Students and faculty are also welcome to suggest future workshops. Send ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beautiful Soup: Pulling Data from the Web (10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27) This workshop will demonstrate using Beautiful Soup, a Python library useful for web scraping, to pull data out of HTML files.
Introduction to WordPress (2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15) WordPress has become the go-to method for creating websites with little knowledge of design or HTML. Learn how to create a basic site.
Researching the Literature Review (1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17) Learn and practice strategies for thorough searches in appropriate sources as well as techniques such as controlled vocabulary and filtering results.
Introduction to XML (2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29) The eXtensible Markup Language (XML) is not a language itself, but rather a meta-language. Learn the basic rules of XML and the philosophy behind it.
Embracing Copyright in Your Research, Writing, and Teaching (2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6) Explore strategies for including copyrighted material in one’s work, seeking permission, and applying the university’s intellectual property policies to classroom instruction.
How to Make Your Scholarly Work Open Access (1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13) Come for a quick overview of the WU Open Access Policy and a discussion of open access publishing options in one’s discipline.
ArcGIS for STEM Disciplines (1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21) Communicating data’s message outside of one’s respective field of science, technology, engineering, or math can be difficult. Learn to incorporate GIS (geographic information systems) for data analysis and visualization.
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