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Virtual Talk (Free): “Large Language Models and Higher Education” (10/10/23)

September 22, 2023

Constellate is hosting a virtual panel discussion, “Large Language Models and Higher Education”, to discuss how Generative AI is changing higher education. The panel will feature artificial intelligence experts Susan D’Agostino and William Mattingly. The virtual event is scheduled for October 10, 2023 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM ET. A Constellate subscription is not required to attend.

Virtual Talk (Free): “Empowering Privacy-Centered Practices for Diverse Communities” (09/27/23)

September 21, 2023

Indiana University Libraries are hosting a virtual talk, “Empowering Privacy-Centered Practices for Diverse Communities”. Through meaningful discussions and knowledge exchange, this presentation aims to raise awareness about the critical importance of privacy and security tools within diverse communities, inspiring a privacy-centered mindset and approach among libraries and professionals. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 27, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET.

Webinar (Free): “Python Study Group Launch and Information Session” (10/18/23)

September 21, 2023

The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) and Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) are offering a virtual information session in preparation for the launch of their Python Study Group beginning in January 2024. The Python Study Group will offer a regular and effective training program and community of learning focused on the development of Python scripting and coding skills. The informational webinar is scheduled for October 18, 2023 at 2:00 PM UTC.

Virtual Talk (Free): Dr. Eric Vaz, GIS and Terraforming Mars (09/26/23)

September 14, 2023

The Digital Scholarship Centre at the University of Alberta is hosting Dr. Eric Vaz to share his research methods on terraforming Mars. Dr. Vaz devised a GIS framework, which located Mars-like areas on Earth, to analyze and identify plants with the most likelihood of surviving, growing, and reproducing on the Red Planet. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 26, 2023 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM MT.

Virtual Course: Text and Data Mining (Thursdays, 10/12/23 – 12/07/23)

September 14, 2023

The National Information Standards Organization is offering a virtual training series on Text and Data Mining. By the end of the course, participants will demonstrate a solid understanding of text and data mining concepts, proficiency in using Python for text and data mining tasks, and ability to apply text and data mining skills to real-world library applications and case studies. Virtual classes are scheduled on Thursdays from October 12 to December 7, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT.

Webinar Series (Free): Digital Humanities Workshops (Scheduled throughout Fall 2023)

August 29, 2023

The Libraries Scholars Lab and the Initiative for Digital Humanities (IDH) at the University of Texas at Austin are hosting a Digital Humanities Workshop Series for Fall 2023 that is free and open to the public. Four workshops covering text analysis with non-English languages, Scalar, ArcGIS StoryMaps, and Omeka will be held online via Zoom.

Virtual Event (Free): GIS Day Conference 2023 (11/15/23)

August 28, 2023

Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries is hosting a one-day, online GIS Day Conference that is free and open to the public. The conference is scheduled for November 15, 2023.

Webinars (Free): QGIS and ArcGIS (09/13/25 and 10/25/23)

August 10, 2023

Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries are hosting two webinars on QGIS and ArcGIS that are free and open to the public. Webinars are scheduled for September 13 and October 25, 2023.