Data Services Specialization (DSS)

DSS


As scientific research becomes increasingly data-driven, libraries are expanding their data services. Medical librarians and other health information professionals are ideally situated in the research and information-seeking process to provide data services support.

The MLA Data Services Specialization (DSS) shows employers, colleagues, researchers, and others who work with data that you have skills in providing a range of data services and are committed to staying current with developments in data management and data services.

Learn more about this specialization and what it can do for you.

 

Scheduled and On-Demand Data Services Courses

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A Bird's Eye View of Health Data Standards On Demand

This course will help students to understand the big picture of health data standards and how they are used, including relevant National Library of Medicine (NLM) products and services.
Information Management Health Information Professionalism Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Online
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Active Learning Strategies for Effective and Engaging Instruction

If you are a novice or veteran instructor in search of engaging and effective alternatives to lectures, Active Learning Strategies for Effective and Engaging Instruction will take your instruction to the next level!
CE Passport MLA Data Services Specialization Instruction & Instructional Design
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Aligning the Three Pillars of Effective Instruction: Outcomes, Teaching, and Assessment for Health Sciences Librarians (Recording)

Aligning the Three Pillars of Effective Instruction: Outcomes, Teaching, and Assessment for Health Sciences Librarians will help you write meaningful, measurable learning outcomes and assess actual student performance.
CE Passport MLA Data Services Specialization Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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Answering the Hard Questions: Prepare to Succeed in Developing Data Services

Learn how to answer the hard questions that arise when you begin planning to develop or expand your data services. Live webinar will take place on September 21.
Information Services CE Passport MLA Data Services Specialization
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Charting a New Course: Practical Data Visualization for Librarians

Gain practical and immediately useful skills in creating attractive and informative visualizations of qualitative and quantitative data using Microsoft Excel, through a series of hands-on activities.
Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
Webinar
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Clean & Tidy Data: Getting Started with Spreadsheet Data (Recording)

If you work with your own data or advise researchers on theirs, you’ll want to get started right.
CE Passport Information Management MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
Webinar
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Clean & Tidy Data: Making Data Usable (Recording)

Learn how to identify the components of a clean and tidy dataset and describe the steps needed to process and normalize a "dirty" dataset.
CE Passport Information Management MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
Online
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Non-Member Free

Common Data Elements: Standardizing Data Collection

This online, self-paced course describes how librarians and other information professionals can facilitate data standardization and research data sharing using Common Data Elements.
Information Services Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research (Recording)

This webinar will demystify the process of assessing and reporting on quantitative research by breaking it down into easy-to-understand steps.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization CNE
Webinar
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CURATED Data for Long-term Preservation and Public Sharing (Recording)

Take your data management skills beyond common data management practices to another level.
CE Passport Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization