Category: Data

Safety Nets: Rescue and Revival for Endangered Born-Digital Records

October 23, 2017 1 - 2pm

A brown bag with Jefferson Bailey

The web is now firmly established as the primary communication and publication platform for sharing and accessing social and cultural materials....

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Learn with the Libraries: Fall 2017

Learn with the Libraries: Fall 2017

New opportunities to build your skills

Join us in learning everything from the basics of virtual reality to programming in R to making maps and organizing files!...

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Need a place to store your data?

Need a place to store your data?

MIT offers many resources to help

Research projects can quickly result in mountains of data, which makes it essential to find a secure place to store all...

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Join us for a celebration of EarthArt

Join us for a celebration of EarthArt

October 13, 2017 4:30 - 6pm

Enjoy refreshments and a demonstration of the exhibit's digital video globe

Awe-inspiring global phenomena call for awesome artwork! Please join us for a celebration of the EarthArt installation, where you can display...

Science
Introduction to Virtual Reality (VR)

Introduction to Virtual Reality (VR)

October 3, 2017 12 - 1pm

Learn more about VR and how we are using it in the Libraries

Come hear an overview of virtual reality (VR) hardware and software, and learn different ways to get started with this technology....

Data

Introduction to Python

October 6, 2017

Hosted by Data Science Services at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, free for MIT affiliates

This workshop introduces the basic elements of Python that are commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Participants...

Data

Introduction to Using APIs with Python

October 13, 2017 1 - 3:30pm

Hosted by Data Science Services at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, free for MIT affiliates

An application programming interface (API) is a tool that allows computers to communicate and share information. For social scientists, APIs can...

Data

Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

October 13, 2017 9:30am - 12pm

Hosted by Data Science Services at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, free for MIT affiliates

Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web...

Data