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Posts from the ‘Data Services’ Category

Under the Scope: Looking at the body through art and science

Do you consider yourself a scientist? An artist? Both? Thursday’s discussion in the Data Studio about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) highlighted the ways that the world creates unnecessary divisions in thinking, problem solving and creating, that in turn affect our identities, and the struggle within ourselves (and academia) to resolve them.

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Discover what open access means to you at Open Week 2013

What does open access mean to you and your teaching and research?

Find out at Open Week 2013, a series of events from Oct. 17-24 designed specifically for Cal Poly as part of the global Open Access Week movement. Join us to explore the issues, ask questions and learn together at workshops and events. For a complete schedule of speakers, go to our calendar.

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Data Studio celebrates one year pioneering the data frontier

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Cal Poly’s Data Studio celebrated one year since its grand opening at its second annual Data Studio Open House on Friday, May 3. The Data Studio, which helps students pursue data-based research projects, hosted data expert Dr. Melissa Cragin and exhibited projects by undergraduate and graduate students.

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Data papers in the network era

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MacKenzie Smith, an academic research library leader specializing in information technology and digital knowledge management, presented “Data Papers in the Network Era” on May 24 in Cal Poly’s new Data Studio (Room 111C) at the Kennedy Library. Her talk (podcast below) covered data sharing, repurposing and citation, the peer-review of data and more. Read more

Quentin Hardy on what big data means

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Fact as Verb: How data is changing nouns into verbs. That was the title of Quentin Hardy’s talk (listen to the podcast, below) at the opening celebration for Cal Poly’s new Data Studio at Robert E. Kennedy Library. Many of us wondered what that title meant. Read more