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Love Data Week

Love Data Week

UK Libraries is excited to celebrate Love Data Week, Feb. 12-16! 

All week long we’ll be hosting online and in-person events in William T. Young Library to support the creation, sharing, and management of research data. From online workshops and film screenings to a Data Visualization Date Night, our research data librarians will share tips, resources, and practices to help researchers at any stage of the research process and at every phase in the research data lifecycle. 

Follow the links below for more information about each of our events, including registration information for online workshops. And don’t forget to enter our ORCID iD lottery for a chance to win UK Libraries-branded prizes!

Monday, Feb. 12

  • Love Data Week Kickoff
  • Young Library Lobby, 3pm – 5pm
  • Join us for snacks and cider, data-themed giveaways, and information about the week’s events.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

  • “Declutter Your Directories” Online Workshop
  • Online, 1pm – 2pm
  • Our virtual workshop will provide strategies for managing and organizing digital materials and creating well-documented and reusable datasets.
  • Movie Screening of The Imitation Game
  • Young Auditorium, 6pm – 8:30pm
  • This data-inspired film tells the story of Alan Turing, whose work in mathematics and computer science changed the course of World War II.


Wednesday, Feb. 14

  • Research Data Workshop Screening
  • Alumni Gallery, 12pm – 1pm
  • Learn what data management is and why it matters, along with some practical tips for improving your own data management practices.

Thursday, Feb. 15

  • Reading Millions of Books with the HathiTrust Research Center
  • Online, 2pm – 3pm 
  • Join UK Libraries and Janet Swatscheno of the HathiTrust Research Center for a workshop on the history of HathiTrust’s work digitizing 18+ million books.
  • Data Viz Date Night
  • Alumni Gallery, 5pm – 7pm
  • Join us for an informal opportunity to present your data visualization work, chat about your research, and win some prizes.

Friday, Feb. 16

  • Chronicling America API Online Workshop
  • Online, 1pm – 2pm
  • This hands-on workshop will utilize the Chronicling America newspaper collection to provide an introduction to application programming interfaces (APIs) and text mining.

Monday, February 12, 2024
All Day Event
Time Zone:
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Isaac Wink