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This session was presented on May 30, 2018. Access the recording and material now:
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- Presentation Slides
- Data Analysis & Visualization Handout
- Data File Spreadsheet
- What R does and how to navigate the R environment. This will include the basics of R syntax, understanding the purposes of different panes in R Studio, and understanding error messages and getting help.
- How to read in a dataset and conduct some basic explorations of it. They will run a very simple subsetting operation, and create a simple barplot. It will include a training dataset of ebook usage with some randomly generated usage statistics in order to help contextualize and reinforce the advantages of using R.
Who Should Attend
Those who work with data as a central part of their job. This would likely include serials librarians, cataloging librarians, archivists, and collection development librarians.
Clarke Iakovakis is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He has worked in both academic and public libraries since 2007 as a page, library assistant, and research & instruction librarian. He has presented at ACRL and ALA on topics pertaining to usability and incorporating data into assessment. He is currently achieving his master's degree in history, and he does not come from a computing or technical background.
A recording of this webinar is now available since the six month date of the presentation has passed.
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Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.
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