Watson Library will have reduced hours from Wednesday, November 25 through Saturday, November 28.
Regular semester hours resume on Sunday, November 29. For the schedule of other libraries on campus please consult the hours page.
Economatica provides balance sheet, stock market, investment funds and government bond analysis for the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
Join our final Social Sciences workshops for the fall, and learn how to build your research and analytic skills!
Unless otherwise noted, all workshops will be held in room 215 on the lower level of Lehman Library.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
11/4, 1 pm – Qualitative Analysis with NVivo
Learn how to use NVivo software to code and analyze documents, audiovisual materials, and social media.
11/10, 10 am – Find Consumer Behavior Data [held in Group Study 2]
This workshop will provide an in-depth look into consumer surveys and how to use the data in your research.
11/12, 1 pm – Quantitative Analysis with SAS
Learn how to write and understand basic programs, using SAS software, for analyzing numeric data.
11/17, 1 pm – Quantitative Analysis with R
Explore different packages in R to help you understand and analyze your data. Learn how to keep track of your work by writing and saving scripts.
Join our Social Sciences workshops and build your research, data, mapping, and analytic skills!
Unless otherwise noted, all workshops will be held in Group Study room 2 on the main level of Lehman Library.
10/1, 2 pm – Learn to Map: CartoDB
CartoDB has an easy, intuitive interface for quickly creating online maps. Bring your laptop and join us.
10/2, 2 pm – Learn to Map: QGIS [held in 215 Lehman Library]
A hands-on introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) using QGIS open source software.
10/6, 10 am – Using Bloomberg & Capital IQ
Learn how to navigate, download data, and use basic commands in these popular business databases.
10/8, 1 pm – Making Sense: Qualitative Data Analysis
Understand how to qualitatively interpret data collected through interviews, observations, and documents.
10/15, 1pm – Making Sense: Quantitative Data Analysis
Explore different quantitative methods for interpreting data. Learn how to identify appropriate methods for your data.
10/19, 11am – Making Sense: Spatial Data Analysis
Survey quantitative and geostatistical techniques for analyzing data.
10/22, 2pm – Learn to Map: Leaflet
10/28, 11am – Crash Course in Business Research
Get a quick tour of the basics of business research, covering resources for finance, marketing, and more.
Is Watson Library too crowded? Looking for space on campus to work in a group?
Check out the talk zones in these libraries:
Check out the study spaces page for details on the different study spaces available throughout the Libraries!
This month we held two coffee breaks in Watson Library for incoming students.
Students had the opportunity to participate in a raffle!
The winners are:
Zach Barbitta – $50 Amazon gift card
Courtney Asher – $25 Starbucks gift card
Sabrina Scandar – $25 Starbucks gift card
Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who stopped by our coffee breaks last week!
Contact a librarian for research help:
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Take advantage of workshops offered across the Columbia Libraries!
9/15, Noon to 1pm: Keep track of your research with Zotero
9/17, Noon to 1pm: Crash Course in Research Methodologies
9/23, Noon to 1pm: Find Free and Open Data
Learn to Map
9/25, 2pm to 4pm: ArcGIS
10/1, 2pm to 3pm: CartoDB
10/2, 2pm to 4pm: QGIS
10/22, 2pm to 3pm: Leaflet
Making Sense Series
10/8, 1pm to 2pm: Qualitative Data Analysis
10/15, 1pm to 2pm: Quantitative Data Analysis
10/19, 11am to Noon: Spatial Data Analysis
Business Research Series
10/6, 10am to 11am: Using Bloomberg
10/28, 10am to 11am: Crash Course in Business Research
More workshops to come in November (days and time to be decided)!
For more workshops check out the Libraries’ main workshops page.