LIASA Research Data Management workshop, 27 March 2014

LIASA Western Cape Higher Education Libraries Interest Group and the National HELIG hosted this one-day workshop presented by the DCC.

Presenters are Joy Davidson, Associate Director of the DCC and Sarah Jones, Senior Institutional Support Officer. Joy leads the DCC’s training provision and sits on a number of international working groups to define digital curricula. Sarah is mainly involved in the DCC institutional engagement programme, supporting universities to develop research data management services. She also contributes to the delivery of training, publications and tools development. Read more on the Digital Curation Centre website.

This workshop builds on the DCC roadshow model.  Joy and Sarah will explain the importance of Research Data Management (RDM), profile examples of how UK universities are developing services, and share practical lessons and tools to help you get started.

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Programme and slides

09:30 Registration  
09:45 Welcome and Introduction Ina Smith, LIASA
10:00 RDM: what it’s all about, the benefits and drivers Joy Davidson, DCC
10:30 RDM initiatives in UK universities Sarah Jones, DCC
11:00 Coffee  
11:15 CARDIO quiz & discussion. Exercise to assess your RDM readiness Exercise - all
12:00 Reflections on the RDM position in South Africa Lucia Lotter, HSRC
12:30 Lunch  
13:30 Useful RDM tools and services – resources you can reuse Joy Davidson, DCC
14:00 DMPs and DMPonline – brief talk and demo Sarah Jones, DCC
14:45 Developing a data roadmap for your institution Exercise - all

Closing discussion

RDM survey results [ppt] [Excel report]

Joy & Sarah

Workshop report