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Register now for Library Data Days at University Park July 10

Library Data Days is a full day of hands-on and informational sessions around the use of data in our daily decision making and in research. This Library Assessment and Metrics Council event is scheduled for Monday, July 10 at University Park. Library Administration is funding the event and travel for anyone interested in attending from outside of University Park.

See the tentative schedule below for information on sessions.

Join us for part of, or the full day and learn from colleagues about different approaches to working with data, the data we collect, how it’s used, and how it informs our decisions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register here: https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ukV6sdczVQ5gQ5

The tentative schedule is as follows:
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library
Light refreshments

9:00-10:00 a.m.
Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
Quantitative & Qualitative Methods and Theories
Heather Froehlich, Alessia Zanin-Yost, Nancy Adams

10:00-10:10 a.m.
Break
Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library

10:10-noon
Pattee Library, 211A
Qualtrics: Best Practices & Survey Design Workshop
Nancy Adams, Steve Borrelli

10:10-noon
Pattee Library, 211A
Gentle Introduction to the R Statistical Package
Rob Olendorf

Noon-1:00 p.m.
Lunch
Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library

1:00-2:00 p.m.
Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
External Reporting: The Data We Collect and Report Out On
Lana Munip, Steve Borrelli

2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location TBD
How to Create a Representative Sample for Research
Victoria Raish, Nathan Piekielek

2:00-3:00 p.m.
Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
Open Data, A Primer for Librarians and an Introduction to Library Data Services
Rob Olendorf

3:00-3:15 p.m
Break
Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library

3:15-4:15 p.m.
Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
Using Data in Decision Making
Nan Butkovich, Valerie Lynn, Heather Benner, Joe Fennewald

– submitted by Steve Borrelli, Assessment