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Visualizing Big Data

Big data. It’s a term we hear constantly in our workplace. But do we really know what big data is and how dynamic it can be? What is it used for and how does it impact academic libraries? Lots of questions I know, but I’ll attempt to visually and verbally describe what big data is…. Read the full article…


What’s Happening at NEXIS?

This semester, the NEXIS (New Explorations in Information and Science) students worked on creating new and innovative ideas to present to the NEXIS lab. We asked them what inspired them to make their projects and what it took to get them there. Here are just some of the amazing projects that were produced thanks to… Read the full article…


DoodleBook: A New Tool for Digital Learning

  Over the past year, Dr. Jun Wang, research assistant professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University; his research partner, Felice Frankel, a research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); a team of students from across Syracuse University; and me, serving as a project research assistant, worked to create a new… Read the full article…




Big Matters Discovered Behind Student-Built Game, ‘Little Matter’

An Arduino controller coupled with a NEXIS-themed, 3D-printed case pairs well with a brand-new video game developed by two iSchool students. The combination produced a new experience last week – the video game Little Matter–a central exhibit at the NEXIS Lab #FutureFriday event. Jay Getman and Alexander Krapf, both sophomores at the iSchool, collaborated to make their own video game… Read the full article…