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How Keeping the 'Net Neutral Helps Libraries and You

by Peace Ossom Williamson Dec 5 2017 - 3:41pm 0 comments
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A note on the blog post title: The net in "net neutrality" is actually short for network, but the phrase in its current use is centered on the internet. To speak in favor of net neutrality, email your members of Congress using this form or fax or mail a letter using resistbot.io. It takes no time at all.

 

Here's what is happening: Ajit Pai, a former Verizon attorney and the current Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced a proposal in May to roll back FCC protections of net neutrality, and this proposal will go up for a vote among the five FCC...

Research Data Services in Support of New Campus Needs

by Peace Ossom Williamson Aug 8 2017 - 7:27pm 0 comments
Data Viz Sketches by Lauren Manning

Do you work with data? Then we have services and resources to help you. For quantitative and qualitative analysis, our UTA Libraries' Research Data Services (RDS) include the following assistance with data management:

reviewing data management plans in grant proposals, providing consultations around best practices in managing and curating data, and serving as data management specialists on research projects.

RDS also serves other roles around the use of data-related tools. Our staff members provide expert consultations and group or one-on-one training for researchers, faculty,...