Author: Kristin Briney

Data Management Threshold Concepts

We’ve been going through the new ACRL “Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education” recently at work. This document discusses ways to teach students how to search and understand information resources, framing critical skills as “threshold concepts”. While the Framework … Continue reading

Data Dispute Prompts Lawsuit

I talk a lot on this blog about one of my big personal interests, data management, but I’m always excited to have an excuse to discuss another interest of mine, university data policy. Today’s excuse to delve into policy comes … Continue reading

Data Management Videos

I’ve been so busy talking about documentation on the blog recently that I’ve forgotten to share an awesome project that I’ve been working on: the data management video series! Over the course of the last semester, I worked with an … Continue reading

Taking Better Notes

I’ve been talking a lot about documentation on this blog over the last few months but there is definitely one more issue I need to address before we move onto other topics: taking better notes. Taking better notes is really … Continue reading

Data or It Didn’t Happen

There’s a story in the news this week about the requested retraction of a study on changing people’s minds on same sex marriage. I always find it interesting when retraction stories are picked up by major news outlets, especially when … Continue reading

Templates

In my last post, I discussed my philosophy on documentation in that most researchers need to take better notes and augment them with a few key types of documentation, as needed. I’ve already blogged about a few of these special … Continue reading

On Documentation

I just got back from my favorite conference on data, Research Data Access and Preservation (Storify highlights), and am processing all of the great things I learned about there. While some of these things will probably end up in future … Continue reading