Author: Kelly Hopkins

New Economics of Scholarly Monographs Resource from CREOS

This post was originally published on October 8. “The Economics of Scholarly Monographs” project is a reflection on the tension between...

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A History of the Internet

A History of the Internet

November 13, 2017 12 - 1pm

In a way the Russians caused the Internet.  This talk will describe how that happened (hint: it was not actually the...

Data

Safety Nets: Rescue and Revival for Endangered Born-Digital Records

October 23, 2017 1 - 2pm

The web is now firmly established as the primary communication and publication platform for sharing and accessing social and cultural materials....

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Labor and Reward in Science: Do Women Have an Equal Voice in Scholarly Communication?

Labor and Reward in Science: Do Women Have an Equal Voice in Scholarly Communication?

September 25, 2017 12 - 1pm

Despite progress, gender disparities in science persist. Women remain underrepresented in the scientific workforce and under rewarded for their contributions. This...

Scholarly communication
Reality Bytes: Utilizing VR and AR in the Library Space

Reality Bytes: Utilizing VR and AR in the Library Space

June 21, 2017 12 - 1pm

Terms like “virtual reality” and “augmented reality” have existed for a long time. In recent years, thanks to products like Google...

Social sciences

Creative Data Literacy: Bridging the Gap Between the Data-haves and Have-nots

May 23, 2017 12 - 1pm

Communities, governments, libraries and organizations are swimming in data — demographic data, participation data, government data, social media data — but...

Data
SolarSPELL: The Solar Powered Educational Learning Library

SolarSPELL: The Solar Powered Educational Learning Library

April 19, 2017 12 - 1pm

Access to high-quality, relevant information is absolutely foundational for a quality education. Yet, so many schools across the developing world lack...

Social sciences
Program on Information Science awarded $10,000 by Amazon, Inc. for open data research

Program on Information Science awarded $10,000 by Amazon, Inc. for open data research

The Amazon Corporation awarded $10,000 through The AWS Cloud Computing for Research program to support a joint project between the University...

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Making decisions in a world awash in data: We’re going to need a different boat

November 14, 2016 12 - 1pm

Join us for a brown bag talk with Anthony Scriffignano, SVP/Chief Data Scientist at Dun and Bradstreet. In this session, Scriffignano...

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