Science Data Resources: From Astronomy to Bioinformatics

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

In this one-hour workshop, Michelle Hudson, Kayleigh Bohemier and Kristin Bogdan gives an overview of the types, formats, sources and general refernce resources of scientific data in various disciplines: geology, astronomy, physics, and physical samples. Rolando Garcia Milian, who recently joined the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library as Biomedical Sciences Research Support librarian, gives an overview of bioinformatics as a discipline, and the kinds of questions he answers in the course of his work including tools for data retrieval and data mining.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Rolando Garcia-Milian
Kayleigh Bohémier
Kristin Bogdan
Michelle Hudson
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Yale University Library
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data access
Data formats
Physical samples (Earth Science)
Text and data mining
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Medicine and Health Sciences: Biomedical Science
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Astrophysics and Astronomy
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Physics
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Yale University Library
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Contact Person(s): 
Michelle Hudson
Kristin Bogdan
Kayleigh Bohémier
Rolando Garcia-Milian
Contact Organization(s): 
Yale University Library
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
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: 
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour