AM: Data talks at GSB

Morning data talks at GSB Library, Knight Management Center

Friday, October 19, 2018

10-11 am
CoreLogic Tax and Deed Data

with Helen McMillan, Partner, Data Strategy - Solution Engineer
in GSB Faculty Building West, Room W104

The Stanford Libraries provides access to the CoreLogic Property Tax and Deed record data for the U.S. These data sets provide parcel level information that includes tax assessment and real estate transaction data. Deed records include more than 925 million historical real estate transactions for over 3,000 County Clerk/Recorder offices. Property tax records include more than 148 million residential and commercial property records collected from 3,100+ U.S. County Tax Assessor, Collector and Treasurer offices. Helen McMillan, Partner, Data Strategy – Solution Engineer, will give a brief overview how CoreLogic collects the data, the time coverage, and the property characteristics are that included followed by Q&A. 

11-noon
Social Science Data & Software: Services & Support

with Scott Bailey in GSB Faculty Building West, Room W104

Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) is a group within the Stanford Libraries that provides services and support to Stanford faculty, staff, and students in the acquisition, curation, and preservation of social science data and the selection and use of quantitative (statistical) and qualitative analysis software. SSDS staff members provide these services in a variety of ways that include consulting, workshops and help documentation. We are located in the Social Sciences Resource Center (SSRC) on the first floor of the Green Library Bing Wing.

Scott Bailey is the head of Social Science Data and Software and a Research Developer in the Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research in the Stanford Libraries. He oversees the data and software consulting and teaching services of SSDS, and leads effort in the Libraries toward improving our data infrastructure.

noon-1 pm
Bloomberg 101: The Basics

in GSB Library Bass Center, Room B312 (RAIL Lab)

Bloomberg is a major data resource used in business schools, on Wall Street and throughout the world by more than 325,000 financial professionals. It embraces global information on equities, fixed income, commodities, currencies, economic indicators, and more. This session will introduce the Bloomberg keyboard functions and provide some familiarity with basic searches across the spectrum of the Bloomberg platform.

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