Data Services


Welcome to Data Services at the University of Miami Libraries. We support anything related to data, including training, consultations, and data publishing services.


Quick links

Finding Data

Data Analysis

Data Management and DMPs

DOIS, Data Publication and Sharing

Courses and Workshops


Dr. Cameron Riopelle Cameron Riopelle
Head, Data Services
criopelle@miami.edu
Abraham Parrish Abraham Parrish
GIS Librarian
aparrish@miami.edu
Dr. Jorge Quintela Jorge Quintela
GIS / Data Specialist
jaq32@miami.edu
Dr. Timothy Norris Timothy Norris
Data Scientist
tnorris@miami.edu
Jason Cohen Jason Cohen
Digital Publishing Specialist
j.cohen4@miami.edu

Book a Consultation

We provide free consultative and instructional assistance with data throughout the research lifecycle to UM-affiliated patrons.

Data Services:

Data Management:

GIS:
Email aparrish@miami.edu

Mission

The Data Services department of the University of Miami Libraries promotes data literacy on all campuses through education, consultation, and curation. We provide equitable expert advice on the components of the research process (discover, planning, collection, preparation, analysis, publication, and long-term management).

Research Data Lifecycle


Multiple Workshops Available | Fall Semester 2019

This series of seminars and workshops is designed for students who will be undertaking research in any discipline.

  • Working with Data Workshop Series
    • ArcGIS
    • R/RStudio
    • SAS
    • SPSS
    • Tableau
  • Research Data Management
    • Data Management and Research Design
    • File Formats and System Organization for Research
    • Research Data Description and Documentation
    • Research Data Publication: Repositories and Sharing
  • Geographic Information Systems
    • Introduction to GIS
  • Software Carpentry
    stay tuned for upcoming workshop dates in Fall 2019
    • Scientific Computing and Python Programming
    • Scientific Computing and R Programming


Data Services at the University of Miami Libraries

Locations: Our services are offered on all three campuses, partnered in collaboration with the Richter Library Learning Commons, the Calder Medical Library, and the RSMAS Library.

  • 20 Hours a week of office hours in the Digital Scholars' Lab.
  • Tuesday afternoons at the Calder Medical Library.
  • Thursday afternoons at the RSMAS Library.
  • Consultations by appointment with relevant staff member.