Mastering Information, Science and Informatics

Listen: Designing training and support in a new era of democratized data

How can WashU transform to enable rapid cycles of learning, publishing, and implementation of ideas, all accessible to faculty and students alike? Chris Sorensen, PhD, Senior Support Scientist at the Becker Medical Library, joined the Talk Data Podcast from MDClone to discuss how WashU has designed its training and support in a new era of  [Read more]

Science and Informatics

January and February R Workshops: Slides, Code and Recordings Available

Becker Library’s Research Computing group provides the following free introduction to R workshops geared towards those new to programming and R: • Introduction to R – Data Exploration and Manipulation Using R base • Introduction to R – Data Visualization Using R base • Introduction to R – Data Visualization in R Using ggplot2 •  [Read more]

Mastering Information, Science and Informatics

Introduction to PIDs: What They Are and How to Use Them

Persistent Unique Identifiers (PIDs), also known as Digital Persistent Identifiers (DPIs), are globally unique, persistent, machine-resolvable digital identifiers with an associated metadata schema. A PID identifies and locates an entity regardless of where it is hosted or published and enables its unambiguous and long-term identification. PIDs are an essential component of the research ecosystem, linking  [Read more]

Announcements, Science and Informatics

Book MDClone and REDCap virtual office hours consultations in advance using our new scheduling pages

In an effort to improve the quality and efficiency of our MDClone and REDCap consultation services, we began offering virtual office hours earlier in 2022. To further refine and improve this process, you can now schedule 30-minute blocks of time in advance for consultations during office hours! To schedule a consultation, simply:   Click the appropriate  [Read more]

Mastering Information, Science and Informatics

Introducing MDClone version 6

The WashU instance of MDClone, recently upgraded to version 6, offers a more intuitive and compact user interface than previous versions.

Announcements, Science and Informatics

Virtual office hours

Weekly office hours sessions resume Tuesday, July 12, 2022, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

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