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Webinar on Evaluating Data Quality

  • 1.  Webinar on Evaluating Data Quality

    Posted 03-06-2023 16:13

    [IMLS National Forum Webinar Session #3]

    Understanding and Evaluating Governmental Data (U.S. and International)<>

    Thursday March 30, 2023

    2:00-3:30 PM EDT; 1:00-2:30 PM CDT; 12:00-1:30 PM MDT; 11:00 AM-12:30 PM PDT

    Can 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.

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    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

    The past sessions have been recorded and made available on the project website.

    Marydee Ojala
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