ICPSR Data Fair October 3-5, 2018

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the ICPSR Data Fair at #SHU_Libraries!

When: October 3-5, 2018
Where: 2nd Floor, Walsh Library
To Register: http://shu.libsurveys.com/Events-RSVP

ICPSR is the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research housed at the University of Michigan. Attend one of the sessions below to learn how to search for datasets in all disciplines or how to archive research data. These programs will enhance student and faculty research data management skills.

Wednesday, October 3

ICPSR in the Liberal Arts Context – Making the Most of ICPSR at a BA Institution

1 – 1:50 p.m  – Location: Dean’s Conference Room

Faculty and librarians from liberal arts institutions (focus on undergraduate education) will talk about how ICPSR is used on their campuses – including some tips for working with faculty across different disciplines. Presenters: Julio Rivera & Carol Sabbar (Carthage College), Paula Lackie (Carleton College).

Thursday, October 4

Restricted Data: Depositing, Accessing and Sharing

12 – 12:50 p.m.  Location: Dean’s Conference Room

Learn about accessing restricted use data at ICPSR. The program will define “restricted-use data” and then dive into the deposit process, how to determine if you need restricted-use data, the process for applying to use for restricted-use data.

 “I’ve got these data, where do I put them?” – A Look at Deposit Options

1 – 1:50 p.m.  Location: Dean’s Conference Room

A look at all of your options for depositing data with ICPSR from self-deposit through full curation. A walk-through of the deposit process will be included.

ICPSR Data Depositors Tell All! (a Q&A session)

2 – 2:50 p.m. Location: Common Area

Recent depositors will talk about sharing their data with ICPSR, why they chose the institute, and the benefits they have received from their decisions. Presenters include Roland Kushner (Business) Muhlenberg College, and Sook-Lei Liew, (Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy) USC .

Friday, October 5

From Asking Questions to Sharing Data: A Look at Ethics in Social Research

1 – 1:50 p.m. Location: Dean’s Conference Room

The attention on data sharing has focused ethics discussions on the informed consent process, but collecting, sharing, and reusing data involve a series of ethical considerations. This session will focus on the ways decisions about sampling, question wording, and even analyzing data can have ethical implications.

Can’t make it? You can also register directly with ICPSR (no cost) to join any of these webinars (and more) at bit.ly/ICPSRDataFair

Questions? Email katie.wissel@shu.edu








Seminar on Teaching Chinese Vocabulary

#SHU_Libraries and the Library Chinese Corner are pleased to announce that Prof. Siben Chen (China Southwest Jiaotong University) our Visiting Scholar of Asian Studies at SHU, will be presenting a seminar:

Chinese As A Second Language:
Teaching Vocabulary From a Country-Specific Perspective

When: Friday, February 24, 2017, 5:30p-7:30p
Where: Walsh Library, Common Room

All are welcome to attend!

For more information please contact:
Dr. Xue-Ming Bao, Electronic Resources Librarian
973-489-5888 | Xue-Ming.Bao@shu.edu