Many librarians’ job responsibilities increasingly require them to understand and handle data. Learn how to be an effective data librarian―even if you never expected to need data skills.
• Acquaints readers with the fast-growing field of data librarianship
• Teaches librarians the fundamental skills needed to be a data librarian
• Offers 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
• Helps librarians to support creativity and research and to run outreach programs