Data Services News

Workshop on Increasing Openness and Reproducibility (Jan 17)

By Melissa Vetter on September 27, 2019

January 17 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. John M. Olin Library Level 1, Room 142 There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, led by Ian Sullivan from the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps...

Moore appointed Head of Data Services

By j.moore on September 26, 2019

Jennifer Moore has been appointed Head of Data Services, effective October 1, 2019. In this role, Jennifer will direct the Data Services unit in advancing the University Libraries’ research services and programmatic initiatives at Washington University in support of data curation, GIS, research d...

ORCID News for Washington University in St. Louis

By j.moore on September 25, 2019

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recently announced that individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards will be re...

Research Data Compute Training Offered October 1, 2019

By Melissa Vetter on September 18, 2019

October 1, 2019 EPNEC Conference Center Washington University Medical School You are invited to attend research compute training on October 1, 2019 at the EPNEC Conference Center. Research compute services are being developed to allow you to process and analyze large amounts of data via the data ...

LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook Pilot Begins

By Melissa Vetter on September 8, 2019

This week, the Research Infrastructure Services (RIS) group—part of Washington University Information Technology — will begin piloting WashU ELN, an electronic lab notebook service powered by LabArchives. The LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook is a cloud-based application that facilitates the cr...

Research Data for Lunch: a Discussion of Data Literacy

By j.moore on July 18, 2019

Data services is holding a discussion session on Wednesday, July 24th at 12pm to collectively think about data literacy and how it fits into services we collaboratively offer. The discussion is in Olin Library, Instruction Room 1. Here is the reading list: Situating Expertise in Practice: Domain-...

Join us for the DCN Primerpalooza: Curation primers for 7 data types introduced

By j.moore on July 18, 2019

The RDAP Education and Resources team is excited to announce another upcoming webinar from our colleagues at the Data Curation Network: “Primerpalooza: Introducing Data Curation Primers.”  On behalf of the DCN Education team, presenters include: Cynthia Hudson Vitale (Pennsylvania State Universit...

WashU Joins the Data Curation Network

By j.moore on May 2, 2019

WashU has joined the Data Curation Network (DCN). We are coming into the project in Year 2 of the implementation phase which runs through June 2021.  Read more… The Data Curation Network (DCN) serves as the “human layer” in the data repository stack and seamlessly connects local data sets to expe...

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...