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Content Analysis Regarding Faculty Perceptions Of Data Information Literacy Skill Levels, Megan R. Sapp Nelson Sep 2013

Content Analysis Regarding Faculty Perceptions Of Data Information Literacy Skill Levels, Megan R. Sapp Nelson

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This poster reports on the results of a content analysis project in which transcripts of interviews with professors in seven disciplines. The faculty members were interviewed about the data education needs of their students. The results indicate that generally faculty members feel that graduate students are unprepared to manage data when the enter graduate education. Many faculty are under the impression that students had previously received training on data management topics but were still lacking in skills.


Data Information Literacy: Multiple Paths To A Single Goal, Jake R. Carlson, Jon Jeffryes, Brian Westra, Sarah Wright Apr 2013

Data Information Literacy: Multiple Paths To A Single Goal, Jake R. Carlson, Jon Jeffryes, Brian Westra, Sarah Wright

University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

Objective: What skills will graduate students need to be successful in managing, working with and curating their research data? This poster reports on initial results from a two-year project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) that is centered on exploring this question.

Methods: The project is comprised of five teams (each made up of two librarians and a faculty researcher) from four institutions (Purdue University, University of Oregon, University of Minnesota, and Cornell University). After identifying the needs of their audience each team developed a tailored approach to bring instruction to their respective graduate students. The ...