NISO December 9: Two-Part Webinar Emerging Resource Types Part 1 Large Data Sets

NISO Announce niso-announce at NISO.ORG
Mon Dec 7 11:24:44 EST 2015

*NISO Two-Part Webinar: *
*Emerging Resource Types*

*Part 1: Large Data Sets*

*Date:** Wednesday, December 9, 2015*
*Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern time*

*Event webpage:*
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You may also register for part two below or both

*NISO Two-Part Webinar: *
*Emerging Resource Types*
*Part 2: Equipment that Supports the Present and the Future*
*Date:* Wednesday, December 16, 2015 *Time:* 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

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*About the Webinar*

Big Data is the catch-phrase of the day, and for good reason. It appears
that everything is being digitized and as such, huge data sets are now
suddenly available to researchers and data scientists. But how do they use
all of this data? The idea of having anything we need just a few clicks
away is exciting, but when the data is not created in a way that is easily
searchable and extractable, access is limited. Additionally, there are
issues about ownership, management, preservation, and the rights the
library offering it may or may not have regarding access. This webinar will
discuss these issues and try to find the happy medium between policy and


Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO

Amy Nurnberger, Research Data Manager, Center for Digital Research and
Scholarship, Columbia University

Ruth Duerr, Data Stewardship Program Manager, National Snow and Ice Data


Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 12:00 p.m.
Eastern on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 (the day of the webinar). Discounts
are available for NISO and NASIG members and students. NISO Library
Standards Alliance (LSA) members receive one free connection as part of
membership and *do not need to registe*r. (The LSA member webinar contact
will automatically receive the login information.

Members are listed here:
If you would like to become an LSA member and receive the entire year's
webinars as part of membership, information on joining is listed here: <http://undefined/>.)

*All webinar registrants and LSA webinar contacts receive access to the
recorded version for one year.*

Visit the event webpage to register and for more information:

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