Data Management: The Next Frontier for Information Professionals?

SLA Toronto and the OLA-SLC invite you to their latest article club:

Data Management: The Next Frontier for Information Professionals?

With the recent explosion of digital data, information professionals find new opportunities to use their skills to manage this deluge. This occurrence has created much interest in data management in every field and industry. Examples include academic and health libraries responding to the demand that publicly funded research data be preserved and shared as well as corporations identifying internally created data as an asset to be managed and exploited. Please join us for drink and discussion to explore questions, insights and experiences you have related to data management.

When: November 24, 2015 from 6:008:00 PM
Where: Dora Keogh, 141 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N2 [see map below]
Cost: Your own food and drink

Registration: Please RSVP by emailing the host, Matthew Gertler, at


Articles are from a data management themed edition of Feliciter addressing data management in the Canadian context. Please read any or all of these articles:

  • Silk, K. (2014). Mischief Managed: A Brief Introduction to Data Management. Pg. 13-14, 17.
  • Guindon, A. (2014). Research Data Management at Concordia University: A Survey of Current Practices. Pg. 15-17. [Topic: Research Data Management needs at an Academic Institution.]
  • Ross, A. (2014). Is eDiscovery the New Frontier in Information Management? Pg. 18-20. [Topic: Management of Electronic Legal Information.]
  • Ufholtz, L & Sikora, L. (2014). Following the Trail of Breadcrumbs: Your Health from Data to Decisions. Pg. 21-23. [Topic: The Challenges of Data Management Related to Health Research.]
  • Sucha, M. (2014). Beyond the Hype: Data Management and Data Governance. Pg. 26-29. [Topic: Opportunities and Strategies for Data Management in the Corporate Setting].