We proudly announce the launch of Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA). RDMLA is the result of a unique and successful partnership between a LIS academic program, academic health sciences and research libraries, and Elsevier.The RDMLA and accompanying background information are available at https://rdmla.github.io/.
RDMLA is a free online research data management (RDM) professional skill development program for librarians, information professionals, and other professionals who work in a research-intensive environment throughout the world. As a community built learning program, RDMLA addresses the gap experienced by practicing professionals who wish to learn key aspects of providing RDM services in libraries or other information settings.
The RDMLA differs from other RDM service-learning programs in that it is completely online and can be taken at learners' convenience for no charge. The RDMLA program consists of the following 8 units, which can be taken in sequence or separately:
Starting 2020, Simmons University SLIS will provide CE credit to those who wish to obtain such for a minimal fee.