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NISO’s eight-week, in-depth training series on the Quality Assurance of Data Sets begins in two weeks! Register by April 18 to take advantage of early bird rates.

Quality Assurance of Data Sets

Thursdays, 11:30 am–1:00 pm EDT (US/Canada)

April 27–June 15, 2023

This eight-week course on Quality Assurance of Data Sets will cover three main topics: Cleaning, Provenance, and Discoverability. Participants will learn about the importance of data quality and its impact on decision-making, as well as techniques for improving data quality. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Use data cleaning techniques to detect and correct errors, missing values, and inconsistencies in data sets

  • Understand and capture data provenance information to track and explain data cleaning operations 

  • Understand the impact of data cleaning on downstream analysis and detecting intentional and unintentional problems in data.

Event Sessions

Thursday, April 27, 2023: Introduction to Data Quality Assurance

Thursday, May 4, 2023: Cleaning Data Sets

Thursday, May 11, 2023: Data Provenance

Thursday, May 18, 2023: Provenance for Data Cleaning

Thursday, May 25, 2023: Discoverability

Thursday, June 1, 2023: Data Catalogs and Repositories

Thursday, June 8, 2023: Data Quality Assessment & Fraud Detection

Thursday, June 15, 2023: Data Quality Management

Training Facilitator: Dr. Leslie McIntosh, VP of Research Integrity at Digital Science 

Guest lecturers may be featured in some sessions—check the event page for updates. 

Register here. Discounts available for NISO Voting Members/LSA Members. Early bird registration deadline is Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Recordings will be available for those who cannot attend the live broadcast(s). Sign-on information will be sent to registrants three business days before each session. Please note that it is not possible to register for individual program segments or lectures.

We hope you’ll take this valuable opportunity to learn from an expert and improve the quality of your research data!

Best wishes,

The NISO Team


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