Thu., Oct. 25, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, Mullen Library Instruction Room When working with your dataset, have you wondered how to remove ‘null’ or ‘N/A’ from fields, handle different spellings of words, or determining whether a field name is ambiguous? When interviewed, many data scientists complain that the most tedious, time-consuming aspect of any Read More
Posts with the tag: data
Digital Scholarship Fundamentals Workshop: Cleaning and Manipulating Data
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Digital Scholarship: What’s Next?
Call it being curious. Call it being proactive. Call it being engaged. Maybe it is just human to look to the future. Here are some reports from 2015 and 2016 that give us clues to what the future of learning and libraries may look like. Libraries & Learning 2016 ALA State of America’s Libraries Report Read More
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Digital Scholarship @ CUA: Predictive Analytics, it’s a Rap by Dr. Data!
A new title this month at Mullen Library is Mathematics Without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation by Michael Harris. No apologies here if your vocation is data – Dr. Data drops first choreographed rap video about predictive analytics. Thanks, Eric Siegel, Ph.D.! Predictive analytics learns from the data you supply, and predicts if you will click, buy, Read More
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Digital Scholarship @ CUA: Open Data to the Rescue?
Valid data and a belief that government is a public good can be motivators in society. The PEW Research Center 2015 report Americans’ Views on Open Government Data documents the not-quite-tipping-point of the value of open data. It seems the jury is still out! More data is available everyday: DATA.GOV – managed and hosted by Read More
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Digital Scholarship @ CUA: Where’s the Data?
Researchers at universities are beginning to think beyond the requirements to author a data management plan. Kristen Briney, Data Services Librarian at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee has taught and advised researchers on practical data management, creating data management plans and working with electronic lab notebooks. Her recently published TedxUMilwaukee Talk Rethinking Research Data asks researchers Read More
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NIH policy on genomic data sharing
“The National Institutes of Health has issued a final NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) policy to promote data sharing as a way to speed the translation of data into knowledge, products and procedures that improve health while protecting the privacy of research participants.” From post NIH issues finalized policy on genomic data sharing The policy’s Read More
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