Workshops (10/18 – 10/22)

Next week (10/18 – 10/22), join us for the following workshops. Plan ahead for future weeks by exploring the Library Class Calendar(for online workshops) or the Engage (for in-person workshops).

  • Wikimedia Asian Month and getting a good citation for an image

November is Wikimedian Asian Month. Let’s prepare images to contribute and improve the labels on images already in Wikimedia Commons. Also, learn about citation best practices.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Wikimedia Asian Month and getting a good citation for an image

November is Wikimedian Asian Month. Let’s prepare images to contribute and improve the labels on images already in Wikimedia Commons. Also, learn about citation best practices.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Data Visualization with Plotly for JavaScript

Learn how to create interactive graphs on a webpage using Plotly for JavaScript and React app. Basic HTML/ CSS and JavaScript knowledge is required.

This workshop is part of the series Data Visualization on Web Interfaces.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Data Visualization with Plotly for Python

Explore and build different interactive graphs with Plotly for Python on a Google Colab notebook. Basic Python knowledge is required.

This workshop is part of the series Data Visualization on Web Interfaces.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:

Peek into the World’s Greatest Economic Minds: Selected Books by Nobel Prize Winners

Peek into some of the wisdom from the latest winners of Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

We have selected a few of their amazing books prepared for you.


Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality

Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality rigorously explores shifts in population trends, labor market competition, and socioeconomic segregation to investigate how the recent rise in immigration affects economic disadvantage in the United States. – Goodreads

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Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction

Most questions in social and biomedical sciences are causal in nature: what would happen to individuals, or to groups, if part of their environment were changed? In this groundbreaking text, two world-renowned experts present statistical methods for studying such questions. – Goodreads

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Mastering ‘Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect

Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as ‘metrics, is the original data science. ‘Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu–themed humor, Mastering ‘Metrics presents the essential tools of econometric research and demonstrates why econometrics is exciting and useful. – Goodreads

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Workshops (10/11 – 10/15)

Next week (10/11 – 10/15), join us for the following workshops. Plan ahead for future weeks by exploring the Library Class Calendar(for online workshops) or the Engage (for in-person workshops).

  • Wikipedia’s Talk Pages & Article Assessment: A Peek behind the Peer Review curtain

Most of us use Wikipedia. How to use it critically? Explore the tools behind Wiki. Learn how to join the conversation.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Introduction to Chinese Resources

Do you find it a challenge to look for resources related to Chinese studies? Are you wondering what Chinese language resources are available to you through our library? Come to learn the basics of identifying and using the main Chinese databases such as CNKI (知网), Wanfang (万方) and a few others.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Market Insights and Where to Find Them

This is the third workshop of the Business Information Series. No experience is required.

A market is where buyers and sellers can meet to facilitate the exchange or transaction of goods and services. It can be physical like a retail outlet, or virtual like an e-retailer. What are the ingredients of market activities? What are the differences between industries and markets? What tools can you use to get market insights? Where can you find market insights? How can you use those insights for your course assignment, research project, or career development? You will find answers to the questions after the workshop.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Intro to Data Visualization on Web Interfaces

Data doesn’t speak for itself, but visualization is one way to give it its voice. Explore the most popular data visualization libraries and learn how you can use them with your language of choice.

This workshop is part of the series Data Visualization on Web Interfaces.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage: