Working as a Data Librarian: A Practical Guide

Book Description

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 , metadata design, , understanding , and preparing plans
  • Helps librarians to support creativity and research and to run outreach programs

Table of Contents

One. Introduction
Two. Finding and Obtaining Data
Three. Design
Four. Data Collection Techniques
Five. Using Data for Visualization
Six. Using Data for Scholarship
Seven. Public Programs
Eight. Conclusion
Appendix 1: Data Sources
Appendix 2: Database Platforms
Appendix 3: Visualization Resources
Appendix 4: Tools

Book Details

  • Title: Working as a Data Librarian: A Practical Guide
  • Author:
  • Length: 245 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2018-11-30
  • ISBN-10: 1440864810
  • ISBN-13: 9781440864810
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