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This guide contains all the events and resources for Love Data Week 2018



What's Love Your Data week?

What's Love Your Data Week?

  • Love Data Week is a nationwide campaign designed to raise awareness about research data management, sharing, and preservation.

  • Follow the conversation on Twitter with #LYD18 and #LoveYourData 

Love Your Data Week @ UC Berkeley

  • The University Library, Research IT, and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) will host a set of events that will be held during the week of February 12 to encourage and teach researchers how to manage, secure, publish, and license their data.

  • Graduate students, faculty, librarians and data specialists are invited to attend these events and learn multiple data services that the campus provides.

  • More information about the provided sessions along with registration links is provided below.

  • Presented by the UC Berkeley Library, Research IT, Research Data Management program, and Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS).

We hope to see you at these exciting events! 




1:00-3:00 pm, Doe Library, Room 190 (BIDS)

Come learn about APIs and how to use them. We will discuss: 

  • Introduction to working with APIs.
  • Learn about how to use the Scopus APIs for text and data mining. 
  • Learn how to do live queries, how to test code.

Additionally, Linda Galloway, a Customer Success Specialist for Scopus and Elsevier will be on campus during Tuesday, February 13th for the workshop. If you'd like to meet with Linda to learn more about Scopus, please contact Anna Sackmann ( to set up a time.

Refreshments are provided by Research IT & UC Berkeley Library. 




1:00-2:45 pm, Doe Library, Room 190 (BIDS)

Researchers from around campus will discuss how data is being used in creative and compelling ways to tell stories. They will share their successes failures in dealing with complex data.  

  • Claudia von Vacano, Director of D-Lab, will discuss the use of crowd-sourcing and machine learning to develop scalable detection of hate speech within online forums.
  • Garret S. Christensen, BIDS and BITSS fellow, will discuss the challenges of obtaining and working with Department of Defense data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request for the purpose of researching war deaths and military recruitment.
  • Orianna DeMasi, Graduate Student of Computer Science/BIDS Fellow, will share experiences working with human subjects data and issues surrounding security and privacy. 
  • Rita Lucarelli, Department of Near Eastern Studies, will discuss the Book of the Dead in 3D project which shows how photogrammetry can help the visualization and study of different sets of data within their own physical context.

Refreshments are provided by BIDS.




2:00-3:00 pm, Doe Library, Room 190 (BIDS)

Note that this event time has been changed due to room availability!

Join research data specialists from the University of California Curation Center to talk about planning, publishing, and getting credit for your research data. This interactive event will give you the skills to:

  • Comply with funder data management plan policies.
  • Comply with publisher data sharing policies.
  • Find and upload data to relevant data repositories.
  • Ensure your data is citable & reusable.
Refreshments are provided by Research IT & UC Berkeley Library.




Learn More


Yasmin AlNoamany
Postdoctoral Scholar in Software Curation
Data Science Fellow

Amy Neeser
Research Data Management Program Manager

Joshua Quan
Data Services Librarian


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