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March 2020

Building Websites with WordPress on the Commons

March 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C203 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10016
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Join us for a hands-on workshop about building websites on the CUNY Academic Commons. Whether you want to use the platform to build a professional or portfolio site, a site for your project, or a course site or resource, this workshop will help you get started. We'll review different templates and layout options, various methods for adding and organizing content, and ways to style and customize content. We'll also discuss options for social media integration and what your responsibilities are…

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Cancelled- How to Change the Spatial Boundaries of Your Data Using QGIS

March 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C202 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016
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Census data is distributed in specific geographies, such as census block groups and census tracts. It is common for researchers to have study areas that do not correspond to these predetermined geographies. This workshop will teach participants how to determine more accurately the demographics of a custom study area, through the implementation of a Cadastral-based Expert Dasymetric System (Maantay et al., 2005). This system disaggregates demographics from census block groups and reaggregates it in new geographic areas, taking into account…

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Cancelled- How Not to Lie with Maps

March 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C201 @ The GC, 365 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10016
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While most mapmakers do not intentionally try to lie, it’s impossible to display objective knowledge with maps since mapmaking requires processes of simplification, categorization, omission, and technical limitations. This workshop will draw on feminist GIS and critical cartography to discuss approaches that recognize the subjective and performative nature of mapmaking, while working to reduce dangerous and faulty assumptions and provide greater transparency to the audience. Register HERE

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Cancelled- Working with HathiTrust Data

March 31, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9205 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016
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The HathiTrust Digital Library is the largest set of digitized books in the world. Its collection spans over 17 million items and is composed of the combined collections of several major research libraries in the United States. In addition to making a significant amount of its collection freely available online, HathiTrust also provides cloud-based research computing interfaces to sort and analyze its collections for scholarly purposes. As such, the HathiTrust collection presents an extremely rich source of data as well…

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April 2020

Manifold Minis Series

April 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

Illustration by Jojo Karlin Are you interested in using Manifold, CUNY’s very own digital publishing platform? Are you curious how others are using this tool in their classrooms? Join Jojo Karlin, Manifold Graduate Fellow, every Tuesday at 1:00pm for a 30 minute session to discuss useful features and answer questions. April 7 Introduction to Manifold April 14 Manifold OER models (some CUNY examples) April 21 Reading Groups in Manifold April 28 Using Resources in Manifold May 5 Publishing Your OER…

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Manifold Minis Series

April 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

Illustration by Jojo Karlin Are you interested in using Manifold, CUNY’s very own digital publishing platform? Are you curious how others are using this tool in their classrooms? Join Jojo Karlin, Manifold Graduate Fellow, every Tuesday at 1:00pm for a 30 minute session to discuss useful features and answer questions. April 7 Introduction to Manifold April 14 Manifold OER models (some CUNY examples) April 21 Reading Groups in Manifold April 28 Using Resources in Manifold May 5 Publishing Your OER…

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Manifold Minis Series

April 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

Illustration by Jojo Karlin Are you interested in using Manifold, CUNY’s very own digital publishing platform? Are you curious how others are using this tool in their classrooms? Join Jojo Karlin, Manifold Graduate Fellow, every Tuesday at 1:00pm for a 30 minute session to discuss useful features and answer questions. April 7 Introduction to Manifold April 14 Manifold OER models (some CUNY examples) April 21 Reading Groups in Manifold April 28 Using Resources in Manifold May 5 Publishing Your OER…

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Working with HathiTrust Data

April 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The HathiTrust Digital Library is the largest set of digitized books in the world. Its collection spans over 17 million items and is composed of the combined collections of several major research libraries in the United States. In addition to making a significant amount of its collection freely available online, HathiTrust also provides cloud-based research computing interfaces to sort and analyze its collections for scholarly purposes. As such, the HathiTrust collection presents an extremely rich source of data as well…

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Omeka Slideshare

April 28, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Have a digital project and think you might want to use Omeka or are you actively using Omeka and want to further enhance your skills, then this event might be for you. During this pilot slideshare, we will: Review what a content management systems (CMS). Help distinguish why Omeka is different than WordPress, Drupal and other CMS’s. Things to think about and plan before using Omeka. Compare the different versions of Omeka. Requirements for hosting Omeka. Review an easy way to install…

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Manifold Minis Series

April 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

Illustration by Jojo Karlin Are you interested in using Manifold, CUNY’s very own digital publishing platform? Are you curious how others are using this tool in their classrooms? Join Jojo Karlin, Manifold Graduate Fellow, every Tuesday at 1:00pm for a 30 minute session to discuss useful features and answer questions. April 7 Introduction to Manifold April 14 Manifold OER models (some CUNY examples) April 21 Reading Groups in Manifold April 28 Using Resources in Manifold May 5 Publishing Your OER…

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