Google makes it easier to manage a Drive stuffed with files

An article by Blair Hanley Frank in PCWorld. Highlights include: “When users are browsing files that are shared with them but not mirrored in their Google Drive account, they’ll see an ‘Add to Drive’ button. Files already stored in their account will have a ‘move’ icon.” “Another new icon will let people take the files they’re […]

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Python programmers: Big data’s main squeeze

An article by Jennifer Davies in The San Diego Union-Tribune.  

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The Plain Text Workflow

[A revised and updated version of this post can be found here.] The Plain Text Workflow is an alternative to writing with a word processor. Mind you, I said writing, not typesetting or formatting, which is a major part of what word processors do. The idea of the plain text workflow is that you separate […]

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R: Why it’s the next programming language you should learn

An article by Casimir Saternos in the Pluralsight blog.

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RefWorks LibGuides

LibGuides are sets of web pages written by librarians to provide assistance with research and other library-based resources. The RefWorks reference manager has its own LibGuide, called Introduction to RefWorks. The Holy Cross Library also has an excellent RefWorks LibGuide, called Using RefWorks. These resources cover setting up a RefWorks account, the basics of getting started with RefWorks, […]

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Introduction to R

00. A revised and updated version of this post can be found here. 0. Readers of this post may find the Glossary of Statistical Terms helpful. 1. R is a free, open-source, cross-platform statistical and graphical environment that can be obtained from www.r-project.org. 2. Some reasons for using R: R is world-class software for data analysis and visualization. R is free. […]

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