Workshops - April 4th-8th

April 4, 2016

When They Google You: Making Your Scholarship Seen Through Research Profiles

How do scholarly profiles improve your researcher visibility? How do you successfully locate scholars for collaboration or research in scholarly databases and on the web? Are you overwhelmed by the numerous scholarly profile sites and in need of a general overview? This workshop is for you!

We will talk about a range of researcher profile systems, from ORCID to ResearcherID to Mendeley to Google Scholar, and provide tips for setting yours up and managing it as you move forward in your research career.
4/6/2016, 12:00-12:50 PM, 17 Hillhouse 07

Introduction to Programming with Python

Python is an easy to learn, powerful programming language. It has efficient high-level data structures and a simple but effective approach to object-oriented programming. In this workshop session, we’ll introduce you to basic Python programming with some examples of simple data analysis and GIS. No programming experience or statistical training required.

Please note: this session is full. To register for the waiting list:

4/8/2016, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, CSSSI Classroom

Data Visualization Best Practices

This workshop will familiarize you with key issues in data visualization. You’ll learn about the principles of creating effective visualizations and some common pitfalls that result in confusing or misleading ones. We’ll introduce popular tools, discuss their differences, and point you towards resources (at Yale and beyond) for learning to use them. We’ll also explore a portfolio of science, social science, and digital humanities data visualizations to help you imagine how you might communicate your data and findings through visualizations.

Please note: this session is full. To register for the waiting list:

4/8/2016, 1:30-3:30 PM, CSSSI Classroom