Save the Date! The Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians will be held April 24-28, 2017 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Applications for the Institute will be accepted beginning on Dec 12, 2016.
The Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians is a week-long course providing the opportunity for librarians passionate about research and scholarship to immerse themselves in learning about data science and visualization in collaboration with academic peers. Participants will develop knowledge, skills, and confidence to communicate effectively with faculty and student researchers about their data and be able to provide initial consultancy on the course topics. Led by expert instructors, sessions will be interactive and will focus on mastery of core concepts, with hands-on exposure to select open source and highly used commercial tools. Sharing of practices and experiences across institutions will be encouraged.
A final schedule will be available in early December, including topics such as:
Visit their website to stay up-to-date on program details and to apply (beginning December 12, 2016).
The Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians is offered through a collaboration between the NCSU Libraries and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).