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.

Digital Object Identifiers Assigned Through Washington University Libraries

By Washington University Libraries on January 29, 2020

The Washington University Libraries have contracted with DataCite to create free digital object identifiers (DOIs) for faculty, students, and researchers affiliated with Washington University who publish works on the Libraries’ platforms. DOIs are permanent identifiers that can be assigned to phy...

Register Now for Free Research Workshops at John M. Olin Library

By Amanda on January 14, 2020

Are you looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us this spring for Workshops @ Olin Library. These exciting sessions will cover topics such as EndNote OnLine: A Free Citation Management Tool, Be Textbook Savvy, and Telling Your Story with ArcGIS S...

Mapping Project Illuminates St. Louis’ LGBTQ History

By Dorris on November 1, 2019

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis, a cross-disciplinary project involving the Washington University Libraries and campus and community partners, is bringing attention to an important facet of St. Louis history. Through the creation of a digital map plotted with locations related to LGBTQ culture, the initi...

Register Now for Research Workshops at John M. Olin Library

By Amanda Albert on August 27, 2019

Looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us for this fall’s Workshops @ Olin Library. The workshops are an exciting lineup of 10 sessions on topics such as “Zen and the Art of Digital Video Editing,” “Be Textbook Savvy,” and “Planning Your Li...

Register Now for Fall 2018 Workshops at the Library

By Julie Hale on August 27, 2018

Please join us this semester for Workshops at the Library, an exciting series of one-hour, research-oriented sessions offered in Olin Library. The workshops are taught by library staff members across units and cover topics such as  data management, video editing, citation management with Zotero, ...

News and notes for biology, April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 30, 2018

Students often come to the library for help locating a data set (often any data set loosely related to a topic) to analyze. The new data filters on Pubmed and PubMed Central may be useful for this task: Data Filters in PMC and PubMed. Nice idea? Casadevall A, Gow N. 2018. Using preprints for jour...

Research Data Storage Seminar

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2017

The WU Research Data Storage project is inviting faculty to an instructional seminar (led by WUIT) to introduce interested faculty to the new service.  This is the service that will provide 5TB of storage to each faculty researcher in the university community.  There is an opportunity for faculty...

WU Libraries to Collaborate on Grant-Funded 3D Research Project

By Julie Hale on September 13, 2017

A 2017 National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will fund “Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation (CS3DP),” a collaborative project between WU Libraries, University of Iowa Libraries, and the University of Michigan Museu...

WU Libraries Fellow Helps Develop Drone Workshop

By GIS & Data Projects Manager Jennifer Moore and GIS analyst Bill Winston on July 31, 2017

  As a part of the WU Libraries Graduate Research Fellowship Program, fellow Yuqi Li, a doctoral candidate in anthropology, collaborated with Data & GIS Services (DGS) and Earth and Planetary Sciences faculty member Alex Bradley to develop a data-collection workshop using a quadcopter or...