RUSA: Data in Libraries Webinar Series

Data in Libraries Webinar Series

A Series of Four 60-Minute Webinars
Begins on March 4, 2020–Registration available for full series or individual events
Data in Libraries: Data Basics and The Reference Interview – March 4, 2020

  • This webinar will serve as an introduction to the data reference interview, the advantages and issues involved in using data in a reference transaction, and how to approach issues of data literacy and validity.

Data in Libraries: Open Data – March 18, 2020

  • Learn about where open data and statistics come from, ways to find, and issues on how to keep it coming along with where to join discussions and stay aware of developments in creating, access, retrieval, articulation, presentation, publishing, and curation of data and statistics.

Data in Libraries: Data Processing and Visualization – March 25, 2020

  • This webinar will describe and discuss data services for libraries, with a particular focus on the data visualization techniques and tools that are transforming how we analyze and understand our world.

Data in Libraries: Understanding and Working with APIs – April 15, 2020

  • This webinar will explain the concept of an API, illustrate how APIs work and why they’re useful, and introduce tools and methods for using APIs to gather data.
Register for the Whole Series!

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