Anderson to Speak on Deepfakes at TEDxVanderbilt April 10

How can we establish the truth when the images and videos around us may be lying? Associate University Librarian for Research and Digital Strategy Cliff Anderson will discuss Deepfakes: Facing the Challenge of Synthetic Media on Sunday, April 10, 1:00–3:00 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema as a part of the TEDxVanderbiltUniversity series. Deepfakes are synthetic media… Keep reading

Join Us April 5 for Talk on Adapting Mixed Method Research Approaches to Digital Environments

Are you aware that the mixing of quantitative and qualitative research analysis methods offers power and flexibility that sometimes is not possible through simply focusing on one or the other?  It is a research methodology that is adaptable to diverse settings, including those that involve teaching and learning in digital environments. Join Elizabeth G. Creamer,… Keep reading

Software Carpentries Bootcamp March 10–11

Software Carpentries are designed to teach faculty and students introductory research computing skills, reproducible research, and data visualization and analysis. These 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. full-day, in-person sessions are hands-on in nature, as participants follow live-coding exercises that progressively build. The March 10–11, 2022 Carpentries will focus on introductory R and R Studio, followed by Geographic… Keep reading

Class of 2024! Library Open House Feb. 24

Around the Stacks: Library Open House for the Class of 2024 Hello, Class of 2024! Join us in the Central Library Community Room on Thursday, February 24, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m, for “Around the Stacks!” welcome back reception just for you. Drop by for snacks, giveaways, and interactive info-tables from the four undergraduate libraries, plus… Keep reading

Join us Feb. 22 for Qualitative Research and Data Analysis Events

Please join us for two on-campus events led by Dr. Trena Paulus on February 22. Dr. Trena Paulus is a professor in the Applied Social Research Lab and director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Paulus is co-author of Doing Qualitative Research in a Digital World (Sage, 2021), Looking… Keep reading

GIS Workshop Series Begins Tomorrow

The office of Digital Scholarship and Communications (DiSC) is thrilled to resume in-person trainings this semester, augmented by online and asynchronous options. This fall, beginning tomorrow we start the GIS (geographic information system) Workshop Series, starting with the Basics of GIS. No experience required. Be sure to check out all of DiSC’s workshops happening this… Keep reading

Learn Basic Research Programming Skills

Learn basic research programming skills in: Intro to Unix Intro to Git and Version Control Intro to R/Rstudio Thursday, August 19, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CT Friday, August 20, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CT Register Here Brought to you by: Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Research ITS Service, Jean and Alexander… Keep reading

Social Media: Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Curating Your Own Information Intake – March 30, 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. 

Are you trapped in a social media echo chamber? Don’t let yourself become a passive consumer of information in a world where informed discourse is intertwined with ‘hot takes’ from Facebook, Twitter, and other user-driven social media. Learn how to critically consume and challenge social media misinformation and disinformation. Register for the Workshop   Learn… Keep reading