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    Computational Approaches to Text Preparation and Analysis

    Are you interested in textual analysis but unsure about where to start? Join us for an interactive “no experience required” introduction to the fundamental concepts, processes, and methodological approaches for preparing and analyzing text using computational approaches.

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    Creating High-Impact Figures with Adobe Illustrator

    Learn how to turn your Excel data into high-impact figures with Adobe Illustrator. This introductory-level workshop will teach the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator and how to use this software to modify SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) files exported from Excel.

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    Data and Statistical Sources from Statistics Canada

    Learn how to access data and statistics from Statistics Canada.

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    Data Privacy Best Practices

    The Privacy Office joins the Sherman Centre RDM Webinar Series to discuss data privacy best practices, including considerations for collecting, using, and sharing personal information. We will also discuss the privacy impact assessment process, determining appropriate data storage and analyzing vendor solutions.

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    Data Visualization Guide

    Data Visualization is a broad term for things that uses graphical or pictorial representations of data for exploration, and communication. It is the graphic representation of information and data, by using charts, graphs, maps etc. Learn about the basics of data viz in this guide.

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    Data Visualization with MATLAB

    This asynchronous module discusses how you can create publication-quality figures using MATLAB or its free alternative, Octave. The module covers plotting options for one- and two-dimensional continuous and categorical data and explore options for customizing your figure’s appearance.

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    Data Visualization with Tableau

    You might not think of numbers and locations as Humanities data, but it all depends on how you use them! Working with numeric and spatial data, this online module will teach you how to create visualizations in Tableau.

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    Data Wrangling with OpenRefine

    In this workshop, participants will learn the basic principles of data wrangling, and will use a hands-on approach to gain fundamental knowledge and practical experience with exploring, cleaning, and transforming data into more interoperable and reusable forms.

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    Depositing and Sharing Data Online with McMaster Dataverse

    Are you thinking of sharing your data for re-use by other researchers? Have you been asked to share your data by a journal or funder? Are you worried about the long term accessibility of your data? This workshop will show you how to deposit your data on McMaster Dataverse for archival, preservation, and sharing.

    Learn more about how openly sharing data can benefit you and the research community, and how online repositories are helping to improve the availability of research data.

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    Design Principles for Infographics and Data Visualization

    Juan Velasco, Founder and Creative Director of 5W Infographics, delivers a workshop series on data visualization. In the first session, Velsaco explains the importance of design in data visualization. This includes an introduction to visual perception principles which will ensure the creation of accessible and visually appealing data visualizations.

    In the second session, participants will have the opportunity to practice applying their newfound design skills using visualization platforms like Tableau, Datawrapper, and Flourish.

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    Digital Exhibits with Omeka S

    Learn how to use Omeka S to manage digital collections and create scholarly exhibits. This tutorial will introduce participants to the basic functions of Omeka S, including how to create an archival item collection, add metadata, and build a digital exhibit.

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    Digital Networking and You

    404 Networking knowledge not found. Learn about how information is transmitted between computers at this workshop.

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