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Research Computing and Data Workshops Series: Foundations of Data Management Workshops

The UCF Libraries presents a Spring 2022 Foundations of Data Management Library Workshop Series starting in February. These workshops are a part of the Research Computing and Data Workshop Series, which is being jointly presented by UCF Library, UCF Graduate and Research IT, and UCF Advanced Research Computing Center (ARCC). The UCF Libraries will hold workshops in February and March 2022 remotely via Zoom. Topics include: managing your data and maximizing the impact of your data post-publication. Come join us!

FEBRUARY 16, 2022 | 3:00 PM–4:00 PM

Managing Your Data

Location: Online Session, please see registration link for details.

Session Description: Healthy data management provides a foundation for strong research. This session will introduce participants to the components of a data management plan, data management processes, the DMPTool, and data repositories. Topics include data expectations, data and metadata standards, access and sharing considerations, and data storage and preservation.


MARCH 16, 2022 | 3:00 PM–4:00 PM

Maximizing the Impact of Your Data

Location: Online Session, please see registration link for details.

Session Description: Citation metrics provides useful quantitative data regarding the impact of a scholar’s research. Learning how to maximize your reach using tools like Web of Science, Google Metrics, ORCID, ResearchGate, and among others, doesn’t have to be as daunting of a task as it first appears. This session will cover information on how to evaluate citation metrics as well as provide tips on how to manage your online research profiles.


MARCH 23, 2022 | 1:00 PM–3:30 PM

Carpentries: Data Organization in Spreadsheet for Social Scientists

Location: R1 Room 101A

Session Description: This hands-on workshop will cover how to tackle data organization by applying simple practices using Microsoft Excel. Good data organization is the foundation of any research project and learning to organize data in spreadsheets is one way to ensure your data collection is off to a good start. Some of the principles that will be reviewed during this session include good data entry practices by formatting data tables properly, basic quality control and data manipulation in spreadsheets, and how to export data from spreadsheets. Please bring your own device and have a spreadsheet program downloaded on your device prior to the workshop date.

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