Want to learn how and where to find data and statistics to use in teaching, scholarship or for class exercises or demonstration? The Data and Statistics workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 3:00 in Room 319 in the Gannett Library. This workshop will identify sources of statistics and freely available datasets from library databases such as Statista to governmental sources, data archives, etc. Learn how to use advanced search features in Google to find data/statistics in a wide variety of formats along with others listed on our guide, Data & Statistics.
This workshop will taught by James Bondra, the Business, Economics and Sport Management librarian along with Dr. William Tastle, Chair of the Management Department in the School of Business. There will be hands-on exercises in searching for data and using MS-Excel to visualize data.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled “Terrorism and Social Media: #IsBigTechDoingEnough?” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The hearing will examine the steps social media platforms are taking to combat the spread of extremist propaganda over the Internet.
Ms. Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, Facebook
Ms. Juniper Downs, Global Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, YouTube
Mr. Carlos Monje, Director, Public Policy and Philanthropy, Twitter
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.
Celebrate by exploring one of the following library guides:
Digital Commons at IC:https://library.ithaca.edu/sp/subjects/DCatIC Our online showcase of the scholarship and creative works produced by Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff. Includes Whalen Symposium materials, School of Music concert programs, student honors papers, student theses, Cayugan yearbooks, archival photo collections, and back runs of the Ithacan,
Take a look: http://digitalcommons.ithaca.edu/