Mailing List Message #114356
From: Joan K. Lippincott <>
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Subject: Now Accepting Applications - Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:39:00 -0500
CNI is proud to be a co-sponsor of the NCSU Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians. We know many people are interested in gaining skills in this area and this institute is certain to fill up quickly.
--Joan Lippincott, CNI


Apply now!  The Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians is accepting applications from December 12, 2016 through January 27, 2017.  Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status no later than February 17, 2017.

The Institute will be held April 24 - 28, 2017 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.  

For more information and to apply, visit: 

The Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians is a week-long course providing the opportunity for librarians passionate about research and scholarship to immerse themselves in learning about data science and visualization in collaboration with academic peers. Participants will develop knowledge, skills, and confidence to communicate effectively with faculty and student researchers about their data and be able to provide initial consultancy on the course topics. Led by expert instructors, sessions will be interactive and will focus on mastery of core concepts, with hands-on exposure to select open source and highly used commercial tools. Sharing of practices and experiences across institutions will be encouraged.

The Institute will include topics such as:

  • Data Exploration and Statistical Analysis
  • Bibliometric Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Version Control with Git and GitHub
  • Data Description, Sharing, and Reuse
  • Data Cleaning and Preparation
  • Web Scraping
  • Analyzing Textual Data
  • Mapping and Geospatial Visualization
  • Publisher and Funder Data Use Agreements

Visit our website ( to stay up-to-date on program details.

The Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians is offered through a collaboration between the NCSU Libraries and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).

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