Looking for events around town?
The library offers several workshops which are listed on this calendar, but you might also be interested in checking out these other events listings:
You are invited to an event in the Information Interventions @ CUNY series: Open Books, Not Open Wallets: How Open Educational Resources Help Students Spend Less and Learn More Friday, March 7, 2014, 10am – noon The Graduate Center, Segal Theater (1st Floor) Refreshments will be served Do your students sometimes resist buying and reading textbooks and other course materials? Open educational resources (OERs) such as free or low-cost online textbooks can save students money. There is also evidence that…Find out more »
This workshop will focus on improving the appearance and functionality of your existing WordPress site. We will review some of the basic components of WordPress from our previous workshop (WordPress 1: Establishing a Digital Identity*) then move on to discuss plugins, widgets, and analytics. We will continue working with WordPress on the CUNY Academic Commons (if you do not have a CUNY Academic Commons account, sign up for one here). The workshop will be hosted by Andrew G. McKinney and Laura Kane. *WordPress 1: Establishing a…Find out more »
This class will cover different web applications and software available for analyzing and visualizing demographic, economic, and social data.Find out more »
Deeper Look: Data Visualization Thursday, March 20th 2014 – 6:30-8:30pm; Room C196.03 After a brief overview of the last workshop, the data sets created in the prior session will serve as the basis of additional exploration. In this workshop Digital Fellows Micki Kaufman and Alice Lynn McMichael will demonstrate the more detailed operations of visualization software (including applications, programming languages and web sites) such as Excel, Gephi, Many Eyes, D3 and others. This workshop will provide attendees with a deeper review of two…Find out more »
Research in Literature Friday, March 21, 2-3pm Isaac Gewirtz, Curator, Berg Collection of English and American Literature Jason Baumann, Coordinator for Collection Assessment, Humanities & LGBT Collections Co-sponsored by the Graduate Center Library This spring NYPL will offer three one-hour instructional courses intended to help graduate students and faculty locate items across the library’s special collections, including manuscripts and archives, rare books, prints, and photographs. The classes will also highlight use of the library catalog, as well as full-text databases…Find out more »