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Digital Tools and Methods: Workshops & Consultation

List of tools & services to support data visualisation, data cleaning & analysis, and digital publishing

Digital Scholarship Workshops & Seminars

NTU Library runs workshops (W) & seminars (S) on the use of various tools & methods under the Digital Scholarship Tools and Methods series.  This series of workshops and seminars take place on Tuesday/Thursday afternoons during the semester. The venue, unless stated otherwise, is at Alexandria, Library Instructional Commons (N2-B3A-01).  All NTU / NIE staff, students and alumni are welcome. 

For dates and time of these events, please check the Workshop Schedule section on this page. 

Presentation Tools & Sources

  • Jazzing up your presentation with Prezi (W)
  • Picture perfect: finding and using images for your projects (S)
  • Designing infographics with Canva and Piktochart (W)

Data Visualisation & GIS

  • Cleaning data with Open Refine (W)
  • An introduction to QGIS (W)
  • Data visualisation with Tableau (W)
  • Mapping and visualising your spatial research data with ArcGIS (W)
  • Applying advanced data visualisation techniques with Tableau (W)

Text Mining & Machine Learning

  • Getting started with text mining for the humanities (S)
  • Powerful text mining techniques with Open Refine (W)
  • Getting started in Machine Learning in 60 mins (S)

Digital Publishing

  • Designing and creating your research website with Blogs@NTU (S)
  • Telling stories with StoryMapJS (W) 
  • Building Online Exhibition and Digital Library with Omeka (S)
  • Making Timelines using free Online Tools (W) 


Consultation by Appointment:
NTU / NIE students and staff are welcome to request for a consultation on the use of specific tools or general questions relating to data visualisation and digital publishing. Please contact our staff at to make an appointment.