Digital Scholarship & Research Data Workshops (Sep - Nov 2017)

25/08/2017 to 09/11/2017
The Library offers the following workshops for academics, researchers and postgraduate students to introduce the Digital Scholarship Lab, various tools for conducting digital scholarship research and the method of handling research data.  You are welcome to join.

Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab 

This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab and to introduce the software and tools available from the workstations to enable you to conduct digital scholarship research at the Lab at ease.

12 Sep (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Click here to register *Full*
14 Sep (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Click here to register *Full*

Digital Humanities: Introduction to Tools and Methodology

This seminar will introduce the concept of Digital Humanities and some related tools and methodologies in doing humanities research in the digital world.

6 Oct (Fri) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Click here to register
23 Oct (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here to register

Introduction to GIS & ArcGIS

Conducted by ArcGIS vendor, this seminar will introduce the concept of Geographic Information System (GIS) and its use in research.  It will also cover the use of the software ArcGIS with illustration from examples of research projects.

16 Oct (Mon) 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here to register

ArcGIS Basics for Digital Scholarship Projects (Hands-on)

ArcGIS is commonly used in digital scholarship projects for geospatial analysis.  This workshop is an introductory hands-on session to demonstrate the basic functions of this software.

19 Oct (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Click here to register *Full*
31 Oct (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Click here to register *Full*

Data Visualization in Action - R

R is a popular software for statistical computing and graphics in visualizing research data. This seminar will introduce how to make use of R to visualize your research data. (This seminar will be conducted in English.)

12 Oct (Thu) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Click here to register
17 Oct (Tue) 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Click here to register

Analyzing Texts Using Voyant Tools (Hands-on)

Voyant Tools is a web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts. Join to learn how to use this online tool to analyze textual materials, no matter they are in text file or online.

18 Oct (Wed) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Click here to register *Full*
25 Oct (Wed) 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here to register

Data Visualization in Action - Gephi (Hands-on)

Gephi is a software for visualization and exploration of graphs and networks.  This workshop will demonstrate with hands-on exercise on how to turn your data into network graphs to discover hidden message.

3 Nov (Fri) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Click here to register *Full*
9 Nov (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click here to register *Full*

Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)