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Introduction to R

October 23, 2017 1 - 3:30pm

Get started using R software for data analysis

Get an introduction to R, the open-source system for statistical computation and graphics. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and...

Data
Introduction to GIS and Mapping

Introduction to GIS and Mapping

October 24, 2017 2 - 4:30pm

Learn the basics of visualizing data to create your own maps

Learn the basics of visualizing and analyzing geographic information and creating your own maps in a Geographic Information System (GIS). We...

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Data Management: File Organization

October 26, 2017 4 - 5pm

Don't struggle with organizing your research files any longer

Do you struggle with organizing your research data? Is your computer desktop cluttered with file icons? We can help. This workshop...

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Exploring Open Access

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Exploring Open Access

October 27, 2017 1 - 4:30pm

Explore open access scholarship from MIT and beyond

Join us at MIT Libraries to celebrate Open Access Week 2017 by editing one of the largest open access projects –...

Scholarly communication

Basic R Programming for Data Analysis

October 30, 2017 12:30 - 3pm

Learn the basics of writing R programs

This hands-on, intermediate course will guide you through a variety of programming functions in the open-source statistical software program, R. It...

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Manage Your PDFs and Citations: Zotero and Mendeley (online)

Manage Your PDFs and Citations: Zotero and Mendeley (online)

November 1, 2017 2 - 3pm

Learn to save citations from websites, store related PDFs or attachments, and quickly build a bibliography

Using citation management software to create and maintain a collection of references or PDFs is common and important in today’s academic...

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Patent Searching Fundamentals

Patent Searching Fundamentals

November 2, 2017 4 - 5pm

Demystify the patent literature and learn resources for finding patents

Learn about and search for patents from all over the world. This hands-on session will help demystify the patent literature and...

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GIS Level 2

GIS Level 2

November 3, 2017 10am - 12:30pm

Advance your knowledge of geographic analysis

Expand your experience with desktop GIS software and learn how to create and edit GIS files, re-project data, and use tools...

Data
Make an Online Map: Intro to Carto

Make an Online Map: Intro to Carto

November 3, 2017 3:30 - 5pm

Learn how to create a customized online map

This workshop will introduce Carto as a tool for creating customized online maps and performing basic data analysis. We will learn...

Data