No data librarian? No problem!

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No data librarian? No problem!
McCusker, Kelly A ( Author, Primary )
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Presented at the 2018 IASSIST Conference in Montreal

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No Data Librarian? No Problem! Developing data related workshops with no dedicated data librarian Kelly A. M c Cusker University of Colorado Denver HISTORY OF DATA WORKSHOPS Summer 2016 : First workshop, Publish Your Research, developed based on workshop from visiting Australian librarian Fall 2016 : Data Management and Data Visualization: Fundamentals Spring 2017 : GIS: An Introduction created by geography faculty member Summer 2017 : Reviewed and updated all workshops Spring 2018: Data Visualization: Tableau Public and GIS II: Spatial Analysis Summer 2018 : Started developing tutorials on workshop topics What are our strengths ? What are our weaknesses ? What are the needs of students, faculty, and staff? With our current resources, what can we teach? What do we want to teach? Who will teach? CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT AURARIA Serves three schools: University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Community College of Denver Degrees range from associates to PhDs Most students are non traditional part time, employed full time, commuter, transfer returning, and/or first generation Campus emphasizes student learning over faculty research Interest in accessing, collecting, creating, analyzing, and visualizing data Create Group Intro Meeting Allocate Tasks Review Meetings Promote Teach Assess Refine Workshop THE PROCESS Online survey Instructor feedback Word of mouth Emails Flyers Posters Social media Digital signage Table tents Researcher s upport librarians and staff Graduate assistants Faculty and instructors outside the library Library digital media staff Technical services Instruction librarians Digital c ollections Learning outcomes Purpose Active learning activity Timing Materials Fine tune activities Knowledge sharing In person Online Scheduled or by request Same group or create a new group Update timing Edit materials Lesson plan PowerPoint Handout Online guide Images Data SHARE & COLLABORATE Find partners outside the library Collaborate with multiple library departments Train librarians and staff on teaching and presentation skills Embed information literacy skills in workshops Create online guides to share workshop material and additional info Share lesson plans with other libraries Future Workshops? Data Cleaning: OpenRefine Data Visualization: Piktochart Data Management Data Visualization: Fundamentals Data Visualization: Tableau Public GIS I: An Introduction GIS II: Spatial Analysis Current Workshops ADDITIONAL INFORMATION researcher workshops datamanagement datavisualization gis