[IMLS National Forum Webinar Session #3]Understanding and Evaluating Governmental Data (U.S. and International)<https://sites.google.com/view/imls2022-data-quality/sessions/3-understanding-and-evaluating-governmental-data-u-s-and-international>Thursday March 30, 20232:00-3:30 PM EDT; 1:00-2:30 PM CDT; 12:00-1:30 PM MDT; 11:00 AM-12:30 PM PDTCan we ensure that researchers and the public make informed decisions when using governmental data? Can data from different sources and agencies be used to build a more complete picture? James Church (University of California, Berkeley) will guide us into the world of international data. Bill Sermons (National Director of Research and Evaluation for Catholic Charities USA; Carnegie Mellon University) will discuss how a nonprofit makes use and sense of the data. Jill Blaemers will explain the challenges Sage DataPlanet faces in evaluating and making governmental data usable.Register Here!<https://bit.ly/3JbYyrb>This is the third webinar of the 7 National Forum Series in Building Capacity of Academic Librarians in Evaluating Data Quality. This project is organized by West Chester University, Stanford University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (RE-252357-OLS-22). Find future webinars and project details at https://sites.google.com/view/imls2022-data-quality/The past sessions have been recorded and made available on the project website.