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  • Evaluations! Please let us know how we did. Evals are very important to us. We strive to make this the absolute best workshop possible.http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3639232/LINKS ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2017, 7:37 AM by Steve Borgatti
  • Friday Sessions If you did not sign up for a Friday session during your registration you can feel free to attend either Networks and Health in Room 383 or Networks and Education ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 10:48 AM by Scott Soltis
  • Classroom Change All events scheduled for Room 311 will now be held in Room 265.  This includes the Introduction to Social Network Analysis track, all mini modules scheduled in that room (Managing ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 10:39 AM by Scott Soltis
  • Looking for a roommate? Contact Connie Blakemore and let her know. She will act as a clearing house to match people who are looking. As always, you can find contact info on our Contact ...
    Posted May 21, 2015, 12:17 PM by Steve Borgatti
  • Pre-arrival info Announcements  Rather than send mass emails, I will generally communicate with participants via this website, so please check the announcements page, and particularly the pre-arrival post (this page), which ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2017, 1:02 PM by Steve Borgatti
  • Recommended readings None of our workshops assume any readings, but if you want to get a head start on the material, click on one of the modules and you will find a ...
    Posted Mar 12, 2016, 8:19 AM by Steve Borgatti
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Evaluations!

posted Jun 18, 2017, 7:37 AM by Steve Borgatti

Please let us know how we did. Evals are very important to us. We strive to make this the absolute best workshop possible.



Friday Sessions

posted Jun 12, 2017, 10:48 AM by Scott Soltis

If you did not sign up for a Friday session during your registration you can feel free to attend either Networks and Health in Room 383 or Networks and Education in Room 265.  Unfortunately, Networks and Organizations is full.  There are also still one-on-one consultations available on Friday which can be signed up for by visiting Nicole in Room 397.

Classroom Change

posted Jun 12, 2017, 10:39 AM by Scott Soltis

All events scheduled for Room 311 will now be held in Room 265.  This includes the Introduction to Social Network Analysis track, all mini modules scheduled in that room (Managing your IRB, Visualizing Network Data, Relational Event Modeling, and Scaling With Network Data), and the Friday session on Networks and Education.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Looking for a roommate?

posted May 21, 2015, 12:13 PM by Steve Borgatti   [ updated May 21, 2015, 12:17 PM ]

Contact Connie Blakemore and let her know. She will act as a clearing house to match people who are looking. As always, you can find contact info on our Contact page.

Pre-arrival info

posted May 18, 2014, 3:56 PM by Steve Borgatti   [ updated Jun 11, 2017, 1:02 PM ]

Announcements  
  • Rather than send mass emails, I will generally communicate with participants via this website, so please check the announcements page, and particularly the pre-arrival post (this page), which will be updated as needed over time
Communicating with other participants
  • If you would like to exchange email with other participants, one way to do it is to join the Google group. To join, click the Google Group tab above
  • Another way to communicate is via Twitter. The official hashtag for the workshop is #Links17. 
Hardware and software
  • Remember to bring a laptop! 
  • Make sure it is capable of wifi! (so you can download datasets generated during the workshop)
  • We strongly recommend downloading and installing the software used in your workshop now to make sure it runs on your laptop.  Most of the modules use UCINET, and it is helpful if everyone has a recent version. Current version is 6.631.You can download UCINET here:
    https://sites.google.com/site/ucinetsoftware/downloads
    • Please install the 32-bit version, not the 64-bit version
    • After installation run this installation exercise to make sure is working ok
    • Mac and Linux users: Please note UCINET is Windows software only. See this FAQ for more information.
  • The Stochastic Models track uses different software. Click here for more information
Reading
  • If you click on the link for any module, you'll see a list of any readings the instructor has recommended. Some of these are books, so you might want to order now 
Dress and weather
  • Dress at the workshop is extremely casual
  • It's normally hot and humid outside, but the session rooms can be on the chilly side for some, so packing a light jacket might come in handy
Airport
  • Best way to get from LEX airport to your accommodation is a cab. Takes about 15 minutes. 
On-campus Summer Conference housing
  • For those of you that have signed up for UK Summer Conference Housing, here is their contact information:  uksch@uky.edu or (859) 963-3041. 
  • Once on campus, the front desk number for Jewell Hall is (859) 629-3777 if you have any questions.  You will call this number when you arrive to be let in the front doors of Jewell Hall, University of Kentucky, 344 South Martin Luther King Boulevard, Lexington, KY  40526.  
  • You will be able to check-in and get your suite key when you arrive.  For security protection, the doors will be locked but someone will be at the front to let you in.  Suggestion:  You might want to check ahead of time with UK Summer Conference Housing to get more information on the best place to park and unload, and ask any other questions you have about staying on campus.
  • For more details regarding Jewell Hall, please check the Accommodations web page.
  • Parking for Jewell Hall guests please contact UK Parking Special Events, Brandy Reynolds, at bareyn2@email.uky.edu or 859-257-9680 to obtain parking information and maps.  Be sure to contact Parking at least a week before the Workshop.  Parking Offices will be closed on the weekends.
Sunday night outing
  • For those that are around on Sunday evening (5:30-7:30pm), TAs will be hanging out at District Sport & Tap (1030 South Broadway Suite 1B Lexington, KY 40504). They will be wearing blue polo shirts with the LINKS insignia.
In case of trouble
  • Visit our contact page for information on who to call.

Recommended readings

posted May 7, 2014, 12:58 PM by Steve Borgatti   [ updated Mar 12, 2016, 8:19 AM ]

None of our workshops assume any readings, but if you want to get a head start on the material, click on one of the modules and you will find a list of recommended readings. 

Three of the workshops recommend this book, available on Amazon or Sage:
In addition, you may be interested in this recent volume:
  • Brass, D.J., Labianca, G., Mehra, A., Halgin, D.S., and Borgatti, S.P., (Eds.) Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Volume 40. Emerald Publishing: Bradford, UK.

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