The new Research Infrastructure Services (RIS) Scientific Compute Platform is a high performance computing resource open to all WashU researchers. Billing for services will be waived until FY22 to give researchers time to use the service and budget for usage. Recordings of the April compute platform training sessions are available via WUSTL Box. See the [Read more]
One of the many benefits of sharing data publicly is increasing the speed of scientific discovery. We are witnessing that benefit in action in the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. An article published in The Washington Post detailed the timeline from the illness first being reported to the time the virus’ DNA [Read more]
There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a day-long workshop, led by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your work. This workshop is offered twice—at the School of Medicine on Jan. 16, and [Read more]
Last week, Becker Library premiered a new video, “The Case for Open Data,” during Open Access Week. The video features three researchers discussing the value and benefit of open science, open data and open access on their work. Scientists may be more or less familiar with these “open” concepts depending on their specialty as well [Read more]
Data collection instruments such as surveys, questionnaires and intake forms that have been rigorously tested for validity often exist but are not always easy to find. Using existing validated instruments reduces duplication of effort, promotes harmonization of data collection standards, adds credibility to results and allows for comparison of results across studies. Options for locating [Read more]
Join the Research IT Services team and the University Libraries for an overview of high-performance research storage services available at WUSTL. The Research Storage Project provides access to 5TB of active high-performance data storage at no cost to WUSTL faculty members. This seminar will provide technical information and training on the storage services and research [Read more]
The Research Storage Project provides access to 5TB of active high-performance data storage at no cost to WUSTL faculty members. Please join the Research Storage Project team and the University Libraries for an overview of the storage services as well as: The data storage request process A hands-on demonstration of a new user account setup [Read more]
Several research software tools are widely used on campus and researchers, therefore, benefit from Becker Library serving as a hub for bulk licensing and passing discounts along to licensees.