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Online Access to OCR Software Now Available

Posted: Dec, 01, 2016

By: Patty Frontiera

Data comes in many formats, some more useful than others. Many researchers -- particularly those who work in archives -- have to convert images or PDFs of text into usable, editable text using optical character recognition (OCR). Adobe Acrobat has very basic OCR functionality, which may be sufficient for clearly-typed text in English or a small handful of other languages. If your document has complex layout (e.g. tables or columns) or text formatting, or uses languages not supported by Adobe Acrobat, ABBYY FineReader may be a better option.

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D-Lab is hiring work-study students to join the D-Lab Team

Posted: Sep, 15, 2016

By: Susan Ayasse Gr...

We are a vibrant workplace with lots of people coming through, asking lots of questions, so lots of moving parts. We thrive on problem solving, open exchange, and diverse experiences.

If:
You are service-oriented and detail-oriented & You are interested helping students & You like to ask questions & You are interested in data science…

Then:
You’ll like D-Lab.

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Choosing a QDA software

Posted: May, 09, 2016

By: Zawadi Ahidiana

Do you have data in hand and are ready to start coding?  In the past, qualitative researchers' main tools for qualitative coding included scissors and colored highlighters, but today many choose to use a Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) software package instead.  

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D-LAB IS LOOKING FOR GRAD STUDENTS TO JOIN US FALL 2016

Posted: May, 03, 2016

By: Susan Ayasse Gr...

Are you inspired to help fellow researchers and students learn about and work with research methods and tools? If so, we're interested in hiring you.

The D-Lab supports quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research at each stage of the process—from research design to data analysis. The D-Lab culture embraces diversity and open exchange.

We are seeking new team members to begin working with us this Fall in a variety of roles.

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CORNERSTONE RESEARCH – CAREER EVENING AND ECONOMIC CONSULTING DATATHON, APRIL 28 & APRIL 30

Posted: Apr, 11, 2016

By: Colleen Kredell

Introducing the Cornerstone Research Economic Consulting Datathon

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Join the D-Lab Qualitative Data Analysis Team

Posted: Mar, 03, 2016

By: Susan Ayasse Gr...

D-Lab is seeking a new graduate student team member to implement our qualitative data analysis vision for a spectrum of services, including workshops, consulting and the Qualitative Methods Group (QMG).

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The Future of Qualitative Data Analysis at the D-Lab

Posted: Feb, 04, 2016

By: Zawadi Ahidiana

This semester, the D-Lab plans to expand our qualtiative data analysis offerings in response to the high demand for our workshops and the Qualitative Methods Group (QMG) activities.  The expansion includes new workshop leaders and additional workshops, which will also add to the available qualitative consultants.  Over the course of this semester, we hope to achieve a new level of resources for qualitative social scientists across campus!  

The Vision for D-Lab's Expansion of Qualitative Data Analysis Offerings

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Join the D-Lab Workshop Production Team

Posted: Feb, 02, 2016

By: Susan Ayasse Gr...

If you feel inspired to help fellow researchers and students learn about and work with research methods and tools, we're interested in hiring you. The D-Lab supports quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research at each stage of the process—from research design to data analysis. We have an open, inclusive culture that values diversity and open exchange. At D-Lab, you will have the opportunity to develop leadership while working collaboratively with other students and staff.

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The Season for Sharing Data: Working with the newly released Census 2010-2014 ACS 5 year data in R

Posted: Dec, 28, 2015

By: Patty Frontiera

On December 3, 2015 the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2010-2014 5 year ACS (American Community Survey) data. You can read all about it on the Census website. This fantastic five-year statistical database provides aggregate social and economic characteristics about American individuals and families down to the block group level. A number of online tools provide access to the ACS 2010-2014 data using graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

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Are you an R Hero? Join our Team!

Posted: Dec, 11, 2015

By: TRINETTA CHIAO ...

The D-Lab is hiring R instructors for the Spring semester to teach beginning and intermediate classes in data visualization and analysis! Requirements: you must be competent in R and you must be available on campus the week before classes start (i.e. 11-15 Jan 2016), and familiarity with git is desired. If interested, please contact Dillon Niederhut atdillon.niederhut@berkeley.edu

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