Upcoming Workshops: Data Management & Analysis Tools

Dana Library and the Graduate School-Newark are pleased to continue the Spring 2021 Graduate Student Success Workshops, designed to integrate students' scholarly, personal, and career goals into a sustained program of professional development. Our next six workshops on 2/9, 2/26, 3/8, 3/16, 4/2, and 5/3, will provide a comprehensive introduction to popular data management, analysis, and visualization tools -- SAS, Qualtrics, Voyant, and Tableau -- as well as Twitter! Learn how to work smarter and save time using these tools!

Instructor: Bonnie L. Fong (Physical Sciences Librarian) When: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 1pm-2pm

How: Register here


Fundamentals to Tableau: Students will learn how to use Tableau for creating data visualization formats and real-time data analytics features using business datasets. Learn how to prepare, analyze, and share your data.

Instructor: Jonathan Torres (Business Librarian) Date/time/registration links:

  • Friday, February 26, 2021, 3-4p (register here)

  • Monday, May 3, 2021, 3-4pm (register here)

Text Analysis with Voyant: Voyant Tools is an open-source suite of analysis tools for analyzing texts or a corpus of texts. In this webinar, students will learn basic information about different types of text analysis and their uses. Students will use a prepared corpus to explore different tools in Voyant and discuss how they might use it in their own work. More information about Voyant's suite of tools is available here.


Instructor: Krista White (Digital Scholarship & Pedagogies Librarian) When: Monday, March 8, 2021, 11:30am-12:50pm

How: Register here


Building a Twitter Bot for Academic Research (a build-while-you-learn workshop): In this workshop, participants will build a Twitterbot designed to capture all tweets with specific hashtags. Casual discussion of other possible bot types for academic research, as well as other techniques for acquiring Twitter data will be included as time permits.


Instructor: Krista White (Digital Scholarship and Pedagogies Librarian)

When: Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 2:30pm-4:00pm

How: Register here

Fundamentals to SAS: This workshop will teach students how to explore and access SAS data sets, import and export non-SAS file formats, and manipulate data with formulas and assignment statements. All skill levels are welcomed!


Instructor: Jonathan Torres (Business Librarian) When: Friday, April 2, 2021, 3pm-4pm

How: Register here

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