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Data Services at Mount Allison University Library

The Data and Digital Services Librarian can help you find data for assignments or research projects. 

Workshops for classes or research groups are available:

  • Accessing government data
  • Intro to Infographics
  • Intro to Social Network Analysis
  • Excel (Intro or Advanced)
  • Data Cleaning with OpenRefine

Do you have questions about data, research data management, or data information literacy? Let's talk!

Data Information Literacy Competencies

Data information literacy includes the following competencies (Carlson et al., 2015):

  • Introduction to databases and data formats
  • Discovery and acquisition of data
  • Data management and organization
  • Data conversion and interoperability
  • Quality assurance
  • Metadata
  • Data curation and reuse
  • Cultures of practice
  • Data preservation
  • Data analysis
  • Data visualization
  • Ethics, including citation of data

Carlson, J., Fosmire, M., Miller, C. C., & Sap Nelson, M. (2015). Determining data information literacy needs: A study of students and research faculty. In J. Carlson &  L. R. Johnston (Eds.), Data information literacy: Librarians, data and the education of a new generation of researchers. Purdue University Press. 

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Data and Digital Services Librarian

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Elizabeth Stregger
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Contact:
M18, Ralph Pickard Bell Library
364-2610
Subjects: Data