International Love Data Week 2022 @ CSULB

Published January 28, 2022

Love Data Week (LDW) aspires to raise awareness and build community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and library-based research data services. Join us for Love Data Week 2022 from February 14 – 18, 2022.

University Library has compiled a list of events for LDW that are online and open to the public. See our Love Data Week guide for details.
Our local event is a Haiku contest!

Data Haiku Contest

Write a haiku about data! Your haiku must be related to data in some way (e.g., data management, processing, sharing, preservation, reuse, etc.).

The contest is open to current CSULB students and employees. One (1) submission per person. Submissions are due by 12:00pm (Noon) on Monday February 14, 2022. All entries will be shared on our Data Haiku page. Winners will be notified by 5:00pm on February 14, 2022. There are prizes for the Best Data Haiku and the Runner-Up!

Go HERE to submit your Data Haiku.

What is a haiku?

Haikus have a rigid structure of 17 syllables divided across 3 unrhymed lines. The first line should have 5 syllables, the second line should have 7 syllables, and the third line should have 5 syllables.

Haiku Example

Whitecaps on the bay:
A broken signboard banging
In the April wind.

— Richard Wright, collected in Haiku: This Other World



There are prizes for the Best Data Haiku and the Runner-Up!


CSULB Library Professional Development and Personnel Committee (PDPC) members:

Nicollette Brant, Michelle DeMars, Khue Duong, Gabriel Gardner, Alexis Pavenick

The CSULB Library has adopted the Data Haiku Contest from the Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame, in Indiana.