To kick off the LEADS-4-NDP summer fellowship, LEADS fellows participated in a 3-day intensive data science bootcamp at Drexel University from June 7th-9th, guided with lectures from Drexel University Information Science faculty.
Speaker: Jean Godby, Ph.D, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC
Time: Wednesday, June 6th, 4-5pm
Location: Rush, 213
Title: OCLC Data Science Initiatives
Bio: Jean Godby is a Senior Research Scientist at OCLC. She has spent over twenty-five years exploring data-oriented research interests in library metadata standards, schema mapping and transformation, exchange between libraries and publishers, knowledge discovery, and new models of resource description. Jean currently leads a team of researchers and engineers on projects featuring data science and linked data. Jean has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Ohio State University.
Megan Force, Editor of Clarivate Analytics, discussed the challenges of data citation accuracy for the Data Citation Index, a scholarly research database on the Web of Science platform. Significant differences between digital research objects and other more traditional forms of scholarly output are leading to new interpretations of citation metadata elements such as author, publisher, version, and date of publication.
MRC members participated in Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDIH) 2018 Summit at Columbia University. IS Doctoral Student Adam Johs and Graduate Student Assistant Liz Jenkins were recipients of NEBDIH student travel awards, and assisted with recording session activities both in the AM general session as well as the afternoon Ethics and Data Literacy breakout meeting. Rosina Weber, who has expertise is in Artificial intelligence, text analytics, and machine learning, attended the full day summit, including the afternoon breakout session targeting Health data.
MRC Doctoral Student Sam Grabus and Dr. Jane Greenberg attended the Research Data Alliance (RDA) 11th Plenary Meeting at the at the bcc Berlin Congress Center in Berlin, Germany, from March 21st-23rd.
IEEE Big Data Governance and Metadata Management Workshop, Dr. Jane Greenberg, Alice B. Kroeger Professor; Director, Metadata Research Center, College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University, presents an invited talk, entitled: Metadata Solutions and Data Sharing Licensing for Big Data. (March 20, 2018, Berlin Germany)
Speaker: Shigeo Sugimoto, Professor, Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies,
University of Tsukuba, Japan
Time: Thursday, March 8th, 1:00 PM
Location: Rush 014
Topic: Metadata research at Tsukuba – Metadata Permanence, Cultural Heritage and Pop-Culture
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Speaker: Dot Porter, Curator of Digital Research Services, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Time: Tuesday February 27, 4-5 pm
Location: University of Pennsylvania Van Pelt Library, 6th floor, Room 623.
Topic: Dot demonstrated up-close, very cool technologies being used to examine and digitize medieval and early modern manuscripts, as well as create machine-readable descriptive and technical metadata. Dot facilitated a group discussion on how libraries and archives can play a fundamental role in teaching digital humanities.
Time: Tuesday February 6, at 4PM
Location: Rush 006
Speaker: Andrew R. Cohen
Title: Combining human insight and algorithmic tenacity to make compelling movies of cancer, development and aging