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Research Data Management Workshop Series


August 30, 2019


Research Data Management Workshop Series: Co-sponsored by the Office of Research Development and the UC Merced Library

Protocols.io Pilot


June 7, 2019


The UC system has entered into a pilot for the use of protocols.io — an open access repository for research methods. Running for a three-year period from June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2022, the pilot removes all cost barriers, allowing UC researchers to test the uses of protocols.io for private collaboration and for use in classrooms.

Library Hosts Successful Software Carpentry Workshop
Author: Kathleen Coburn


April 1, 2019


The UC Merced Library organized a two-day Software Carpentry workshop during Spring Break that covered Unix, Git, and Python. The workshop was given by two excellent instructors, Kate Barron (Data Services Librarian at San Jose State University's Martin Luther King, Jr. Library) and Avishek Kumar (Research/Data Scientist at the University of Chicago's Center for Data Science and Public Policy).

The helpers, those who volunteer to attend Carpentry workshops to assist and answer students' questions, are equally valuable! We would like to thank Matthias Bussonier (Research Facilitator at UC Merced and co-developer of Project Jupyter), Sarvani...

Library Service Preserves and Publishes Research Data


December 14, 2016


Using the Merritt preservation repository at the California Digital Library and UC’s Dash data sharing service, the Library is helping our researchers preserve and publish their valuable data. Check out the full article in the latest issue of Panorama.

Video: Research Data Matters


May 13, 2016


Why is research data management important and what is the impact of good data management practices?