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Data and Digital Tools

Here you will find workshops offered during the 2017-2018 academic year presented by the UT Arlington Central Library specifically for graduate students. Not able to attend a workshop in person? No problem. This page includes online resources for each of the workshops as well. 

Data and Digital Tools At-A-Glance

Intro to Refworks Sept. 13, 2-3pm (in person)
Intro to SPSS Oct. 11, 1:30-2:30pm (in person)
Online Resources Ongoing

Intro to Refworks

Save time by using RefWorks to help with citations, store articles, and keep track of what you have read. This workshop is presented by Martin Wallace from the UT Arlington Central Library.

Thursday, September 13, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Central Library 315A

Click here to register for this event.


Intro to SPSS

 The SPSS workshop will cover counting responses, computing descriptive statistics, examining distributions, cross-tabulations, plotting data, and some basic inferential statistics. This workshop is presented by Peace Ossom-Williamson, Director for Research Data Services at UT Arlington. 

Thursday, October 11 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Central Library B20

Click here to register for this event.



Online Resources from Past Workshops



Below you will find online resources for workshops previously held on campus. Feel free to browse through these materials, and if you are interested to learn more, check back for future workshops on these topics.


Cleaning and Structuring Data

Get acquainted with strategies for structuring spreadsheets, detecting errors, cleaning tabular data, and de-identifying data. Learn ways of overcoming other common issue that arise when working with data. This workshop is led by Peace Ossom Williamson, the Director for Research Data Services from the UT Arlington Central Library.

Click here for online resources pertaining to this event. 


Your Work, Your Rights: Retaining Your Copyright

Learn how to retain your copyright when submitting articles to journals. This is especially important if you plan to submit an Article-Based Dissertation. 

Click here to access the video of this event. 


Publishing Your First Article

Thinking about submitting an article for publication. Take a look at this workshop for more information on best practices. 

Click here to access the video recording of this workshop.