Twitter has created “Twitter data for academic research”, a resource that provides academics with access to developer accounts, APIs, data integration, analysis, and visualization as well as infrastructure and hosting.
A research team at Ohio State has created an open-source data management system called Core Scientific Data Model that is designed to simplify sharing complex research data. The system’s flexible file format and data model allow researchers to circumvent barriers to sharing data like defunct/proprietary software or large file sizes without compromising the data structure or losing metadata. They have made the code freely available on the web.
UW Madison’s DoIT Office provides 5 vital tips for maintaining security on your phone and protecting you and your data from threats such as malware and viruses.
Researchers at UW Madison have developed a tool they call HiC-Reg that can cheaply and efficiently model the three dimensional interaction between human cells and chromosomes. HiC-Reg was primarily developed by UW Madison researcher Sushmita Roy and graduate student Shilu Zhang and has been made freely available to other researchers.
In this series, members of the RDS team share links to research data-related stories, resources, and news that caught their eye each month. Feel free to share your favorite stories with us on Twitter @UWMadRschSvcs!
UW Madison’s Information Technology Office has kindly generated 3 Tips to Manage Google Drive. These are designed to help you manage your “personal” and UW Madison G Suite accounts.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Office of Cybersecurity will be hosting a series of informational events throughout the month.
In “Managing 100 Digital Humanities Projects: Digital Scholarship & Archiving in King’s Digital Lab,” the authors outline the process of managing digital humanities projects at King’s College London and stress the importance of partnerships between libraries, IT, and researchers in the creation of successful and sustainable digital projects.
In their Annual Report, “Cultivating Princeton’s Data Landscape”, The Center for Digital Humanities @Princeton reflects on their 2018-2019 “Year of Data”. Throughout the year, the CDH hosted a keynote address by Safia Noble, workshops for students and faculty, and served as a hub for connecting researchers, teachers, and resources.