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Live Event: Big Data and Stats—What’s the Difference?

Hailey Mooney, the librarian for psychology and sociology at the University of Michigan, will discuss the big data craze, misnomers about what exactly “big data” is, and how it differs from other stats in an event at the Association of College and Research Libraries conference on Thursday, March 23. Following on her webinar, “Data for […]

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CLSTL 2017: International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India 2-4 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is leading the afternoon workshop: Research Data Management & Libraries, on 3 March, at the International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. This conference aims to connect library and information experts, practicing professionals and academics working in leading academic and research libraries, particularly in […]

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Methods in Action: Participatory Action Research

Mary M. Somerville approaches leadership in her role as university librarian using participatory design, which creates learning systems and professional practices that support information sharing and knowledge creation for informed action throughout the workplace. This in turn creates fertile conditions for workplace learning, she happily explains, for and with other campus stakeholders. She explains that […]

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Archived Webinar: Survey Tips for Librarians

Earlier this month, SAGE Publishing held the webinar Survey Tips for Librarians with survey research expert and University of British Columbia professor Lesley Andres. In it, she shared tips on creating and deploying effective surveys, and explained how librarians can use surveys to better understand how patrons are using the library and what resources they may […]

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How Can Librarians Help Teach Research Methods ?

This post originally appeared on the SAGE Connection blog. *** How can librarians better support faculty who teach research methods? What materials do students look for in their libraries? Sharlene Hesse-Biber, a celebrated research methods author and faculty member at Boston College, sought out the answers to these questions by working closely with her library […]

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