Past Events

  • 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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  • 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!

    Location...

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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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