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Upcoming Events

  • Workshop: Data on a Deadline

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 17, 2018, 2:00pm

    Data on a Deadline: Accessing Quick Census Reports & Interactive Maps Learn how to use a variety of data access tools available online at census.gov that can quickly provide a snapshot of your community. Live exercises using tools such as including QuickFacts, Census Explorer, and American FactFinder. Facilitators: Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian, & Eric Coyle, U.S. Census presenter The event is part of the University Libraries' Faculty & Graduate Student Workshop Series

    Event Location: 
    Eureka Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    Open to all faculty & graduate students. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Event: From Stonewall to Selena

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 17, 2018, 3:00pm

    Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Event From Stonewall to Selena: Strengthening the Representation of LGBTQ+ and Latinx Folx in Wikipedia Inspired by Latinx Heritage Month and Las Vegas LGBTQ+ PRIDE Month, the UNLV University Libraries are hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focused on Latinx and LGBTQ+ people. A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is an event where people come together to help build the world's most popular online research tool. People of all identities are welcome to participate. It's a great way to do your part to improve Wikipedia with your existing subject knowledge and begin to acquire new skills. No previous Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training and resources will be provided. Feel free to bring your own laptop. RSVP encouraged and snacks will be provided. If you have questions, please contact Chelsea Heinbach, Teaching and Learning Librarian at chelsea.heinbach@unlv.edu

    Event Location: 
    Amargosa Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the community.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Walk-In Resume Building - Lied Library

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 17, 2018, 5:00pm

    Come get expert help from our Career Coaches to perfect your resume. Get advice and guidance on how to make your resume pop out from the rest!

    Event Location: 
    Tutoring Center
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to all UNLV Students.
    Event Sponsor: 
    UNLV Career Services
  • Workshop: Quantitative Analysis Guide

    Event Date: 
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 18, 2018, 10:00am

    Quantitative Analysis Guide: Which Statistical Software to Use? Analyzing quantitative data can be intimidating, especially when you have to choose between different statistical software. Participants in this workshop will learn about SPSS and R to get clear understanding of which tool to use in various situations Participants will be able to describe basic differences between R and SPSS, and will be able to identify the most appropriate statistical software for their needs. Facilitator: Hilla Sang, Data Visualization & GIS Specialist The event is part of the University Libraries' Faculty and Graduate Student Workshop Series.

    Event Location: 
    Rhyolite Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    Open to all faculty and graduate students. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Lunch & Learn With Code Ocean

    Event Date: 
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 18, 2018, 12:00pm

    Researchers and students can now not only make their code and data available for their academic papers but also enable others to reproduce the results with a single click. Code Ocean is an easy-to-use online computational reproducibility platform that facilitates reproducibility, replication, and reuse of research code. This demo will provide an overview of the Code Ocean platform and explore benefits such as: Preservation - Code will work today, tomorrow, next week, next year. Impact - Enable easy reuse of code to extend research. Advanced tech - Suite of tools which follow reproducibility best practices. Collaboration - Code is easy to share and discover. Snacks will be provided.

    Event Location: 
    Amargosa Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to all. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    Code Ocean

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