DataCamp continues to be an online, hands-on, practical training resource, that faculty can take advantage of to learn how to use the open source statistical environment of R, as well as how to code in Python and forge beautiful data … Continue reading What’s new with DataCamp
We are pleased to be able to announce that by working with a 3rd party software vendor, Crayon, we are now able to offer SPSS, and all of the modules that come with a premium license for installation on any … Continue reading New SPSS License: more features, lower cost!
An intrepid and diverse group of students successfully took on a number of Summer Projects for Educational E-Development, working with faculty and staff to the benefit of the campus community. Alice Huang, Bilal Soukouna, Helen Huh,Katherine Knox and Steven Fernandez met with Librarians, … Continue reading SPEED 2019 Projects
As more and more Swarthmore researchers create sophisticated computer programs for simulation and analysis, it can become harder to manage the code. Getting a new computer configured with the proper environment can be difficult and the challenges are multiplied … Continue reading Accelerate your Research Using Software Containers
Information Technology Services staff are in the office throughout the regular work day at Swarthmore and usually a bit beyond. And we love to talk with and help out members of the community with technology related questions. However you can … Continue reading Getting help when YOU need it!
Over roughly four years, Swarthmore has used Lynda.com videos to expand our knowledge. A quick glance through the courses completed suggests that folks use Lynda for class-related activity the most (great!) — but peeking at the long tail of courses shows that we are well-rounded and might even have fun, too (see: Ethical Hacking, YouTube for Musicians, Understanding Patents, Insights from a Professional Songwriter, and Learn Instagram: The Basics. Let’s take a look at the historical data. In our first year (2013-2014 — the one where we wore wigs and glasses to look like the logo), we had 739 users, 14,142 … Continue reading How Swarthmore Uses Lynda.com