** 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.
Register at: https://form.jotform.com/91915398623164
Questions? Contact Ted.Baldwin@uc.edu
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)
Ted.Baldwin@uc.edu | 513-556-4211
CEAS Library: libraries.uc.edu/ceas
Research & Data Services: libraries.uc.edu/digital-scholarship/data-services
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