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Twitter as part of your professional identity

I have to admit that I wasn’t much of a Twitter user until recently. I created an account in 2009–probably a year or so after I started using Facebook. I think I posted three things and then my Twitter profile lay dormant … Continue reading

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ResearchGate.net and Your Professional Identity

ResearchGate.net is a very popular platform among researchers for advancing their reputations and often for sharing copies of their papers, whether allowed by publishers or not. It is the product of a start-up company that has received financing from some … Continue reading

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Open Data Day

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) released their member update this morning and shared the news that they have officially joined the Data Coalition, an organization that “advocates on behalf of the private sector and the public interest … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week 2017

Last week was brought to us by the “Love Your Data Week” celebration, and we learned through a series of posts how to better provide for the care and feeding of our data. This week is brought to us by the “Fair Use/Fair … Continue reading

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Love Your Data Week Feb 13th – 17th 2017

February 17th: Rescuing Unloved Data Post authored by Lora Leligdon We are wrapping up Love Your Data week with rescuing unloved data. As always, please join in the conversation on Twitter (#LYD17 #loveyourdata) or share your insights on Facebook (#LYD17 … Continue reading

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Love Your Data Week Feb 13th – 17th 2017

February 16th: Finding the Right Data Post authored by Lora Leligdon Thursday bring us to finding the right data for your project. Need help finding the right data? Check out the Library’s Research Guides on data or contact your subject … Continue reading

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Love Your Data Week Feb 13th – 17th 2017

February 15th: Good Data Examples Post authored by Lora Leligdon Day three of Love Your Data week brings us to some examples of good data! What are good data? Good data are FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Re-usable Things to … Continue reading

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Love Your Data Week Feb 13th – 17th 2017

February 14th: Documenting, Describing, Defining Post authored by Lora Leligdon For the second day of Love Your Data week, we will be discussing good data documentation! Good documentation tells people they can trust your data by enabling validation, replication, and … Continue reading

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Love Your Data Week Feb 13th – 17th 2017

February 13th: Defining Data Quality Post authored by Lora Leligdon Welcome to Love Your Data week! Each day this week we will be blogging, tweeting, and sharing practical tips, resources, and stories to help you adopt good data practices. Up … Continue reading

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Love Your Data Week Feb 13th – 17th 2017

February 9th: Love Your Data! Post authored by Lora Leligdon Next week is Love Your Data week, an international event to help researchers take better care of their data. This year’s theme is emphasizing data quality for researchers during any … Continue reading

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