Past Events

  • 2022 Feb 16

    Introduction to Data Visualization With Tableau

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Harvard Library Love Data Week 2022

    In this hour-long, hands-on workshop you'll use a sample dataset to create several different types of visualization using Tableau. You'll also learn how to combine graphs together to create interactive dashboards. 

    Interested in this workshop but can't make this time? Explore Harvard Library Visualization Support to find additional upcoming visualization...

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  • 2022 Feb 15

    From catalogs to CURIOSity

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Harvard Library Love Data Week 2022

    Ever wondered what LibraryCloud is and how it is used? 

    Come learn how Harvard Library uses LibraryCloud to support digital collections work. LibraryCloud is a metadata hub that provides open access to metadata from our source catalogs and digital repository. We'll explain how we used and enhanced...

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  • 2022 Feb 14

    Loving your data in RSpace

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Harvard Library Love Data Week 2022

    RSpace (ResearchSpace) is an electronic lab notebook (ELN) that is also a multi-faceted research tool, which you can access easily and securely through a web browser. Show your data love by keeping it organized, documented, and searchable in RSpace, and streamline your workflows all in one place!

    To kick off Love Data Week, this session will feature a demo of the RSpace platform, including:

    • Integrations with DMPTool, protocols.io,...
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  • 2022 Feb 09

    Online Short-Seminar: Introduction to ELNs and the Open Science Framework

    12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Winter 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Where did I put that piece of paper? When did I do that experiment? Where did I save that data file? If you frequently find yourself searching for a critical piece of information you jotted down as you performed your experiment, trying to remember when you did what, or scouring your hard drive to find the right file, it may be time to revisit how you keep your research notes.

    There are multiple tools available to help you document your work and progress. This quick virtual tutorial will introduce good...

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  • 2022 Jan 26

    Online Workshop: Managing Research Data Efficiently

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Winter 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    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. 

    This virtual session will dive into recommended practices for managing research data and provide resources to help you apply those practices efficiently. 

    InstructorsJulie Goldman,...

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  • 2022 Jan 12

    Online Short-Seminar: Introduction to Research Data Management

    12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Winter 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Managing data in a research project should be involved in each step of the research process. There are many factors that influence how data is managed throughout a project including funding requirements, subject discipline, types of data, and research goals.

    This virtual session will walk through a real-life research example and discuss data management activities at each stage of the research lifecycle.

    Instructors: Julie Goldman, Research Data Services, Countway Library
    ...

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  • 2021 Nov 16

    Writing a Data Management Plan

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Fall 2021 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Many key granting organizations, for example, the NSF and NIH, require submitters to include a Data Management Plan (DMP) as part of their application. In short, these plans outline the best practices in data management that you will apply throughout the course of your grant. 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 provide an overview of the components of a DMP and get you started writing your own...

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  • 2021 Nov 02

    Research Data Transfer: Project Handoff for Longterm Success

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Fall 2021 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Knowledge transfer refers to sharing or disseminating knowledge and providing inputs to problem-solving. When employees leave, they take their skills and institutional knowledge with them. Capturing their knowledge and research outputs is essential to the success of future users.

    This session will present the knowledge transfer process and what to document at the point of employee offboarding. We will explore how individuals collect, organize, access, store and share project...

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  • 2021 Oct 19

    Research Data Offboarding: Essential Steps for a Smooth Transition

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Fall 2021 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    When employees leave, they take their skills and institutional knowledge with them. It is important to record essential informative information related to projects and datasets to ensure the success of future users.

    This session will review the important steps for offboarding employees/trainees from a lab or project. We will provide an overview of the various elements that should be addressed before closing out a project or someone leaves the institution.

    Note: We will...

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  • 2021 Oct 05

    Research Data Onboarding: Procedures for Research Consistency

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Fall 2021 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Research Data Management is essential for responsible research and should be introduced when starting a new project or joining a new lab. Managing data across a project and/ or a team allows for accurate communication about that project.

    This session will review the important steps for onboarding new employees/trainees to a lab or new projects. The key takeaway from this session will be how to incorporate these steps within your individual project or lab environment.

    ...

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