Throughout this Spring semester, we will be highlighting information about finding, organizing, analyzing, managing, displaying, and preserving your research data. See this week's featured data information below.
WHO: Faculty, staff, students,& administrators
WHAT: Data Management Day Colloquium
WHEN: April 12, 2012 from 10am to 5:00pm
WHERE: The CLIC, Room 302 Ruffner Hall ( map)
The University Library's Scientific Data Consulting Group is pleased to offer a Data Management Day symposium as a means to discuss research data issues and institutional initiatives aimed at addressing them.
We hope that the day's events increase awareness of data management issues and serve as a forum to discuss solutions and best practices for data management across the entire research life cycle. We have carefully developed an agenda for Data Management Day symposium that will appeal to researchers, faculty, graduate students, administrators and librarians Alberto Conti will deliver the keynote address at 10am. There will be several panels in the afternoon including one on "Problems and Successes Around Managing Data" which will include Curry School's Jamie DeCoster, a research scientist at Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning. If you haven’t register, come anyway.They ordered plenty of food and drink!
DATA CURATION POSTDOC
The Council on Library and Information (CLIR) is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.
The Digital Library Federation (DLF) and CLIR are offering a Data Curation Postdoctoral Fellowship. DLF/CLIR is currently accepting applications for this program. All applications must be submitted using the online form on the For Applicants page. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2012, and continue until positions are filled. CLIR expects all positions to be filled by June 30, 2012. For further information please consult the For Applicants and FAQ pages.
WORKSHOP: DIY Aerial Photography
WHEN: Wednesday, April 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sessions will be repeated on Thursday, April 12 from 4:00pm-5:00pm
WHERE: Brown Library Electronic Classroom
WHAT: Did you ever want to get a high quality aerial image of your property or study area? This session will discuss Do It Yourself aerial techniques, equipment, and supplies to help you do just that.
The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) and the National Center for Education Research (NCER) within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is hosting a series of webinars related to research funding opportunities. When you get to the IES Research Funding Webinars page review the scheduled webinars and individually register for the ones that interest you. Register early as these sessions fill up fast.
Upcoming April webinars will be:
Grant Writing Workshop for Early Career Investigators: Preparing applications in response to current requests for applications and the IES goal structure, and processes of developing an application that are relevant to early career investigators.
Friday, April 20, 2012, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Grant Writing Workshop for Measurement Projects: During this workshop, IES staff will provide in-depth information on preparing a Measurement (Goal 5) application. Topics will include methodological requirements for the Measurement goal and developing a research plan.
Monday, April 23, 2012, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Grant Writing Workshop for Efficacy and Replication Projects and Effectiveness Projects: Information on preparing Efficacy and Replication (Goal 3) applications and Effectiveness (Goal 4) applications. Topics will include methodological requirements for both goals and developing a research plan.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Grant Writing Workshop for Development and Innovation Projects: Information on preparing a Development and Innovation (Goal 2) application. Topics include methodological requirements for the Development and Innovation goal and developing a research plan.
Monday, April 30, 2012, 10:00 – 11:30 am
K-12 APPS BY OBJECTIVE
The CLIC librarians love this listing, K-12 iPad apps by objectives, from the EdtechTeacher blog. Some example objectives are:
1. I want my students to record and / or edit audio
2. I want my students to read class content
3. I want my students to annotate course readings
4. I want my students to be able to use audio books
5. I want my students to use the iPad as a digital notebook / note-taking device
HISTORIC GARDEN WEEK AT UVA
Before you graduate, take a tour of the Pavilion gardens during Virginia Historic Garden Week. Stroll selected enclosed gardens, immerse yourself in Jeffersonian ambiance, and view the homes of UVa professors including Curry's dean, Bob Pianta. Pavilions I (Dean Pianta's residence), III, V, VII, and IX are open for your viewing pleasure on Tuesday, April 24.
Saturday, April 21st you can jump start your garden viewing by touring the Morven estate gardens and house (seen above) which were given to the University of Virginia by John Kluge. There is a $20 admission fee to tour the house and gardens. Map
UVa Gardens Tour Schedule at a Glance
April 21, 2012
10 a.m.-5 pm Tours of Morven Gardens
April 24, 2012
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tours of Carr's Hill
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tours of the Edgar Allan Poe Room
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tours of Morea
10 a.m. & 1 p.m. Tours of The Gardens, UVa
2 p.m. Harrison Institute Special Presentation: “The Dell: A Working Landscape Restored” (The Dell contains the pond next to the Ruffner Hall parking lot.)
TIME TO RENEW
Graduate students, don't forget to renew any books you checked out before April 6, 2012. If you are a graduate student (masters or doctoral) and you check out books from most UVa Libraries, the new due date will be May 13, 2013.*
*EXCEPTIONS: All books checked out from Clemons are due in two weeks. Health Sciences Library books may be checked out for 30 days and may only be renewed up to three times.
Forty-three preservice teachers in Dr. Stephanie van Hover's class, Contemporary Educational Issues, presented their final issues project at a poster session in the CLIC on April 11. Next week, forty-three of their classmates will present their projects in the CLIC from 9am-noon. It was an informative and lively session!
CONSTRUCTION ON EMMET STREET
WHAT: Utility Tunnel Repair Project:
WHERE: Emmet Street & The Dell
WHEN: 4/16 - 8/23
DESCRIPTION: On 4/16, construction will begin south of the bookstore. Emmet street will be reduced from 3 to 2 lanes in the construction area, shown by the blue and red lines on the map.
Construction will impact those of you who drive on Emmet and to some degree, those walking in that area. So allow some extra time to get to classes and work! Work in the blue line area is scheduled to continue until mid-June. In June, construction will proceed north (see the red line) from the bookstore entrance to Memorial Gym and construction on the west side of Emmet from Mary Munford to Sprigg Lane begins as well.
The CLIC Librarians' Newsletter
April 5, 2012 Volume 5, No. 29
This newsletter is produced by the CLIC librarians, Kay Buchanan and Carole Lohman for the Curry School of Education to support digital scholarship and research.