Apply now! Data and Visualization Institute for Librarians 5/23-27/2016

Apply now!  The Data and Visualization Institute for Librarians is accepting applications from February 15 through March 13.  Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status no later than March 18, 2016.
The Institute will be held May 23 – 27, 2016 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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The Data and Visualization Institute for Librarians is a week-long course providing the opportunity for librarians passionate about research and scholarship to immerse themselves in learning about data science and visualization in collaboration with academic peers. Participants will develop knowledge, skills, and confidence to communicate effectively with faculty and student researchers about their data and be able to provide initial consultancy on the course topics. Led by expert instructors, sessions will be interactive and will focus on mastery of core concepts, with hands-on exposure to select open source and highly used commercial tools. Sharing of practices and experiences across institutions will be encouraged.
Final curriculum and schedule coming soon, including sessions on topics such as:

– Data Exploration and Statistical Analysis
– Bibliometric Analysis
– Data Visualization
– Data Description, Sharing, and Reuse
– Working with Messy Data
– Gathering and Analyzing Textual and Multimedia Data
– Open Data and Open Science

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