Data Services News

Moore Contributes Chapter to Report on 3D/VR in Academic Libraries

By j.moore on April 4, 2019

In February, the Council on Library and Information Resources released a report called3D/VR in the Academic Library: Emerging Practices and Trends, which “examines the use of three dimensional (3D) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in research and teaching, and the library’s vital role in sup...

Webb Delivers Opening Remarks at Library of Congress Conference

By j.moore on April 4, 2019

Mollie Webb attended the conference From Earth to Sky: Women Making a Difference in Geography at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Mollie delivered opening remarks for the event. The conference was cohosted by the Society of Woman Geographers (of which Mollie is the president) and the G...

Data Services Supports Faculty Research Using Spatial Analysis

By billwinston on February 25, 2019

The Data Services team offers spatial analysis services that can boost many types of research projects. A recent request from Radha Gopalan, Professor of Finance in the Olin Business School, provides a great example of the types of questions we regularly field and the services we provide. Profess...

Faculty – Get your 5TB of Research Storage Space

By j.moore on January 14, 2019

As a WashU faculty member, you are entitled up to 5TB of research storage space at no cost to you. Please join the Research Storage Project team for an overview of the service as well as a hands-on demonstration of a new user account setup, the data storage request process, configuration of the s...

Geography Awareness Week at WashU

By Mollie Webb on October 17, 2018

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 Wor...

CS3DP Forum 2 To Take Place August 13-15

By Mollie Webb on August 7, 2018

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, lib...