training

Where are they now? An RDM update from the Open University

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts is the Open University which was incorporated into our Institutional Engagement programme in autumn 2013. At that time the OU had only recently commenced an internal project to develop as institutional framework for the management of research data which was being led by Library Services. We catch up with Isabel Chadwick to find out what progress they have made in the last year:   The OU’s Research Data Management project ended in January 2013, the key outcomes of which were the creation of:

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Fostering open science

Training for EC project officers on open access and open data in Horizon 2020

We ran four half-day workshops at the end of June as part of the FOSTER project. FOSTER aims to facilitate open science by training researchers about open access and open data. The courses were for project officers at the European Commission. They’re the liaison point between researchers and the EC, so our training looked specifically at the requirements under Horizon 2020. It was a really useful learning experience for me too – I came away knowing much more about open access and the support available via OpenAIRE. Below is a summary of the key points and references I took away.

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Digital Curation Webinars

The DCC is running a series of free, online training sessions covering a wide range of curation-related topics. These brief sessions will last for one hour and will provide participants with an introduction to some of the current issues, some examples of emerging good practice, and an overview of tools and approaches.

Digital Curation Webinars

The DCC runs a series of free, online training sessions covering a wide range of curation-related topics. These brief sessions will last for one hour and will provide participants with an introduction to some of the current issues, some examples of emerging good practice, and an overview of tools and approaches.

Digital Curation Webinars

The DCC runs a series of free, online training sessions covering a wide range of curation-related topics. These brief sessions will last for one hour and will provide participants with an introduction to some of the current issues, some examples of emerging good practice, and an overview of tools and approaches.

Developing RDM training for library IT & research office staff

The DCC is collaborating with a number of Jisc MRD projects to run a workshop on developing RDM training materials for research support staff.

The event will take place at the Stratford campus of the University of East London on Tuesday 16th July from 10:30-4pm.

Programme and registration

Image CC-BY-SA by maltman

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ANADP wins Preservation Publication Award from Society of American Archivists

Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation wins Preservation Publication Award from Society of American Archivists. The volume includes an contribution on Education Alignment authored by Joy Davidson, Sheila Corrall, George Coulbourne and Andreas Rauber. 

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3TU.Datacentrum and DANS join forces

Research Data Netherlands partnership launched

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RDM training for librarians

Details of a 3 hour training session for librarians developed in collaboration with the University of Northampton as part of the Institutional Engagement programme.

The course slides and handbook are CC-BY licensed for reuse.

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Developing RDM services

The DCC is pleased to announce a number of new resources. The latest guide in our How-to series - How to Develop RDM Services - a guide for HEIs - and three associated case studies.

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