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Defining the “Big” in Big Data

Posted by: Leslie Johnston

Of late it seems that almost every project I have been called to work on involves some aspect of “Big Data.”  I have been challenged in the past that libraries actually have big data, because we don’t as a general rule collect social science or scientific datasets.  But I feel strongly in asserting that our …