RDS is Hiring!, Upcoming Spring Research Data Workshops, IPUMS, Meet Your Research Data Management Librarian
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We're Hiring!

The UVA Library’s Research Data Services is seeking applications for 2017-2018 Graduate StatLab Fellows! We're looking for graduate students to work as
  1. Data Analytics Fellows, working collaboratively with statistical and data science experts to support data science research on grounds by advising and educating researchers through consultations, workshops, and written tutorials; or as
  2. Data for Democracy Fellows, working collaboratively on a public interest data science project, contributing intellectually and methodologically while practicing open and reproducible data science.
Fellows will be paid hourly at $20/hour for up to 10 hours a week for 15 weeks each semester (with the possibility of work over the summer). More information about the positions is available on our webpage. Application should be submitted through Handshake.
Upcoming Spring Workshops

Our spring workshop series is almost over. Join us for one of our remaining data workshops. Coming up:
  • Data Visualization with Tableau-- Thursday, March 22, 10-11:30 
  • Introduction to Python -- Tuesday, March 27, 10-12
  • Data Sharing & Archiving for the Physical Sciences -- Thursday, March 29, 10-11:30
  • NEW: Introduction to QGIS -- Tuesday, April 3, 10-11:30
  • Introduction to Dedoose -- Thursday, April 5, 10-11:30
  • Text Analysis in R: Quanteda -- Tuesday, April 10, 10-12
  • Introduction to Git/GitHub -- Thursday, April 12, 10-12
  • NEW: Data Visualization with Tableau -- Thursday, April 19, 10-11:30
Click here to view the schedule and register. All are welcome and it’s free! 
IPUMS, Integrated Public Use Microdata Series

IPUMS provides census and survey microdata for the US and around the world. IPUMS data are integrated across time and space and are well-documented, making it easy to compare and study change over time.  Data include US decennial censuses and ACS data, the Current Population Survey, 82 countries' individual-level census data, as well as data focusing on health, the environment, and higher-ed. Data can be downloaded directly at IPUMS, and be sure to check out their new R package.
Meet Your Research Data Management Librarian!

Bill Corey provides data management plan reviews, guidance on data management implementation, and workshops and educational resources. As part of Research Data Services, Bill works with colleagues to advance best practices in data storage and backups, data security and encryption, data privacy, and data sharing across the University. To talk with Bill about your data management questions and needs, contact him at and check out his Research Data Management Resources guide.
Bill recently co-led a workshop on Data Sharing and Archiving for Engineering and will be offering one on Data Sharing and Archiving for the Physical Sciences on March 29. 
Bill is also the Librarian to the McIntire School of Commerce and to the Department of Economics. He's a member of The Association for Intelligent Information Management, the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology, and the Capital Area Business Academic Librarians group. 

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