Data Services Projects

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...

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...

Digital Research Materials Repository

By Mollie Webb on August 21, 2018

If you are searching for a trusted data repository for your data, code or other research output, look no further than the University Digital Research Materials Repository.

Creating a Federal Government

By Mollie Webb on August 1, 2018

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Workshop, has been developing a database of the early American government by interpreting, digitizing and coding historical documents.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 gove...

Digital Baboon

By Mollie Webb on August 1, 2018

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 oliv...

LGBTQ St. Louis on the Map

By Miranda Rectenwald on April 12, 2018

Happy 6 month anniversary to Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis! Online and freely available to everyone since October 2017, Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis  allows viewers to explore the locations and stories behind lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, and queer life in St. Louis. Since the site’s public debut, t...