Past Events

  • 2018 Jul 23

    Getting Started with Data Management Plans

    12:30pm to 1:20pm

    Location: 

    HSPH FXB Building Room G12

    This class is part of the 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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  • 2018 Jun 25

    Data Skills: Planning for Research Success

    12:30pm to 1:20pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library Ballard Room 505

    This class is part of the Countway 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. 

    Learn what RDM is, how it applies to your research, and who to contact for assistance. Feel free to bring your lunch! 

    Registration: https://libcal.library.harvard.edu/event/4218583

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  • 2018 May 11

    Data Science Friday Webinar

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Countway Library Ware Room 505

    Data Science Friday at Countway Library Presents: The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science Series Lunch and Learn!

    The webinars provided essential training suitable for individuals at an introductory overview level, and consist of presentations from experts across the country covering the basics of data management, representation, computation, statistical inference, data modeling, and other topics relevant to “big data” in biomedicine....

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  • 2018 Apr 18

    Research Data Management - in the data lifecycle

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - Kresge Building Room 200

     

    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 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:

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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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