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Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, And The Education Of A New Generation Of Researchers, Jake Carlson, Lisa R. Johnston Jan 2015

Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, And The Education Of A New Generation Of Researchers, Jake Carlson, Lisa R. Johnston

Purdue University Press Books

Given the increasing attention to managing, publishing, and preserving research datasets as scholarly assets, what competencies in working with research data will graduate students in STEM disciplines need to be successful in their fields? And what role can librarians play in helping students attain these competencies? In addressing these questions, this book articulates a new area of opportunity for librarians and other information professionals, developing educational programs that introduce graduate students to the knowledge and skills needed to work with research data. The term “data information literacy” has been adopted with the deliberate intent of tying two emerging roles for ...


Purdue Libraries Graduate Student Services Task Force, Nastasha E. Johnson, Hal P. Kirkwood Jr, Pete Pascuzzi, Judith M. Nixon, Benjamin D. Branch, Maribeth Slebodnik, David Scherer, Lisa Zillinski Jul 2014

Purdue Libraries Graduate Student Services Task Force, Nastasha E. Johnson, Hal P. Kirkwood Jr, Pete Pascuzzi, Judith M. Nixon, Benjamin D. Branch, Maribeth Slebodnik, David Scherer, Lisa Zillinski

Libraries Faculty and Staff Creative Materials

This is a findings report generated by a Purdue University Libraries Learning Council Task Force on graduate student services.


Providing For Graduate Student Information Needs At A Large Research University, Jeremy R. Garritano Jan 2007

Providing For Graduate Student Information Needs At A Large Research University, Jeremy R. Garritano

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Graduate students at a large research university often have many information needs-from choosing a research advisor, to creating and pursuing their research agenda, to deciding on where to go after graduation. In addition., many of them have insufficient information seeking skills. The M.G. Mellon Library of Chem. at Purdue U. attempts to address many of these issues by the focused and proactive provision of resources and services to graduate students. Besides instructing graduate students on common chem. information resources, the staff of the Chem. Library provides additional services, such as after-hours access and assistance with bibliographic management software, to ...


Mmm...Vanillin: Reaching Graduate Students Through Ice Cream Seminars, Jeremy R. Garritano Jan 2007

Mmm...Vanillin: Reaching Graduate Students Through Ice Cream Seminars, Jeremy R. Garritano

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

While there is no required chem. literature course for graduate students at Purdue University, a series of library ice cream seminars is offered throughout the semester as an alternative. These seminars are targeted toward new graduate students to help them adjust to the wide variety of library resources now available to them. Each seminar is focused on either a particular resource (SciFinder Scholar, Beilstein, etc.) or a topical theme (patents, citation searching, spectral information, etc.). Implementation of the seminar series will be explained as well as content presented and effective marketing methods. Results of evaluations and future directions will also ...