#LYD17 Message of the Day: “Data that is mobile, visible and well-loved stands a better chance of surviving” ~ Kurt Bollacker
Elizabeth Burakowski, Research Assistant Professor, Earth Systems Research Center & Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
Hannah Hamalainen, Assistant Professor, UNH Dimond Library & Geospatial Services Center
#LYD17Message of the Day: Data quality is the degree to which data meets the purposes and requirements of its use. Depending on the uses, good quality data may refer to complete, accurate, credible, consistent, or “good enough” data.
Good data quality needs to be planned for and managed throughout the data lifecycle. Poor quality data can lead to incorrect analysis, misleading findings, and compromise the integrity of your research.
Love Your Data week is right around the corner on February 13-17, 2017! The purpose of the Love Your Data (LYD) campaign is to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and campus-based research data services.
This year's theme is about data quality for researchers at any stage in their career. Each day will have a message and activity to help drive the conversation.
Why is good data management important? According to a recent article in Nature by Wilkinson et al., it is “…the key conduit leading to knowledge discovery and innovation, and to subsequent data and knowledge integration and reuse by the community after the data publication process.” Wilkinson and his co-authors proceed in their article to describe “...four foundational principles ~ Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability ~ that serve to guide data producers and publishers as they navigate arou
On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Jake Carlson will present a session about data literacy at 3pm in the UNH Dimond Library's 5th Floor Courtyard Reading Room, entitled, What's Data Got To Do With It?Jake Carlson is the Research Data Services Manager at the University of Michigan Library. In this role, he explores the application of the theories, principles, and practices of library science to data management and curation issues.