Past Events

  • 2019 Aug 08

    Creating Meaningful Data: Metadata Essentials

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library 403 Classroom

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

    Registration: https://libcal.countway.harvard.edu/calendar/countway/metadata

    Good metadata enables you to understand, use, and share your own data now and in the future, and helps other researchers discover, access, use, repurpose, and cite your data in the long-term. It also facilitates long-term archival preservation of the data. Learn what metadata is, how it applies to your research, and who to contact for assistance.

    Instructor(s):...

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  • 2019 Jul 11

    Introduction to High Performance Computing

    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library, Minot Room

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

    Registration: https://libcal.countway.harvard.edu/calendar/countway/HPC
    *This workshop is geared towards HMS Affiliates*

    Workshop 2: Introduction to High-Performance Computing using HMS’ O2 cluster

    Big data analysis often requires the use of computing resources that extend well beyond what is available on a personal laptop. A common solution to this problem is to perform your data analysis on a remote computer. In this...

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  • 2019 Jun 19

    Dataverse Community Meeting 2019

    Wed Jun 19 (All day) to Fri Jun 21 (All day)

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

    Save the Date!
     

    The Dataverse Community Meeting, hosted by Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, welcomes researchers, librarians, publishers, developers and anyone interested in data sharing or building repositories.

    The Dataverse Project has a growing active community of users and developers and is now a mature repository software used to share, cite,  and archive research data. Learn more about the project at our dataverse.org site...

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  • 2019 Jun 18

    Introduction to the Command-line Interface

    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 227 Mini Amphitheater

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

    Registration: https://libcal.countway.harvard.edu/calendar/countway/command-line

    Workshop 1: Introduction to the Command-line Interface

    Many data analysis tools and computational resources require users to have a basic working knowledge of the command line interface (also referred to as UNIX, Linux, bash, shell). In this workshop participants will learn basic commands for performing simple tasks within a filesystem without the use of a...

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  • 2019 Jun 03

    Data Skills: Planning for Research Success

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library 403 Classroom

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

    Registration: https://libcal.countway.harvard.edu/calendar/countway/data-skills

    Research Data Management (RDM) is essential for responsible research and planning should begin early. Your well-organized and documented data will meet funding agency requirements, be preserved, discoverable and reproducible. 

    Learn what RDM is, how it applies to your research, and who to contact for assistance.

    Instructor(s): Julie Goldman,...

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  • 2019 May 17

    Webinar: Research Data Management and Workflows in Universities - Transforming Data to Knowledge

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Cisco Webex

    Webinar hosted by ICSTI and The Copyright Clearance Center

    Webinar Description

    On Friday 17th May, 2019 at 10:00 EDT, ICSTI invites you to attend a 90 minute complimentary webinar featuring Tom Cramer (Stanford University), Mercè Crosas (Harvard University) and Michael Witt (Purdue University).

    Jan Brase, Head of Research and Development at Göttingen State and University Library and President of ICSTI will...

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  • 2019 May 16

    Webinar: What’s New at ORCID?

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Webinar hosted by Library Carpentries and ORCID

    Webinar Description

    We are delighted to announce that Library Carpentries and ORCID are co-hosting a webinar on What’s New at ORCID.

    Registration is free -- just add your name here.

    There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.

    This webinar, at 10am ET on Thursday, May 16, will focus on ORCID’s new API v3.0, launching...

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  • 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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