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Manning Hall 01

May 2018

Presentation by Dr. Inkyung Choi, ‘Organization and Retrieval of Information’

May 15, 2018 | 1:30 pm

Join us for a special presentation by Inkyung Choi Tuesday, May 15 at 1:30pm in Manning Hall 01. Organization and Retrieval of Information This lecture talks about Information Retrievals(IR) in terms of the relationship with Information Organization (IO). We will discuss fundamental concepts in IR such as relevance and two approaches to information retrieval--user-centered approaches and system-centered approaches. In the lecture, we will have a short basic search exercise as well as an introduction of tools for retrieving and organizing information. …

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Presentation by Dr. Kathy Carbone: ‘Engaging Faculty and Undergraduates with University Archives’

May 16, 2018 | 1:30 pm

Please joins us for a special presentation by Kathy Carbone on May 16 at 1:30 pm in Manning Hall 01. Reaching Out: Connecting and Engaging Arts and Humanities Faculty and Undergraduate Students with University Archives In recent years, pedagogical approaches for authentic learning contexts and increased literacy of various kinds have called for more integration of primary sources into undergraduate education in many different fields. University archives and archivists can play important roles in supporting these pedagogical aims. However, faculty…

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Presentation by Dr. Megan Winget: ‘This is What Software Preservation Looks Like’

May 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm

Join us for a special presentation by Megan Winget on Tuesday, May 22 at 1:30pm in Manning Hall 01. This is What Software Preservation Looks Like: Need, Knowledge, Patience, Skill, Hard Work, and a Just a Touch of Obsession In this teaching demonstration, Professor Winget will provide a brief overview of the current state of software preservation, including different theoretical approaches; the roles of metadata, systematic collection development, and community engagement. She’ll present a case study describing how a software…

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Presentation by Dr. Casey Rawson: ‘Using Social Exchange Theory to Improve Survey Research’

May 23, 2018 | 1:30 pm

Join us for a special presentation by Casey Rawson at 1:30pm Wednesday, May 23 in Manning Hall 01. The trustworthiness of survey research is frequently compromised by nonresponse error – biases in survey data that arise when people who choose not to complete a questionnaire are different in some meaningful way from those who do. In this interactive presentation, Dr. Rawson will lead attendees through an exploration of how survey designers can apply Social Exchange Theory to minimize nonresponse error.…

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