You’ve thought carefully about how you’ll conduct your research. You’ve spent hours in the lab or the field gathering your data. But have you thought about how to best manage that data to make analysis easier, ensure that you don’t lose the results of all your hard work, and preserve your data for the [...]
Drowning in data? Need to write a data management plan? Responsible for your lab’s research data? The Library can help!
Attend our upcoming workshop Data 101: Introduction to Research Data Management to learn how to manage your research data more effectively. The workshop will be held at the Science and Engineering Library/Engineering and Mathematical Sciences [...]
The Biomedical Library would like your feedback about research data management. The Library is planning a series of hour-long instructional classes on data management. To ensure that the classes meet the needs of UCLA faculty, students, staff, and researchers, we would like to hear from you about what tools and resources you’d like to learn [...]
As of January 14, 2013, the NSF changed their rules for reporting your accomplishments. This is “including but not limited to publications, data sets, software, patents, and copyrights” (NSF Grant proposal guidelines Chapter II.C.2.f(i)(c)).
Your data now counts as a product. It needs to be both citable and accessible. Making a plan for managing data [...]
The NIH has announced it will hold a webinar on January 15, 2013, 9:30-11:00 AM PST “to assist grantee institutions with guidance and resources related to the NIH Public Access Policy, upcoming changes, tools, and how non-compliance will affect awards.” NIH earlier announced that in the spring, at the earliest, it “will hold processing [...]
Learn how to use and manage your data more effectively in this hands-on workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 12-1pm at the UCLA Biomedical Library 4th Floor Classroom. Send questions to Lisa Federer. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
*Update: This workshop has been cancelled. Be on the lookout for a similar workshop next fall quarter!
Tuesday, June 5, 10 am – 12 pm, Biomedical Library Classroom (12-077X CHS)
If you conduct research in the sciences, you are probably collecting data of some sort, but have you thought about how you [...]
The UCLA Library is partnering with the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on a new data curation fellowship program. Funded by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the program will provide recent PhDs with professional development, education, and training opportunities in data curation for the natural and social [...]
The California Digital Library (CDL) recently added a new demo video of the Data Management Plan Tool (DMPTool). For more information on this new tool to help researchers create ready-to-use data management plans for specific funding agencies, see our previous blog post.
Access the DMPTool at https://dmp.cdlib.org.
Though the DMPTool is ready to use, [...]
Like many of your colleagues, you probably use Excel for data storage, management, organization, or analysis. That’s because scientific data collection and Excel go together well. Soon, you’ll have a new tool to make Excel work even better for you. Come learn more about Digital Curation for Excel (DCXL), an open-source add-in for Excel [...]