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FW: "Data Visualization Basics & Tools" - Aug 7 workshop, sponsored by Cincy Chapter, SLA

  • 1.  FW: "Data Visualization Basics & Tools" - Aug 7 workshop, sponsored by Cincy Chapter, SLA

    Posted 07-16-2019 16:06

    ** Workshop Announcement: Data Visualization Basics & Tools – Wednesday, August 7  **


    The Cincinnati Chapter of the Special Libraries Association announces the next workshop in our new "Data Skills" series.  These hands-on technical workshops aim to help Information professionals, archivists, librarians & others gain exposure to technologies in data manipulation, analysis & visualization.  Beginners are welcome – no prior experience is required!   Please share with your colleagues.


    Data Visualization Basics & Tools


    When:                  Wednesday, August 7 : 1:00pm-4:00pm (please arrive by 12:45pm to ensure a prompt start time)

    Location:              UC Visualization Laboratory - Geology-Math-Physics Library, 240H Braunstein Hall, University of Cincinnati's main campus. Map to Braunstein Hall.  Parking (at cost): on-street meters or at nearby campus garages - Clifton Court Garage, Woodside Garage. See UC Visitor information for details.


    Instructor:           Richard Johansen, PhD – Data Visualization Specialist (Research & Data Services, University of Cincinnati Libraries)

    Description:        Data Visualization combines both art & design with math & science in order to present complex data in an easily-digestible graphic. This workshop introduce the fundamental principles and concepts that make up an effective data visualization. These include: choosing the appropriate chart type, design best practices, understanding color theory, and basic data types. Participants will work with data these visualization principles and data visualization software tools through hands-on and group exercises. Please bring your own laptop for the hands-on exercises.


    Registration:      $15 for Special Libraries Association members, $30 for non-members. Registration deadline is noon on Monday, August 5, 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




    Ted Baldwin

    Director, Science and Engineering Libraries:

         CEAS, Chemistry-Biology, Geology-Math-Physics

    Member, Research & Data Services

    University of Cincinnati, ML 0018
    Cincinnati, OH 45221-0018

    Office: 850G Baldwin Hall (CEAS Library) | 513-556-4211


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