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Love Your Data – Day 3: Good Data Examples

Content is adapted from the Love Your Data Website.
 
Good data are FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Re-usable
 
What makes data good?
  1. It has to be readable and well enough documented for others (and a future you) to understand.
  2. Data has to be findable to keep it from being lost. Information scientists have started to call such data FAIR — Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Re-usable.

3rd Annual Library Fair for Faculty and Staff

Dear FIU Faculty and Staff,

The FIU Libraries welcome you and your students back to a new semester at FIU!  We wish you a successful semester. Below are some of the many ways the FIU Libraries can help you in this new year.

•      Did you know that for every subject area there is a liaison librarian that specializes in collection development and instruction?

•      Did you know that the library subscribes to more than 1,100 databases? 

Data Management Workshop

Mark your calendars! The Libraries will host a "Data Management Workshop" on Wednesday, February 8th from 2:00 to 3:15pm n GL 280 and online at (http://connect.fiu.edu/datamanagement/).

This workshop will introduce students to important issues in data management including development of a data management plan; strategies for organizing data; documentation and metadata; privacy rights and accessibility of data; and archiving and preservation of data.

Call for Applications for Diaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants

Every year, the Cuban Research Institute (CRI), the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Florida International University Libraries offer the Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants to study the special collections related to Cuba and Cuban Americans. These awards are offered in honor of Cristóbal Díaz-Ayala, the prominent music collector and independent scholar who donated his Cuban and Latin American Popular Music Collection to FIU in 2001.

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