Upcoming Events

  • 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 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 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? Email jessica_cohen-tanugi@harvard.edu to request another session.

    SpeakerJess Cohen...

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  • 2022 Feb 17

    Salt Prints Initiative at Harvard

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Harvard Library Love Data Week 2022

    Join us on Thursday, February 17th at 12pm EST to learn about the Weissman Preservation Center’s (WPC) university-wide project to preserve and enhance access to salt prints at Harvard. Salt prints represent the result of the first negative-to-positive photographic technique, introduced by Englishman William Henry Fox Talbot in 1839. Collections of salt prints found in libraries, archives, and museums across Harvard University include some of the earliest photographic images created, and they represent a seminal chapter in the...

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  • 2022 Feb 18

    Data + Donuts // Jeremy Ney on data visualizations of U.S. inequality

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Harvard Library Love Data Week 2022

    Data + Donuts is a learning and discussion group that offers a welcoming space to engage critically with issues of data and society. Since Fall 2018, HKS Library & Knowledge Services has hosted semi-monthly events that feature data researchers and practitioners facilitating conversations around their area of expertise.

    At this session of Data + Donuts, Jeremy will speak about his data visualization newsletter...

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  • 2022 Feb 23

    Online Workshop: Reproducible Research with the Open Science Framework

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Winter 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    The Open Science Framework (OSF) is a free, open-source project management tool to help scholars manage their workflow, organize their materials, and share all or part of a project with the broader research community. The tool connects to many other tools researchers often use such as GitHub, Dropbox, ORCID, Zotero, Dataverse, and many more.

    This virtual workshop will provide a foundation for incorporating reproducible, transparent practices into your current workflows. First, we will demonstrate...

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  • 2022 Mar 16

    Online Workshop: Free, Online Tools for Visualizing Public Health Data

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Winter 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    In this hands-on workshop, Jess Cohen-Tanugi will guide you through an exploration of the capabilities of several free online tools that allow you to make unconventional data visualizations from public health datasets. After this workshop, you'll understand some advantages and limitations of using free online visualization tools like Flourish, Datawrapper, and Google Data Studio.

    Instructor: Jess Cohen-Tanugi, Visualization Specialist, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences,...

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  • 2022 Mar 30

    Online Short-Seminar: Introduction to Data Management Plans

    12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Winter 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Many key granting organizations, like NSF, NIH, NEH, and more, now 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 virtual session will provide an introduction to the components of typical data management plans....

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  • 2022 Apr 13

    Online Workshop: Writing a Data Management Plan

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Spring 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Writing a Data Management Plan (DMP) may be required as part of your grant application, but it is also best practice for any research project!

    This virtual session will dive deeper into what a fundable DMP looks like and get you started writing your own plan with a hands-on activity.

    InstructorsJulie Goldman, Research Data Services, Countway Library
    Meghan Kerr, Archivist and Records Manager, Center for...

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  • 2022 Apr 27

    Online Short-Seminar: Introduction to Data Repositories

    12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online - Zoom

    Spring 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

    Publishing research data within a trusted repository helps you comply with funder and journal data sharing policies, supports the discovery of and access to data, and can result in more visibility and higher impact for research projects. There are a number of available resources for data sharing and data publication, and the right solution for a particular research project will depend on many contributing factors.

    This introduction will provide an overview of the different types of repositories and...

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