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Register Now! Data 101: Open Data Webinar

Register Now! Data 101: Open Data Webinar

Are you ready to fall in love with Open Data? Yes! It’s a complex and nuanced resource, steeped in policy briefs, technology, and a philosophy of sharing and transparency. This session of the SLA Data 101 Webinar Series will cover many aspects of Open Data to get you get you up to speed. Topics covered will include:

  • Defining “open”
  • Open Data repositories
  • APIs
  • Licensing issues

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Last Call – Data Curation

There’s still time to register for our up coming data curation webinar!

Deadline is Monday 9/23. 

Learn about the broad and finer points of Data Management and Curation in the next installation of the Data 101 webinar series: Getting Your Bits in a Row: Considerations for Data Curation, presented by Leighton Christiansen of the Iowa Department of Transportation. This session will introduce the development of architectures, policies, practices, and procedures that aid the proper curation of data through its lifecycle.

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Data Information Literacy Symposium – Live Stream

Purdue Universities is streaming their symposium on Data Information Literacy live on September 23rd and 24th.

Watch Live Stream: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/i82md
Twitter hashtag: #datainfolit

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The DIL symposium will explore roles for practicing librarians in teaching competencies in data management and curation to graduate students.  With support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, librarians from Purdue University, Cornell University, the University of Minnesota and the University of Oregon have investigated this topic through developing and implementing “data information literacy” (DIL) instruction programs for graduate students in a range of science and engineering disciplines.

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#SLAtalk: Let’s Get Technical

September’s #SLAtalk will feature your ideas on how information professionals will effectively provide access to the increasingly changing nature of information.

We’re pleased to be joined by IET (the Institute of Engineering and Technology) who will be co-hosting and participating in #SLAtalk: Let’s Get Technical. IET is a valued exhibitor and sponsor of SLA events, so let’s show them a warm welcome to the #SLAtalk world! (follow their new handle: @IETInnovates)

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Getting Your Bits in a Row: Considerations for Data Curation

Getting Your Bits in a Row: Considerations for Data Curation

Learn about the broad and finer points of Data Management and Curation in the next installation of the Data 101 webinar series: Getting Your Bits in a Row: Considerations for Data Curation, presented by Leighton Christianson of the Iowa Department of Transportation. This session will introduce the development of architectures, policies, practices, and procedures that aid the proper curation of data through its lifecycle.

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Data 101 – 14 August webinar

Data 101 – 14 August webinar

Is “data” a four letter word in your life? Do you have a sense of urgency to do something (anything) with data but don’t know where to start?

Stop worrying and sign up for the Data 101 webinar from the SLA Social Science and Transportation Divisions and Upstate New York Chapter. Kim Silk, Data Librarian at the Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto will provide:

  • An introduction to basic terminology;

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U of Rochester – Biology Librarian

Job Title: Library Professional II – Research Librarian for Biology
Job ID: 179743

http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/

Position Description: The University of Rochester seeks an innovative, collaborative, technologically adept, and service oriented librarian to join the Science and Engineering Libraries team. The Research Librarian for Biology will support scholarly pursuits of the faculty, staff and students in the Department of Biology and may serve as liaison to other science departments. The successful candidate will be an active participant in the research, teaching, and learning processes of these departments and will be embedded in laboratories, research groups, and online and flipped classrooms.

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U of Rochester – Research Specialist for GIS

https://psportal.its.rochester.edu/applyonline/

Job ID: 179308

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