NYU Bern Dibner Library News

News and Updates for the NYU Bern Dibner Library

Month: October 2016

Dibner Workshop #18: Intro to NYU Virtual Business Library

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Want to know how to access all the financial resources and company data that NYU Business students can? 

Learn about about the business resources and databases available through the NYU Virtual Business Library (VBL) By the end of the session, you will be able to find Company & Financial Information, Industry-specific resources, Economics and Statistical sources, Marketing Information, and Country Information. 

To register: Intro to NYU Virtual Business Library

Dibner Workshop #17: Data Extraction and Management Using Python

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Learn how to extract and manage data from text and HTML files, interface with the web, and perform search functions on large datasets using introductory Python techniques. No prior knowledge of Python necessary. This workshop will take place in the Dibner Library Computer Lab – LC 337

For more information and to register: Data Extraction and Management Using Python

Dibner Workshop #16: Data Visualization Clinic

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Come to this discussion-based session to learn about best practices, tips, and inspirations for creating versatile visualizations. If you are currently working with data and have begun working through your data visualizations, bring your graphics to the workshop to showcase your skills or to seek feedback. Please submit your visualization for the discussion ahead of time.

For more information and to register: Data Visualization Clinic 

Dibner Workshop #15 – Big Data Tutorial: MapReduce

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Hands on showcase on how to use the dumbo(Hadoop) cluster to run basic map-reduce jobs. Various hands on exercises have been incorporated for the users to get a better understanding.  More information and to register: Big Data Tutorial: MapReduce

Discovering Engineering Research: Elsevier Databases

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Elsevier produces two major science and engineering research and reference databases that are available to the NYU Community: Knovel and Compendex.  Attend this workshop to learn how to best use these databases. For more information and to register: Discovering Engineering Research: Elsevier Databases

Dibner Workshop #13: GIS Tools & Services at NYU

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In this session we will provide an introduction to the range of Geographical Information System (GIS) platforms and resources supported by the GIS team within Data Services. Learn about our spatial data collection, workshops, and consultation experiences to support geospatial learning and research.

For more information and to register: GIS Tools & Services at NYU

Dibner Workshop #12: MATLAB Beyond Basics

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This tutorial is designed for users who have about a year or two of experience with MATLAB and interested in learning to write more efficient MATLAB code. For more information and to register: MATLAB Beyond Basics

Dibner Library Workshop #11: Intro to Research Data Management

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Research data management allows researchers the ability to more quickly, efficiently, and accurately find, access, and understand their own or others’ data. This workshop will provide an introduction to managing research data throughout its lifecycle in an effort to streamline and make the research process more efficient.

For more information and to register: Intro to Research Data Management

Dibner Workshop #10: GIS Tools and Services at NYU

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In this session we will provide an introduction to the range of Geographical Information System (GIS) platforms and resources supported by the GIS team within Data Services. Learn about our spatial data collection, workshops, and consultation experiences to support geospatial learning and research.

For more information and to register: GIS Tools and Services at NYU

Dibner Workshop #9: Intro to R

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An introduction to R, the open source data analysis package. Topics include: installing R, creating and editing data sets, computing and recoding variables, basic commands and some of the fundamentals of programming.

For more information and to register: Intro to R