Author Archives: David Isaak

Upcoming Workshop: Dealing with Data

Dealing with Data Senior Thesis Workshop Thursday October 26 12-1 pm Join faculty, including Associate Professor of Biology Kara Cerveny, for a conversation about key data moments in the thesis-writing process. The workshop will be useful for students early in … finish reading Upcoming Workshop: Dealing with Data

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October Citation Management Workshops

It’s probably time to start writing your papers. New to using EndNote or Zotero? Need a refresher on how to create a bibliography or cite while you write? We can help. Join us for one of our 30 minute drop-in … finish reading October Citation Management Workshops

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Come learn about Zotero and EndNote

Come learn about the new versions of Zotero and EndNote at our September drop-in workshops. Intro to EndNote – Monday 9/11/17 4:30-5:00 in Library 17 EndNote & Microsoft Word – Wednesday 9/20/17 10:00-10:30 in Library 17   Intro to Zotero … finish reading Come learn about Zotero and EndNote

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New Data @ Reed Website!

The Data@Reed Team have been busy this summer – in between a regatta, a heatwave, and the solar eclipse we managed to make major changes to our website! The first change you’ll notice are the addition of historic photographs to … finish reading New Data @ Reed Website!

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Endangered Data Week, April 17-21

Today is the start of the first-ever Endangered Data Week! The goal of the week is to increase visibility for at-risk public datasets – either from deletion, repression, or loss. The website for Endangered Data Week has some background information as … finish reading Endangered Data Week, April 17-21

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Upcoming Spring Zotero and EndNote Troubleshooting Workshops

Having trouble with your citation management in EndNote or Zotero? Join us for one of our 30 minute drop-in workshops. All workshops will be in Library L17. EndNote Troubleshooting Friday 4/14/17 3:00-3:30 Tuesday 4/18/17 4:00-4:30   Zotero Troubleshooting Wednesday 4/12/17 … finish reading Upcoming Spring Zotero and EndNote Troubleshooting Workshops

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Common Data Quandaries: Finding Data

Finding data for your research project can be difficult. You may not be sure the data exist or where to start looking. Further complicating matters, interfaces for retrieving data vary greatly. Ask yourself the following two questions to get your … finish reading Common Data Quandaries: Finding Data

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Statista Database Trial

Starting today, the library has a two week trial of Statista, a statistics portal for market data, consumer survey results, and industry trends. Try searching the database and let us know your feedback. Are the included data sources useful? Do … finish reading Statista Database Trial

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Looking for Historical Data

When looking for relatively recent statistics, there are a number of databases that members of the Reed Community can access such as American FactFinder (1990 – present) and Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States (1929 – present). Coverage of some of … finish reading Looking for Historical Data

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An Easy Way to Determine Federal Funder Data Requirements

Since 2013, more and more federal agencies have begun requiring data management plans (DMPs) with research funding proposals. Each funder has slightly different requirements for what should be included in the DMP and how the data created during the research … finish reading An Easy Way to Determine Federal Funder Data Requirements

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