The following instruction sessions are appropriate for students with any level of research experience.
Overview of Data Management Best Practices: This in-class session will provide an introduction to important concepts and practices involved with working with research data. The following topic areas are all covered briefly: 1) Defining research data and different types of data, 2) The data life cycle, 3) File/ Folder structures, 4) File naming, 5) Security, 6) Ethical use of data 7) Publishing and 8)Documentation & metadata.
Finding Data: This in-class session will go over strategies and resources for finding relevant data for a student's research project. It is most appropriate for students who already have a research question in mind, though it can be useful if a topic has not yet been chosen.
Individualized Consultation: Your students can set up an appointment to meet one-on-one with a librarian to discuss their specific research data needs.
Please contact Aaron Albertson (email@example.com) or Ron Joslin (firstname.lastname@example.org) for setting up a session for your class.