By The University of the West Indies at Mona Campus Halls of Residence Librarians | Nov 14, 2014
By connecting to first-year students in a personal way, librarians within residence halls and the commuting students' lounge minimized library anxiety among students and set them on the path to academic success.
Interview with AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean, UC Berkeley School of Information | Nov 13, 2014
We envision the field of data science as a bell curve. At one end are the PhD statisticians, computer scientists and physicists. At the other end are data analysts doing the simpler tasks. We are preparing our students for the big bell in the middle.
By Regina Raboin, Tufts University; Andrew Creamer, Brown University; Donna Kafel and Elaine Martin, University of Massachusetts Medical School | Oct 23, 2014
Each of the NECDMC modules for teaching researchers, students and librarians best practices in research data management includes a lesson plan, teaching slides and activities that align with NSF data management recommendations.
By Liz Lyon, University of Pittsburgh | Oct 23, 2014
Libraries are repositioning, restructuring and reskilling their staff to take on research data management (RDM) roles. Immersive research data management courses offer many potential benefits for LIS students, librarians and researchers.