Librarians, data curators, and colleagues from around the country — from Duke University and Pennsylvania State University to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of Nevada, Reno — recently gathered in Wilson Library’s Research Collaboration Studio for two days of energized exchanges and mini-seminars with other experts in their field of data curation.
Data + Visualization Lab
The Data + Visualization Lab provides computing tools and expertise to develop and apply data science and visual communication skills. The space is free to all U of M Twin Cities faculty, students, and staff.
Learners at all skill levels can visit the Data + Visualization Lab to:
- create charts and figures with data,
- develop visuals to explain complex topics,
- use specialized statistical and data analysis tools, and
- learn how to manage and share data.
The following specialized software is available for use:
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Open Refine
- R Studio
Upcoming Data + Visualization Workshops
Workshops are free of charge on a first come, first-served basis. Registration requested.
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To her internship in the Data + Visualization Lab in the Health Sciences Library, Claire Winters brought a lot of experience with Excel. Winters transformed her knowledge and experience into two workshops on creating compelling data visualizations with Excel. “Excel is one of the more common tools and can do more than many people realize,” she says.
- Phillips-Wangensteen Building — Room 5-130
- The Data + Visualization Lab is currently open during regular library hours and is reserved for use during scheduled classes and events. When events are not scheduled, the space is open for computer use. Consultations are available by request.