Events and Exhibits

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

2:00pm to 4:00pm
East Asia Library 338

Free and open to all Stanford affiliates. Registration required at: Introduction to IIIF and Mirador

This workshop provides an introduction to Mirador, a new tool for comparing and analysing large images and image collections from multiple institutions. It will also introduce the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF), a new technical standard that underpins tools like Mirador.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

11:00am to 12:00pm
Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library, Room 402 (Training Room), Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning

Advance registration required. Attendees limited to current students, faculty, and staff at Stanford. Please click on "more info" link to register for this session.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

2:00pm to 4:00pm
Wallenberg Hall 433 (CESTA)

Free and open to all Stanford affiliates.Registration (opens April 17) required at: Data Visualization with R

This workshop is for those who are familiar with the basics of R and would like to learn more about visualizing their research data. While we will review the basic plot command and the lattice package, main emphasis will be on ggplot. We will also look into ways to make R visualizations interactive.
Prerequisites: Introduction to R. Please come with R and RStudio installed.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

2:00pm to 4:00pm
Wallenberg Hall 433 (CESTA)

Free and open to all Stanford affiliates.Registration (opens April 18) required: Data Visualization with Python

This workshop teaches fundamental data visualization techniques in Python. We’ll go over the fundamental matplotlib library, then look at ways to make more effective visualizations with libraries like Seaborn. We will also look briefly at Bokeh, a library that helps make visualizations interactive.