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Working as a data librarian : a practical guide

Author: Eric O Johnson
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2019]
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This book describes how to be an effective data librarian and focuses on transferable skills and understanding without assuming extensive knowledge. It introduces tasks and concepts needed to be an effective data librarian, such as best practices for data reference interviewing, finding data sources, data visualization, data literacy, the data lifecycle, metadata design, database design, understanding data  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Eric O., author.
Working as a data librarian
Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2019]
(DLC) 2018030546
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric O Johnson
ISBN: 9781440864827 1440864829
OCLC Number: 1057732646
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Finding and obtaining data --
3. Database design --
4. Data collection techniques --
5. Using data for visualization --
6. Using data for scholarship --
7. Public programs --
8. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Eric O. Johnson.

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This book describes how to be an effective data librarian and focuses on transferable skills and understanding without assuming extensive knowledge. It introduces tasks and concepts needed to be an effective data librarian, such as best practices for data reference interviewing, finding data sources, data visualization, data literacy, the data lifecycle, metadata design, database design, understanding data management, and preparing data management plans.

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"A fantastic introduction to the strategies and tools used by data librarians!" - The Galecia Group

 
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