Meet Elizabeth Wickes, Data Curation Specialist

This post is the third in our series profiling the expertise housed in the Scholarly Commons and our affiliate units in the University Library. Today we are featuring Elizabeth Wickes, Data Curation Specialist. What is your background education and work experience? I started in psychology and then moved to sociology. I also have a secretarial […]

Image of Research is Open for Submissions!

In conjunction with the Graduate College, the Scholarly Commons is pleased to host the Image of Research competition for the 2016-2017 academic year! The Image of Research is a celebration of the diversity and breadth of graduate student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate and professional students from all disciplines are invited […]

GIS Spotlight: What3words

What3words is an addressing system that works asĀ an alternative to using latitude and longitude. The system consists of a grid of three meter by three meter squares laid over the globe with a three word code randomly assigned to each square. Their system is based on the idea that three words are much easier to […]