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Workshops

Workshops at the University of Texas Libraries are free, drop-in workshops on topics related to research, digital tools and more. All workshops are free, open to everyone and located across Libraries locations. Workshops with invited speakers or co-organized with outside institutions may be subject to registration fees. Non-UT affiliated persons can connect to our WiFi network through the UTGuest network or EduRoam.

Upcoming Workshops

Friday Oct. 2
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.

Wikipedia is one of the most used websites, with billions of visitors each day. But on English Wikipedia, only a small minority of users edit the site regularly. Wikipedia was created to democratize knowledge and allow anyone to edit, but few people actually do it! This workshop aims to empower UT students, faculty and staff to contribute their knowledge and scholarship to Wikipedia articles. Event Details

Monday Oct. 5
3 to 4:30 p.m.

This Zoom workshop is the second of a two-part series. Introduction to Systematic Reviews, Part II will provide attendees with a solid foundation to begin their systematic review work, and an awareness of the research support that librarians can provide in this area. Event Details

Wednesday Oct. 7
Noon to 1 p.m.

A literature review is an important part of many writing and research projects. This workshop will provide a structured approach to doing a literature review, help identify where to search, and suggest tools for getting organized. Event Details

Friday Oct. 9
donut in corner on wood plank table with text over reading data and donuts fall 2020 virtual edition
Noon to 1 p.m.

This workshop will go beyond the basics of Python to introduce attendees to the data visualization capabilities provided by packages like the Plotly graphing library. It will cover the process of installing new packages to extend the functionality of your Python installation and demonstrate the advantages of scripted data visualization. Event Details

Friday Oct. 16
mountain covered in fog with black text that reads digital humanities workshop
Noon to 1 p.m.

Description: Interested in using a dataset in your next big untitled research project? Would you currently describe your data as “chaotic”, “messy”, or “sheer mayhem”? Cringe no longer and come learn about OpenRefine, a powerful (and free!) tool for data cleaning and transformation. Event Details

Past Workshops

Monday Sept. 28
3:30 to 5 p.m.

The UT Science Communication Interest Group, Graduate School and the University of Texas Libraries present Research Speed-Dating, a professional development event for graduate students that hones your ability to explain your research to laypersons. Event Details

Friday Sept. 25
donut in corner on wood plank table with text over reading data and donuts fall 2020 virtual edition
Noon to 1 p.m.

R is a free and open source programming language and robust software environment that allows for development of scripted reproducible data science workflows. Join us for this workshop which illustrates the power of R through a demonstration which will show how it can be used to map publicly available COVID data. Event Details

Monday Sept. 21
3 to 4:30 p.m.

This Zoom workshop is the first of a two-part series. Part I will introduce attendees to the process of conducting systematic reviews. Event Details

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