Love Data Week

February 13-17, 2023

A week of virtual presentations and workshops around all things data, presented by Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University Libraries and the Institute for Informatics (I2).

Please join us. All are welcome.

Cindy Danielson, Lisa Federer, Taunton Paine

NIH Experts on Implications of New Data Management and Sharing Policy

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Cindy Danielson, PhD
Associate Director, Systems Integration in the Office of Research Reporting and Analysis, NIH
Lisa Federer, PhD
Acting Director, National Library of Medicine’s Office of Strategic Initiatives
Taunton Paine, MA
Director of the Scientific Data Sharing Policy Division, NIH

Data management and sharing experts from the NIH provide an overview of the policy, including DMS policy expectations, the applicability of the policy, how to prepare a Data Management and Sharing Plan, and considerations for sharing data responsibly. The talk will also touch on the role of libraries in helping researchers comply with the policy to make their research more reproducible, transparent, and reusable.
Please complete this survey to pre-submit your questions by Jan. 31 to be answered live during a 30-minute Q&A session following the webinar.

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Paul Sorenson

Data as an Organizing Tool: How Sharing Information Can Keep Us Accountable to Community and Coordinate Across Boundaries

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Paul Sorenson, MSW
Director, St. Louis Regional Data Alliance; Co-Director, UMSL Community Innovation and Action Center

This talk will explore data’s power to organize: enabling different stakeholders to work more effectively toward a common goal — and hold us accountable to the communities we are responsible to serve while doing so.
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Christopher J. Sorensen

REDCap and Your Data: A Love Story

Monday, Feb. 13, 10 – 11 a.m.

Christopher J. Sorensen, PhD
Senior Support Scientist, Bernard Becker Medical Library

Learn how to incorporate good data management practices into your REDCap projects.
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Jennifer Moore, Alicia Hofelich Mohr, Shawna Taylor

The Quality and Cost of Shared Data: The RADS team will describe what they have learned so far

Monday, Feb. 13, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Jennifer Moore
Head of Data Services, Washington University Libraries
Alicia Hofelich Mohr, PhD
Research Support Coordinator, Liberal Arts Technologies and Innovation Services (LATIS) at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Shawna Taylor
Project Manager, Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
Cynthia Hudson Vitale
Director of Scholars and Scholarship, Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

The NSF-funded Realities of Academic Data Sharing (RADS) Initiative, a joint project between the Association of Research Libraries and the Data Curation Network, shares where researchers are putting data, how FAIR is that data, and what are the costs incurred by researchers and their institutions to fulfill data sharing requirements.
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Madhurima Kaushal, Brianna Magnusen, Snehil Gupta

Data is for Everyone

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Madhurima Kaushal
Bioinformatics Scientist, Institute for Informatics
Brianna Magnusen, MD
Senior Medical Informaticist; Manager, Data Brokerage Services, Institute for Informatics
Snehil Gupta
Bioinformatics Scientist, Institute for Informatics

Learn about the variety of tools and services offered by the Institute for Informatics (I2), and some examples which highlight the diverse ways I2 has been able to facilitate data access and sharing.
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Seonyoung Kim, Jennifer Moore

How to Use the WashU DMPTool to Write a Data Management and Sharing Plan

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2 – 3 p.m.

Seonyoung Kim, PhD
Senior Support Scientist, Bernard Becker Medical Library
Jennifer Moore
Head of Data Services, Washington University Libraries

In this information session, we will walk you through the steps involved in using the DMPTool to write a DMSP focusing on the NIH and NSF templates and how to get feedback from the WashU DMPTool admins directly from the DMPTool.
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Meredith Parsons, Aditi Gupta

Qualitative Data Sharing: Roadmap and Resources to Facilitate Responsible and Ethical Data Sharing

Thursday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Meredith Parsons, MS, CHES
Senior Public Health Research Technician, Bioethics Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine
Aditi Gupta, PhD
Instructor, Division of Biostatistics and the Institute for Informatics

During this presentation we discuss the outcomes of a 5-year National Institutes of Health funded project aimed at identifying barriers and facilitating qualitative data sharing.
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Christopher J. Sorensen

MDClone Workshop – Making a Love Connection between You and the Data of Your Dreams, Faster

Thursday, Feb. 16, 3-4 p.m.

Christopher J. Sorensen, PhD
Senior Support Scientist, Bernard Becker Medical Library

Learn to query EHR data in real-time using MDClone to generate the “synthetic” datasets of your dreams.
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Sponsored by:

Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University Libraries, Institute for Informatics