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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

9a-12p
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building 2nd floor

Admission is free. Registration is required. Please see more info link below to register.

Do you need to ask complicated questions of your data? Do you need something sophisticated and a spreadsheet just won't do? Then a relational database may be for you.
Join us for a hands-on, interactive introduction to SQL, the language for querying structured data.
This workshop will include the following topics:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

10:30a-12p
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building 2nd floor

Admission is free. Registration is required. Please see more info link below to register.

Life is messy. So is your data — especially if multiple people have contributed to the content. Inconsistent data leads to inaccurate analyses, and software programs are often particular about the precise format of your data.
If you need a quick way to assess and clean your data without having to write customized scripts to perform all those task, look no further!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

10:30a-11:30a
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building 2nd floor

Admission is free. Registration is required. Please see more info link below to register.

The UNIX shell is a great tool for automating tasks. This workshop will walk you through an example of how to divide up a particular task into its component parts, use shell programs to complete those individual tasks, string together those individual tasks, and then run the entire workflow using a single command.