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MRC Celebrating Data Science and Libraries

The Metadata Research Center and Drexel CCI are hosting two events in January to celebrate data science and libraries. Both events are free and open to the public. Space for these events is limited, so register soon!

1) Data Science Foundations Carpentry:

What: Data Science Foundations Carpentry
Date: January 23rd, 2020
Time: 8am-4:30pm
Hagerty Library
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia ,PA
Room: L33
Registration: Link
Event Page: View Here

The workshop will cover:

  • GitHub basics
  • OpenRefine
  • APIs
  • Best data practices
  • Jargon-busting

2) LEADS-4-NDP Forum:

What: LEADS-4-NDP Forum
Date: January 24th, 2020
Time: Coffee & registration: 8:30-9:30am Forum: 9:30am – 3pm
Location: 3675 Market St, 
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Room: Quorum, floor 2, Room Qu4b
Forum agenda: PDF
Registration: Link
Event Page: View Here

The Forum will celebrate the success of LEADS and chart the way forward for continuing this program with doctoral students and early to mid-career front line information professionals.