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Library Data in Context

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Thursday, August 26, 2021  11:00am-12:30pm


This webinar will cover how to use a combination of public and local data sources to make decisions through context evaluation, visualization, and data analysis. Case studies incorporating data analysis tools such as R, Tableau Public, ArcGIS, and PolicyMap will be discussed.

Workshop learning objectives:

  • Understand the research lifecycle as a continuum
  • Understand how context shapes data collection, analysis, and presentation
  • Discover practical applications of common data analysis tools
  • Create actionable insights from public and local data

About the presenter: 
Catherine Stollar Peters is the Assistant Director of Operations at Bethlehem Public Library and an adjunct instructor at the University at Albany College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity. In 2017, She earned a Ph.D. in Information Science studying the socio-technical interactions of public library computers and computer users. Her research focuses on digital archives, public libraries, and data science.

Free to RRLC & ESLN Members.

This webinar will be held on Zoom Webinar; registration is required.

All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for one hour and 30 minutes of CE credit.

Live transcription will be available.  This webinar will be recorded.

We are committed to offering inclusive, diverse, and equitable services to all of our members. To request specific accommodations, including sign language interpretation, please contact rrlc@rrlc.org at least five business days ahead of the program you’d like accommodations for.

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If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Hughes at rhughes@rrlc.org.



August 26
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Zoom Webinar

Visit our Policies Page for information on our Code of Conduct, Registration Policies and requesting interpreter services.