Exploring Podcasting and Journal Publishing with the Columbia Community

Written by Digital Publishing Librarian Michelle Wilson. This fall, the Digital Publishing program invites students and faculty across the academic community to partner with Columbia University Libraries to publish research through the Podcasting and Journal Publishing programs. The programs provide educational opportunities, access to technologies, and publishing services to professionally and impactfully share research stories […]

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Columbia University Libraries Announces Studio Remote

Columbia University Libraries’ Studio, a space and practice that enables and promotes collaborative, ethical, fair, and sustainable digital and data-driven research and pedagogy, now streams ideas and projects on Twitch. The Studio, led by Digital Scholarship Librarian Alex Gil and Research Data Librarian Moacir P. de Sá Pereira, adapted its programming to a virtual learning […]

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R Open Lab Fall 2018 – Data manipulation

Today we covered the topic of data manipulation. We first reviewed the basic ways to subset data frames such as logical expression and subset function. Then, we looked at ways to combine, merge, and split data frames. Finally, we covered the usage of package plyr. Here is the link to our open lab’s GitHub repository: https://github.com/wbh0912/R-Open-Lab-Fall-2018 […]

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Python Open Lab October 26

This week we learned functions, which is very important for programmers. Functions are useful for procedural decomposition, maximize code reuse and minimize redundancy. Functions should be declared like a variable before using. def function(parameter1, parameter2…): do something return value ‘def’ is the keyword to show that we are defining a function. ‘function’ can be replaced […]

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