Graduate students are welcome to attend any of these workshops to build their library skills. The workshops are offered through the Grad Navigate program, and count toward TA Training Hours.
Thursday, February 9, noon-1:30pm — Data Visualization with Microsoft Excel
Using a sample dataset in Excel, participants will explore key formulas and techniques to summarize and extract data from large datasets. The summarized data will then be visualized using Excel’s chart and graph tools with an emphasis on creating a non-standardized appearance using data visualization concepts. Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Excel installed. Please note: data visualization concepts will be broad and not discipline-specific. Register now!
Thursday, February 16, noon-1pm — Putting the Government to Work for You
This workshop will help attendees to optimize their information foraging in government resources. Participants will be provided with strategies to assist them in gathering high value government information (research, policy and statistics) while expending the least energy/time possible. The workshop will be tailored to the interests of the participants. Register now!