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Supporting Big Data Research at the University of California, Berkeley: An Ithaka S+R Local Report


Based on interviews with big data researchers at UC Berkeley as part of an Ithaka S+R project, this local report provides insights on researcher practices and challenges in six thematic areas: data collection & processing; analysis: methods, tools, infrastructure; research outputs; collaboration; training; and balancing domain vs data science expertise. The report makes several recommendations based on these findings. A summary post with the recommendations is available at

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