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Remembering Sidney Verba

March 21, 2019
Forthcoming in PS
by Kay Lehman Schlozman (Boston College)
and Henry E. Brady (University of California, Berkeley)


Political science lost one of its most respected—and beloved—colleagues on March 4, 2019. Sidney Verba of Harvard University made lasting contributions to several fields within political science at the same time that, as head of the Harvard’s library system, he pioneered the application of emerging digital technologies to the way information is accessed, stored, and used by libraries. ... Read more about Remembering Sidney Verba

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Data Science Services Office Hours Return in February

January 14, 2019

After a break during the January Term, Data Science Services (DSS) will once again open its doors for weekly office hours beginning on February 1.

The Data Science Services team at IQSS performs free in-person consulting on publication research issues, including (but not limited to) data analysis and programming, data storage and sharing, and research project planning. DSS also offers training workshops to the Harvard community, in software packages such as R and Python. During the regular academic year, DSS holds open office hours every Friday from 1:00-4:00...

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Announcing the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program at IQSS

January 10, 2019

The Institute for Quantitative Social Science is excited to announce the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program (PPR). PPR is designed to help IQSS-affiliated faculty improve scholarship before it becomes public, speed scientific discovery and publication, and reduce substantial inefficiencies for individual researchers.... Read more about Announcing the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program at IQSS