Interested in deep statistical methods training? Webinar on Monday!

For researchers who haven’t gotten the statistical knowledge they need from coursework, the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is preparing its 2017 Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research.  Intensive statistical methods courses last for four or eight weeks, with a few week long workshops. On Monday, January 30th at 1:00pm […]

Are you a Graduate Student at Illinois?

The University Library, in partnership with the Graduate College, is participating in a national survey of graduate student research practices this month. The survey invitation is being sent to a sample of graduate and professional students. If you receive an invitation to participate in the survey, we very much welcome your input and thank you […]

Webinars About Survey Research

The Survey Research Laboratory on campus is offering a series of webinars on survey research this spring: Cross-Cultural Survey Methods Wednesday, March 16, noon This seminar will provide an overview of the methodological challenges of conducting cross-cultural survey research and currently available techniques for establishing and/or evaluating equivalence in cross-cultural surveys. Pros and Cons of […]

Join Us for Love Your Data Week

The University of Illinois Research Data Service and the Scholarly Commons will be participating in Love Your Data week Feb. 8-12, 2016, a nationwide event designed to raise awareness about research data management, sharing, and preservation, along with the support and resources available at our university. We believe research data are the foundation of the […]

Data/Python Open Hours for Spring Semester

Research data not playing nicely? Don’t let a data management or a technical problem come between you and your data being beautiful. Let the Research Data Service and the Scholarly Commons help. The RDS has once again partnered with the Scholarly Commons to offer Data/Python Open hours for the Spring 2016 semester. These drop-in hours […]

Digital Humanities Reading Group October 29th

The next meeting date for the Digital Humanities Reading Group will be on Thursday October 29th. This month we will be discussing the intersection of cultural criticism and topic modeling within Digital Humanities in anticipation of Nicole Brown’s DH Brown bag “Black Women Big Data: Utilizing Topic Modeling to Understand Black Women’s Lived Experience” on […]

ATLAS Workshops on Data Analysis and Questionnaire Design

Applied Technologies in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (ATLAS) has set its fall workshop schedule.  ATLAS workshops are free and open to anyone on campus. 09/29/2015 – Stata 1: Getting Started with Stata 10/06/2015 – Stata 2: Inferential Statistics with Stata 10/01/2015 – R 1: Getting Started with R 10/08/2015 – R 2: Inferential Statistics […]

Opportunity for Library Users With Disabilities

Do you sometimes get frustrated using any of the university library resources? Do you have at least one of the following disabilities: blindness/low vision, deaf/hearing impairment, Autism, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), or have a mobility impairment? Are you an undergraduate student, graduate student, or a faculty or staff member? Have your voice heard! Fill […]

Help Obtaining Data is Available From the Library

This fall marks the sixth annual Data Purchase Program, where the University Library accepts applications from campus researchers for purchasing data that will be useful to them in their research.  The data must cost less than $5,000, must be used for teaching or research, and it must be available to all of campus.  Some vendors are […]