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Sep

30

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Professional Development Opportunities for Data Librarians and Research Data Management

Posted by on September 30th, 2020 0 comments

Professional development opportunities for data librarians and research data management are a great way to develop skills, network with other professionals, and gain new knowledge about your field. While most events are currently online, many groups that offer online events have offered in-person events and conferences in the past, and will hopefully do so again… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Data, Scholarly Communication

Aug

11

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RDM Snippets – Stable File Formats

Posted by on August 11th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In this installment of RDM Snippets, let’s look at stable file formats. These formats will ensure that your data is (hopefully) preserved as long as possible, and your files are open and accessible to people with various types of software and operating systems. Once you’re done working on your project and preparing your data for… Read More »

Posted in: Data

Jun

25

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New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians Goes Virtual

Posted by on June 25th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Guest post from Jennifer Chaput about the Virtual New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians that took place on June 11, 2020. Find more information and a link to all the recordings https://sites.google.com/view/nesciboot/home  New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians, now in its 12th year, went virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, Data, Trainings

Mar

26

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Save the Date Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – #citeNLM

Posted by on March 26th, 2019 0 comments

Save the date! We are gearing up for our spring Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – #citeNLM – on May 6 and are looking to get the word out! For this Edit-a-Thon we will be hosting an immersion session at MLA that will provide hands-on instruction in selecting Wikipedia articles and sources to use to improve content, and… Read More »

Posted in: Data, MLA

Nov

28

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Assessment, Big Data and Bias

Posted by on November 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We are currently living in the age of big data. Vast amounts of data are collected on everyone, everyday. The data may come from the phone, tracking where you are in an effort to connect to the closest tower. It might be in the security cameras or the software used by a child writing a… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, Data

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