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When & Where
Date: 
Fri, September 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 
D-Lab Convening Room
Description
Type: 

LaTeX is a widely used document creation software which can help you improve the presentation of homework, papers, academic articles and even presentations. It produces perfectly formatted equations, allows for the easy integration of multiple files, and can make creating bibliographies easy. In this workshop, we'll teach you how to make the most out of LaTeX, and provide you with templates and code that you can use going forward. Specifically, this workshop will cover:

  • Creating tables and figures
  • Footnotes and references/bibliographies
  • Exporting well-formatted tables from Stata/R to LaTeX
Primary Tool: 
LaTeX
Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Isabelle Cohen
Format Detail: 
This workshop assumes a basic, working knowledge of LaTeX (i.e. how to compile a document and other such tasks as are taught in the first workshop). The workshop will discuss using Stata and R, but you're welcome to attend even if you've never used either
Participant Technology Requirement: 
Please bring a laptop with LaTeX installed!

Basic Competency

These workshops are designed for participants with beginner fluency. They already have a little coding, tool or method experience but need to learn more intermediate applications such as conditional subsetting and appropriate data visualizations for their research. 

Examples: Introduction to Pandas, R-wrang, Data Visualization with Python, R-graphics, Survey Sampling, Weighting Data, Introduction to Qualtrics, Finding Health Statistics and Data, Data Viz Theory and Best Practices, Python Machine Learning, Machine Learning in R, Intro to Computational Text Analysis, Geospatial Fundamentals in Python/sf/QGIS/ArcGIS, Intermediate Tableau

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