• Volume 22,  Volume 22, Issue 3

    Open minds to open data

    By Amy Koshoffer, Assistant Director, Research & Data Services, and Mark Chalmers, Science and Engineering Librarian Throughout the spring 2024 semester, two UC librarians, Amy Koshoffer (pictured left lecturing in the Visualization Lab in the Geo-Math-Physics Library.) and Mark Chalmers, co-taught the Power and Politics of Data honors seminar. The class drew students from colleges across the UC campus, including the College Conservatory of Music, the Lindner College of Business, the College of Medicine, the College of Education Criminal Justice and Human Services, and the College of Arts and Sciences. The course was geared toward, but not exclusive to, students considering doing research.  In this interdisciplinary honors seminar, the students…

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    Volume 22,  Volume 22, Issue 1

    Data & Poetry might predict the future

    By Amy Koshoffer, assistant director for Research and Data Services, and Ben Kline, assistant department head of Research, Teaching and Services On Tuesday, September 12, 2023, students, staff and faculty from around campus and the community gathered in the Walter C. Langsam Library’s Elliston Poetry Room for Data & Poetry | Poetry & Data Workshop: Attributes of the Code & the Line. Featuring participants that included University of Cincinnati law faculty, librarians, data scientists and community poets, this event invited attendees to explore relationships between data and poetry, how emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs might change the nature and our perceptions of poetry and literature, as well as the implications…