Building Your Data Confidence
In an era of data-driven decision making, what does it really mean to strategically use data to support your work? Join Kim Kiesewetter of WiLS for a two-part series on research and data specifically tailored to library workers.
Part 1: By March 15, watch an archived one-hour webinar and read two reports on the foundations of research and data.
Part 2: On Tuesday, March 16, from 9:00 AM - noon, participants will join together for an interactive virtual workshop to dig in and explore your library's "data ecosystem.” The workshop begins with participants finding and using library data and ends with building together a scenario that illustrates how to apply data locally.
Application is required. Due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, February 3, 2021
No prior data knowledge is required. There is no cost to applicants chosen to participate in the training.
Participants are required to do three homework tasks before participating in the virtual workshop:
The live, interactive, virtual data workshop is Tuesday, March 16, 9 AM – noon. Workshop requirements:
How to apply
Please fill out this short application form to express your interest in the training.
Applications are due by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
Up to 32 participants will be chosen, with an eye toward diversity of library size and location.
For questions about this information, contact Cindy Fesemyer (608) 266-8053
Adult and Community Services Consultant
WI Dept of Public Instruction’s Division for Libraries & Technology
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