Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab
This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab and to introduce the software and tools available from the workstations to enable you to conduct digital scholarship research at the Lab at ease.
12 Sep (Thu) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Click to register
Data Cleaning with OpenRefine (Hands-on)
OpenRefine is a tool for cleaning messy data, transforming it between formats, and extending it with web services and external data. This workshop will introduce the principles and the practice of data cleaning through hands-on exercise with OpenRefine. The applications of the exported data will be discussed.
Participants have to bring your own device with OpenRefine 3.1 installed.
17 Sep (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Click to register
Introduction to GIS & ArcGIS
Invited speaker: Ms Carrie Choi, Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited
Conducted by ArcGIS vendor, this seminar will introduce the concept of Geographic Information System (GIS) and its use in research. It will also cover the use of the software ArcGIS with illustration from examples of research projects.
20 Sep (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Click to register
Introducing Digital Humanities for Study and Research
Digital humanities is a new form of research increasingly embraced by scholars in arts and humanities. This seminar will show to you:
- Concept of digital humanities research and the research methods used
- How to apply popular digital tools on GIS, text mining and analysis, data and network visualisation, etc. in digital humanities research
- Examples on digital humanities research projects from worldwide to illustrate the use of research methods and tools used
24 Sep 2019 (Tue) 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Click to register
Analysing Texts with Voyant Tools (Hands-on)
Voyant Tools is a web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts. Join to learn how to use this online tool to analyse textual materials, no matter they are in text file or online.
Participants may bring your own device and use a browser to access http://www.voyant-tools.org/ and try out.
ArcGIS Basics for Digital Scholarship Projects (Hands-on)
ArcGIS is commonly used in digital scholarship projects for geospatial analysis. This workshop is an introductory hands-on session to demonstrate the basic functions of this software.
Only the 5 PCs in DS Lab has ArcGIS Pro for use. Users may download the 21-days free trial from Esri for ArcGIS Pro (https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/trial) software if your device fulfilled their system requirement (http://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/get-started/arcgis-pro-system-requirements.htm).
Gephi for Network Visualisation (Hands-on)
Gephi is a software for visualisation and exploration of graphs and networks. This workshop will demonstrate with hands-on exercise on how to turn your data into network graphs to discover hidden message.
Participants may bring your own device with Gephi 0.9.2 (https://gephi.org/) and the plugins installed prior to the workshop.
Introduction to R Programming and Data Analysis (Hands-on)
Invited speaker: Prof. Liang Hai, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
R is a popular software for statistical computing and programming. This seminar will introduce the differences between R for programming and R for data analysis with hands-on exercises.
- Participants are required to bring your own device with the software (installation in sequence) R (https://www.r-project.org/) and RStudio (https://www.rstudio.com/) installed prior to the workshop.
- Participants may install the R package swirl (https://swirlstats.com/students.html) to learn some R coding prior to the workshop.
1 Nov (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Click to register
Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)