research data management

Notes from the Digital Humanities Summer School, University of Oxford (DHOxSS), 14-18 July 2014

Finding out more about digital humanities workflows, tools, and methods at the Oxford Digital Humanities Summer School.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from the University of Edinburgh

As part of our series to catch up with participants from the institutional engagement programme, this month we have an update from Stuart MacDonald at the University of Edinburgh. Stuart has recently started a one-year secondment as Research Data Management Service Coordinator. His update reports on the completion of phase 1 of the RDM roadmap.

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DMPonline at OpenAIRE-COAR 2014

On 20th May 2014 I presented DMPonline at an OpenAIRE-COAR 2014 pre-conference workshop in Athens, Greece. The workshop took place in the context of the EC Horizon 2020 Data Pilot and with particular reference to the manual that the EC has provided for the pilot.

What I’d like to do here is outline some of the key points and to address some that were raised during the presentation and subsequently, and also provide links to relevant resources.

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RDM in South Africa - UCT Research Data Management Policy and Strategy Workshop

A report on our two-day strategy and policy development workshop run for the University of Cape Town library staff. 

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RDM in South Africa

A report on meetings with various universities in South Africa and a LIASA-hosted workshop.

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An exchange of experience on managing research data

On 18 November 2013, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine organised a two hour seminar for support staff interested or involved in RDM developments. The seminar kick-started a week of events being organised at the School to celebrate Explore Your Archives week, examining the emerging role that digital collections have within libraries and archives.

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NEW Book: Mastering Digital Librarianship

This new book examines the changing roles of the librarian and how working within a rich digital environment has impacted on the ability of professionals to develop the appropriate 'know how'; skills, knowledge and behaviours required in order to operate effectively. 

 

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NEW Book: Delivering Research Data Management Services

This new book published on 20 December 2013 is a step-by-step guidance to setting up and running effective institutional research data management services to support researchers and networks.

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Research data management in France: DCC and Jisc MRD programme suggest possible approaches

The DCC was invited to participate in the ADBU (French association of research library directors) research data management study day at Le Havre, France, on 19 Sept 2013, with Laura Molloy and Alex Ball both giving presentations.

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3TU.Datacentrum and DANS join forces

Research Data Netherlands partnership launched

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