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Science and Technology Section (STS): Information Literacy

Data Information Literacy Resources

Person thinking about data

KamiPhuc. (2013, Dec. 16). Big_Data_Prob. Retrieved from Used under the Creative Commons License.

New England Collaborative Data Management Curriculum (NECDMC) - Instructional tool for teaching data management best practices to undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers in the health sciences, sciences, and engineering disciplines.

Data Information Literacy Project - A partnership including Purdue University, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, and Cornell University libraries

Data Information Literacy Symposium - held at Purdue University from September 22nd to the 24th 2013.  This symposium explored roles for practicing librarians in teaching competencies in data management and curation to graduate students and to develop strategies for creating instructional programs suitable for the needs of students and faculty.

Digital Curation Centre (United Kingdom) training programs - training programs to equip researchers and data custodians with the skills they need to manage and share data effectively.

Data Literacy - Data Information Literacy course materials, guides & reference, and research compiled by National Library of Medicine

DataONE Education Modules - Data management course materials from the Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE) (login required)

Data Information Literacy Publications

Data Information Literacy and Undergraduates: A Critical Competency. (2015) Shorish, Yasmeen. College & Undergraduate Libraries. 22(1), 97-106. Open Access version: 

Compiled list of publications from the Data Information Literacy Project:

Journal of eScience Librarianship (JESLIB) - an open access, peer-reviewed journal, JESLIB explores the many roles of librarians in supporting eScience


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