Data Workshops & Events in March/April


Last chance this semester to attend a data workshop offered by the Library’s Research Data Services Team! Below are the workshops we have coming up in March and into early April.


International Economics and Business Data – Friday, March 2, 2018, 2:00pm – 3:30pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom 2 (Library North, 2nd floor) – REGISTER HERE


ICPSR: Finding Social Science Datasets – Monday, March 5, 2018, 11:00am – 12:00pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom 2 (Library North, 2nd floor) – REGISTER HERE


Mapping with Tableau Data Visualization Software – Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 10:00am – 11:00am, Atlanta Campus, CURVE (Library South, 2nd floor) – REGISTER HERE


SPSS 1: Getting Started – Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom South 403 – REGISTER HERE

SPSS 2: Analyzing Data – Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom South 403 – REGISTER HERE


Tableau Data Visualization: Getting Started – Friday, March 30, 2018, 11:00am – 12:30pm, Atlanta Campus, CURVE (Library South, 2nd floor) – REGISTER HERE


NVivo 1 for Windows: Getting Started – Friday, March 30, 2018, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom South 403 – REGISTER HERE

NVivo 2 for Windows: Exploring Your Data – Friday, April 6, 2018, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom South 403 – REGISTER HERE


Qualtrics Essentials: Getting Started – Friday, March 30, 2018, 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom 2 (Library North, 2nd floor) – REGISTER HERE

Qualtrics Essentials: Getting Started – Friday, April 20, 2018, 3:00pm – 4:00pm, Atlanta Campus, Classroom 2 (Library North, 2nd floor) – REGISTER HERE


R Programming 2: Data Analysis – Friday, April 6, 2018, 10:30am – 12:30pm, CURVE (Library South, 2nd floor) – REGISTER HERE


Data in the ATL logoThe Library is also hosting two talks as part of our DATA in the ATL speaker series:

Katherine Zitsch

Friday, March 23, 2018 | 11:00-12:30  – REGISTER HERE

Katherine Zitsch
Director, Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District
Manager of Natural Resources, Atlanta Regional Commission

A professional environmental systems engineer, Katherine has more than 20 years of water resources experience in areas of regional water planning, water and wastewater treatment, storm water, water reuse, and water conservation. Providing leadership for the 15-county Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, she and her colleagues use data to look at water management in a holistic fashion, protecting water quality and supply for the District and downstream communities as well. She has championed the metro area’s interests in the tri-state water dispute as well as the implementation of the Metropolitan River Protection Act, protecting a corridor along the Chattahoochee River for future generations. Katherine is intimately involved in using data to project future water supply needs for the metropolitan Atlanta region and then working to ensure water supply is available to meet those needs. She earned her B.S. in civil engineering and M.S. in environmental systems engineering from Clemson University.

Debra Lam

Friday, April 27, 2018 | 11:00-12:30 – REGISTER HERE

Debra Lam
Managing Director, Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation
Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), Georgia Tech

In this newly-created role at Georgia Tech, Debra drives smart cities and urban innovation happening in Atlanta and beyond. Prior to this, she served as Pittsburgh’s first ever Chief of Innovation & Performance in which she oversaw all technology, sustainability, performance, and innovation functions of city government. She also crafted that city’s first strategic plan for innovation, the Inclusive Innovation Roadmap. She is a founding leader of the MetroLab Network, a city-university collaborative for urban innovation, of which the City of Atlanta, Georgia State University, and Georgia Tech are members. Debra has lived and worked in cities around the world and as is a graduate of Georgetown University, with master’s in public policy, sustainable development from the University of California, Berkeley. More about Debra Lam.

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