ICPSR 2nd Annual Data Seal of Approval Conference

Second Annual Data Seal of Approval Conference October 8, 2013, in Ann Arbor, MI In cooperation with the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Biennial Meeting of Official Representatives conference “Beyond Access: Curating Data for Discovery, Re-Use, and Impact,” October 9-11 Please join us for this year’s Data Seal of Approval conference, which is open to … Continue reading ICPSR 2nd Annual Data Seal of Approval Conference

Sewell Stipend Award

  Taubman Health Sciences Library librarian, Judy Smith, has received the Sewell Stipend to attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston, Massachusetts in November.  The Sewell Stipend is administered by the Public Health/Health Administration section of the Medical Library Association and provides financial support to librarians and information providers to attend the annual meetings of the APHA and … Continue reading Sewell Stipend Award

TRLN Management Academy Day 1

In today's TRLN Management Academy, I learned about Emotional Intelligence (EI) and its importance in successful leadership.   I found this helpful website on EI by the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations that quotes contemporary EI as "a form of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor ones own and others feelings and emotions, to … Continue reading TRLN Management Academy Day 1

TRLN Management Academy

I have recently been given a tremendous opportunity to attend the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) 2013 Management Academy.  The TRLN is a collaborative organization between Duke University, North Caroline Central University, North Carolina State University, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that works to leverage financial, human and information resources. The Management Academy is … Continue reading TRLN Management Academy

World No Tobacco Day

May 31 is the World Health Organization's (WHO) official World No Tobacco Day.  According to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a comprehensive ban of all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship is required. According to WHO, tobacco kills nearly six million people every year, of which more than 600 000 are non-smokers exposed to second-hand … Continue reading World No Tobacco Day

The Legal and Policy Landscape for Research Data

The Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) presents a webinar on April 25th entitled, "The Legal and Policy Landscape for Research Data." Description: Intellectual property and associated policy issues surrounding data sharing, use and reuse can be tricky to understand and apply in academic research settings. In this Webinar, MacKenzie Smith will discuss … Continue reading The Legal and Policy Landscape for Research Data