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Rendezvous webcast: Demystifying Data

Edit: A recording is now available at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p41966141/

This month’s RML Rendezvous will provide an introduction to all things data.  There are a lot of jargon and buzzwords around data, data management, data curation and e-science.  We’ll discuss what all of these terms mean to librarians and health sciences researchers.  We’ll also take a look at a few example data sets to see how data sets can be combined, why researchers might need a librarian’s help with their data and why this is important for forwarding scientific discovery.

Come join us on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 1pm Pacific time (Noon Alaska, 2pm Mountain) during our free monthly webcast at http://webmeeting.nih.gov/rendezvous to learn more about the terms used when discussing data and a look at some open health data sets, presented by Mahria Lebow, Technology Outreach Coordinator here at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR).

If you are unable to join us then, we invite you to view a recording of the webcast at the Rendezvous website later.

New for 2013: This webcast is eligible for 1 hour of Medical Library Association continuing education (MLA CE)  for attending the webcast and completing a brief evaluation form (provided during the webcast). If you are unable to join us then, we invite you to view a recording of the webcast at the Rendezvous website later – the evaluation form will still be accessible and you can obtain the CE for watching the recording.

As part of our Federal agency services regarding electronic and information technology resources being accessible to people with disabilities, closed captioning is available on this and future RML Rendezvous webcasts.

For more information please visit How do I connect to the Rendezvous? to test your computer connection as a Flash update may be needed. We look forward to seeing you at the webcast!

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