Justin de la Cruz

Program Specialist, NCDS

Classes I Teach

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Counting Every Death When Every Death Counts: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Hurricane Michael Excess Mortality Dr. Blake Scott, a researcher at the College of Public Health at the University of South Florida, discusses the impact of 2018 Hurricane Michael on vulnerable communities. This webinar meets the NLM/NIH strategic plan goal of accelerating discovery and advancing health through data driven research in order to increase health information access and use. This webinar fits within the mission of NNLM to improve the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. This class is for educational and informational purposes in alignment with NNLM goals and does not offer medical advice.
Creating Data Management Plans with the DMPTool The DMPTool is a free tool that walks users through creating comprehensive data management plans.
Data Management Sharing Policy (DMSP) Webinar Recordings On-Demand This on-demand Moodle class contains 5 recorded webinars introducing the basics of data management and the new NIH requirements for data management and sharing that began in 2023.
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.
Navigating New Norms: Harnessing Generative AI for Library Services and Solutions Libraries are navigating new norms by leveraging generative artificial intelligence to enhance their services and adapt to changing user behaviors and needs. This is a short course of 4 sessions designed to equip librarians with the knowledge and skills needed to automate efforts in advancing analytics, creating content, and answering library users' questions. Register to embark on a journey exploring the nuts and bolts of generative AI, from its foundational concepts to practical applications in library settings.
NCDS 2024 Internship Information Session Attend this session to learn all about the NCDS internship, including steps toward applying, timeline, and more.
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.

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