Come and join in our Digital Scholarship Workshop and Seminar Series at Lee Wee Nam Library, Level 3 Stargate! We will share interesting tools, tips and tricks on these topics – Digital Publishing, Data Visualisation, Design for Non-Designers and Presentation Tools & Sources.

12 Mar | 2.30 pm  3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: Building Online Exhibition and Digital Library with Omeka (Seminar)

In the past, researchers need to have considerable technical skills to develop a digital library of their research output and to create online exhibitions.
Now they can do it easily with Omeka, an open source web publishing platform.
Come to this session to learn how you can create a dynamic online exhibition that showcases collections of digital images, text and videos without writing a single line of code.

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19 Mar | 2.30 pm 3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: Designing Infographics with Canva & Piktochart (Workshop)

By incorporating graphic design elements, infographics provide opportunities to contextualise information.
Join us as we weave illustrations and content to create compelling visual narratives using Canva and Piktochart.
This is an introductory workshop designed for first timers and beginners. No prior experience is required for this class. Each participant is required to have a Gmail account to log into Canva and Piktochart for the hands-on activity.

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26 Mar | 2.30 pm 3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: Making Timelines Using Free Online Tools (Workshop)

With just a few clicks, anyone can build visually rich interactive timelines to showcase patterns or provide a chronological view of major events.
In this session, discover readily available timeline tools and how you can use them in presenting your research.

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2 Apr | 2.30 pm 3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: Cleaning Data with OpenRefine (Workshop)

Dealing with messy survey data and large datasets? Check out OpenRefine, an open source tool that simplifies the tedious task of cleaning data.

According to a Forrester Research report, up to 80% of an analyst’s time is spent on data cleansing and preparation.

In this session, you will be introduced to OpenRefine tools and related data cleansing concepts.

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9 Apr | 2.30 pm 3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: An Introduction to QGIS (Workshop)

Discover QGIS – a popular open source software that creates, edits, visualises, analyses and publishes geospatial information.

In this workshop, you will be taken through the steps of creating a map using freely available datasets.

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16 Apr | 2.30 pm 3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: Data Visualisation with Tableau (Workshop)

Join us for an introduction to Tableau, one of the most widely-used data analytics and visualization tools today. Using an intuitive drag-and-drop interface, it enables users to analyse their data and build interactive visualizations without the need for any programming skills.

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7 May | 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: Mapping and Transforming your Spatial Data in Social Sciences (Workshop)

Tap on the power of digital mapping to present your research data in a visually appealing and engaging manner.

Learn how to transform large data sets into an interactive online map by adding text, images, videos and external links.

Finally, share your map online via a unique URL or embed it onto your website.

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28 May | 2.30 pm 3.30 pm

DST Introductory Series: Getting Started with Text Analysis for the Humanities (Seminar)

In recent years, the use of computational text analysis to analyse large collections of ebooks, newspaper articles and online social media postings has been developing rapidly. Learn about the steps and challenges of creating such projects – a) building a content set and b) applying techniques such as term frequency analysis, topic modeling, Ngram analysis and clustering.

This is an introductory seminar designed for beginners.

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