Past Events

  • 2018 Apr 18

    Data Discussion Group: Interoperability

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Forum Room

    Topic: Making Our Data Interoperable

    Talks by Daina Bouquin of Wolbach Library (“Defining Interoperabilty”), Randy Stern of Library Technology Services (“Collections as Data: Accessing Library Data through API’s-Library Clound, IIIF) and Bonnie Burns of the Harvard Map Library and GIS.

     

    The Data Discussion Group provides a space for all members of the community who are actively involved in, or have an interest in data-related activities to:

    • Learn about and...
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  • 2018 Mar 15

    Research Data Management - in the data lifecycle

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, Countway Library of Medicine - Minot Room 506

     

    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. Also, your well-organized and documented data will meet funding agency requirements, be preserved, discoverable and reproducible. Many funders now require data management planning. Learn what RDM is, how it applies to your research and who to contact for assistance. Feel free to bring your lunch!

    Registration: No registration...

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  • 2018 Mar 13

    Using Web APIs with Python

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall room 107 (35 Quincy St. Cambridge, MA 02138)

    Comfortable with basic Python and want to expand your digital toolkit? Interested in querying and analyzing real-time data or faceted big data? Want to process data using web services or create data mashups? This workshop will help participants integrate RESTful APIs into their data processing workflows. Example workflows may include geocoding locations through GeoNames, analyzing the sentiment of Twitter hashtags using Google Cloud, downloading item metadata from Omeka exhibits or Scalar websites, or querying the Harvard Library and Art Museum collections.

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  • 2018 Feb 23

    Intermediate bash (HCBC)

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    HSPH, Building Kresge, Room G2

    Intermediate bash

    Audience Computational Skills Prerequisites Duration
    Biologists Intermediate bash Introduction to the command-line interface 2 hour workshop (~2 hours of trainer-led time)

    Description

    This repository has teaching materials for a 2 hour...

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  • 2018 Feb 12

    Love Data Week

    Mon Feb 12 (All day) to Fri Feb 16 (All day)

     

    2018 Theme: Data Stories

    The purpose of the Love Data Week (LDW) event is to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and library-based research data services. We will share practical tips, resources, and stories to help researchers at any stage in their career use good data practices.

    Love Data Week is a social media event coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries or data archives or centers. We...

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  • 2018 Feb 07

    Research Data Management - in the data lifecycle

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard School of Dental Medicine - Research and Education Building (REB) Auditorium

     

    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. Also, your well-organized and documented data will meet funding agency requirements, be preserved, discoverable and reproducible. Many funders now require data management planning. Learn what RDM is, how it applies to your research and who to contact for assistance. Feel free to bring your lunch!

    Registration: No registration...

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  • 2018 Jan 24

    Data Discussion Group

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    90 Mt. Auburn, Room 021

    Topic: Making data accessible to our communities

    The Data Discussion Group provides a space for all members of the community who are actively involved in, or have an interest in data-related activities to:

    • Learn about and discuss data-related policies, best practices, tools, resources, and innovations;
    • Share their knowledge, skills, experiences, and challenges related to working with data;
    • Discuss topics pertaining to all aspects of the data lifecycle including data creation,...
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