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|Technology Prototyping Service Programming University Library|
Creates efficiencies in library operations across units and helps libraries roll out new services through design of middleware, APIs, and web-services.
|Savvy Researcher Workshops Consulting and Support University Library|
Workshop series focusing on learning software and computational research skills.
|Proquest Dissertations and Theses Consulting and Support University Library|
A database for locating theses and dissertations.
|Research Data Service (RDS) Consulting and Support University Library|
The Research Data Service (RDS) is a campus-wide program that provides the Illinois research community with the expertise, tools, and infrastructure necessary to manage and steward research data. To see RDS outputs, including Annual Reports, please view our IDEALS community.
|Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library Research Guides Consulting and Support University Library|
Guides by Subject or Collection
|Geographic information Science/Systems Web Resources Geospatial Data Web Resources Data University Library|
The Map Library collects extensively in the areas of geographic information science and geographic information systems. Works on both topics can be found in the Library's catalog by searching the subject : Geographic information systems.
|Finding Numeric Data Data University Library|
This libguide contains information about resources for numeric data. This library guide discusses the difference between statistics and data and provides valuable campus resources for data assistance. Most importantly, this guide provides a list of resources for finding data for the world, data for the United States, and data for Illinois. These resources include free online websites and downloadable data in addition to subscription-based University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign databases.
|Databases & Journals, Chemistry Library Data University Library|
The Chemistry library offers many Chemistry related databases and journals.
|GIS Software Software University Library|
GIS software installed for researcher use, including enterprise licenses for many ArcGIS Platform products and free/ open-source desktop options.
|SimplyAnalytics Software University Library|
Creates professional quality, interactive thematic maps and reports, using thousands of U.S. demographic, business, and marketing variables.
|DMPTool Data University Library|
The DMPTool is a free online wizard that supports the creation of data management plans (DMPs) for a variety of funding agencies, using templates customized to each funding agency's requirements.
|Library technology Backup and Storage University Library|
Provides an overview of resources available at the Library, including on and off campus access; printing, scanning, and copying locations; computers, software, and other technologies.
|Library Consulting and Support University Library|
The University Library, a campus-wide network of libraries serving programs of learning and research in many disciplines, is the largest public university research library in the United States. The Library is a worldwide leader in the dissemination of knowledge through our remarkable research collections, outstanding services, innovative technologies, and exceptional faculty and staff.
|Guide to Sources in Geography & Geographic Information Science Consulting and Support University Library|
Guide to Sources in Geography & Geographic Information Science
|Grainger IDEA lab Consulting and Support University Library|
The IDEA Lab provides space and technology for collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship and supports a wide range of digital scholarship activities. The lab functions as a demonstration and prototyping site for exploring the interface between design learning, informatics, visualization, and data analytics. It features the informatics innovations and pioneering technologies that make the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center unique.
|Social Sciences, Health, and Education Databases by Subject Consulting and Support University Library|
Listed are key databases by importance for each discipline SSHEL supports, however, many of our disciplines are interdisciplinary. It may be useful to search databases from multiple subject areas, including the multidisciplinary databases. For example, if your research area is educational psychology, we suggest searching education, psychology, and social work databases. If your research revolves around human geography, geography, anthropology, and sociology databases may be relevant. Remember, you can often search multiple databases at the same time by selecting additional databases once you are in one database.
|Social Science, Health, and Education Library Instructional Services for research Consulting and Support University Library|
Librarians provide support for classes by teaching students about the research process and about print and online resources that are available at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Library instruction is provided at the request of the instructor for all colleges and departments supported by the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL). We provide a variety of instructional sessions to fit your needs, from intensive sessions in your classroom to online research guides that support research assignments. In addition to scheduling personalized sessions for your classes, you might also want to have your students attend a regularly scheduled Savvy Researcher workshops. These sessions provide instruction for students in areas ranging from tours of the Library to advanced research tools.
|Data Management Consultations Consulting and Support University Library|
In response to the OSTP Public Access Memo from 2013, most funding agencies require Data Management Plans (DMPs) with every funding proposal. Funders typically outline or link to their DMP requirements in their funding announcements. DMPs can play a role in a funder's award decision. DMPs have advantages beyond their role in grant awards. The development of these documents can prompt valuable communication and planning among collaborators during the early stages of a project. Later on, a DMP can provide a framework for documentation that keeps graduate students, postdocs, and collaborators aware of systematic organization, expectations, and policies. At the end of the project, everyone is more likely to be on the same page when it's time to publish a paper, submit a new grant or renewal, or write a thesis. The Research Data Service provides fast, free, and confidential feedback on draft DMPs. We work with library-based subject experts so that our feedback incorporates disciplinary and data management expertise.
|Digital Humanities @ Illinois Consulting and Support University Library|
Digital humanities is the use of digital data and technologies to answer humanities research questions. From text analysis to data visualization, experts at the Scholarly Commons are available to consult and collaborate with you on research and instruction goals.
|Data Discovery Data University Library|
Find and make use of data from a variety of sources.
|Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Data University Library|
The Map Library holds a collection of 30,000 fire insurance maps produced between the 1880s and1930s and covering approximately 550 cities in Illinois . The maps duplicate part of the fire insurance mapcollection held by the Library of Congress Geography and MapDivision .
|The Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Data University Library|
The Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a data repository that hosts archived data from researchers and the government, as well as other depositors. ICPSR includes over fifty years of clean, well-documented, archived social science data, and individuals with University of Illinois credentials can both access deposited data and deposit your own data.
|Data Visualization Then & Now Event University Library|
Join us as we celebrate data visualization through the years, featuring historical items and guest speaker Bonnie Mak, associate professor of the iSchool, History, and Medieval Studies. Dr. Mak’s presentation will begin at 4:30, followed by announcement of the 2019 Data Visualization Competition winners and a reception with light refreshments. All are welcome!
|Minrva Software University Library|
Repackages library resources in a more organized, streamlined, readily available format.
|MAP library Collections Data University Library|
The Map Library is the University Library's primary location for cartographic materials including maps, atlases, and Illinois aerial photography flown between 1939 and 2005. The collection includes more than 625,000 maps and photographs. Map and atlas coverage includes worldwide materials produced during the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. Complementary to the cartographic materials, the Map Library is home to texts on cartographic techniques and map interpretation, history of cartography, geographic information science(GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, spatial statistics, and place names. Additionally, the Map Library can assist in obtaining access to geologic mapping housed at the Oak Street Library Facility. The Map Library serves as a resource for the entire campus, the state of Illinois, and national and international users.