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Guest post from Jennifer Chaput about the Virtual New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians that took place on June 11, 2020. Find more information and a link to all the recordings https://sites.google.com/view/nesciboot/home New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians, now in its 12th year, went virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and… Read More »
Save the date! We are gearing up for our spring Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – #citeNLM – on May 6 and are looking to get the word out! For this Edit-a-Thon we will be hosting an immersion session at MLA that will provide hands-on instruction in selecting Wikipedia articles and sources to use to improve content, and… Read More »
We are currently living in the age of big data. Vast amounts of data are collected on everyone, everyday. The data may come from the phone, tracking where you are in an effort to connect to the closest tower. It might be in the security cameras or the software used by a child writing a… Read More »
If you have concerns about data privacy here is your chance to advance the privacy and security of information and public safety data! There is a contest called the Unlinkable Data Challenge: Advancing Methods in Differential Privacy to address the issue of protecting individual privacy while allowing for data to be used by researchers for… Read More »
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This is the third blog post in a series authored by 12 individuals who received scholarships to attend the 2018 Science Boot Camp held at Brandeis University on June 13-15, 2018. Please watch for more posts about this event and from scholarship recipients in the upcoming weeks. Also read the first and second blog posts…. Read More »