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October 05, 2022

Data Ethics and Data Sharing

What are some of the ethical challenges researchers face when choosing to work with data? This session will help you assess the potential benefits and risks of collecting, analyzing, and sharing data and provide you with some practical tools to help you assess data needs and assume an ethical data practice in your next project.

12:00pm - 1:00pm | Virtual
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October 05, 2022

Finding Places in Text with the World Historical Gazeteer

Researchers often need to be able to search a corpus of texts for a defined list of terms and certain places named in a text or texts. This lesson details how to programmatically search documents for a list of terms, including place names and then how to obtain coordinates and map historical place names with the World Historical Gazetteer.

12:00pm - 1:00pm | ???
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October 06, 2022

Misinformation Exploration

Learn how to be a savvy sleuth as you explore information – and misinformation – in your studies and daily life.

1:00pm - 3:00pm | Weigle Information Commons, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, First Floor