Join us for our next webinar where University of Maryland iSchool Fellows Shivam Saith and Akshat Pant discuss applications and aspects of data science as it relates to agriculture. The National Agricultural Library’s Ag Data Commons continues its monthly webinar series. On Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 1PM EDT we will offer “Data Science and Agriculture<>”.

The Ag Data Commons, available at, is the catalog for USDA/REE funded research data. Webinars cover a variety of topics relevant to ag research data.  "Introduction to the Ag Data Commons" webinars will teach researchers to use the Ag Data Commons interface. Other webinars will feature topics related to digital data curation, use, and preservation.

Refer to the Ag Data Commons News section at for more details, including a schedule of upcoming webinars and join instructions. Note each webinar will have a different join code.

NAL is eager to hear from our customers about their reactions to the webinar series. Please feel free to send your comments and questions to:

Erin Antognoli

Metadata Librarian
LAC Group, on assignment at
The USDA National Agricultural Library
Knowledge Services Division

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