Social Media Scraping for Qualitative Research (Intro level)

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Presenter: Sarah DeMott
Location: Bobst Library, Rm. 617, 6th Floor
Libraries: Bobst Library

Social Media Scraping for Qualitative Research (NYCDH Week Workshop)

This workshop will introduce the basics of using small-scale web scraping of social media for qualitative analysis. Using NCapture, a web browser extension, and NVivo, a qualitative analysis software package, this session will focus on methods to incorporate the context from web pages, online PDFs, and social media into your research design. Presenters will provide detailed examples for importing and coding Facebook and Twitter data using the NVivo software platform.  In addition, discussions may include topics such as collecting, storing, and reporting social media data as academic researchers. Brief overview of aims of Qualitative Research and NVivo Software will be provided.  Please note that this workshop will not cover larger data sets and web scraping using tools like Python or R.

Introductory level. 

 

Presenter: Sarah DeMott, NYU Data Services, Qualitative Data Analysis & Survey Design Specialist

Space is limited. If you find you cannot attend, please cancel via the link in your confirmation email.

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3D Printing at NYU

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presenter: Shelly Auster
Location: Dibner Library, LC 433
Libraries: Bern Dibner Library

The LaGuardia Studio provides advanced digital media services to the NYU community. Services include museum-qrade digital fine art printmaking, 3D printing, 3D scanning, and design consultation.  Learn more about their services and facilities in this presentation.

This event will be in the Bern Dibner Library on the NYU-Tandon School of Engineering campus in LC 433.

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Managing Your Research and Bibliographies – HOW DO I CHOOSE?

Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Presenter: NYU Librarians
Location: Bobst Library, Rm. 619, 6th Floor
Libraries: Bobst Library

This session will quickly compare the three major options for bibliographic management software – RefWorks, EndNote and Zotero – and help you decide which is right for you. All the tools have their own strengths, and the important thing is that you use something, so come do a little comparison shopping with us.

 

Please note, we also offer a “self-help” option – just check this handy comparison guide and then select from the sessions below.

Introduction to Omeka (NYC DH Week Workshop)

Date: Monday, February 8, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Presenter: Kimon Keramidas
Location: Bobst Library, Rm. 619, 6th Floor
Libraries: Bobst Library

Introduction to Omeka (NYCDH Week Workshop)

Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. This workshop will explain the basics of why and when to use Omeka and include a walkthrough of how to use Omeka to manage online collections and create digital exhibitions.

RSVP is required

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Did You Know That The Library Offers Grad Workshops? We Do!

So, in case no one told you, NYU Libraries offers all sorts of amazing grad workshops! These classes focus on learning how to organize your bibliographies, finding out to how to track down tricky citations, understanding the intricacies of processing and analyzing data, and even simply knowing your way around an American research library. For the complete listing of these sessions, and to sign up, click here.

These workshops are ever so useful in helping you navigate higher education, and since we only want the best for you, we encourage you to come sign up and start refining those research skills.

We look forward to meeting you and wish you the best of luck this semester!

Career Resources in the Library

Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presenter: Gavin Paul
Location: Dibner Library, LC 433
Libraries: Bern Dibner Library

In this library workshop, intended to help you make the most of the Engineering and Technology Career Fair, we will investigate career resources available through the library. Learn how to find information about potential employers, companies and their competitors, industry outlook, job outlook. This event will be in the Bern Dibner Library on the NYU-Tandon School of Engineering campus in LC 433.

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The Spring 2016 Bobst Library Hours Are Available

Good news – spring 2016 Library hours are now available online. You can find all the information you could ever need on our hours here, as well as the library’s spring calendar. The library does indeed close from time to time, so keep an eye out for those dates. You don’t want to get down here only to find a locked door.

On the library’s hours page , you’ll find alerts and announcements, such as when we’re closing certain parts of the library (heads up: Tamiment & Wagner will be closed for construction from 12/21/2015 – 1/24/2016).

Remember to check the library’s hours if you have an inkling that we might be closed any particular day. Have a wonderful spring semester! You’ve got this.