Numeric Data Listserv

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This listserv is for sharing information about numeric data. (Codes in parentheses enable filtering; see more below.) Possible notices will include:
  • tools available for online and/or in-class data use (Tools)
  • new or updated data sets, either
    • social science (SocSci) or
    • physical and life sciences (PhyLiSci)
  • research fellowships and seminars (RSRCH)
  • grants or other funding opportunities ($$$)
  • on-campus learning opportunities (ContEd)
  • roundtable meetings (RndTbl)
  • opportunities for interested students (Stu), and
  • other data-related notes of interest (Oth).

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