Upcoming Events

Start time:
End time:

Cover, Leaving Atlanta What: January Meeting, The Rest of the Story Book Club
When: Tuesday, January 23, 5:30-7:00PM
Where: Room 258, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story?

If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join us for this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions, programs, and collections here at SCL. The monthly titles are selected (and discussions led) by Special Collections staff who help to create these displays/programs, and invite readers to learn more about the topics explored and to take them into new, related areas of interest.

January's Selection: Leaving Atlanta by Tayari Jones 

This program is free and open to the public. For more information please call (706) 542-5788 or email Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu. For more information about the book club, please visit our page on Goodreads.

Start time:
End time:

Join us for a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA)

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more updates on new exhibits and events at the Special Collections Libraries! To subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter email jhebbard@uga.edu.

Start time:
End time:

Join us for the first in our Excel series. In this introduction session, we'll cover the basics of Microsoft Excel and how to create a well-formed worksheet. 

The series of workshops will introduce the concepts, tools, and best practices when using Microsoft Excel. These sessions are open to all and are intended for beginners. No experience necessary. Each session will include a different topic. Attend one or many.

One session every Wednesday, Jan. 24 – Feb. 21. in the DigiLab

January 24—Intro Excel
January 31—References, Ranges, Dropdowns
February 7—Conditional Formatting
February 9—=Formulas(within Formulas (etc.))
February 14—Pivot Tables & Graphs
February 21—Google Sheets – Not Just Excel Online

Location:
Start time:
End time:

Join us in the DigiLab (Main Library, Room 300) for the second of our weekly R workshops led by Joey Stanley. This week's session is the second part of the introduction to R sessions.

This series of workshops is a continuation of last semester's R series. They will introduce the concepts and power behind the programming language R. These sessions are open to all and are intended for beginners. No experience necessary. 

Full schedule of this semester's workshops:

January 19 - Intro to R Part 1
January 26 - Intro to R Part 2
February 2 - Building Interactive Web pages in R: Introduction to Shiny Part 1
February 9 - Building Interactive Web pages in R: Introduction to Shiny Part 2
February 16 - Visualizations I: Introduction to ggplot2
February 23 - Visualizations II: Customizing plots in ggplot2
March 2 - Visualizations III: Advanced topics in ggplot2
March 9 - Communicating to your audience with R Markdown
March 23 - Clean and tidy data: Tidyverse Part 1
March 30 - Transform, reshape, and modify your data: Tidyverse Part 2
April 6 - Special topics: Regression and mixed-effects modeling
April 13 - Special topics: Network analysis
April 20 - Special topics: Working with text

Location:
Start time:
End time:

Join us for a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA)

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more updates on new exhibits and events at the Special Collections Libraries! To subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter email jhebbard@uga.edu.