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As Higher Ed moves into developing and encouraging more Open Educational initiatives, how can libraries leverage collections available to them, become part of the conversation, and help build our growing OER communities? This webinar will apply the concept of Open Educational Resources to the treasure box of historical collections and primary source materials available through…(Read More)

As our world becomes increasingly mediated by computer, Application Program Interfaces (APIs) have become critical components in sustaining the flow of electronic data between providers and consumers. As you’ve helped members of your library community find and use data, you’ve likely seen references to APIs as a means of accessing or interacting with…(Read More)

Looking for big datasets for free? The U.S. Federal Government has been providing access to their statistical data for years, even before the Internet ever existed. Why? How do we get to the data? Will we always have access? Who has the best statistics? Why are other organizations now giving their numbers away for…(Read More)

As the world embraces data, so must librarians. Increasingly librarians are facing reference interactions that necessitate or would be enhanced by, a foundational understanding of data. This webinar will serve as an introduction to the data reference interview, the advantages and issues involved in using data in a reference transaction, and how to approach issues…(Read More)

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RUSA invites experienced librarians and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and leadership or, staff-training in following topic areas: Reference services User instruction Assessment of services…(Read More)

Many libraries hope to reimagine and transform their organizational cultures as well as their physical and digital spaces to better represent their expertise, collections, and resources, and to meet the evolving needs of their user communities. Some libraries use assessment and user experience methodologies to “prove” their value and to demonstrate student success. In this…(Read More)

The webinar will share what the presenter has learned from her unique experience of aggregating more than 200 data programs related to local business and industries. The webinar intends to answer the questions such as “who creates local data?” “What data is available at more granular, below state level?”, “What are the hidden treasures that…(Read More)

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