Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Oct-Nov: Dealing with Data: An Introduction to Data Analytics for Information Professionals (UW-Madison SLIS-CES)

October 6 – November 17
2.0 CEUs/20 LEUs


Have you ever wondered what to do with all those library reports, that series of online data and statistics, or other data related to your information agency? Are you interested in presenting your data in a dynamic, visually stimulating way? How do you store and manage all your data so that you can use it later? This class considers these questions by providing an overview of data analytics, the process by which we examine raw data and use it to make decisions, influence partners, and help you do your job better. You will gain familiarity with tools and tricks to reveal and present facts about your library in interesting and meaningful ways.