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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended for the beginning user
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated May 9, 2013
This guide will act as a quick reference for those who are first encountering Adobe Photoshop CS6 as well as good review for users who have worked with it before.
Tags: adobe, based, editing computer, image, image, photoshop digital, processing
ATLAS.ti
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated May 9, 2013
A tutorial to get started with the computer assisted qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS) program ATLAS.ti.
Box.com
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Jan 17, 2013
Support for using Box.com
Tags: box.com, collaborate, files, mapping drive, windows
Creating 3-D maps in ArcGlobe - a Grand Canyon fly through
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Jul 11, 2012
Step by step processes for importing digital elevation maps using the three sources of GDEM ASTER data.
Tags: arcgis, arcglobe, aster, dem, digital elevation map, fly through, gdem, geospatial, tutorial
Creating 3-D visualizations in ArcMap using Hillshade
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Jul 11, 2012
Simulations of 3 dimensions can be created in ArcMap using the hillshade tool. This tutorial steps through the process of finding sun angles and applying hill shading to a map.
Tags: 3-d, arcgis, arcmap, dem, digital elevation map, gdem, geospatial, hillshade, shadow, terrain, tutorial, visualization
Data cleaning
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Jul 11, 2012
These are tools to correct and clean up data, typically spreadsheets, and get them ready for further processing. They can do things like correct spelling, remove extraneous characters or even change the order and structure of a data table.
Tags: abbyy, data cleaning, data wrangler, fine reader, google-refine, ocr, pdf
Finding Digital Elevation Maps (DEMs) for use in ArcMap and other GIS programs
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Jul 11, 2012
Steps through the process of selecting and downloading DEMs from three sources.
Tags: aster, daac, dem, gdem, geospatial, global data explorer, j-spacesubsystems, lp daac, nasa reverb, usgs
Infographics
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Dec 5, 2013
This libguide provides a list of resources for learning about and creating infographics.
Intro to R
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
A brief tutorial on the R programming language.
Mendeley
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Nov 1, 2012
Tips and instructions on getting started using the Mendeley research management software.
Tags: citations, learn, research, savvy_researcher
Morae Guide - Usability testing
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Feb 26, 2013
Covers the basic functions of Moarae: recording and exporting
QGIS and History 460
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Sep 26, 2013
Resources about Quantum GIS (QGIS), especially for students of History 460: Russia to Peter the Great, with Professor Randolph.
Tags: free and open source software, gis, history 460, qgis
Qualitative Data Analysis: Your Options for Programs
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated May 7, 2013
There are plenty of options for Computer Assisted Qualitative Data AnalysiS (CAQSDAS) platforms. Some are free, others are expensive, and what they offer can vary widely.
SPSS Tutorial
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated May 2, 2013
This guide provides a general walkthrough of SPSS's basic features.
Unwarping images using ArcMap
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Jul 11, 2012
This guide shows how to use ArcMap to transform an image of a curled book into a flat picture. Scanned images of books are often distorted near the binding. This process can correct for that.
Tags: arcmap, grid, images, transformation, warping
Usability Testing - Best Practices
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Oct 3, 2013
So, you have a new web site of piece of software. To make it most useful, you need to have some users actually test it. This LibGuide lists some of the best practices that have been discovered for conducting usability tests.
Tags: best practices, software, testing, usability, web sites
Viewshare
by Scholarly Commons - Last Updated Oct 21, 2013
A free platform for visualizing data

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