DCC Roadshow Glasgow

"Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade"

22 - 24 June 2011
University of Glasgow Library, Glasgow

Overview

The third DCC Roadshow was organised in conjunction with the University of Glasgow Library and took place from 22-24 June 2011.

An introduction to data management planning using DMPonline

Wednesday June 22nd (11:00-13:00)

Location: DISH Lab B, 2 University Gardens (D15 on campus map)

Programme

This workshop is aimed at researchers, research support and staff from central services such as IT, the library, digital repositories and the research office. The workshop will explore data management requirements from the perspective of the institution and the main UK funding bodies, the different roles and responsibilities involved in effective data management and provided an introduction to data management planning using the DCC's DMPonline toolkit.  

Overview of DCC activities – Data Management Planning

Funder requirements for Data Management & Sharing Plans

The Research Data Landscape

Thursday June 23rd, 2011 (11:00-15:45)

Location: University Library (D11 on campus map)

Programme

Audience 

Researchers, data curators, and data centre managers, data scientists, digital repository managers, staff from library, information and research organisations, research funding organisations and research networks.  

Objectives - Awareness raising    

  •  To provide a brief introduction to Digital Curation Centre (DCC)
  •  To describe the emerging trends and challenges associated with research data management and their potential impact on higher education institutions
  •  To examine case studies at both disciplinary and institutional levels, highlighting different models, approaches and working practice
  •  To explain the role of the DCC in supporting research data management
  •  To provide an overview of the portfolio of DCC resources, tools and services. 
  •  To facilitate networking and the exchange of skills and experience.

The Changing Data Landscape, Liz Lyon, DCC

Enhancing repository infrastructure in Scotland (ERIS), James Toon, University of Edinburgh

GSA Research Repository, Robin Burgess, Glasgow School of Art

What the DCC can do for you, Kevin Ashley, DCC

The Research Data Challenge: Developing an Institutional ResponseFriday June 24th, 2011 (11:00-16:00)

Location: University Library (D11 on campus map)

Programme   

Format

A full day event comprising a mixture of presentations, group work exercises and discussion to allow time for networking and collaboration.

Audience  

Senior managers, Research PVCs/Directors, Directors of Information Services, University Librarians, Heads of Computing Services, Heads of Research Support Services, digital repository managers, senior staff from library, information services, data librarians.  

Objectives - Strategy/Policy implementation  

  • To describe the emerging trends, disciplinary diversity and challenges associated with research data management and their potential impact on higher education institutions
  • To communicate the implications of compliance with research data and funder policy requirements
  • To identify issues of risk governance that determine the adoption of effective research data management strategies
  • To examine case studies, institutional evidence and resulting lessons learned
  • To provide an overview of the resources, tools and services available via the DCC that can inform planning and service delivery
  • To identify first steps in developing an institutional strategic plan for research data management support and service delivery
  • To facilitate regional networking and the exchange of skills and experience.

Collaborative assessment and building consensus: The CARDIO approach and demo, Andrew McHugh, DCC

IRIOS: Facilitating the exchange of data between Research Council's and HEI's, Anna Clements, Unviersity of St. Andrews

Data Management Support: University of Edinburgh, Robin Rice, University of Edinburgh

Data Management Support: University of Glasgow, Sarah Jones, DCC