Enhance Your Data Skills with UK Libraries Fall Workshops

If you conduct research, then you have data, but it may not always be clear how to find, collect, or organize this data. Enhance your data skills by joining Digital Humanities Librarian Jennifer Hootman for the fall 2021 Data Skills Workshops series. 

Sessions will take place in Room 1-78 in William T. Young Library. Registration is required. Find the workshop for you and register below:


Data Management Is for the Humanities Too!
September 30: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

If you are a humanist conducting research, you have not only collected data but also created it. This workshop will explore how you can add value to your research by applying best practices to managing your research data. 


Discovering Data in Library Collections
November 10: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

This interactive workshop, co-presented by Maps & Geospatial Services Manager Sarah Watson, will introduce you to the concept of "collections as data," how to locate and obtain data in specialized collections, and an overview of the variety of methodologies for researching that data.


HathiTrust Research Center Analytics, Part 1: Introduction to Extracted Features
November 16: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) enables computational analysis of 17+ million digitized items in the HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL) to support non-profit research and educational uses of the collection. This workshop will provide you with a hands-on introduction to working with HTRC's Extracted Features Dataset to facilitate text analysis of these digitized items. 


HathiTrust Research Center Analytics, Part 2: Introduction to Text Analysis Algorithms
November 23: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC)'s Text Analysis Algorithms are web-based, click-and-run tools for performing computational text analysis on volumes in the HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL). This hands-on workshop will teach you how to use these Text Analysis Algorithms to explore, analyze and visualize public or personal worksets.


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