Past Events

  • 2019 Apr 19

    Boston Area Data Librarian Meet-Up

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Countway Library
    Boston Area Data Librarian Meet-Up hosted by Countway Library of Medicine. This meeting is by invitation only. For questiosn, please contact Julie Goldman.
  • 2019 Mar 21

    Harvard Library Learns!

    8:30am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge

    Learn with your peers!

    Harvard Library Learns! is a one-day summit devoted to enriching the culture of learning and professional development across the libraries.

    Have you ever wondered about what goes on in other units in the library? Interested in exploring career pathways? Looking for new ideas to enhance your work? This summit is an opportunity for you to step outside your every day routine and learn across the diverse Harvard Library organization.

    Harvard Library Learns! will be held at the Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, on...

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  • 2019 Mar 20

    Getting Started with Data Management Plans

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    HMS, Countway Library Ballard Room

    This class is part of the Countway Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Research Data Management is essential for responsible research and planning should begin early. By creating a data management plan for your data at the beginning of the project, you save time and effort later on.

    This session will begin with an overview of the components of typical data management plans.  Then you'll get the opportunity to evaluate a sample DMP, spurred on by a little friendly competition.

    Feel free to bring your lunch!

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  • 2019 Mar 20

    Vivli, a data sharing platform for clinical research data

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library, Ballard Room #503

    Please join us at noon on March 20 for an engaging presentation from Dr. Ara Tahmassian, Dr Mercè Crosas, and Vivli’s Executive Director Dr. Rebecca Li on how Harvard researchers involved in clinical research can use the Vivli platform. Vivli is a global data sharing platform built on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud with the mission to facilitate scientific sharing and reuse of clinical research data.

    Attend to learn:

    • How can a Global data sharing platform like Vivli facilitate my research (publications, grants and clinical research,...
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  • 2019 Mar 05

    Planting Your ORCID: managing your academic author record

    10:00am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    Cabot Library, Instruction Room (Room #LL03), Cambridge

    Take control of your author record with an official ID and learn more about the ORCID system, which can save you time and help you fulfill the expectations of an increasing number of publishers and foundations, while disambiguating your work from that of others with the same name.

    This event will take place in Cabot Library, in the Instruction Room on the lower level.

    Register: https://libcal.library.harvard.edu/event/5153121

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  • 2019 Feb 22

    Copyright and Fair Use: Your Scholarly Rights

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Cambridge

    Whether you are about to submit a dissertation, or publish a chapter or article, you want to feel confident that the way you’re using copyrighted material—via quotation, embedded images or media, etc.—is permissible under the law, correct? If so, then this is the session for you!

    Normally, any use of another party's copyrighted material requires permission from the rightsholder, and in some circumstances, you may need to pay a licensing fee. However, the fair use doctrine allows scholars to use copyrighted material under certain conditions without seeking permission. But there...

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  • 2019 Feb 15

    Hands-on Workshop: Research Management Using the Open Science Framework

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    90 Mt. Auburn Room 021

    This is a special class for Love Data Week

    Working with frustrating, unmanaged data? Need to get your data organized and documented? This introduction to managing, annotating, and publishing research data using the Open Science Framework is for you! Managing your data is not only essential for responsible research, it will help your data be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable.

    The Open Science Framework (OSF) is a...

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  • 2019 Feb 14

    Research Management Using the Open Science Framework

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 104 Classroom (260 Longwood Avenue) 

    This is a special class for Love Data Week

    Working with frustrating, unmanaged data? Need to get your data organized and documented? This introduction to managing, annotating, and publishing research data using the Open Science Framework is for you! Managing your data is not only essential for responsible research, it will help your data be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable.

    The Open Science Framework (OSF) is a...

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  • 2019 Feb 13

    Webinar: Best Practices for Data Sharing and Deposit for Librarian Authors

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual

    This webinar is hosted by the Association for Information Science and Technology for Love Data Week

    Sharing data is now encouraged by major funding agencies, and many journals require it as a prerequisite for publication.

    While many of the hard science journals have implemented ‘Data Deposit Requirements’ and ‘Policies,’ publishers of Library Science...

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  • 2019 Feb 12

    Where's My Data?! File Organization for Research

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    HMS TMEC 227 Mini Amphitheater

    This class is part of the Countway Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Most of the raw and analyzed data we generate in the lab exists as digital files. Organizing your data in a way that preserves essential research information and ensures long-term value is critical. One of the important components of successful research data management is to establish a filing (or directory) structure for your records. Filing structures enable research processes to be more transparent, make it easier for investigators to determine where files should be saved, and ultimately...

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