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Tech Topics: All Things Podcasting

After catching on sometime in 2004, podcasts have become amazingly popular including a recent spike of new listeners over the past year. According to a January CBS News poll, "two-thirds of Americans listen to podcasts at least once in a while, including 23% who do so a few times a week. By comparison, a year ago, a majority of Americans said they never listened to podcasts."

Understanding and Using Library Data

Effective collection, interpretation and display of library data informs library decision-making and service design. Designed for librarians and library staff who are involved with assessment, decision-making, and other areas that involve data, this course serves as a primer for basic analytic concepts and methods and a refresher on tried-and-true statistics. Students will draft a data analysis project to use in their own library.