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Introduction to Locating Secondary Data & Searching Data Repositories: Social Sciences Edition

Introduction to Locating Secondary Data & Searching Data Repositories: Social Sciences Edition Online

Access to research data is essential for reproducing pre-existing findings, facilitating collaboration, and developing new insights through secondary analysis. As a researcher, how do you locate data sets that are relevant to your research? This workshop will provide an introduction to the data repository landscape and strategies for navigating data sources to discover relevant and usable data with a focus on supporting research in the social sciences. During this workshop, participants will:

  • Explore major data sources, directories and repositories.
  • Become familiar with the different levels of access to data sets (open vs. licensed).
  • Locate discipline-specific repositories and in-depth training resources.

Length: 50 minutes

You will receive the Zoom link and passcode when you RSVP.

This workshop is part of UC Love Data Week, a week-long offering of workshops focusing on using data to build a better future through data management, security, sharing, and preservation. All members of the University of California community are welcome to attend. For more information go to: https://uc-love-data-week.github.io

An Important Note: 

We are hoping to record many of our workshop sessions for use on our Library website and our YouTube channel for future instructional purposes. If you would like to remove any identifying information from your Zoom settings and profile, please do so prior to the start of this workshop. Your instructor will notify you when the recording will begin. 

Date:
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Time:
9:00am - 10:00am
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Audience:
  Campus Community     Graduate Students     Undergraduates  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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