New Digital Research Workshops at UH Library

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New Digital Research Workshops

The University of Houston Libraries Digital Research Commons (DRC) is now open. The DRC offers a dedicated space for the UH community to learn more about using digital tools in teaching and research, receive hands-on instruction, attend workshops and talks, and use cutting-edge machinery.

The DRC will host workshops and a reading group this semester. Workshops are open to all, and are designed for attendees to experiment and build digital research skills. The open reading group allows attendees to discuss the latest issues in digital scholarship and will examine projects, articles, and digital humanities centers.

All workshops will be held from 2 – 3:30 p.m. on the following dates:

January 31 – Data Visualization I
February 12 – Data Visualization II
February 26 – Network Analysis I
March 19 – Topic Modeling
April 2 – Network Analysis II
April 16 – Data Management
April 30 – GIS

All reading group meetings will be held from 1 – 2:00 p.m. on the following dates:

February 9
March 2
March 23
April 13

The Digital Research Commons is located in the MD Anderson Library Brown Wing, 2nd floor, room 266-C (floor map). For more information, contact Claude Willan, DRC director.

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Over the past year, the Tech Training program has expanded by adding new topics to its roster. Courses are taught by four knowledgeable and friendly instructors.

Quick stats:

Total attendance since August 2017 – 1491
Undergrads – 563
Graduates – 425
Staff – 385
Faculty – 49
Alumni – 69
Top 3 popular courses are Excel, Photoshop, and Intro to HTML
These statistics represent 329 unique class sessions