Data, data everywhere…but do we want to drink?


More sweet tea, please: Any LIS professional in Academia, might be interested in this piece on data curation. It seems we’re moving away from information literacy alone as Shorish, Assistant professor, and Physical & Life Sciences librarian at James Madison University introduces us to the concept of “data information literacy (DIL).” What is this, you may be wondering?  Simply put, “… DIL is the recognition of researchers as producers of data, as well as data consumers.” Read more and comment if you’d like.


DIL (n.d.).

Y. Shorish. (2015, July, 16). Data, data everywhere… but do we want to drink? ACRL Tech Connect