Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Excel Charts Tips for Visualizing Data

Excel is an easy to use tool for creating charts and graphs. This short workshop will provide tips and techniques for refining and customizing Excel’s basic chart types.


Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Collaboration Space, B43A

R visualization with ggplot2

In this class I will give an introductory lesson to the functionality and application of the ggplot2 package in R.


Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

The Absolute Basics of Jupyter Notebooks

Every day, thousands (if not more) of programmers, statisticians, data scientists, information professionals, and journalists use Jupyter, an open-source web app that interactively presents live code augmented with visua


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

How to Share Your Data

Increasingly journals and funders require researchers to share data from their research.


Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Collaboration Space

R visualization with ggplot2

In this class I will give an introductory lesson to the functionality and application of the ggplot2 package in R.


Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to Microsoft Access

Access is a relational database. In this course, we will introduce the basic components of the database. First, we’ll look at some common database terms. You’ll also take a closer look at the Navigation pane.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Using Excel to Manage and Analyze Data (Part I)

Do you have data that you need to organize or analyze? This short course will cover techniques for organizing, importing, manipulating and summarizing your data using advanced Excel features such as data lists, pivot tables and functions. It will also provide tips for using Excel productively.


Friday, February 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to SQL

Introduction to relational databases and how SQL queries are utilized to manipulate and store data from a relational database.


Monday, March 2, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Web Scraping with Python

In this workshop, we will collect Yelp reviews for Houston Restaurants and work with Yelp REST APIs. It will be a hands-on session.


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to SQL

Introduction to relational databases and how SQL queries are utilized to manipulate and store data from a relational database.


Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A