Category: E-Science

Data Management Classes Offered to the Harvard Community

By , October 11, 2012

Harvard Library (HL) in collaboration with the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) is offering new sessions on data management and the use of Harvard’s Dataverse Network, an open-source application for publishing, citing and discovering research data (http://thedata.org,).

Introductory session
October 18, 2012 , 9:30 to 11:00 AM
Lamont Forum Room, Lamont Library,
Cambridge, MA 02138

This session introduces the reasons for managing data; relevant laws and policies; what steps you can take; and the benefits of using the Dataverse Network for managing your data.

Instructors Mercé Crosas, IQSS; Andrea Goethals, HL; Skip Kendall, HL

Course preparation

In preparation for this session, we recommend that you watch this informative video created by the Digital Cuartion Centre about the importance of managing data: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/news/managing-research-data-video

This session is open to members of the Harvard community. No registration is required.

After this introductory session,  two hands-on tutorials are being offered:

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