14 June NeDICC meeting

Date and time 14 Junie at 14:00-16:00
Venue Virtual participation (See instructions below.).

CSIR Knowledge Commons, Pretoria for Gauteng participants. Please notify Adele Van der Merwe (AvdMerwe@csir.co.za) by 9 June if you are going to attend at the CSIR.

Agenda 1.       Welcome (Ronell Bezuidenhout – UNISA)
  2.       Presentation (Wouter Klapwijk – Adjunkdirekteur: IT en Digitale Dienste / Deputy Director: IT and Digital Services, Biblioteek- & Inligtingsdiens / Library & Information Service, Universiteit Stellenbosch University)

Title: Data Literacy, libraries, and librarians

Description: Libraries have traditionally excelled in promoting information literacy and  bibliographic instruction as part of learning research skills. But data literacy is now also becoming a growing and important building block in the knowledge base of information professionals involved in supporting data-intensive research. This presentation takes a broad look at how important data literacy skills are becoming for librarians, especially within the larger context of the data science revolution (or the so-called 4th Industrial Revolution). It ends of with suggestions on how libraries can become more involved in supporting new data-intensive roles within institutions, including the data and software skills needed to support such roles.

Please use the  link below to access the presentation about Data Information Literacy:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7B3G0BOh8L_MDRvS29sLUg1YlU?usp=sharing.

  3.       Discussion
  4.       Any other matters

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