Category Archives: Classes, Conferences & Webinars

Midwest Data Librarian Symposium

The 2017 Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (MDLS) will take place on October 9-10 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. MDLS started in 2015 and it provides Midwestern librarians working with research data management issues an opportunity to network.  It welcomes future … Continue reading

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Understanding Social and Economic Data

Wisconsin Federal Statistical Research Data Center (WiscRDC) is coordinating and hosting remote participation in a free online course, “Understanding Social and Economic Data”, taught by Warren Brown and Lars Vilhuber of Cornell University. It is designed to provide students a … Continue reading

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Utilizing the Gateway to Global Aging Data

Finalized Harmonized Data from Mexico (Harmonized MHAS), version A has just been released. It can be downloaded in Stata, SAS, and SPSS format under the Imputed/Harmonized tab at http://www.mhasweb.org/Data.aspx. The Harmonized MHAS can be easily used for conducting cross-country analysis. … Continue reading

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2017 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Proposal/Demonstration Deadline Approaching

The 2017 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference “Educators Run on Data” will take place Tuesday, August 1–Thursday, August 3, 2017 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. https://ies.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/?id=2681 Please be mindful about these approaching deadlines: Friday, May 12, 2017: Deadline to … Continue reading

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An Overview of the 2017 ICPSR Summer Program – January 9, 2016

ICPSR will host a webinar on January 30, 2017 at 2 PM EST to introduce its 2017 Summer Program. The ICPSR Summer Program offers a broad curriculum ranging from introductory statistics and data analysis to advanced methods and cutting-edge techniques. … Continue reading

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China and US Map Library Online – January 3, 2017

China Data Center at the University of Michigan will host a webinar to introduce a new product, China and US Map Library Online on January 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST. This new product provides online statistical maps on population, … Continue reading

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New Data Training Opportunities from the US Census Bureau – July 20, 2016

The US Census Bureau has created a “Summer Camp Webinar” series. The purpose of the series is to introduce data users to the resources available at the Census Bureau, and to provide real world examples of how Census Bureau data … Continue reading

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NSF/DoD/NIH Proposal Writing Workshops

The Grant Training Center (http://granttrainingcenter.com/) will be offering three proposal writing workshops at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Feb. 22-24, 2016. Each session will run from 8:30am to 4:30pm, and the cost of the training is $375/per session. For more … Continue reading

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University of Wisconsin Research Data Center Inaugural Workshop – Sept. 21, 2015

The purpose of this workshop is to highlight “new opportunities this facility provides to the campus social sciences, business, law, and public health communities.” The workshop will be held at Union South on Sept. 21, 2015 (1pm-5:30pm). Please note that … Continue reading

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Russell Sage Foundation Call for Papers

The Russell Sage Foundation has issued a request for submission of article for a special issue of the Journal of the Social Sciences. The theme of the issue is “Wealth Inequality: Sources, Consequences, and Responses.” Authors interested in contributing to … Continue reading

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