The Claire T. Carney Library is pleased to offer the Data Management Workshop Series for the fall semester, co-taught by librarians Zac Painter, Dawn Gross, and Liz Winiarz. The course will cover essential topics in data management and provide hands-on experience with some tools for working with your research data. The course is free and is open to all faculty, staff, and students of UMassD. A course outline is listed below; all courses will take place in LIB-128 from 3:00pm-4:00pm on Tuesdays in October.
- October 06: Overview of Data Management & the DMPTool
- October 13: Types and Formats of Data, Contextual Details & OpenRefine
- October 20: Data Storage and Security, Repositories and Archiving & Git/GitHub
- October 27: Legal and Ethical Issues, Data Sharing & the Open Movement (Open Data, Open Source, Open Access, Open Educational Resources)
Further course information will be provided on the wiki, http://dataworkshop.umassd.wikispaces.net/Welcome
You do not have to attend each course in the sequence, but you are requested to bring your own laptop for each session as we will be demonstrating the applications in a hands-on fashion, which requires installing the software ahead of time. If you need assistance installing the software, please either come a few minutes early to a session or contact one of the instructors before to get help.