Are you a new science and engineering graduate student? Drop by our Research Commons on 9/22 to learn more about the library! Meet your subject librarian, learn about subject specific research resources, take a tour, ask about data management, and more! We will also have snacks and vendor swag!
Q & A with Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) scholars, Kim Calder, Caitlin Denny, and Melanie Jones --- creators of this blog post
Kim Calder, Ph.D. candidate in English
What collections have you worked on for 2015-2016?
The UC Libraries have created a video to communicate the importance of good research data management practices composed of the voices and testimonials of UC researchers.
Viewers are encouraged to complete a brief feedback survey, linked to at the end of the video, and available here: http://guides.lib.ucr.edu/uclibrariesdataservices/feedback
From June 13th to 15th, NCBI will assist the University of California Davis in hosting a biomedical data science hackathon at the School of Veterinary Medicine in Davis, CA, focusing on advanced bioinformatics analysis of next generation sequencing data and metadata. This event is for students, postdocs, investigators and other researchers already engaged in the use of pipelines for genomic analyses from next-generation sequencing data or metadata.*
Blog post author: Doug Johnson
In 1960, Catholic priest Ellwood “Bud” Kieser founded Paulist Productions in Westwood, with the idea of producing television shows that would communicate Christian values in an engaging and ecumenical manner. He developed the program Insight, which would be syndicated nationwide, enticing broadcasters with free programming that would satisfy the rather vague “public interest” requirement dictated by the FCC.
Have you seen the Mental Health Tattoo Art Exhibition currently in the Rotunda? We talked with Angela Nguyen, a third-year psychology student who co-developed and curated the exhibit in addition to contributing her own photo (below), to learn about the inspiration and work that went into the project.
Want to incorporate a map or a timeline into your research paper or project? Looking for a tool that you can use to organize your research or creative work by places or periods of time? There are quite a few different options. Here are a few tools that are great for getting started and exploring the possibilities.
Google My Maps
Google’s “My Maps” feature lets you quickly add simple text and images to a map. You can drop specific points on a map, draw shapes to define regions, and even draw lines to define routes.