Upcoming Events

20 Jan
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | January 20, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

Learn how to enable data collection instruments as surveys and to distribute surveys to participants.

20 Jan
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | January 20, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the session

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. January's selection is "Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage" by Alfred Lansing.

27 Jan
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | January 27, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

Learn to set up a longitudinal project and use the scheduling and calendar tools.

5 Feb
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | February 5, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. February's theme is Animals.

8 Feb
10:00 am - 11:00 am | February 8, 2021
Online

This Love Data Week lecture will introduce content analysis and discuss its utility in sociological research. It will describe data collection and analysis approaches—with emphasis on the coding process. Drawing from contemporary research, this talk will also address how qualitative data analysis software (e.g., AtlasTI) can aid researchers in identifying key patterns in texts.

8 Feb
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | February 8, 2021
Online

Social Explorer provides demographic data from the Census and other sources. Users can access, analyze, and visualize data in the peasy-to-use platform. In this workshop you will learn to access, use, and download data.

9 Feb
10:00 am - 11:00 am | February 9, 2021
Online

In this introduction to LabArchives, WashU’s electronic lab notebook platform, learn how to quickly and easily create an electronic lab notebook to manage your research data securely online.

9 Feb
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | February 9, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

Python is a popular programming language for software development and data analysis. This workshop will demonstrate basic data analysis using Python. Popular Python libraries useful for data exploration, manipulation and graphing on data frames will be introduced.

10 Feb
10:00 am - 11:00 am | February 10, 2021
Online

The Bloomberg Terminal brings together real-time data on every market, breaking news, in-depth research, powerful analytics, communications tools and world-class execution capabilities. In this demonstration you will hear the tool described and see analysis in action.

10 Feb
11:00 am - 12:00 pm | February 10, 2021
Online

The Federal Reserve Economic Data Service (FRED), maintained by the St. Louis Federal Reserve, provides access to over 750,000 financial and economic data series across 100 public and proprietary data sources. This presentation will give the history of FRED, along with features, and how FRED can be used for storytelling and skill building.

10 Feb
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | February 10, 2021
Online

Tableau is a data analysis and visualization tool used to help people see, understand, and make decisions with data. In this two-hour workshop, participants will learn to add data, manipulate it, and create a dashboard to display it.

11 Feb
10:00 am - 11:00 am | February 11, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

MDClone is a free, secure, self-service platform for building queries and downloading computationally derived (“synthetic”) data from the Institute for Informatics (I2) research data core (RDC). This webinar will include a demonstration of creating a query to obtain synthetic data.

12 Feb
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | February 12, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the workshop

The workshop will provide an introduction to using R packages for visualization of COVID-19 data. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the structure of publicly available COVID-19 data and explore methods to visualize the data with an aim to understand the disease epidemiology.

12 Feb
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | February 12, 2021
Online

Join us for a Love Data Week virtual keynote address from Carrie D. Wolinetz, PhD, associate director for science policy at the National Institutes of Health.

24 Feb
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | February 24, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the session

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. February's selection is "Fever" by Mary Beth Keane.

24 Feb
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | February 24, 2021
Online

Join us on Zoom for the 77th Historia Medica Lecture, given by James L. Nolan, Jr., PhD. 

5 Mar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | March 5, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. March's theme is Vaccines.

24 Mar
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | March 24, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the session

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. March's selection is "Marcel’s Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate" by Carolyn Porter.

25 Mar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | March 25, 2021
Online

Join us on Zoom for the 78th Historia Medica Lecture, given by Marquis Berrey, PhD. 

2 Apr
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | April 2, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. April's theme is Botanical / Herbal Books.

21 Apr
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | April 21, 2021
Online

Join us on Zoom for the 79th Historia Medica Lecture, given by Susan L. Burns, PhD. 

28 Apr
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | April 28, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the session

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. April's selection is "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks.

7 May
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | May 7, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. May's theme is Preservation.

4 Jun
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | June 4, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. June's theme is Brain Awareness Month.

2 Jul
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | July 2, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. July's theme is Illustrative / Photographic Techniques.

6 Aug
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | August 6, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. August's theme is Maps, Places, and Postcards.

3 Sep
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | September 3, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. September's theme is WU Dental School.