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MLA Data Services Specialization (DSS) Certificate

Posted by on January 25th, 2021 Posted in: Announcements, Data


Research Data Management On-Demand and Network of the National Library of Medicine logoMLA recently announced the Data Services Specialization (DSS) certificate that librarians can earn to demonstrate their attainment of the relevant knowledge and skills necessary to provide data services.

Designed for health sciences librarians and information professionals and built upon the MLA Data Services Competency, the Basic certification requires the completion of 4 4-credit free Network of the National Library of Medicine courses. These courses cover 5 skill areas and are available on demand. An additional three credits in the five skill areas are required and several NNLM courses are listed on the NNLM Data Services Specialization page.

Registration for the NNLM courses is open. You can find more information about the DSS certificate, including cost, requirements, and skills on the MLA website.

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Zoe is an Education and Outreach Librarian with the NNLM PSR at UCLA.

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