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November 2012

Displaying Historical Photographs and Archival Documents in GIS

November 9, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Learn techniques for displaying images within a map and tied to specific locations in ArcGIS 10.

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April 2014

Network Analysis Workshop: From Text Interpretation to Data

April 3, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Many network analysis projects rely on somewhat ready-made sources for data; for example: email logs, questionnaires, church registers, letter exchanges and trade relations make it relatively easy to identify who is connected to whom and how. It is, however, considerably more difficult to extract quantifiable data from text. Some issues to consider here are: how can we bridge the gap between the depth of hermeneutics and data analysis? How can we systematize text interpretation? This first workshop will address the above question…

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Network Analysis Workshop: Visualizing Networks

April 10, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This second workshop will build on the data extracted during the first workshop and will provide participants with the technical skills to use entry-level software tools to visualize and explore social networks. Here are some of the questions that we will consider: how do visualizations change our perception of coded data? how can we translate hypotheses into data visualizations and which new questions can network visualizations raise? We will also critically assess the added value of network visualizations, the underlying…

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September 2014

Data Viz Workshop Series: Principles of Data Visualization

September 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Would you like to incorporate charts, graphs, or maps into your work but aren’t sure where to start? This semester, the Research Hub at the UNC Library, in partnership with the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative and the Digital Innovation Lab, will host a series of workshops on data visualization. Join us to learn the information and the skills you need. Workshops will take place in Davis Library, Room 247, at 1 p.m. on select Tuesdays. They and are free and…

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October 2014

Data Viz Workshop Series: Make Messy Data more Useful

October 14, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Would you like to incorporate charts, graphs, or maps into your work but aren’t sure where to start? This semester, the Research Hub at the UNC Library, in partnership with the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative and the Digital Innovation Lab, will host a series of workshops on data visualization. Join us to learn the information and the skills you need. Workshops will take place in Davis Library, Room 247, at 1 p.m. on select Tuesdays. They and are free and…

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Data Viz Workshop Series: Digital Map Making

October 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Would you like to incorporate charts, graphs, or maps into your work but aren’t sure where to start? This semester, the Research Hub at the UNC Library, in partnership with the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative and the Digital Innovation Lab, will host a series of workshops on data visualization. Join us to learn the information and the skills you need. Workshops will take place in Davis Library, Room 247, at 1 p.m. on select Tuesdays. They and are free and…

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November 2014

Data Viz Workshop Series: (Relatively) Easy Data Visualization

November 18, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Would you like to incorporate charts, graphs, or maps into your work but aren’t sure where to start? This semester, the Research Hub at the UNC Library, in partnership with the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative and the Digital Innovation Lab, will host a series of workshops on data visualization. Join us to learn the information and the skills you need. Workshops will take place in Davis Library, Room 247, at 1 p.m. on select Tuesdays. They and are free and…

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January 2015

Data Viz: Organizing and Cleaning Data with Excel and ASAP Utilities

January 28, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Excel is a ubiquitous spreadsheet tool and ASAP Utilities adds over 300 bits of additional functionality for cleaning up your data. This workshop is part of the Research Hub's ongoing workshop series on Data Visualization.

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February 2015

Data Viz: Building Websites for Humanists: Using web.unc

February 11, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Web.unc.edu is a web publishing service that allows anyone with an Onyen to create their own website at no cost. The service is run on the WordPress platform, so it’s easy to use yet offers powerful features and functionality. All websites are hosted on enterprise-level hardware and supported by ITS and the Office of Arts and Sciences Information Services (OASIS). This workshop will focus on how humanists can use this service to share their work online and enhance classroom assignments.…

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Data Viz: Data Viz Basics and Tableau

February 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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This workshop will be a short intro to types of visualizations and best practices for creating them. We will also introduce Tableau, a powerful but easy to use tool for creating a variety of visualizations, tying them together and presenting them online. This workshop is part of the Research Hub's ongoing workshop series on Data Visualization.

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March 2015

Data Viz: Creating Web Maps: CartoDB and ArcGIS Online

March 4, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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You do not need to be a GIS expert or a web programmer to make great-looking, informative web maps. This workshop will highlight the GIS Librarians’ favorite web mapping tools. Cartodb is a user-friendly online mapping tool that reads many data formats and has wizards for creating quick maps that can be embedded into websites. It also gives users control over the look and feel of their maps. ArcGIS Online is a web mapping tool and an online component to…

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Data Viz: Building Digital Humanities Projects in WordPress with DH Press

March 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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DH Press, a WordPress plugin, is a flexible, repurposable, extensible digital humanities toolkit designed for non-technical users. It enables administrative users to mashup and visualize a variety of digitized humanities-related material, including historical maps, images, manuscripts, and multimedia content. DH Press can be used to create a range of digital projects, from virtual walking tours and interactive exhibits, to classroom teaching tools and community repositories. WordPress’s plugin architecture allows for open and unlimited enhancement of features and functionalities. This workshop…

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April 2015

Data Viz: Network Visualization with NodeXL and Gephi

April 8, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Both Node Excel and Gephi create network graphs. Phil and Stewart will present the pros and cons of each tool. This workshop is part of the Research Hub's ongoing workshop series on Data Visualization.

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Data Viz: Introduction to Google Fusion Tables

April 22, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Fusion Tables is an experimental data visualization web application to gather, organize, visualize (maps, charts, graphs), and share data tables. This workshop is part of the Research Hub's ongoing workshop series on Data Visualization.

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