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This workshop focuses on using Pivot and Foundation Directory Online to identify grant opportunities, and private and corporate foundation funding sources. There will be an hour presentation and an optional half hour hands-on session for your own research.
Do you want to improve your student's research? Ensure your students have access to high-quality information and learning tools without needing to leave your course site by integrating library resources. This workshop will walk you through embedding the Library's core information literacy and research skills modules into your HuskyCT course site. We will also highlight other useful library resources, such as subject guides, Ask-a-Librarian, and library materials, that can be added to HuskyCT.
Tableau Public is a free version of Tableau business intelligence / visual analytics software, which allows anyone to explore and present any quantitative information in compelling, interactive visualizations. In this hands-on session you will use Tableau Public with prepared datasets to create online interactive bar graphs, scatterplots, thematic maps and much more, which can be linked to or embedded in blogs or on web sites.
In this workshop, we will look at using Scalar to digitally publish your research in a multimodal, interactive form. Scalar is a free, open source authoring and publishing platform which enables users to assemble media from various sources and combine them with their own writing.
This workshop will serve as an introduction to the free, online tool Voyant, which can be found at voyant-tools.org. Learn how text analysis can help you in your research of digital texts. Bring your laptop and a word document with any text you will like to work with during the workshop. I will also show you how to find texts online that can be used with this tool.
Learn how to access and download demographic, socioeconomic, and housing statistics using the Census Bureauâ€™s American FactFinder data engine, the National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS.org), and other sources. The session will provide an overview of the types of data produced by both programs, discuss Census geography concepts, and give tips on locating aggregate data on any area of analysis - from city blocks and neighborhoods to Congressional districts, states, and the nation.