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Finding and using data in your research paper 

This month, Harper's Index included some grim education statistics that got me thinking: Minimum number of exams a student must take between third and twelfth grade under No Child Left Behind : 17 Percentage change since 1976 in the test-score gap between the children of America’s richest and poorest deciles : +40 Amount Florida spent per student …

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Chronicle of Higher Ed answers: What technology do students really value? 

The Chronicle of Higher Education just published its Almanac of Higher Education for 2012. A veritable joy for data mongers now and (perhaps more so) in the future, data collected over last academic year across the U.S. are broken down into seven categories: The Profession, Student Demographics, Access & Equity, Finance, Technology, International, and States. …

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Electronic Visualization and the Arts 

Just as the TC library took down its data visualization exhibit a few weeks ago, Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science professor Chris Sula was winning best paper for his paper "Quantifying Culture: The Value of Visualization inside (and outside) Libraries, Museums, and the Academy" at the Electronic Visualization and the Arts 2012 …

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The Art of Data Recovery 

Have you been paying for data recovery when your warranty runs out? Services like that can run you into the hundreds of dollars in many places. However, doing it yourself has gotten easier over time. Let's assume that your laptop has stopped working. You push the power button and nothing happens. After a while you …

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Visualizing Data Competition 2011 

Overview The Gottesman Libraries is looking for designers that are able to understand the implications of educational data, and will award up to 20 designers an honorarium of $500 for work that visualizes data and potentially connects it to existing or potential educational policy, the effects of such policy upon students, and society at large. We …

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Holiday Data Snapshot 

I was browsing our site analytics today and I thought it'd be fun to share a little snippet of data. Here is a table with information on pageviews over the past month (12/14/2010 to 1/13/2011), by author: Analysis Now, our Pressible publishing project isn't a contest, but... it's kind of fun to see how different …

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A Year in the Library (2009) 

A Year in the Library was an information display communicating how the library's physical and online resources have been used in the past year. In January 2008, instruments were installed throughout Gottesman Libraries to track the number of people visiting the library book stacks, cafe, reading rooms, and other public areas. The sensing devices, manufactured …

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