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Title: Training Subject Librarians to Provide Data Services


1
Training Subject Librarians to Provide Data
Services
  • Katherine McNeill-Harman
  • Data Services Librarian
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • mcneillh_at_mit.edu

2
Overview
  • Background
  • Training goals
  • Planning and development
  • Implementation
  • Results
  • Challenges
  • Tips

3
Background MIT Libraries
  • Five divisional libraries
  • Management and social sciences
  • Architecture and urban planning
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Role of subject specialists
  • Role of Data Services Librarian
  • Data initiatives across the Libraries GIS,
    bioinformatics, chemoinformatics

4
Background Data Services Plan
  • Developed April, 2005
  • Reference
  • Instruction
  • Collection development and management
  • Involve subject specialists in providing data
    services to their departments
  • Data Services Librarian as facilitator

5
Training Goals Reference
  • Provide further reference service on social
    science data
  • Make appropriate referrals to
  • Data Services Librarian
  • GIS staff
  • Resources on campus for data analysis and
    statistical software

6
Training Goals Instruction
  • Provide more coverage of data in instruction
    presentations as appropriate
  • Foster instruction collaboration
  • Provide more coverage of data in web guides as
    appropriate

7
Training Goals Collections
  • Serve as liaison to faculty in their departments
    for collections projects
  • Track data purchased across Institute and
    coordinate collection development
  • Identify data to load into repository,
    Harvard-MIT Data Center Virtual Data Center
  • Promote archiving of faculty-produced data

8
Planning
  • Input and feedback from librarians and
    appropriate committees
  • Levels of training brief and in-depth
  • Relationships among data in various disciplines
  • Scheduling

9
Session Content
  • Reference overview of data research process,
    guidelines for referrals, hands-on exercises
  • Instruction Discussion of opportunities for
    collaborations
  • Collections Discussion of proposed programs
  • Provided detailed handouts

10
Results
  • 3 brief sessions
  • 4 in-depth sessions
  • 22 total attendees (70 of subject specialists)
  • Sent materials to others
  • Evaluation

11
Challenges
  • Responsibility for data
  • Data across the disciplines
  • Levels of service
  • Future plans

12
Tips
  • Be clear on expectations
  • Tiered training
  • Publicity
  • Apply models for data services to other
    disciplines

13
Questions?
  • Katherine McNeill-Harman
  • Data Services Librarian
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • mcneillh_at_mit.edu
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