Every year around Valentine’s Day, universities and libraries around the world participate in Love Data Week (February 8 - 12, 2021), an effort to raise awareness related to managing, sharing, preserving, and reusing research data. The Carnegie Mellon University Libraries is no exception! This year, we’ll be offering a host of virtual events and online engagement activities with the theme “Exploring your Relationship with Data,” and encouraging the CMU community to consider the importance of loving and caring for their research data!
University Libraries is partnering with DNAnexus and the OpenCravatGroup at Johns Hopkins University to host a virtual hackathon titled "Bringing Genomic Data to the Clinic" on January 6-8, 2021. A variety of exciting projects will be revealed to hackathon participants prior to the hackathon, and will build off of previous National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) hackathons and community projects.
AI for Data Discovery and Reuse (AIDR) + Open Science Symposium 2020
October 19 - 20, 2020
Register for this online event.
As researchers from across multiple disciplines grapple with the challenges of COVID-19, the open science movement and its themes of sharing well-curated, reusable data and conducting research collaboratively and transparently appear more relevant than ever. Advocates argue that open science can accelerate discovery, enable rapid and robust peer-review, and enhance the public impact of research.
As avid players of the Nintendo video game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" and two people who deal with metadata on a regular basis, Metadata Specialist Angelina Spotts and Research Data Management Consultant Hannah Gunderman couldn’t help but notice how, when there were on their islands in the game, they were surrounded by so much metadata!
In times of uncertainty, it’s important to preserve relevant materials so that those studying the past can help inform the future. When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the campus community, the University Archives needs your help doing just that.
dSHARP Office Hours are informal consultations with library experts in all things digital- and data-related. And now, through the end of the semester, they're virtual!
dSHARP and the Data CoLab are co-hosting virtual open consulting/open office hours on Wednesdays from 1 - 4 p.m. During this time, join us for small group and one-on-one consultations. You can connect via a public channel in Slack: #virtual_consult
Writing in the Op-Ed section of the January 29, 2020 edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dean of University Libraries and Director of Emerging and Integrative Media Initiatives Keith Webster writes about the responsibility of libraries to ensure that the future of scholarship is open and accessible.
CMU Joins Universities in Open Access Deal with ACM
Carnegie Mellon University has joined three leading universities in entering into transformative open access agreements with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest scientific and educational computing society.