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American FactFinder Webinar NEASIS&T is sponsoring a webinar on American FactFinder, presented by Ana Maria Garcia, a Data Dissemination Specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau. Learning Objectives: Understand what datasets are publicly available and how they can be used in practitioner and academic settings. Navigate American FactFinder to identify and access relevant datasets. It’s not…

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2018 ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia Greetings from your guest blogger, Alyson Gamble! I am a doctoral student in LIS at Simmons University and the research associate at the Harvard Data Science Review . I am also the grateful recipient of the 2018 student NEASIST travel award. Thanks to the generosity of NEASIST…

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Navigating the Data Landscape: Roles and Rules and When to Break Them The New England Chapter of the Association for Information Science & Technology, together with the Simmons College Student Chapter, invite you to join us at our 2019 Winter Event: The amount, variety, and production rate of data have increased exponentially and rapidly. We…

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Special 2018 Chapter Service Award The Association for Information Science and Technology, New England chapter is pleased to present a special 2018 Chapter Service Award to recognize a chapter leader who has contributed and will continue to contribute to the significant development of the New England chapter and of our parent organization, ASIS&T – Rachael…

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NNLM NER Travel Stipends Available to attend Library Carpentry National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region will award travel stipends to one person from each of the 6 New England states (6 total stipends) to attend Library Carpentry on October 22-23. This workshop is organized by the New England Chapter of the Association…

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Library Carpentry Workshop at Brown University NEASIST, Brown University Library, & NESCLiC (New England Software Carpentry Library Consortium) are hosting a 2-day Library Carpentry workshop October 22-23, 2018 in Providence, RI. What are we teaching? View the full workshop agenda here: nesclic.github.io/2018-10-22-NEASIST-Brown Library Carpentry is made by librarians, for librarians to help you: automate repetitive, boring, error-prone tasks…

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RDAP Summary: Renee Walsh This year we were able to use the proceeds from our annual conference to help three professionals attend the Research Data Access & Preservation (RDAP) Summit. Held in conjunction with the Information Architecture (IA) Summit, RDAP explores themes such as open data, data infrastructure, metadata, and data preservation. The RDAP community brings…

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RDAP Summary: Allison Gofman This year we were able to use the proceeds from our annual conference to help three professionals attend the Research Data Access & Preservation (RDAP) Summit. Held in conjunction with the Information Architecture (IA) Summit, RDAP explores themes such as open data, data infrastructure, metadata, and data preservation. The RDAP community brings…

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