Identify yourself! Use the ORCID Registry

Your name identifies you as the author of your work, but does it do so unambiguously?  Does it appear in the same form on all your work? Has your name changed through life transitions?  Do others have the same or a very similar name?  Could someone interested in your contributions to the scholarly record easily use your […]

Image of Research featured in Illinois Alumni Magazine

2015 Image of Research participant Ly Dinh and her design, Visualizing the Flow of Knowledge, were featured in the Summer 2015 edition of the Illinois Alumni magazine. The article, “Art meets science: Image competition celebrates breadth of research at Illinois,” appears on page 9 and discusses both Dinh’s entry and the goal of the competition. […]

Want Your Data to Last? Pay Attention to File Formats

When managing your own digital research data, do not take the file formats you use for granted. A file format is a standardized way to structure the data stored in a computer file, and is most easily recognizable by the dot and “extension,” typically of two to four letters, at the end of its name […]

Event: THATCamp — Indiana 2015

Interested in the intersection of humanities and technology and looking for an event close to campus? Curious about unconferences? Check out THATCamp Indiana 2015! THATCamp is an informal meeting where humanists and technologists of many professions work together in sessions that are decided on the spot. THATCamps, and unconferences in general, are driven by the […]