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, researcchers, and others who work with data that you have skills in providing a range of data services and are committes 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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Research Data Management - On Demand: Data Sharing and Publishing

Research Data Management On Demand is made up of four stand-alone classes that introduce principles and practices of research data management. Topics include: Open Science, Data Science; Data Curation and Documentation; Data Security, Storage and Preservation; Data Sharing and Publishing.
Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Research Data Management - On Demand: Open Science and Data Science

Research Data Management On Demand is made up of four stand-alone classes that introduce principles and practices of research data management. Topics include: Open Science, Data Science; Data Curation and Documentation; Data Security, Storage and Preservation; Data Sharing and Publishing.
Information Management Free Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Supporting Open Science in Health Science Libraries: Sharing Strategies for Sustainability and Success

Learn how you can introduce researchers to basic data management practices.
Information Management Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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The Diversity of Data Management: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship (Recording)

Panel presents case studies and examples of products and services they have implemented, and provide strategies that work to get data management services up and running at their libraries.
Information Management MLA Data Services Specialization
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The MLA Guide to Instructional Design Basics

Whether you are new to Instructional Design or need a refresher, this course is for you!
CE Passport MLA Data Services Specialization CNE Instruction & Instructional Design
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Using Common Data Elements to Enhance Research Data (Recording)

Learn how you can use Common Data Elements (CDEs) to assist researchers and guide clinicians and others in interpreting research.
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization 2021 CE Passport
Webinar
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Using Data for Decision-Making: An Environmental Scan Case Study - Recording

Are you interested in dipping your toes into the topic of data science? This introductory webinar will give you a jump start on exploring the concept of data science, an easy to use data analysis tool, and how data can be used for decision-making processes through a real-world case study example.
Information Management Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Visualize Your Data: Tableau for Health Sciences Librarians (Recording)

Ariel Deardorff explains the strengths of Tableau and how to incorporate it into research, teaching, and communication.
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization
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What's in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling

Data without a story is just a pile of numbers. Data with an effective story becomes an everlasting narrative that people will remember for a long time and without much effort.
Information Services Information Management Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Working Open: An Overview of Open Source Research Tools (Recording)

The MLA Webinar Working Open: An Overview of Open Source Research Tools highlights a variety of free, open source tools available for use in conducting, producing, and disseminating research.
CE Passport MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research Data Services Specialization CNE