ANCHASL News and Events

Congratulations to Melanie Sorrell, our $50 Gift Card winner! Thanks Melanie for renewing and welcome to all our new ANCHASL Members!

Scholarships are now available for the 2017 Spring Meeting! Application deadline: May 22, 2017. For more information, please visit the Scholarships page.

Registration Now Open!

2017 ANCHASL Spring Meeting and Workshop
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Topic: Needle in a Haystack: Finding Data Insights, Where to Start?
Instructors: Ashley Langley, M.Ed, MSIS, IT Project Analyst/Manager and Lauren Tomola, MSLS, Knowledge Management Librarian, NC AHEC Digital Library
CE Hours: No MLA CE hours will be offered for this Workshop
Location: Wilson Medical Center Auditorium, Wilson, NC
Registration Deadline: June 5, 2017

Learning Objectives
Data Discussion
* Identify some ways people use data in their jobs or daily life
* Distinguish between good and bad data visualizations
* Identify data resources
Microsoft Excel
* Use a variety of general Excel techniques for working with data
* Use the Excel SUM functions
* Use the Excel COUNT functions
* Use the Excel VLOOKUP function
* Use Excel PivotTables
Tableau
* Locate and Understand Tableau Resources
* Develop appropriate visualizations for datasets using Tableau Public

Agenda

9:30 am - 10:00 am Registration & Light Breakfast
10:00 am - 11:30 pm Workshop
11:30 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch and Business Meeting
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Workshop continues
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Wrap-up, Discussion, Evaluation
Fees (Workshop and Business Meeting)
Please note: Lunch is included in the registration
Members: $55    Non-Members: $70
Student Members: $20    Student Non-Members: $25
Lunch and Business Meeting Only: $12
2017 dues can be paid with meeting registration.
Membership: $15    Student Membership: $5 (calendar year)

Registration and refreshments will be available from 9:30 - 10:00 am. The Workshop will begin at 10:00 am. Wi-fi will be available. This is a hands-on session so attendees should bring their own laptops or other devices. Access to electrical outlets will be available.

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