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An Interview with Jon Stiles and Rick Jaffe of the D-Lab’s Securing Research Data Working Group

Securing Research Data Working Group

The Securing Research Data working group, run by Jon Stiles of the D-Lab and Rick Jaffe of Research IT, provides a forum for researchers and staff to discuss issues concerning sensitive, confidential, and restricted-use data. Beyond simply sharing information, the group focuses on improving conditions for research. The group meets the 4th Monday of every month and is open to anyone. The next meeting will take place on Monday, February 25th from 2-3pm in the D-Lab (356 Barrows Hall).

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Go from Analog to Digital Texts with OCR

An early modern text (English)

A collection of digitized texts marks the start of a research project —  or does it?

For many social sciences and humanities researchers, creating searchable, editable, and machine-readable digital texts out of heaps of paper in archival boxes or from books painstakingly sourced from overlooked corners of the library can be a tedious, time-consuming process.

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Researchers and staff tackle cloud computing challenges in new D-Lab working group

cloud computing icon, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cloud_computing_icon.svg)

The D-Lab has announced the formation of a new Cloud Computing Working Group starting in Fall 2015, in collaboration with the Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) program, to bring researchers and staff together to tackle the challenges of computing in the cloud. The bi-weekly sessions will be hosted in the D-Lab’s collaborative learning space