Tools & skills covered

Project-based, process-oriented: DResSUP staff structure the workshops around the projects that graduate students propose. Rather than doing projects for you, we train you on tools and methods that will bring your project and skills to the next stage.

Project management & organization

Platforms such as Open Science Framework and Git/GitHub to manage workflow, store and organize project files, code, as well as communications and output.

Collecting & creating data

Capture structured data from the world ?wild? web using web-scraping and indexing tools and techniques, or creating your own data through markup, description, etc.

Cleaning & structuring data

Clean and organize ?messy? data using regular expressions, OpenRefine, R, and Python.

Analyzing & visualizing data

Explore and analyze data using spatial mapping, networks, and text-mining; and explore visualization techniques and tools to identify and analyze patterns.

Sharing research & data

Promoting open, sharable data and making your research available in various web-based platforms and formats.

Connecting & community

Join a dynamic community of researchers and expert library staff working with data-intensive projects and tools.