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Category: The Digital Age

The Aggregate: highlighting data resources at Northwestern

Anne Zald has served as a Social Science Data Librarian (and also our Government Information Librarian) since 2013. She works with faculty and students...
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Pilot OER Grant Program to save students $179K in first year

The newly launched Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant program was designed to support faculty who are interested in exploring the use of OER in...
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New digital collection interface makes browsing archives easy

A new online tool launched this month gives researchers more efficient tools to view the voluminous digital collections held at the Libraries. The new...
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Love Data Week: A celebration of ambitious research

In February, librarians urged students and faculty to “Show Data Some Love” during the fourth annual Love Data Week, an international effort to promote...
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New digital humanities tool simplifies analysis of large text blocks

A new tool available through the Libraries makes it easier than ever for scholars to try their hands at digital humanities analysis. Often, large...
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New grant query: Can libraries use student data AND respect privacy?

By Michael Perry, Data Assessment Librarian Does anyone really care about their privacy? It’s just one provocative question some of my university library colleagues...
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Library publishes student, faculty work from Computational Research Day

How would you simulate the formation of a galaxy? What can historical voting patterns show us about polarization in the U.S. Congress? These are...
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Digital citizenship is the University’s business; University Libraries can help

By Sarah Pritchard, Dean of Libraries We now live in a global society that is increasingly dominated by digital technology. Institutions of higher education...
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