Participants in the 'Mapping Outside the Box' workshop will explore different map projections and discuss their implications for visual communication.

Symposium Explores Digital Humanities in the Visual World

Oct. 3, 2019

The Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) and the University of Colorado Boulder Department of History will sponsor and host the second annual Digital Scholarship in the Front Range Symposium at Norlin Library this month. The theme for 2019 is ‘Digital Humanities and the Visual World.’ Organizer and...

Data visualizations from last year on display

Enter The 2019 Data Visualization Contest

Sept. 25, 2019

The Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) and the University Libraries want to give your data visualization projects a stage to shine on with the 2019 Data Visualization Contest! CRDDS and the Libraries are looking for visualizations based on their ability to communicate insightful information, their overall design,...

Data from Colorado Parks & Wildlife shows the overall range of mountain lion range in Colorado on the GeoLibrary.

GeoLibrary Connects Colorado Through GIS Data

Sept. 12, 2019

This fall, the University Libraries have officially launched a new collection of geographic information system (GIS) data highlighting the natural and cultural features of Colorado. The Colorado GeoLibrary , the Libraries’ new site for accessing and discovering geospatial data the state, is a data set goldmine, fit for your GIS...

Alicia Cowart stands on quad.

Meet Geospatial Data Services Postdoc Fellow Alicia Cowart

Aug. 12, 2019

The University Libraries welcome Alicia Cowart as a new postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Open and Digital Scholarship Services (ODSS) and in the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS). Cowart, who earned her Ph.D. in Geography at the University of California, Berkeley , will provide support for...

The exhibit for the Data Visualization Contest is located on the 2nd floor of Norlin Library.

Data Visualization Contest Exhibit

April 24, 2019

You can view the best of the Data Visualization Contest now on display in Norlin Library! The exhibit for the Data Visualization Contest is located on the library's 2nd floor. The recipients, in order, are: McKenzie Mae Weller, Computer Science undergraduate for her project “Simulated Adoption Of Research Ideas Originating...

The winners of the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Epidemic Spread of Ideas, Market of Polygamous Marriages win the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Feb. 14, 2019

The spread of ideas in the scientific community, as modeled like an epidemic, wins the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship 's 2018 Data Visualization Contest . The contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to their projects. Winners were judged by...

Example of a data visualization

2018 Data Visualization Contest

Oct. 9, 2018

The 2018 Data Visualization Contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to their projects. Data visualizations may include everything from charts and graphs to maps to data art to 3d models and can be static, animated, or web-based interactive stories. The Center for...

Zachary Wilson, Lila Finch and Jordan Wirfs-Brock, the winners of the 2017-18 Data Visualization Contest

Jordan Wirfs-Brock Wins First Data Visualization Contest

March 27, 2018

Jordan Wirfs-Brock, an Information Science graduate student, is the recipient of both first and third place in the inaugural Data Visualization Contest, sponsored by the University Libraries and the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS). Wirfts-Brock received first place for her project, “ Indian Lands and Fossil Fuel...

Sankey example

Data Visualization Contest: Deadline extended to Dec. 13

Dec. 3, 2017

Data visualization allows us visual access to huge amounts of data in easily digestible visuals. Well-designed data graphics help people understand the significance of data in a simple yet powerful way. ETA: The deadline has been extended to December 13, 2017, so that students can enter data visualizations from their...