Events

Lunch & Learn: Polarization in Congress

This spring join the Richard B. Russell Library for Civic Knowledge, Civic Power, a weekly lunch and learn series focused on developing a better understanding of Congress. On Tuesday, April 24th Dr. Michael Lynch and Dr. Anthony Madonna from the UGA Department of Political Science will speak about polarization in Congress. The program will take places in Room 277 of the Special Collections Building from 12:30-1:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Transcribe-a-thon: Freedmen's Bureau Papers

In honor of the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Smithsonian Transcription Center, and the Colored Conventions Project are jointly hosting an event bringing together people to transcribe the Freedmen's Bureau Papers.

No experience with transcribing is necessary. Instructions, as needed, will be provided during the session. Participants may stay for any amount of time and may drop-in at any point during the three-hour event.

And, because it's a birthday celebration, we will have cake! 

Workshop: Excel Pivot Tables & Graphs

In this workshop, we'll go over how to create basic visualization and interpretations of your data using pivot tables and graphs. 

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

Workshop: Excel formulas

Join us for a workshop about Excel formulas. This workshop will introduce the concepts of building formulas and how to use them to ask questions of your data. 

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

Workshop: Conditional formatting in Excel

The third of our Excel workshops covers conditional formatting, which makes your data easier to see, analyze, and organize.

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

Workshop: Excel - References, Ranges, Dropdowns

The second in our Excel workshop series will introduce references, ranges, and dropdowns. It will cover how to create limits on data entry and format results.

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