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Gear Up for Social Science Data Extravaganza

October 27, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Graduate School of Business Library (GSB) & Green Library

Friday, October 27, 2017

Graduate School of Business Library (9:00AM-Noon) & Green Library (1:00PM-6:00PM)

SRCC will also be giving an introduction to our HPC resources at 4pm. ( Get the full program at: https://library.stanford.edu/projects/gear-research/fall-2017)

Discover: Social science data sources for your research
Meet: Subject Librarians & Data Provider Representatives at GSB Workshops & the Green Library Data Expo
Attend: Data Talks, Workshops and Demos, Tour the David Rumsey Map Center
Where: Graduate School of Business Library (GSB) & Green Library

Graduate School of Business Library (Bass Center) from 9:00AM-12:00PM
Workshops and information sessions include:

  9:00AM - Bloomberg Basics (B312)
10:00AM - Social Science Data & Software (B216)
11:00AM - Population Health Sciences Redivis Data Platform (B216)

Green Library (Social Science Reading Room, Bing Wing) from 1:00PM-5:00PM

Data Expo - Data providers (public and private) who will be on hand to meet with you.

Data Providers include:

  • California Open Justice Portal
  • Data-Planet*
  • Gallup Analytics
  • IMF (International Monetary Fund)
  • NewsBank *
  • Policy Map
  • Stanford HIVE
  • San Mateo County Open Data
  • U.S. Census

Data Talks by Invited Guests Speakers (Green Library, SSRC Seminar Room)

Data Demos - Data Analysis Software & Tools (Green Library, Velma Denning Room)

  • 1:00PM - Claudia Engel - Data & Data Visualization in R
  • 2:00PM - Alesia Montgomery - Coding & Querying Data with Nvivo
  • 3:00PM - Scott Bailey & Javier de la Rosa- Histonets
  • 4:00PM - Claudia Engel - Drop-In R Lab

Tour the David Rumsey Map Center

  • 4:00PM - Meet G. Salim Mohammed at Data Expo for the tour.

Gear Up Reception with light refreshments 5:00PM-6:00PM