Data Services FAQ

By Jennifer on January 31, 2020

Q: I’m worried about sharing my data, because no one would be able to understand it but me. What can I do?  A: Data Services will review your data before depositing it in the repository to make sure it is both easy to find and easy to use. We will also help make sure it has a long life through cu...

January Math Print Books

By Alison Verbeck on January 31, 2020

Tsinghua lectures in mathematics / editors, Lizhen Ji, Yat-Sun Poon, Shing-Tung Yau. QA37.3 .T7 2018 Open problems in arithmetic algebraic geometry / edited and with appendices by Frans Oort. QA242.5 .O64 2019 Clifford algebras and zeons : geometry to combinatorics and beyond / George Stacey Stap...

January Math Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on January 31, 2020

Advanced Optimization and Operations Research   by  Asoke Kumar Bhunia, Laxminarayan Sahoo, Ali Akbar Shaikh Advances in Noncommutative Geometry   by  Ali Chamseddine, Caterina Consani, Nigel Higson, Masoud Khalkhali, Henri Moscovici, Guoliang Yu Advances in Optimization and Decision Science for ...

Recently Published Papers in Math

By Alison Verbeck on January 31, 2020

Obstructive sleep apnoea, positive airway pressure treatment and postoperative delirium: protocol for a retrospective observational study By:King, Christopher R.; Escallier, Krisztina E. ; Ju, Yo-El S.; Lin, Nan; Palanca, Ben Julian; McKinnon, Sherry Lynn; Avidan, Michael Simon BMJ OPEN Volume: 9...

Visualizing the Libraries Strategic Planning Progress

By Jennifer on January 30, 2020

Overview: The Washington University Libraries strategic plan effort is a five-year process, which includes six strategic directions, 18 goals, and 32 objectives. Data Services worked in collaboration with the strategic planning team to conceptualize requirements, build a workflow, and produce a v...

New Software Available: NVivo, AtlasTI, and ArcGIS

By Jennifer on January 30, 2020

New software additions to the Research Studio  Atlas.ti and NVivo are software tools for text mining and qualitative analysis and they both have been recently added to the suite of applications available in the Research Studio (Olin Library Level A room 06). These applications are available now a...

Interesting 2016 Election Visualization

By Jennifer on January 30, 2020

This issue’s interesting viz is an animated GIF showing the 2016 presidential election results, first represented as a standard map of each county in the United States with a blue fill (Democrat) or red fill (Republican), depending on the majority vote for that county.   The viz morphs into a map...

Spring 2020 Events and Workshops

By Jennifer on January 30, 2020

Unless otherwise noted, all workshops take place in John M. Olin Library in Instruction Room 2 on Level A.  February  2/4: Data Management: Sharing and FAIRness (Part 2), 12–1 p.m. 2/7: Telling Your Story with ArcGIS Storymaps, 12–1 p.m.  2/10–2/14: Love Data Week  2/10: R vs Py...

New Resource: Making Maps

By Jennifer on January 30, 2020

Making Maps: A Visual Guide to Map Design for GIS, Third Edition by John Krygier and Denis Wood is a book that will appeal to both beginners and experienced GIS practitioners who are interested in learning more about map design. As the title suggests, the book takes a visual approach to exploring...

Love Data Week

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2020

February 10-14 Join us for workshops on RedCap, R vs. Python, and Tableau, as well as a presentation by Xiao-Li Meng, founding editor-in-chief of the Harvard Data Review, all part of Love Data Week 2020.