Dataspace

  • Double-screen computer workstation with a large desk and office chair
  • Library instructors helping patron at a terminal
  • Library instructor helping patron at a computer workstation in the Hunt Library Dataspace

Building: James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Floor: Third Floor

Rooms: Learning Commons

Remote consultations

Book online appointments over Zoom for help with specific topics, like R, Python, and machine learning. Select a half-hour block on our Google calendar to make an appointment with Dataspace staff.

More help

Computing Without the Libraries' Computers: help for doing research from home

The Dataspace is a nexus for data science and visualization. Outfitted with specialized hardware and software, and staffed with data science expertise, the Dataspace provides access to the tools and training needed to develop critical data science skills, explore big data, build innovative and immersive presentations, and utilize NC State’s research computing capacity.

Get Help with Your Project

We offer online consultations and training on tools for data cleaning and modeling, visualization design, statistical analysis, geospatial data, visualization for the web, and more. Please check the schedule to see when a consultant is available for the tool or method you are interested in. If you have questions, please get in touch with us!

Reservable Workstations

The Dataspace has three types of reservable workstations that are available whenever the library is open. If you need to make a reservation longer than four hours, please contact us. To find out more about each type of workstation or to make a reservation, click on the links below:

Reserve a Dataspace Workstation

Devices

The Dataspace is equipped with a Wacom Cintiq 22HD Creative Pen Display for visualization work.

Software

Don't see the specific software you need in the list below? In some circumstances, we may be able to install requested software on Dataspace computers. Note that we cannot make any guarantees about whether or how soon software can be installed.

Request Software