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Upcoming Events

  • Open Access and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Panel

    Event Date: 
    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 22, 2018, 1:00pm

    The theme for this year's International Open Access Week is "Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge." Join the University Libraries and a panel of UNLV scholars to discuss the intersection of scholarly publishing and open access with diversity, equity, and inclusion. Panelists Kimberly Kendricks, Director of Interdisciplinary Collaboratives Sarah Harris, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Starr Hoffman, Director of Planning and Assessment, University Libraries A reception celebrating UNLV faculty who have placed works in Digital Scholarship@UNLV, the institutional repository, will follow the discussion.

    Event Location: 
    Goldfield Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to the public.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Workshop: Text analysis with Voyant

    Event Date: 
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 23, 2018, 10:00am

    Text Analysis is a growing method of research that uses algorithms to quickly search through a large corpus to generate word clouds, identify major themes, recognize relationships between words, and more. We will utilize Voyant, an open source software, to learn the basics of text analysis and how it can be used in research. Participants will be able to utilize multiple text analysis tools within Voyant, ist the benefits and limitations of using a digital text analysis tool, and brainstorm ways text analysis could be incorporated into their research. Facilitators: Chelsea Heinbach, Teaching & Learning Librarian, and Hilla Sang, Data Visualization & GIS Specialist The event is part of the University Libraries' Faculty and Graduate Student Workshop Series

    Event Location: 
    Eureka Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    Open to all faculty and graduate students. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Workshop: Running SPSS: The Basics

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 24, 2018, 11:00am

    Using SPSS can be daunting. This workshop shows how to create an SPSS file, populate the file with data, and create descriptive statistics and graphics. Participants develop skills to create, configure an SPSS file, populate files with data, and generate statistical reports from file data. Facilitator: Michael Luesebrink, Science Librarian The event is part of the University Libraries Faculty & Graduate Student Workshop Series.

    Event Location: 
    Pioche Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    Open to all faculty and graduate students. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Screening: "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship"

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 24, 2018, 1:00pm

    Join us at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art on October 24th from 1 - 3 p.m. for a free screening of Paywall and a Q&A with UNLV faculty members. This event is presented as a collaboration between the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and UNLV University Libraries. Academics need access to ideas. Paywall investigates the world of academic publishing, challenging the power of for-profit academic publishing houses and the inequalities they perpetuate around the globe. With increasing numbers of researchers using Creative Commons licenses to circulate their work, this documentary questions the rationale behind a business model that costs our institutions $25.2 billion per year.

    Event Location: 
    Barrick Auditorium MSM 133
    Building Name: 
    Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art / Harry Reid Center
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to the public.
    Event Sponsor: 
    Sponsored by the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and UNLV University Libraries.
  • Screening: "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship"

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 24, 2018, 1:00pm

    Join us at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art on October 24th from 1 - 3 p.m. for a free screening of Paywall and a Q&A with UNLV faculty members. This event is presented as a collaboration between the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and UNLV University Libraries. Academics need access to ideas. Paywall investigates the world of academic publishing, challenging the power of for-profit academic publishing houses and the inequalities they perpetuate around the globe. With increasing numbers of researchers using Creative Commons licenses to circulate their work, this documentary questions the rationale behind a business model that costs our institutions $25.2 billion per year.

    Event Location: 
    Barrick Auditorium MSM 133
    Building Name: 
    Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art / Harry Reid Center
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to the public.
    Event Sponsor: 
    Sponsored by the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and UNLV University Libraries.

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