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April Webinar--Practical Data Management

Tags: Webinars | 2014
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, US/Central

Dear DCIG members,

A recording of the presentation is now available at the following link:http://ala.adobeconnect.com/p5mswuysiq8/

Dr. Briney has also graciously shared her slides (attached below) under a CC-BY license.

Speaker: Dr. Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Description: Most researchers are not trained on how to manage digital data, let alone deal with the data policies, digital preservation, and data sharing systems that are a data curator’s main concern. While curation is important, there are some very practical things that any researcher can do to make their data safer and more organized. This talk will cover these fundamentals of data management, including: file naming and file organization conventions, storage and backup best practices, keeping good documentation, and promoting future file usability. These practices will help the average researcher with their data but are also useful to anyone with digital files.

Date: 4/30/2014 2PM CST; 60 minutes long (Noon PST, 3PM EST)

Event Registration Page: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/e28v33its8g/event/registration.html

Event Login Page: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/e28v33its8g/event/login.html               

Access: Only registered users may enter the room (guest access is blocked). Limit of 100 attendees (including speakers)

Please do not access the meeting link above prior to 15 minutes before the start time as you may interrupt another meeting.

Megan Toups