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Poetry Month at the Key West Branch!

Well…, the banner and the display are a bit busy, but I am an educator at heart and wanted to cram too much information into one place! I came across the “Poem in your pocket” idea at Taft College Library…

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Women, History and QR Codes…

A few weeks ago my supervisor asked if I would like to do a display for one side of our A-frame in the library. I assumed he meant March so I started planning for Women’s History Month. I solicited the…

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Legal Services Clinics

While Legal Services of Greater Miami no longer comes to the Key West Public Library for clinics, they do maintain a kiosk here to apply for legal services. Recently, patrons have come in to the library but we were unable…

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Statistics…again

As I neared my final semester this past May, with only one course to take, I decided that the Visualizing Big Data course simply didn’t give me enough of a Statistics refresher. So what did I do? I decided to…

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The Elements of Style: Data Style That Is!

This week came and went too quickly. I had several projects due this weekend, yet from the time I awoke Wednesday morning (the day after election day 2016), I found it difficult to concentrate and I began to believe I…

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Graceless

“Graceless, Is there a powder to erase this? Is it dissolvable and tasteless? You can’t imagine how I hate this Graceless I’m trying, but I’m graceless Don’t have the sunny side to face this I am invisible and weightless You…

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Shiny Happy…Animation!!!

R.E.M. – Shiny Happy People (official video). Category: Music.  License: Standard YouTube License. Music in this video: Learn more Listen ad-free with YouTube Premium . Song:  Shiny Happy People . Artist:  R.E.M. Licensed by: UMG (on behalf of Concord Records); UMPG Publishing, UBEM,…

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GGplot2: the R Exploration Continues

This week we are delving deeper into R and using ggplot. For me, the interesting importance of ggplot, is its relationship to the Grammar of Graphics by Leland Wilkins, published in 1999. I once found the study of Linguistics fascinating and…

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Daily Prompt: Giant

via Daily Prompt: Giant I am not sure what to say about Giant, except perhaps that sometimes I let my giant ego get the better of me and stoop to commenting on political posts on Facebook. I know it is…

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Project 2, Florida Environmental Waste

The assignment in Project 2 is to return to the Florida Organization File and using some of the new tools create three visualizations that say something about the data. Returning to Project 1 to remind myself of what I learned…

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