Finding and Using Public Data in Research

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Willis Library hosts multiple workshops, and we invite you to join us on Wednesday, November 29, from noon to 1:00 pm for Finding and Using Public Data in Research. Incorporating data in your thesis or dissertation is one way to provide persuasive evidence for a hypothesis. While there are many data made publicly available for use by researchers, finding them can be a challenge. This 1-hour workshop covers methods of identifying appropriate public data resources, understanding the limitations of public data, and best practices and other considerations for adding data to your scholarly output. The event is designed with graduate students in mind, but all are welcome to attend. Presented by the Research Support Services Department’s data services librarian, Deborah Yun Caldwell.

Related Guide: Finding Datasets by Deborah Yun Caldwell

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Contact Name: 
Robbie Sittel
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
(940) 565-2411
Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Willis 250H