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Better than Best Practices: Inclusive Data Visualization

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Description: Data visualization design “best practices" often do not prioritize (or outright reject) efforts to be inclusive. Libraries have an opportunity to step into the world of data visualization and empower historically marginalized voices in data creation and sharing. This webinar will explore the intersections of equity, inclusion, accessibility, and data visualization to consider who we’re visualizing for, what we’re visualizing, and how and why we’re visualizing it.

Presenter: Negeen Aghassibake is the Data Visualization Librarian at the University of Washington Libraries. Her goal is to help researchers think critically about data visualization and how it might play a role in their work. Before coming to UW, Negeen was a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin School of Information, where she worked as an Assessment Graduate Research Assistant at UT Libraries. She holds a BA in Historical Studies and Literary Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas.

11 PT/Noon MT/1 CT/2 ET

Thursday, December 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Region/Office: National
Dec 10, 2020
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET

The NNLM Research Data Management (RDM) webinar series is a collaborative, bimonthly series intended to increase awareness of RDM topics and resources.  The series aims to support RDM within the library to better serve librarians and their institutional communities. Topics include, but are not limited to, understanding a library’s role in RDM, getting started, data management planning, and different RDM tools.

Several NNLM Regional Medical Libraries will collaborate and combine efforts to feature experts from the field for this national webinar series. Each session will include separate objectives based on the featured webinar presenter. Attendee participation will be possible through the WebEx platform chat features and other electronic methods designed by the guest presenter. Sessions are recorded, closed captioned, and posted for later viewing.

Each session will last approximately 1 hour and 1 MLA CE contact hour will be offered per session. CE contact hours will only be available during the live presentations of the webinar.

  • Explain how a tool or resource can be utilized within Research Data Management
  • Illustrate and discuss potential role(s) in which librarians or libraries can support Research Data Management
  • Facilitate the creation of RDM plans and programs