Researchers and students at MIT enjoy access to vast amounts of information from a variety of sources and in a variety of formats. Finding, manipulating, organizing and managing the fire-hose quantity of content that comes across your desktop can be a challenge. While we can’t offer you a ‘magic bullet’ solution for this challenge, the MIT Libraries are sponsoring a series of IAP sessions that showcase tools, training and techniques that can help you both find sources for data and to become better custodians of your own content. These sessions are organized into sub-thematic groups and are offered throughout the month. Contact the individual session sponsors if you have any questions.
DATA, DOCUMENT AND IMAGE MANAGEMENT
- Finding Research Datasets: ICPSR and the Harvard-MIT Data Center
- Make your Paper File Cabinets Searchable: How to Manage Paper and Electronic Documents Effectively
- Managing Research Data 101
- QUOSA Information Manager Demo: Retrieve and Organize Article PDFs
- BIOBASE Knowledge Library and Explain Analysis System Training
- Bioinformatics for Beginners
- Practically Genomic
- Using NCBI’s BLAST
- Introduction to GIS Using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
- Introduction to GIS Using Free Software Tools and Data
- Introduction to Google Maps API
- Mapping and Using US Census Data
- Model Builder
- Open Source and Free Mapping Tools
- Site Selection – Making Spatial Decisions Using a GIS
- Using Elevation Data and Hydrographic Tools in a GIS
Please note that some sessions have limited availability or may require advance sign-up requirements. If you have further questions, please see individual listings for appropriate contact information.
Also browse the entire gamut of offerings by the MIT Libraries.