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Love Your Data Week, Day 5: Rescuing Unloved Data

Posted by on February 17th, 2017 0 comments

How do data become unloved?  We data users don’t love data that are messy, poorly documented, incomplete, or unwieldy, to name just a few frustrations.  However, one important way that data become unloved is that they are just plain old.  Older data tend not to be machine-readable, which can pretty much be the kiss of… Read More »

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Feb

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Announcing New Funding Opportunities

Posted by on February 16th, 2017 0 comments

The NN/LM PNR will announce new funding opportunities in the Spring of 2017, for projects to begin after May 1, 2017. Applications submitted by April 14, 2017  will receive fullest consideration and will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Pending budget availability, new funding opportunities will include: Community Health Outreach Award, two… Read More »

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Feb

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Love Your Data Week, Day 4: DataLumos

Posted by on February 16th, 2017 0 comments

The theme for Day 4 of “Love Your Data Week” is “Finding the Right Data”. There’s a lot of open national health data out there– Data.gov’s health portal, and the “Data and Tools” tab on the main page of the National Center for Health Statistics are good sources (also this list of open access data… Read More »

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Feb

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Love Your Data Week, Day 3: All’s FAIR in Love and Data Management

Posted by on February 15th, 2017 0 comments

Welcome to day three of Love Your Data Week 2017! Today’s topic is Good Data Examples. What makes data “good” or “well managed?”  The Fair Data Principles: Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability are a good place to start.  Published by Mark Wilkinson and his colleagues in 2016, these principles “put specific emphasis on enhancing the… Read More »

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Feb

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Love Your Data Week!

Posted by on February 14th, 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Love Your Data Week 2017!  This “5-day international event to help researchers take better care of their data” has participants from all over the United States and also abroad, with everyone posting and tweeting about data (best practices, resources, etc.).  The PNR will be posting on our Facebook and Twitter pages, as well… Read More »

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