Category: Social sciences

Daunting Problems and Thrilling Promises

Daunting Problems and Thrilling Promises

MIT Libraries’ first visiting scholar reflects on his work to create a more open and equitable knowledge system

One of the many privileges of a life in professional academia is the right to set one’s own agenda. As a...

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Learn with the Libraries: Fall 2018

Learn with the Libraries: Fall 2018

New opportunities to build your skills

Join us in learning everything from the basics of programming to making maps and organizing files! Click on a workshop for...

Social sciences
Learn with the Libraries: Summer 2018

Learn with the Libraries: Summer 2018

Build new skills over the summer

School may be out for the summer, but you can still Learn with the Libraries! We are offering several workshops on...

Business & management

Roku players now available at the Lewis Music Library

The Lewis Music Library (14E-109) has three Roku players to loan out to the MIT community. Each Roku circulates for three...

Humanities
Mapathon for Puerto Rico

Mapathon for Puerto Rico

December 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MIT Libraries hosts a second #PRMapathon

  The MIT Libraries are hosting a second Mapathon to add and verify data in OpenStreetMap, assisting relief efforts in Puerto...

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Find more energy data in SNL Energy

Find more energy data in SNL Energy

  The MIT Libraries are pleased to announce access to SNL Energy, a product of S&P Global, and a comprehensive resource...

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Data science tools: An overview

Data science tools: An overview

September 1, 2017 9:30am - 12pm

Learn about statistics and programming tools

What programming languages are popular for statistics and data science? What tools are useful for working with those languages? Should I...

Data

Regression Models in R

September 22, 2017 9:30am - 12pm

Use R for statistical modeling

This hands-on, intermediate R course will demonstrate a variety of statistical procedures using the open-source statistical software program, R. Topics covered...

Data

Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

September 22, 2017 1 - 3:30pm

Create advanced graphics with R

This introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package will show you how to create a wide variety of graphical displays...

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