Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 9-29-2020
Intro to Data Manipulation with R, NAACP & Civil Rights in Maine Oral History Project, Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics
- Intro to Data Manipulation with R
- NAACP & Civil Rights in Maine Oral History Project Now Available
- Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics
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1. Intro to Data Manipulation with R
September 30, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Online Via Zoom
Fogler Library will host a workshop on R, a widely used language and environment for managing, graphing, and analyzing data of all forms (e.g., spatial, quantitative, and qualitative). The Intro to Data Manipulation with R workshop will cover how to work with datasets and manipulate them by adding/removing columns, doing calculations, and merging datasets together. This introductory workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group.
This workshop will be presented via Zoom. Please register in advance.
About the Presenter
Amanda Klemmer is an Assistant Professor with the School of Biology and Ecology and Ecology and Environmental Science Program. She teaches the Basics in R Programming Language class at UMaine and has led multiple workshops on the language.
2. NAACP & Civil Rights in Maine Oral History Project Now Available
Interviews with 13 individuals gathered 1990-1991 on the topic of the NAACP and Civil Rights in Maine are now accessible online. The collection is available in the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History section of our ArchivesSpace database, and links have been added to the library’s URSUS Catalog. Each interview includes a complete transcript and audio files. These interviews were gathered by Charles Lumpkins, and those interested in this topic may also want to consult his 1992 thesis, Civil Rights Activism in Maine from the 1940s to 1971: Black Mainers, Black and White Activists, and the Resistance Against Racism, and his article in Maine History, “Civil-Rights in Maine, 1945-1971,” Volume 36, nos. 3-4 (Winter-Spring, 1997): 70-86.
For more information or assistance accessing these materials, contact Special Collections at 207.581.1686 or email@example.com. We also regularly update our online Guide to the NAFOH Collection to provide a list of collections that are now available online.
3. Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics
October 13, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online via Zoom
Fogler Library and the Office of Research Development are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics.” This workshop will be held online via Zoom.
At the workshop, participants will:
- search for grants in PIVOT
- analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals
- learn Grant Writing Basics
To attend the workshop, please RSVP online.