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Libraries offering a series of statistical software workshops | Electronic News

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The library offers workshops on learning to use open source or widely available software for data analysis and visualization. In Spring 2022, we have a series on learning to use R and RStudio, including two special workshops on applying the knowledge you’ve learned to perform special functions.

To register for these workshops, please follow the links attached to each event.

Getting started with R and RStudio
This workshop will introduce participants to the use of R and RStudio. No prior programming knowledge is required, just a basic understanding of computer files and folders. Participants will have to download and install R before the workshop. Both software are open-source and free to download. Participants will also need to bring their own laptop to the workshop.
Register for the workshop this Tuesday, March 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Register for this Wednesday, March 2, workshop from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Data analysis and visualization with R and RStudio
This workshop will introduce participants to R tasks such as reading data, analyzing data, and plotting data. Attendees should have attended the Getting Started with R and RStudio workshop or have basic knowledge of using R. Attendees should download and install R before the workshop. Both software are open-source and free to download. Participants will also need to bring their own laptop to the workshop.
Register for the workshop this Tuesday, March 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Register for this Wednesday, March 9, workshop from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

R and RStudio Special Topic: Scrapping Twitter
This workshop will introduce participants to using R and RStudio to scrape Twitter. Attendees should have attended the Getting Started with R and RStudio workshop or have basic knowledge of using R. Attendees should download and install R before the workshop. Both software are open-source and free to download. Participants will also need to bring their own laptop to the workshop.
Register for the workshop on Wednesday, March 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Get started with using Microsoft Excel for data analysis
In this workshop, participants will gain hands-on experience using Microsoft Excel for data analysis and visualization.
Register for the workshop on Thursday, March 31 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Special R and RStudio Topic: Using APIs to Bulk Download Federal Data
This workshop will introduce participants to using R and RStudio to extract bulk federal data using APIs. Attendees should have attended the Getting Started with R and RStudio workshop or have basic knowledge of using R. Attendees should download and install R before the workshop. Both software are open-source and free to download. Participants will also need to bring their own laptop to the workshop.
Register for the workshop on Wednesday, April 6 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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