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Data Services : Black Lives Matter Data and Resources

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Data Services continues virtual services in Fall 2020. During our working hours, we will respond to requests via e-mail and hold consultations via Zoom. Chat for immediate assistance during our staffed hours.

Staffed Hours: Fall 2020
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   Wednesdays: 12pm - 6pm
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   Fridays:          12pm - 4pm

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Black Lives Matter Data and Resources Collection

Logo of the Black Lives Matter organizationDuring the summer of 2020, NYU Data Services embarked on a project to foreground the Black Lives Matter movement in our teaching, consultation, and instructional resources. Our project is motivated by a desire to teach critically and connect others with tools, data, and skills that will enable learners at NYU to explicitly confront racism.

The resources on this guide are a reflection of our ongoing work to develop anti-racist pedagogies. This page is a highly selective overview of NYU Libraries resources and Data Services teaching materials that advocate for anti-racism. Our work has a few goals:

  • Develop data into formats that are easily used in software by others
  • Create original research and data that reflects the movements of 2020
  • Contextualize data with materials and lesson plans for teaching
  • Augment our existing approaches to teaching to include anti-racist themes

For more information see the NYU Libraries Commitment to Anti-Racism


NYU Curated Datasets and Resources

Data for Anti-Racist Research

Lesson Plans for Data Instruction

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