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Date and Location

October 31, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Countway Library


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​Neglecting to develop and implement a file naming convention. Data hot mess.
Failing to sync and back up your data. Deadly data loss.
Saving your data to a proprietary file format. Walking dead data.
Facing the shame of having your publication retracted. The horror. The horror.

Data management is not easy, as is evidenced by these true horror stories of data quality gone wrong. Learn from (and wince at) these mistakes to avoid problems with your own projects!

Speakers and Presenters

​Julie Goldman, Research Data Services, Countway Library

Meghan Kerr, Archivist and Records Manager, Center for the History of Medicine

Ashley Thomas, Health Science Data and Digital Services Librarian, Countway Library