The Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) is a collaboration between the University Libraries and Research Computing, offering a full range of data services for both university and community members. Their aim is to promote research data management mandated by federal funding agencies and journal publishers, cyberinfrastructure to gain full benefit from big data, digital scholarship to explore tools and methods used in digital research, and education and training.

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'Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access' with Shelly Miller

Oct. 27, 2020

Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access is a video series produced by the University Libraries and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship that highlights CU Boulder faculty and researchers using the open access publishing model to make their work on COVID-19 more accessible to the public. Learn how Shelly...

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CUATL Ep. 12: The Importance of Open Government

Oct. 26, 2020

This is a special audio documentary affiliated with Opentober , a month-long celebration of open access at the University Libraries—and a reminder that we as citizens have the right to an open and responsive system of government for the welfare and wellbeing of the communities they represent. The University Libraries...

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'Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access' with Morteza Karimzadeh

Oct. 16, 2020

Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access is a video series produced by the University Libraries and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship that highlights CU Boulder faculty and researchers using the open access publishing model to make their work on COVID-19 more accessible to the public. Morteza Karimzadeh, an...

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Quiz: How much do CU Boulder Libraries subscription resources cost?

Sept. 30, 2020

Did you know the University Libraries spend more than $10 million every year to maintain access to subscription resources? Test your knowledge of the value of some of the resources the University Libraries provide. Along the way, you will learn more about the value provided by purchased subscription resources and...

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Learn about open access publishing through Opentober workshops

Sept. 29, 2020

The University Libraries and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) are excited to announce a new educational workshop mini-series for students and researchers interested in learning more about Open Access (OA) publishing. The mini-series Open Scholarship for Beginners is part of Opentober 2020 , a month-long celebration...

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CRDDS introduces Method of the Month workshop series

Sept. 10, 2020

The Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) is hosting all learning opportunities online this semester, including a new workshop series called Method of the Month (MoM). MoM workshops will focus on the larger procedures of data collection and analysis to serve as foundational knowledge for the tools. “People...

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Imagining Open Access: Call for Projects

Sept. 3, 2020

We're seeking artistic or creative projects that explore the impact of Open Access (OA) publishing for knowledge seekers and knowledge providers. Submissions are eligible for prizes and will be showcased in an online gallery during October.

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University Libraries offer remote support to CU Boulder community

July 20, 2020

In the months since the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries’ physical locations closed in mid-March for the health and safety of the campus community, library personnel have worked tirelessly to meet the needs of educators, researchers and students with online services and resources. (Photo/Ken Abbott) The Scholarly Resource Development team...

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CRDDS Hosts Spring Learning Opportunities on Zoom

March 31, 2020

The Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) has moved its services and workshops online for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Throughout April, CRDDS will present a series of online learning opportunities for students and researchers, with Center faculty available to assist participants. Join us for Interdisciplinary...

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Matthew Burrows Accepts Open Educator Award

March 2, 2020

Matthew Burrows , lecturer with the International English Center, is the recipient of the 2020 CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the University Libraries and the University of Colorado Student Government. This award recognizes his commitment to customizing and tailoring educational content to enhance classroom learning and engagement. Lecturer Matthew...

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