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Love Data Week 2024

Love Data Week at TXST Alkek Library

February 12–16, 2024

Love Data Week is an international celebration of data, taking place every year during the week of Valentine's Day. The purpose of Love Data Week is to raise awareness and build a community around research data. Read more about the history of the Love Data Week.

This year’s theme is My Kind of Data, which is about inspiring our community to use data to bring about changes that matter. At TXST, Love Data Week 2024 is dedicated to spreading awareness of the importance of open data, data management, sharing, preservation, and reuse. If you care about research, professional, community, and open data, please join us!

Love Data Week Events

 Love Data Week 2024 at TXST

    Open Datathon Orientation and Keynote


       February 12, 2024, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm, Alkek Library, RM 440

The Open Scholarship team at University Libraries is excited to host the inaugural Open Datathon during International Love Data Week. The goal of this Datathon event encompasses the commitment of TXST to innovation, community engagement, and leveraging open data for meaningful impact. The Orientation and Keynote session welcomes all Texas State University students, faculty, and staff to engage in an opening talk featuring a keynote speaker discussing topics related to open science and open data. We will unveil challenges and research topics for exploration, participate in team building and networking, and gear up for the Datathon competition kick-off. Participants will also be able to meet our esteemed judges and get insights into the presentation rubric. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of open data and collaborative exploration!

View Open Datathon Orientation and Keynote Presentation Slides


 Love Data Week 2024 at TXST

    Open Data Resources and Data Management Skills in File Naming 

    This session has already taken place. View slides here

       February 13, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Zoom.


 Love Data Week 2024 at TXST

    Love Data Day: ​Good Practice​ in Managing Data on Spreadsheet

       This session has already taken place. View slides here.

      February 14, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Zoom.


 Love Data Week 2024 at TXST

    Open Data and Datathon Virtual Office Hours

      Connect to the Zoom meeting

       February 13-15, 2024, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Zoom


 Love Data Week 2024 at TXST

    Open Datathon Presentation and Award Notification

       Signup Here

      February 16, 2024, 1 - 3:00 pm, Location: Alkek Library, RM 441


Save The Date

Save the date! The next Love Data Week is February 12-16, 2024.  

The 2024 theme is "My Kind of Data." 

Join International Love Data Week February 12-16, 2024, to learn about data equity and inclusion, disciplinary communities, and creating a kinder world through data.