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May 30 - Introduction to Python workshop - Hosted by Cincinnati SLA Chapter

  • 1.  May 30 - Introduction to Python workshop - Hosted by Cincinnati SLA Chapter

    Posted 05-17-2019 14:21

    The Cincinnati Chapter of the Special Libraries Association announces our first workshop in a new "Data Skills" series.  These affordable hands-on technical workshops will help Information professionals, archivists, librarians & others gain exposure to technologies in data manipulation, analysis & visualization.  Build up your skills – stay relevant & competitive!

    Each workshop offers a gentle introduction to the technology, and is led by a seasoned instructor. Beginners are welcome – no prior experience is required! 

    We kick off the series with an Introduction to Python.  Please share with your colleagues!

    Introduction to Python

    When:  Thursday, May 30: 1:00pm-4:00pm (please arrive by 12:45pm to ensure a prompt start time)

    Location:  850D Baldwin Hall – College of Engineering and Applied Science Library Classroom,  University of Cincinnati (UC) main campus.   Directions to CEAS Library (note: Parking is available at cost in the nearby Woodside Garage)

    Instructors: Kwame Edjah - Graduate Assistant, UC Engineering and Applied Science Library & PhD student, Electrical Engineering ; Mark Chalmers – UC Science & Engineering Librarian

    Description: Learn with others about the basics of Python, a widely-used and general-purpose programming language. Concepts will be applied in a real-world application example of data manipulation. Topics will include: variables and data types, arrays, dictionaries, operators, conditions, loops, functions, classes/objects, modules, packages (Pandas, matplotlib), libraries and file I/O.  Please bring your own laptop for the hands-on exercises.


    Registration: $15 - Special Libraries Association members, $30 Non-Members. Registration deadline is 12 noon on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.  Registration is limited to 25 attendees.  Please pay by cash or check (payable to SLA Cincinnati Chapter) on the day of the workshop. A receipt can be provided at the door.


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    Questions?  Contact or

    Ted Baldwin
    Director, Science and Engineering Libraries
    University of Cincinnati, ML 0018
    Cincinnati, OH 45221-0018 | Tel 513-556-4211
    CEAS Library:
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