Out Loud  / Data Services

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

Using GIS to look at San Luis Obispo’s history

The Data Studio welcomed David Yun, Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences (NRES) lecturer and Geographic Information Services Supervisor for the City of San Luis Obispo, on Thursday, April 30. Yun talked about managing historical data about San Luis Obispo using

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

Data Studio Presents Cyber CSI

Getting to the bottom of data storage security issues can be very complicated. Assistant professor of computer engineering Zachary Peterson gave a talk, Cyber CSI: Working to Solve the Data Security Crisis on April 16 at the Data Studio about these

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

Geospatial data: Where does it go?

Thursday, February 12, Kennedy Library welcomed Jon Jablonski, head of UC Santa Barbara’s Map and Imagery Laboratory. Jon gave a talk called “Where does all the geospatial data go?”. Specifically, he talked about the status of building geospatial libraries for storage, discovery and

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

The Seaweed Specimen with Josie Iselin

Today in the Data Studio, Josie Iselin, a photographer, writer and book designer based in San Francisco, talked about her work in the context of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) movement. Ms. Iselin currently has an exhibition of seaweed

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Two Artists to Talk on Art, Science and the Natural World Feb. 6

A conversation between Josie Iselin, a photographer, writer and book designer, and Ruta Saliklis, director of exhibitions and development at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 6, in Cal

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

GIS Week: Map gallery reception

To wrap up GIS Week 2014, Cal Poly students, faculty and staff gathered on Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Community Gallery on the first floor to view some amazing maps and projects. These maps featured different GIS applications in engineering, biology,

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

GIS on campus: Faculty and student examples

Today, as part of Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day, the Data Studio presented its first of three events taking place this week. Dr. Billy Riggs (pictured) from City and Regional Planning, works with lots of transportation variables and opened

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Exploring Open Data: Campus and city perspectives

Russ talking on open data

Open data has begun to rapidly transform business, government, the sciences, and citizen engagement in the 21st century. Built on the principles of open access, open data promotes free access to datasets to use, re-use and distribute for an ever-growing

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Natalie Rich, library student assistant, presents at the Independent Book Publishers Association Conference

This post is written by Natalie Rich, Kennedy Library’s digital communication & publishing student assistant for Digital Scholarship Services. She is helping shape the Earn by Doing, donor-funded position in its inaugural year. Her role is to coordinate interdisciplinary projects

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Exploring Social Explorer, a workshop

Have you ever wondered if you can view U.S. census data? What about data from past years? If you can view it in a user-friendly, easily accessible way? Well look no further than Social Explorer. This database is an easy