many employers now require skills in data analysis and computer programming as prerequisites for job applications. In this blog post, we will discuss the most in-demand languages in the market and give a brief explanation of each.
What is ‘Big Data’ Anyway?
Big data as a term has become synonymous with the growth of digital data and the glut of information available to researchers and the public. Check out as this article explores 'Big Data'.
My Experience as a STEM Research Data Services Assistant
Welcome to the third post in the Get Data Lit! blog series. This post will focus on my experience working as a STEM Research Data Services Associate with FSU Libraries during the 2020-2021 school year. In this role, I assisted with outreach and education to FSU students, groups, and organizations at Florida State University around STEM research data services.
Research Data Services: Vital data skills for future career and academic growth
Welcome to our second post in the Get Data Lit! blog series. This post is inspired by the theme of Love Data Week (Feb. 8-12), “Data: Building a Better Future.”
The 2014 Election and the power of open data!
I spend a considerable portion of my time convincing researchers of the benefits associated with publishing their data online in open repositories. Bringing up things like reproducibility of research and the idea of others using their original data sets to advance scholarship in their field or another are my usual selling points. Academics produce vast amounts... Continue Reading →
What is a Census Research Data Center and Why Should You Care?
This semester, FSU became the newest consortial member of Atlanta’s Census Research Data Center. Funded primarily by the College of Social Sciences and the Office of Research, the Florida State community can now use Census micro-data without paying lab fees, which can range upwards of $15,000 per project. There are currently 18 Census Research Data Centers in the... Continue Reading →