Past Library Events

This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
Join us for an informal and inclusive co-working session for anyone working with data or code! People of all skill levels and backgrounds attend to learn new tips and tricks and get to know other people interested in coding.
Zotero is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing databases. Zotero makes it easy to save citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago and APA. This workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero such as: installing Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents.
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
The Design Library's Artists' Books Collection represents one of the most diverse parts of our collection in both form and content. This exhibit will introduce attendees to some particularly unusual "book" designs, as well as recent zine acquisitions. Included are works by Roni Horn, Julie Chen, Richard Prince, Caroline Paquita, Adrian Piper, and many more.
10/13/21 Design Library
Dedoose is a web-based qualitative data analysis application designed for mixed methods research. This allows for the analysis of research data that is both qualitative, such as text, audio, images, or video, or quantitative such as spreadsheets, test scores, or demographics. You can even mix both qualitative and quantitative data in your analysis. This will be a very introductory workshop. You will learn the following: how to upload documents and other media; how to create codes; how to code your documents; what descriptors are, and a bit about how to use them.
10/13/21 Price Science Commons & Research Library - PSC Visualization Lab
QGIS is an open source mapping tool that provides the ability to make and analyze maps of all types. It does much more than Google Maps or Google Earth can. This 2-session workshop will cover the basics of installing QIGS, connecting to online map imagery, adding GPS points, creating lines and polygons, and then printing a final map.
Mendeley is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing databases. Mendeley makes it easy to save citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in standard citation styles, including MLA, Chicago and APA. This workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Mendeley such as: installing Mendeley, adding citations to your Mendeley library, organizing and managing your citations, creating a bibliography, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Mendeley into your documents.
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
This term the University of Oregon Libraries Data Service Department will be hosting a book club to read "Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms". Hello World by Hannah Fry explores the powers and limitations of the algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce.
Registration required. Need to record music, podcasts, or voicework? Interested in mixing, mastering or digital audio creation? Register for a free 1-hour workshop orientation to the Knight Library Audio Production Studios, led by Prof. Jon Bellona of the School of Music and Dance. Attendance at one of these workshops is required to obtain authorization to book the studios for personal use. These workshops are open to current students, faculty, or staff of the University of Oregon.
10/7/21 Knight Library - Knight Audio Production Studios
abstract painted image, blue paint dripping down over a yellow and orange background Setting Up a Research Lab Website with WordPress Series - Workshop 2: Getting Started with WordPress for Your Lab Site
Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to set up your own professional website to highlight yourself and your portfolio of work. We’ll cover the basics of what types of content is good to have on your site as well as some of the basics to using WordPress as your platform of choice. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to set up your own professional website to highlight yourself and your portfolio of work. We’ll cover the basics of what types of content is good to have on your site as well as some of the basics to using WordPress as your platform of choice. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
Join UO Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services in learning how to set up your own professional website to highlight yourself and your portfolio of work. We’ll cover the basics of what types of content is good to have on your site as well as some of the basics to using WordPress as your platform of choice. When you leave the workshop you’ll have a checklist to help get you started on your own.
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half.
Join us for an informal and inclusive co-working session for anyone working with data or code! People of all skill levels and backgrounds attend to learn new tips and tricks and get to know other people interested in coding.
This exhibit will showcase both historic and contemporary works, including architecture plans, city guides, and artists' books. Highlights include an 1889 guide to the Eiffel Tower, Ed Ruscha's Every Building on the Sunset Strip, and the 1938 special issue of Architectural Forum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
9/29/21 Design Library
In this workshop, you will learn best practices for managing your research data, including a brief discussion of Data Management Plans.
GitHub GitHub Online Have you ever wanted an unlimited undo button to track your files and the changes that you made? Don't remember what your friend put in your document four months ago, but swears they cannot find? Version Control software like Git helps solve these problems. In this two-hour hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of Git through the popular GitHub repository as well as the command line. No prior experience is required, but it is helpful if you have had experience doing any kind of programming (including in Excel or HTML) or have used a command line terminal at least once.
This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of programming in Python. This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. This series lays the foundation for attendees to understand Python code and begin writing scripts that apply to their work. We have scheduled an hour and a half per session in order to allow for questions, but most sessions will last about an hour. Sessions 5-8
Join us for this introductory workshop! Dedoose is a web-based qualitative data analysis application designed for mixed methods research. This allows for the analysis of research data that is both qualitative, such as text, audio, images, or video, or quantitative such as spreadsheets, test scores, or demographics. You can even mix both qualitative and quantitative data in your analysis.
This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of programming in Python. This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. This series lays the foundation for attendees to understand Python code and begin writing scripts that apply to their work. We have scheduled an hour and a half per session in order to allow for questions, but most sessions will last about an hour. Sessions 1-4
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half per and follow the schedule below. Sessions 5-8
Are you interested in using R and RStudio but unsure where to start? This workshop is for you! This eight-session workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of using R! This course is intended for absolute beginners or anyone wanting to review the basics. Each session will be an hour and a half per and follow the schedule below. Sessions 1-4
circular view of cigar galaxy CANCELLED: Star and Galaxy Viewing through a Unistellar Telescope
THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. Come check out the Library’s Unistellar telescope for star and galaxy viewing on the University of Oregon campus. The system will be set up outside the Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library from 9-11 pm on Tuesday, May 25th. Note this event is weather permitting and only open to UO students, staff and faculty.
5/25/21 Price Science Commons & Research Library
man looking at solar image in visualization lab CANCELLED: Solar Exploration through a Telescope
THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. Ever seen sunspots or a solar flare? Come check out the UO Department of Physics and the Pine Mountain Observatory’s new solar telescope. The system will be set up outside the Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library. An additional viewing opportunity will be downstairs in the VizLab of the PSC. Later that evening you will also have chance to check out the Library’s Unistellar telescope at the same spot. Note this event is weather permitting and only open to UO students, staff and faculty.
5/25/21 Price Science Commons & Research Library
This term UO Libraries Data Service Department will be hosting a book club to read 'Weapons of Math Destruction'. 'Weapons of Math Destruction' by Cathy O’Neil explores the impact of algorithms on society and how the use of these algorithms can reinforce racism and increase inequality in fields such as policing, education, and employment. In this last session we will be going over chapters 7-10. Register and join us for the discussion here!
Join us for this virtual workshop series, WordPress for Digital Humanities. This workshop will introduce learners to adding text and images to the pages and posts, embedding video and documents, and basic accessibility considerations (use of headings, alt tags, colors, contrast, and type size).
This virtual workshop series introduces and demonstrates packages commonly used in data science, including NumPy, pandas, and matplotlib. This two part series will also expand on the basic concepts from the workshop series Introduction to Python.