It's once again time for Love Data Week! The week is focused on promoting good data stewardship and best practices around working with and interpreting data.
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.
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'.
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.
WHAT IS LOVE DATA WEEK? Love Data Week is a week-long event that is celebrated on an international level to bring more awareness to the importance of research data management, library-based research data services, and more. On top of raising awareness on topics related to these different aspects, Love Data Week also aims to build... Continue Reading →
By: Paxton Welton and Nick Ruhs Introduction “Data is the sword of the 21st century. Those who wield it, the samurai.”-Jonathan Rosenberg Data is all around us and we often interact with it in ways we don’t even realize. From using an app to mobile order our coffee to reviewing a chart provided in an... Continue Reading →
Margaret Bell, undergraduate student and data analyst for FSU Libraries, provided insight into her experience working in data assessment. As a senior undergraduate student at Florida State University, I’ve become very aware of the different opportunities to be pursued on both on and off campus. This awareness, however, took me years to develop - and... Continue Reading →
My name is Rachel Smart and I’m a graduate assistant for Digital Research and Scholarship. I was adopted by DRS in mid-March when the Goldstein Library was reamed of its collection. It was devastating for the 2% of the campus who knew of its existence. Bitterness aside, I’m very grateful for the opportunity I’ve been... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →