How To Apply

Applications for the 2019 Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians will open on December 11, 2018.

What to Expect in the Application Form:

You will be asked to respond to the following questions:

  • What is your experience and/or interest in data science and data visualization as a component of your work as a librarian?
  • How will participation in this program benefit your work?  Please describe one or more projects or initiatives you would like to explore during the program.
  • In what ways do you expect your particular skills, experience, and perspective to contribute to the group learning experience?

You will be asked to provide a letter of support from your Library Director

  • The letter of support should describe support for the candidate's full participation in all activities associated with the Institute including preparation for and attendance at in-person events. The letter should also confirm financial support for costs associated with registration, travel, and subsistence for all in-person components of the program.

Selection Process:

Acceptance to the Data Science and Visualization Institute for Librarians is made through a competitive application process.

Please Note:

  • The application deadline will be 11:59 pm EST on Februrary 8, 2019.
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status early March 2019.
  • Tuition for the Data Science and Visualization institute for Librarians is $2,500.