Peace Ossom

Associate Director, NCDS

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Black Maternal Health Week Journal Discussion Join us for this live discussion as we explore the article Environmental Factors Involved in Maternal Morbidity and Mortality.

This live discussion will explore the following questions:

What are some ways Black women and other birthing people who are not researchers contribute to this research? 

What are some ways this research can be shared and lead to actionable results among those most affected by disparities? 

Where do libraries fit into this work?
Digging in with Data: Experiences from a Paid Summer Internship for BIPOC LIS Students In this one-hour session, attendees can hear from former participants of the NCDS summer internship program for data librarianship. Learn about the application and selection process as well as the experience and impact of this program short term and one year after completion.
Fundamentals of Health Data Science Each module will contain readings (e.g., articles, book chapters, videos, website content), a discussion board for learners to answer questions about the materials, and an assignment. Learners will also meet a handful of times with community experts, experienced data science librarians, to discuss the field and class assignments.
Fundamentals of Health Sciences Research Data Management This 9-week course offered in Moodle is designed to provide information professionals working in health sciences with an introduction to research data management. The primary goal of this course is to improve your knowledge and skills in research data management and enable you to add or enhance research data management training and services at your institution.
Inclusion and Accessibility in the Data Age: A Short Course This short course is designed to advance and increase the use of inclusive and accessible practices by professionals in producing and making use of health data.

This short course is presented by the National Center for Data Services (NCDS) of the Network of the National Library of Medicine.
National Center for Data Services Internship Information Session Attend this session to learn all about the NCDS internship, including applying, timeline, projects, and more. Also, be sure to bring questions!
National Center for Data Services Internship Information Session Attend this session to learn all about the NCDS internship, including applying, timeline, projects, and more. Also, be sure to bring questions!
NCDS Data Carpentry Workshop NCDS is offering a Data Carpentry workshop on July 24 and 25, 2023 for our NNLM Members to learn about tidy data structure, OpenRefine, and the R coding language.
NCDS: NNLM Day at MLA 2023 Join the National Center for Data Services (NCDS) at NNLM Day at MLA 2023.
NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Overview The NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy requires funded researchers to submit a plan outlining how scientific data from their research will be managed and shared. This session is intended for information professionals who are unfamiliar with this policy and it will review the policy components and how you can prepare to address the policy at your institution. Topics to be covered include the context for the policy, the scope, the various components of the policy, institutional considerations for working with the policy in place, and tools and resources already available to help.

Contact Information