ProQuest TDM Studio: Data Visualizations

TDM Studio is ProQuest’s text and data mining platform. This platform enables researchers to create datasets using licensed ProQuest content and analyze those datasets by running Python or R scripts in an accompanying Jupyter Notebook. A component of TDM Studio is Data Visualizations, a platform for researchers with little to no coding experience. Data Visualizations is accessible to any member of the Mason community. To get started, go to Go to tdmstudio.proquest.com/home. Click log in to TDM Studio. Click create an account. Enter your Mason email address; click create account. You will receive an email at your Mason account. Click the link in the email to confirm the creation of your account. Learn more about this platform or contact datahelp@gmu.edu for more information.

George Mason University Libraries Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC) supports the interdisciplinary teaching and learning needs of digital scholarship for current Mason students, staff and faculty, by providing digital research support in the areas of:

Zoom into GRADReCon2020!

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Graduate Research Connections goes online for GRADReCon2020! Join us on October 29 and 30, from Noon – 4:45 p.m.

What is GRADReCon?Graduate Student Life and Mason Libraries partner with other university departments to offer various workshops designed to build your productivity, research, and writing skills essential to success in your graduate studies at Mason. GRADReCon2020 sessions are conducted via Zoom; links will be emailed to registered attendees. Visit infoguides.gmu.edu/gradrecon to register and learn more about each session. Here’s what’s in store:

GRADReCon: Thursday, October 29

  • Funding for Graduate Student Research Noon – 12:55 p.m.
  • Strategies for Structuring + Writing Lit Reviews 1 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Project Planning: Get Research, Thesis, Dissertation Done 2:45 – 3:40 p.m.
  • ABCs of Publishing 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

GRADReCon: Friday, October 30

  • Grant Writing 101 – Telling Your Story Noon – 12:55 p.m.
  • Summarizing + Exporting Your Data with Excel 1 – 2:30 p.m.
  • University Dissertation + Thesis Services Overview 2:45 – 3:40 p.m.
  • Organizing + Managing Your Project Data 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

Research Your Way to an A: October 26-29

Mason Libraries’ Teaching and Learning Team, together with Learning Services, The Writing Center and the Communications Center, is once again offering “Research Your Way to an A!”. This research workshop series focuses on how to research, write and present with confidence; all sessions are online, and the specific Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. Register now! #SkillsforSuccess