Search Results for Category: Big-data and Tag: Big Data

Researching Big Data – Podcast

The Podcast In a new installment of The Authority File podcast titled “Researching Big Data: Putting Data in an academic context,” host Bill Mickey interviews SAGE Publishing’s Head of Product Innovation, Ian Mulvaney, and three data academics from University of Southern California Libraries department, Caroline Muglia, Andy Rutkowski, and Eimmy Solis. This instalment is part […]

Categories: Big Data, Instruction

Tags: Academic, Big Data

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Starter Tips on Sharing Data and Analysis Scripts

Researchers are increasingly encouraged to make their data openly accessible and usable for others but to early-career researchers in particular, this can seem daunting.  Katherine Wood has compiled a short open data starter guide to make the process less overwhelming and help researchers do their bit for reproducibility.

Categories: Big Data, Quantitative, Research

Tags: Analysis Scripts, Big Data, Blogs, Data Analysis, Open Data

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A ‘How-To’ on Data Wrangling

Katherine Wood, a graduate student in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Psychology Department and advocate for open science, walks through a basic overview of how to overcome and accomplish some operations commonly encountered when initially getting a data set. “By generating the data yourself” she says, “you can make your life easier by saving it in the format you want.” She explains step by step multiple ways to accomplish this and highlights packages that will make things easier for anyone with similar issues.

Categories: Big Data, Quantitative

Tags: Big Data, Blogs, Data Wrangling, How-to, Tips

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Supporting civil society organisations to deliver insights and impact from data: an ESRC and UK Data Service workshop, 17 October, Manchester

Are you a professional working in a civil society organisation that collects administrative or evaluation data, and who oversees strategy, reporting and campaigns? Are you interested in improving the way your organisation can translate data into knowledge? If so, please join our workshop with peer organisations to help shape ways of managing and sharing data […]

Categories: Big Data, Mixed

Tags: Big Data, civil society, data impact, Data Sharing, Data Visualization, insights from data

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Encounters with big data: An introduction to using big data in the social sciences, University of Essex, 31/07/2017

This 5-day course run by the UK Data Service will introduce key concepts and discussions around using big data in the social sciences, and introduce attendees to Apache Hadoop, an open source framework for analysing big data. This course will focus on quantitative data and will not cover in any detail text, social media, audio or other forms of non-numeric data. This course […]

Categories: Big Data, Quantitative

Tags: Big Data, Data Analysis

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