU Join us to learn about two commonly used Python libraries, Pandas and Matplotlib. We will be covering what they are, how they are used, and their practical applications such as filtering, manipulating,...

De-Identifying Your Data  February 23, 2022, 11am-12pm Come learn about data de-identification approaches such as pseudonymization and anonymization so that you can accurately assess the de-identification technique best suited to your research data. We will provide an overview of relevant legislation and ethics associated with data privacy, ensuring that your data will be secure and in compliance with relevant requirements. In this workshop, we will: discuss how to...

[mkdf_button size="small" type="" text="Register Here" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://fiu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rcOipqj8rHtSbDLn8moMcunpbwzpK8TUp" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""] February 14, 2022, 12-3pm Co-hosted by the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab, the Humanities Edge, and the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment  Please join us for this celebration of Frederick Douglass’ Birthday! The FIU Libraries will be hosting Douglass Day 2022 this year as a virtual event on February 14th from...

Join us for our first webinar of the spring semester!  Are you curious about all things data? Come connect with researchers from across the humanities and social sciences and learn about data services, trainings, and tools available for you at FIU. Bring all your questions to this open discussion. January 19, 11am-12pm Register via Zoom here: https://go.fiu.edu/datacurious About the Presenter: Jill Krefft (MLIS) is the Institutional Repository Coordinator at the Digital...

Please join us for the next upcoming workshop on research data presented by Jill Krefft! This workshop is geared towards students and faculty who will be creating or have already gathered data as part of their research. Topics will include: Understanding Research Data, Organizing Data, File Formats, Documentation and Metadata, Storage, Privacy Rights and Access, and Preservation. Part 1 provides and introduction to the data management...