Editorial: “The Pokémon has Four Arms: Research Data Management Education through Popular Culture”

We are excited to announce a new editorial today by Hannah Gunderman of Carnegie Mellon University. The editorial is titled “The Pokémon has Four Arms: Research Data Management Education through Popular Culture,” and it provides a case study describing a fun and engaging approach to teaching research data management by “using Pokémon to teach how to write detailed, reproducible documentation for research data in a project.” Read the editorial here.

Editorial: “Historical Analog Data: Valuable Asset at Risk on Your Campus”


We are excited to announce a new editorial today by Lois G. Hendrickson, Kristen L. Mastel, Shannon L. Farrell, and Julia A. Kelly of the University of Minnesota Libraries – Twin Cities. Their editorial is titled “Historical Analog Data: Valuable Asset at Risk on Your Campus,” and it discusses their work and lessons learned from helping researchers with analog data as well as a survey of the research literature where scientists used analog data. Read the editorial here.

Editorial: “Quantitative Data Skills for Undergraduates: Training Social Science Students to Work with Data”

We are excited to announce a new editorial today by Amelia Kallaher and Whitney Kramer of Cornell University. Their editorial is titled “Quantitative Data Skills for Undergraduates: Training Social Science Students to Work with Data,” and it describes the development and assessment of “a virtual seminar for undergraduates consisting of six 60-minute data-focused sessions with an accompanying Canvas course” that they developed to address a gap they identified in training for undergraduates on how to find existing data for projects. Read the editorial here.