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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Data Analytics Research Training Fellowship (DART) Course

The DART Fellowship is a 6-week cohort training and development program. Throughout the program, the cohort will work collaboratively with guiding researchers in order to complete a major component of a research project.
Data Services Specialization
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Drug Terminologies and RxNorm

This course will introduce you to the basic concepts of medical terminologies (including what they are and why they are important), followed by a deep dive into RxNorm, an NLM-authored medical terminology specializing in drug information.
Information Management Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Online
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Fundamentals of Health Sciences Research Data Management

This 8-week online course provides information professionals with an introduction to research data management. The primary goal of this course is to improve your knowledge and skills in research data management and enable you to add or enhance research data management training and services.
Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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Getting by With a Little Help from Your (Institutional Research) Friends: Building Relationships to Advance Data Support (Recording)

Register for this webinar to learn how to grow and mature your data support program. Webinar approved for the MLA Data Services Specialization.
Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization CNE
Webinar
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Go Red! REDCap for Library Data Services and Data Collection (Recording)

Go Red! REDCap for Library Data Services and Data Collection explains what REDCap is, offers an introductory demonstration on how to use it and explores ways that librarians can use it.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
Webinar
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Grow Your Library's Data Services: A Novice’s Guide to Data Competitions (Recording)

Register and leave with the tools, resources, and knowledge you need to establish campus buy-in, plan a competition, and bring excitement to your library.
CE Passport Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization
Online
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Introduction to Data Management

Gain a solid foundation in the growing area of research data management!
CE Passport Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization
Webinar
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Introduction to Evaluating Public Datasets Using FAIR Data Principles (Recording)

This webinar will provide an introduction to open data and FAIR principles, along with real-world examples and scenarios.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization CNE
Online
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series: Introduction to the NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series will introduce the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.
Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series: Introduction to the NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan - Webinar

The NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements Webinar Series will introduce the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.
Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM