So, it got really cold this week. Really cold. I moved here from Knoxville, Tennessee in July after having lived down there for five years, and while I promise it does get cold down there, this is a whole level of chilled that I wasn't prepared for. If you see a librarian walking around campus with simply not enough winter gear (yet) and shuffling towards the warmth of Hunt Library, that's me!
Hello Datascapers! We’ve now arrived at my favorite month of the year, where I like to change my Twitter handle to something a bit more spooky, drink lots of hot apple cider, and take all the flannels stored in my closet and move them into my regular rotation of outfits. In the name of the season, I’d like to start off this week’s post with a short horror story:
Folks, we’re right in the thick of the semester. How is everyone doing so far? Are you staying hydrated and getting enough sleep?
Let's do a quick exercise together:
As you are reading this, are you clenching your jaw? If so, unclench it!
Welcome to the second issue of Tartan Datascapes! This week, I'll be discussing a topic that is seemingly simple, but heavily complex: what are data? But first, let me start with a brief note:
Hello CMU! My name is Dr. Hannah Gunderman and I am your new Research Data Management Consultant at the University Libraries. I’m thrilled to share the first installment of Tartan Datascapes with you all. This introductory blog post will describe a bit about me, what I do, and what Tartan Datascapes will offer you as a reader.
A few things to know about me: