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

    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)

    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)

    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)

    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)

    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.

  • Virtual Talk (Free): “Teaching Cultural Analysis of Datasets” (09/21/23)

    The University of Colorado (UC) Bolder and UC Denver are hosting Dr. Lindsay Poirier as part of their Data Advocacy for All Data Series. Dr. Poirier's public talk "Teaching Cultural Analysis of Datasets" will outline a series of pedagogical approaches to teaching cultural analysis of datasets. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 21, 2023 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM MST.

  • Virtual Talk (Free): Panel on Emerging Voices in Black Game Studies (09/20/23)

    The ADE Committee of the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo is hosting a virtual panel on emerging voices in Black Game Studies. Panelists will present recent and/or ongoing work, sharing a glimpse of the emerging research questions animating the field. Topics include Black worldbuilding in and across games, perceptions of Black male exceptionalism in gaming cultures, and the relationship between avatar representation and Black user experience in social VR. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 20, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT.

  • Webinar (MLA Membership Required): “Grant Writing and Project Development in the Humanities” (09/27/23)

    The Modern Language Association (MLA) is hosting a Professional Development webinar to provide information about grant and fellowship opportunities in the Humanities and introduces the practice of grant writing as an integral part of project development. An MLA Membership is required to attend the webinar. The webinar is scheduled for September 27, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET.

  • Virtual Event (Free): Open Space Day at Digital Academy 2023, “From Uncertainty to Action: Advancing Research with Digital Data” (09/28/23)

    The Digital Academy invites participants to Open Space Day as part of Digital Academy 2023, “From Uncertainty to Action: Advancing Research with Digital Data”. Three experts will report on their research projects and share their views on the topic of uncertainty in data-driven research, elaborating on topics spanning from modeling digital corpora and scholarly/scientific concepts, questions of accessing digital data in born-digital archives, to strategies of capturing uncertainty in scholarly editions. The virtual event is scheduled for September 28, 2023.

  • Virtual Talk (Free): “Unacceptable Loss: Video Game Preservation in Libraries and Archives” (09/26/23)

    Library Futures and the Software Preservation Network are hosting a free webinar on the role of cultural institutions in video game preservation—while the video game industry and cultural heritage institutions agree that video games should be preserved for both entertainment and study, there is disagreement about whether the commercial market preempts the need for libraries, museums, and archives to expand their preservation activities. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 26, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET.