love your data

a 5-day international event to help researchers take better care of their data


When is it?

Monday, 2/13/17 – Friday, 2/17/17

Additional details for our second Love Your Data week will be posted in the next month or so. In the meantime, contact us on Twitter (#loveyourdata or @IandPangurBan) or email the planning committee (see list below).

What is it?

Love Your Data (LYD) week is a social media event coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries or data archives or centers. LYD is designed to raise awareness about research data management, sharing, and preservation along with the support and resources available at colleges and universities. We believe research data are the foundation of the scholarly record and crucial for advancing our knowledge of the world around us. If you care about research data, please join us! This campaign is open to any institution – small, large, research intensive or not, so please feel free to share, adapt, and improve upon it.

The theme for 2017 will be announced soon. Each day will have a message to drive the conversation. We will share daily tips and tricks for managing research data, stories (both success and horror!), examples, resources, and point you to experts on your campus or in your discipline. All we ask in return is that you share your own experiences and results from the daily activities to keep the conversation lively.

Where is it?

The event will take place mainly online, although some institutions may choose to have in-person events. See the list of participating institutions below for local details.

How can I get involved?

Researchers at all stages of your career, this is for you! Loving your data means investing in it, taking care of it for the future.

Librarians, data specialists, and researchers, join the conversation on Twitter (#LYD17 or #loveyourdata), share your insights on Instagram or Facebook (#LYD17 or #loveyourdata), and check out the great resources on our Pinterest board.

Not sure how a social media campaign works? Check out some of the logistical details from last year. Updates for 2017 forthcoming!

Twitter: #LYD17

Instagram: #LYD17
Facebook: #LYD17
Pinterest: Resources to help you LYD & the changing face of data

2017 Planning Committee

Thea Atwood
Michelle Bass
Heather Coates
Patricia Condon
Erin Foster
Carla Graebner
Cinthya Ippoliti
Renaine Julian
Sebastian Karcher
Inna Kouper
Amy Neeser
Melissa Ratejeski

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