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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....

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“EarthArt” exhibit at Hayden Library

“EarthArt” exhibit at Hayden Library

See your art and data displayed on the illuminated iGlobe

This fall Hayden Library is hosting an interactive exhibit called “EarthArt” in partnership with the MIT Department of Earth, Atmosphere and...

Data
Labor and Reward in Science: Do Women Have an Equal Voice in Scholarly Communication?

Labor and Reward in Science: Do Women Have an Equal Voice in Scholarly Communication?

September 25, 2017 12 - 1pm

A Brown Bag with Cassidy Sugimoto

Despite progress, gender disparities in science persist. Women remain underrepresented in the scientific workforce and under rewarded for their contributions. This...

Scholarly communication

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...

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Lewis Music Library composer forum: Mark Harvey

Lewis Music Library composer forum: Mark Harvey

October 11, 2017 5 - 6pm

Trumpeter, composer, arranger, and founder/music director of the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra

  Mark Harvey, MIT senior lecturer in music, will give a talk entitled “Inspiration, Composition, and Performance: Challenges and Opportunities in...

Humanities

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

Introduction to R

October 17, 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...

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Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing (RS)

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing (RS)

October 17, 2017 12 - 1pm

Get an overview of RS and discover resources for learning more

Come learn about satellite remote sensing, and get an overview of the many ways to process satellite imagery. There will be...

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Manage Your PDFs and Citations: Zotero and Mendeley

Manage Your PDFs and Citations: Zotero and Mendeley

October 19, 2017 11am - 12pm

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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Open science workshop and lunch

Open science workshop and lunch

October 20, 2017 12 - 1:30pm

Learn more about open science resources

Are you curious what open science is, or how it can be beneficial for science — or your career? How can...

Science

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