News and Announcements

Join Us for Open Access Week Activities!

International Open Access Week is October 20-26, 2014 This will be Mason’s 6th year celebrating International Open Access Week, which began as a student-led national day of action in 2007. See below for our great lineup of workshops, discussions, webinars, and campus visits in October. Open Access Week schedule of activities is available here: In […]

Workshop on Reproducible Research Practices

Have you heard about the reproducibility crisis in science (ex. in AAAS and Economist) and worry about false positive results? Ever wondered how you could increase the reproducibility of your own work? Join us for a workshop on reproducible research, hosted by the Center for Open Science (and other collaborators when applicable). Learn about factors that contribute to the reproducibility […]

Fall 2014 Updates: Workshops, Consultations and More

  Data Services’ schedule of workshops is available. This semester we will be offering workshops on ArcGIS, SPSS, Stata, and R. We have added new workshops on QGIS, mining Twitter for geographic data, data cleaning, and research data management. Check out our calendar here: Workshops begin on September 12 and will be held in C-103 Fenwick […]

Data Services Is Back

Wing 1C of Fenwick Library has re-opened and Data Services staff have moved back to our offices and the lab has re-opened. Lab hours for the summer are by appointment.  Check our calendar for the most up-to-date schedule. Plan ahead — the best way to make sure we are available when you need help is […]

Data Services Consultations Offered at the Arlington Campus Library’s Graduate Research & Writing Retreat

  On Monday, April 28 Data Services staff will be providing support at the Arlington Campus Library’s (ACL) Graduate Research & Writing Retreat.  Our consultants will be available from 4:00pm through 9:00pm. The event will be held in the ACL Instruction Room (332). You can find the Instruction Room by entering the library on the 2nd […]

Landscan Global Archives now Available

  GMU Libraries has recently updated our subscription to Global Landscan Global Population Database called “Landscan Global Archives”. This will cover Worldwide population data based on a grid level (1 X 1 KM) from 2000 to 2012. It is accessible through the libraries databases.

Data Services Workshops-by-Request

  Starting Spring 2014, Data Services is offering Workshops-by-Request. Don’t see a workshop on our calendar held at a time or date convenient for your group? Try Workshops-by-Request.  You can either choose from any of the listed workshop topics OR you can suggest a customized workshop for your group on a topic of your choice.  […]

Data Services Lab Relocated

The Data Services Lab has moved to room 404 Fenwick Library.  The lab is opened when staffed (see schedule).  Our offices are still located in C-105 and C-102B Fenwick.  If you need assistance or access to the lab when it is not staffed, contact us.

Data Services Closed for Winter Break

Data Services will be closing today, December 20, at 4:00pm for the winter break. Data Services will re-open on January 6. We will resume monitoring on January 2nd. If you are working on a project over the break and need help, try some of the tutorials and guides we link to from our website. […]

Data Services Closed Today – December 10

Data Services is closed today. If you need assistance, e-mail: