What is an ORCID? ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID.
You can now access your ORCID account using your UC login.
Visit the ORCID login page and click the Institutional Account button. Choose University of Cincinnati Main Campus. You will be prompted to link the two accounts.
Don’t have an ORCID yet?
You can register directly on the website http://orcid.org
OR Even Better
You can access a prefilled registration form linked to your UC email through Scholar@UC on your profile page.
Currently you can enrich your ORCID profile with content in Scholar using a DOI given to the work. (link to video-http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/ycktt 2017-03-17)
For more information about this new login feature, please refer to the blog post from ORCID
Contact ASKDATA@UC.EDU for more information or with questions.
The major focus of UC Data Day is to build community around best practices for data and to provide a forum for discussion about challenges and opportunities in data management, data sharing, reproducible research and preservation.
At the first UC Data Day held in 2016, faculty panelists began the conversation and highlighted the diverse and broad approaches to these challenges. For the second UC Data Day, we wanted to include a student voice as well.
Continue reading UC Data Day 2017 Featured its First Student Poster Session
Today’s LYD post is by Don P. Jason III, MLIS, MS, Clinical Informationist based at the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library.
Welcome to Day 4 of “Love Your Data Week!” Whether you’re a student analyzing a data set for a school project or a researcher combining data sets to create new insights, finding the right data is essential! This blog post will list a few places you can look to find free, authoritative and unique data sets. The data sets have be broken down into three categories: US Government Data Sets, International Data Sets and Google Data Sets.
US Government Data Sets
Data.gov http://data.gov – This web site has an eclectic mix of datasets from criminal justice to climate data. This government site encourages people to use the data to create web and mobile applications and design data visualizations.
US Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/data.html – This web site provides data on the US population and economy. Utilizing this site’s data has never been easier thanks to new: API’s, data visualizations, mobile apps and interactive web apps.
Healthdata.gov https://www.healthdata.gov/ – This web site includes US healthcare data. The site is dedicated to making high value health data more accessible to entrepreneurs, researchers and policy makers.
National Climatic Data Center http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/quick-links#loc-clim – This is the world’s largest archive of weather data. It has a robust collection of environmental, meteorological and climate data sets from the US National Climatic Data Center.
Continue reading Love Your Data Week Day 4 – Finding the Right Data
There are several great COS webinars featuring the Open Science Framework coming in Nov and Dec:
Using R with the OSF – Nov 17 @ 1:30 PM
Connecting research tools to the OSF Nov 21 @ 10 AM
OSF 101 Dec 8 @ 1 PM
OSF in the Classroom Dec 15 @ 1:00 PM
Click here to register
Congratulations to Dr. Nan Niu and his research team!
Recently Dr. Nan Niu traveled to Beijing, China to attend the RE16 conference- Requirements Engineering16 http://re16.org/downloads/RE16%20program.pdf. He took with him high hopes for the requirements engineering research paper he and his team submitted together with Linda Newman, Head of Repositories and Digital Collections and Amy Koshoffer, Science Informationist. For the beginning of this story and more on the models created using Scholar@UC use cases, see the blog entry “Scholar@UC Goes to Class” (https://libapps.libraries.uc.edu/liblog/2016/01/scholaruc-goes-to-class/).
Dr. Niu has made all the research materials supporting this work available through Scholar@UC https://scholar.uc.edu/works/documents/wm117q084. Dr. Niu is making brilliant use of Scholar@UC as a teaching tool, a research subject, data preservation tool and an open data/access model. Again congratulations to Dr. Niu and the whole team!!
September program for the
UC GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Learning Community.
Date: Wed Sept 28, 2016
Time: 3:15 – 4:25
Venue: Langsam 462
We have three presenters who will talk on very diverse topics.
1st Lightning Talk – Carolyn Hansen – Metadata Librarian, UC Libraries –Digital Humanities projects using GIS visualizations and discuss how GIS applications can be used to answer humanities research questions.
2nd Lightning Talk – Jeremy Koster – Assoc Professor, A&S Anthropology – Using GIS and remote sensing to understand the spread of the agricultural frontier in the rain forests of Nicaragua
In depth presentation – Jeffery Timberlake- Assoc Professor, A&S Sociology – Understanding and accessing census data
We will also be joined by James Lee who will talk briefly about the Digital Humanities and Scholarship Center and his role as Co-Director and his vision for the center.
It was a long and busy summer here at UC Libraries with several exciting projects that kicked off just in time for the start of the fall semester. August in particular was full of library sponsored events, including the Grand Opening of the Langsam Starbucks the first week of school. Several other events took place right before the start of the semester that centered on the International Federation of Library Associations and Institution’s (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress. Continue reading Dean’s Corner: IFLA Revisited
UC Libraries will be closed, Monday, July 4th for Independence Day. Normal hours will resume July 5th. Have a safe and enjoyable July 4th.
Welcome back to Earth Astronaut Scott Kelly. Want to see more amazing photographs from outer space? Visit the NASA Educator Resource Center in the CECH Library.
Read Source, the online newsletter, to learn more about the news, events, people and happenings in UC Libraries.
This latest issue of Source includes an article about recent renovations to the entrances of two library locations, a Q&A with two employees, Hong Cheng and Bob Freeman, and A Note from the Dean: Finding the Talent. There are announcements of Dean Wang joining the SPARC Steering Committee and that Scholar@UC is open for self-submissions, as well as a list of spring events in UC Libraries. Read these articles and more.
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