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Month: January 2018

Data Update – January

Data Update – January

In place of my usual data update, I’d like to start 2018 off with our first data release. This release, which is available on Jane’s new Resources page, highlights some of the leg work we’ve done so far. It is our hope that others might use our work for their own research, study, and discussion purposes. The University of Wisconsin’s (UW-Madison) crime log data is freely available on the campus police department’s (UWPD) website, though the site only displays the…

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Join Jane at Eat · Talk · Run on Jan 19th

Join Jane at Eat · Talk · Run on Jan 19th

Please join us on Friday, January 19th, for a brief intro to the Jane Speaks Initiative and the Clery Crime Data Visualization Project. Hosted by UW-Madison’s Librarians’ Assembly, Eat · Talk · Run is an opportunity for campus members to share and discuss projects or other topics of interest. In her talk “UW Campus Crime Logs: What’s in the Data?,”Kendra Bouda will share campus crime log data—collected under the Clery Act—and explore the viability and utility of using data visualization…

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