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Data & Donuts

Schedule

Data & Donuts is a special workshop series hosted by Research Data ServicesInstructors from UT Libraries and partners from across campus share expert advice, resources, and tools that will help you take good care of your data throughout its lifecycle, from project conception to the long-term archive. 

donut graphicOn select Fridays from 12pm - 1:30pm via Zoom*
*see individual Zoom links for each workshop below

 

Spring 2021
Managing Research Data: UT Resources & Best Practices
Instructor: Hannah Chapman Tripp & Anna Dabrowski
Date: 1/29/2021 (Fri.)
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
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Learning and adopting a few good habits can go a long way in managing your data. In this introductory workshop on data management concepts, you will learn about the many resources available at UT to help manage your data as well as best practices and tips for managing data. This workshop will be a lecture with interactive components; come with your questions.
Geocoding Historical Data to Revive the Social Memory of Wheatville
Instructor: Julia Bordelon & Isaac Womack
Date: 3/26/2021 (Fri.)
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
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Wheatville was a freedmen’s community in the area now known as West Campus. This project maps the racial demographic changes in this neighborhood from the late 1800s to the mid-twentieth century. In this workshop, we will follow the paths of several Wheatville residents to showcase the complexities of geocoding historical data, and explore how this process can revive the social memory of communities.
Data Discovery and Access (RESCHEDULED FROM 2/26)
Instructor: Meryl Brodsky & Janelle Hedstrom
Date: 4/16/2021 (Fri.)
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
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This workshop is intended to outline a process for finding existing datasets. We’ll cover statistics vs data, how to search for subject-specific data repositories, searching literature for data, and identifying agencies or institutions that collect data. Participants will get a chance to search for data in their field and assess a dataset.
Historical Maps as Data
Instructor: Kat Strickland
Status: CANCELLED
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
The UT Libraries is steadily migrating scanned maps from the online Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Map Collection to the Texas GeoData and UT Collections portal. Learn about finding georeferenced maps in the Texas GeoData portal, using them with GIS software, and the metadata and image enhancements to maps in the UT Collections portal.

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