Beyond the SEA: Data Science 101--An Introduction for Librarians

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Date Developed: 1/18/2017. Source: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern Atlantic Region. Presenter(s): Lisa Federer, MA, MLIS. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 61 minutes.


The term “big data” is often tossed around in conversations about science, but what does it really mean? This webinar explains what big data is and provides an introduction to the data science techniques that can be used to analyze it. The presenter talks about how data science can help researchers find meaning in data and discuss some of the common techniques and tools used in a variety of different research areas.

Special Instructions

Free account with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine required. Presented on the webex platform.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.