GISPUBLIC Is Now the University Libraries Geospatial Data Collection

By Mollie Webb on August 17, 2020 in Data Services News

Beginning in fall 2020, the geospatial data network share (\\\gispublic), colloquially referred to as “gispublic,” will change location and organizational structure to become the University Libraries Geospatial Data Collection. This update reflects necessary changes to the underlying technology hosting the collection. The Data Services team has used this opportunity to reorganize and migrate the content […]

Geography Awareness Week at WashU

By Mollie Webb on October 17, 2018 in Data Services News, What's New

Data Services is excited to celebrate Geography Awareness Week with a series of workshops and other events embracing place, spatial data and digital mapping. Please join us during the week of November 12-16!  For workshop descriptions and to register, please visit the Geography Awareness Week Workshop Schedule. Geography Awareness Week printable flyer. Intro to Raster […]

CS3DP Forum 2 To Take Place August 13-15

By Mollie Webb on August 7, 2018 in Data Services News

The second forum for the Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation (CS3DP) project will convene next week at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. CS3DP is a community formed to begin the process of developing standards for preservation of digital 3D data. The effort includes practitioners, librarians and curators. Data Services’ own Jennifer Moore serves […]

Creating a Federal Government

By Mollie Webb on August 1, 2018 in Data Services Projects

Dr. Peter Kastor, Chair of the Department of History, in collaboration with the Humanities Digital Workshop, has been developing a database of the early American government by interpreting, digitizing and coding historical documents. The Data Services (DS) team has worked to map the changing government using the Newberry Atlas of Historical Counties Boundaries data set. […]

Digital Baboon

By Mollie Webb on August 1, 2018 in Data Services Projects

Data Services (DS) is working on an ongoing data curation project of analog data collected by Dr. Jane Phillips-Conroy and Dr. Cliff Jolly for their Awash National Park Baboon Research Project (ANPBRP) in Ethiopia. These data were collected over a 30-year period to determine hybridity of the olive and hamadryas baboons from the study area’s […]