Available Until 10/31/2028

Oregon Health Science University (OHSU) Library Data Science Institute*

For more information or to schedule this course, contact: Carolyn Martin, martinc4@uw.edu .

The Oregon Health & Science University is offering a free, three-day workshop on data science, in Portland, Oregon. This institute, funded by a Health Sciences Library Partnership Award from the NNLM Pacific NW Region, will bring together researchers, librarians and information specialists.

Course URL: https://nnlm.gov/class/oregon-health-sciences-university-ohsu-library-data-science-institute/7756

Learning Objectives

  1. Increase skills: Increase awareness of key skills in data science and how these can be applied to the participant’s own daily practices
  2. Increase confidence: Increase confidence with using data science techniques
  3. Application: Increase the ability of participants to use or apply data science techniques in problems outlined in the course


Day 1
9-10AM Registration and Welcome
10-11:30AM I ntroduction to the Command Line, Version Control with Git and Github
11:30-1PM Lunch on your own
1-2:30PMData Exploration and Statistics, Part 1
2:30-2:45PM BREAK
2:45-4PM Data Exploration and Statistics, Part 2
4-5PM Optional: Stencila demonstration and discussion

Day 2
10-10:45AM Data Description
10:45-11AM BREAK
11-12:15PM Data Standards
12:15-1:45PM LUNCH
1:45-3PM Data Sharing and Reuse
3-3:15PM BREAK
3:15-5PM Mixed Study Methods: How Qualitative and Quantitative Data Inform Each Other

Day 3
10-12PM Elective 1: Analyzing Textual Data
10-12PM Elective 2: Web Scraping
12:30-2PM LUNCH
1:30-3PM Elective 1: Data Visualization
1:30-3PM Elective 1: Mapping and Geospatial Visualization with QGIS

MLA CE Credits: 13