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Guides, Tutorials, and Courses for Learning About Data Management

by Cid Freitag, ‎Instructional Technology Program Manager at DoIT Academic Technology If the data you need still exists; If you found the data you need; If you understand the data you found; If you trust the data you understand; If you can use the data you trust; Someone did a […]

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Second Spring 2015 Holz Brown Bag Talk

Our second brown bag talk, “Zero to Sixty: Establishing Research Data Services from Scratch,” will be presented by Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. TIME: Wednesday, February 25, 12pm-1pm. PLACE: Cat Lab (4191F), School of Library and Information Studies, 4th floor of Helen C. White Hall. […]


NADDI 2015 at UW-Madison

Research Data Services is proud to co-sponsor the third annual North American Data Documentation Initiative conference, occurring April 8-10 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The theme for NADDI 2015, Research Data Management: Enhancing Discoverability with Open Metadata Standards, emphasizes an applied use of DDI to research data. Meant to appeal […]

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Workshop on Data Management for Ecologists a Success

By Erin Carrillo, Information Services Librarian, Steenbock Library In November, RDS held a two day data management workshop for graduate student researchers. Participants were from several departments across campus, including Limnology, Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Geography, and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and were part of a cohort […]