Ag Data Commons Monthly Webinar Series

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

Each month the Ag Data Commons offers a webinar with topics ranging from introduction for new users to topics with a data management or curation focus. We also leave time for organized question and answer periods. To join us for any of the upcoming webinars, you can email [email protected] and we will mail the join information to you for upcoming webinars. You can also check the news section for the next webinar's connect information. Upcoming webinars are listed on the Ag Data Commons News Page at, complete with details about the webinar subject and connect information. Please note each meeting number will be different.
Topics include: 
Making Data Machine Readable
Creating a Data Management Plan
Data Dictionaries
Data-Literature Linking in the Ag Data Commons
Data Science & Agriculture
Introduction to GeoData

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
National Agriculture Library, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Standard YouTube License
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Agriculture data
Data conversion
Data management planning
Data management planning tools
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Life Sciences: Agriculture
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Agricultural and Resource Economics
Published / Broadcast: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
National Agriculture Library, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Event - time-based happening that is portrayed or covered by the learning resource, e.g., a webinar.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Early-career research scientist
Data professional