The International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) is an international organization of professionals working in and with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in social sciences. Its 300 members are from a variety of workplaces, including data archives, statistical agencies, research centers, libraries, academic departments, government departments, and non-profit organizations.
Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration, Punjab (MGSIPA), Chandigarh and Department of Library & Information Science, Punjabi University, Patiala will be jointly organizing an IASSIST sponsored two-day Workshop on Data literacy for Researchers in Social Sciences, Administrators and Policymakers on 22-23 October 2019 at MGSIPA, Chandigarh. The workshop aims at helping researchers in social sciences, administrators, policymakers and library professionals acquire data literacy skills in order to produce statistics/data that can be used for research, reporting and evidence based planning. This two-day event would be organized as a participatory, interactive and brainstorming one, where participants would be working in different groups. The workshop will have sessions on Data Literacy, Research Data management, Data Analytics, Data citation and documentation, etc.
There is NO REGISTRATION fee to attend the workshop. However, participants will have to make their own arrangements for travel and stay to attend the workshop at Chandigarh.
Applications are invited from Researchers in Social Sciences, library professionals, Ph D scholars, etc to attend this workshop. The total number of participants would be limited to 25.
Please fill-in the details and submit the Registration Form by 10th October 2019.
Only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted by 15th October 2019.
Link to fill online form:
Dr. P Venkata Rao,
Fellow (KM) & Course Coordinator
MGSIPA, Sector 26, Chandigarh 160019
+91 98154 58120
Professor HPS Kalra
IASSIST Fellow &
Head, Department of Library and Information Science,
Punjabi University, Patiala
+91 985594 3338