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May 12, 2015

The HathiTrust Research Center is pleased to announce the release of its Extracted Features Dataset (v.0.2), a dataset derived from 4.8 million public domain volumes, totaling over 1.8 billion pages currently available in the HathiTrust Digital Library collection. The dataset includes over 734 billion words, dozens of languages, and spans multiple centuries. Features are informative, quantified characteristics of a text, and include:

  • Volume-level metadata

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May 12, 2015

INSIDE ATLAS.ti - May 2015

Dear ATLAS.ti Users:

We invite you to read the May issue of our Inside ATLAS.ti: The QDA Newsletter. In this issue, we present the profile of Luis Alfredo Loaiza, an officially certified professional trainer from Colombia, who is actively providing consultation and training services in that country and Argentina. Luis Alfredo is one of the many of professionals who have successfully applied for our trainer certification program and thus joined our international network of independent consultants.

May 12, 2015

The National Center for Special Education Research and the National Center for Education Research within the Institute of Education Sciences will host a series of webinars related to research funding opportunities in May, June and July.

For more information regarding webinar topics, dates, and registration process, please visit http://ies.ed.gov/funding/webinars/

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May 12, 2015

Secondary Data Analysis and the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP)
 
There is still time to apply for the free ICPSR Summer Program workshop “Secondary Data Analysis and the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP),” which will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan from June 22-24, 2015. 
 
The application deadline has been extended to May 18, 2015. 
 

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May 12, 2015

From Team NVivo:  Join us on Thursday, May 21st at 3:00PM (ET), 12:00pm (PT), for a live webinar that discusses how to further explore your data and share insights and results with more impact.  If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how visualizing your data could enrich your research experience, creating yet another perspective from which to view your data.  Register

May 27, 2015

SSDS is offering two workshops on R for statistical analysis on Tuesday, May 19 and Tuesday, May 26.  Both sessions are from Noon-1:30p and take place in Room 121A, Green Library Bing Wing.  Please RSVP for one or both sessions to: consult-ssds@lists.stanford.edu

 

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May 6, 2015

The 2012 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2012) Data File User’s Manual provides documentation and guidance for users of the NHES:2012 data files, which include data from the Early Childhood Program Participation survey and the Parent and Family Involvement in Education survey. The public-use data files are being released along with the documentation, allowing data users to run their own analyses.

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May 6, 2015

All Stata users are invited to join us in Columbus, the state capital of Ohio and home to Ohio State University, for two days of networking and Stata exploration. The Stata Conference includes, in addition to user contributions, presentations by StataCorp developers on new Stata 14 features.

Connect with colleagues, fellow researchers, and Stata 14 developers at the annual Stata Conference. View the program and register today!

May 6, 2015

Register now!  OPRE (Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation at the Administration for Children & Families, in the Department of Heath and Human Services) is sponsoring two webinars to orient researchers to the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) and its ongoing release of data files and documentation. The NSECE data are the first nationally-representative data in more than 20 years to describe the supply of and demand for early care and education in the U.S., and cover many topics on which national data have never before been available.

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April 30, 2015

Stanford University Libraries' new Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR), invites you to hear David O'Sullivan, Associate Professor of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley speak on "Simple spatial models: building blocks for process-based GIS?"

David's talk will be on Thursday, May 7th, from 4:00-5:30pm in Green Library's Social Science Resource Center Seminar Room (Room 121A).

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