Tuesday, 19 Sep 2023
Christiane Spitzmueller, University of California, Merced; and Juan Madera, University of Houston, will share insights from a comprehensive study of more than 10,000 external review letters across 2,000+ promotion cases at 10 universities.
OpenRefine is a free multipurpose data cleaner. This workshop will teach you several powerful features in OpenRefine and you will learn to document your process to effortlessly apply the same steps to similar data. This tool will lead to cleaner data with fewer oops and more woo-hoo. This is a beginner level workshop, and no prior experience is needed. A Windows, Mac, or Linux computer is needed to participate.
"Snacking your Way to Success: Exploring Boolean Operators, Search Strategies, and Databases." Using culinary metaphors, we will explore how to find journal articles and more within library resources. We will cover the basics of Boolean Operators and break down citations to their basic ingredients. During the workshop, we will have a live demonstration on how to use both general and subject-specific databases.
Wednesday, 20 Sep 2023
This workshop introduces participants to the common approaches, methodologies, and tools in the field of digital humanities as well as opportunities and resources for further development of DH skills. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch along with any questions they have about DH to this informal conversation.
Thursday, 21 Sep 2023
This workshop introduces basic concepts and tools for better data management and will demonstrate why data management plans are an important part of the research planning process. Attendees will leave with the knowledge, confidence, and tools needed to successfully implement their own data management plans. This is a beginner level workshop and no prior experience is needed.
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
This workshop will teach you how to set up a research notebook using the concepts used by bullet journals, a popular organization and productivity system. The focus will be on creating helpful collections to structure and track your research project. No prior experience or fancy supplies required - all you need is a pen and notebook (ruler optional).
Wednesday, 27 Sep 2023
Claudia Kinkela, senior program officer in the NEH's Division of Research who served as the team lead for the NEH Fellowships Program for over a decade, will introduce NEH funding opportunities, provide tips for writing a successful application, and talk in-depth about NEH Fellowships, which has been her main area of focus for the past 15 years. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.
Claudia Kinkela, senior program officer in NEH's Division of Research, will introduce NEH funding opportunities, provide tips for writing a successful application, and talk in-depth about NEH fellowships, which has been her main area of focus for the past 15 years. There will be time for Q&A.
Thursday, 28 Sep 2023
Understanding the command line can be a powerful skill for digital humanists, but it can be intimidating to get started. This two-part workshop allows participants to build familiarity and confidence with the command line interface, learn the syntax of the command line, develop basic navigation and file manipulation skills, and get experience calling and using programs within the terminal.
This workshop introduces ways to structure data that is computer and human friendly, practices for documenting your work, and functions for simple data processing and quality control. There's no escaping spreadsheets but you can escape spreadsheet hell. This is a beginner-level workshop that covers how to format data and simple data processing in a spreadsheet program such as Excel. No prior experience is needed.