Institutional Repositories Dealing with Data | Open Repositories 2013

Institutional Repositories Dealing with Data: What a difference a ‘D’ makes!

The 2013 Open Repositories Conference was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island from July 8 – 12. This particular workshop aimed to help IR managers and others in the repository community to identify strategies and practical steps to deal with research data within the increasingly complex environment of open access scholarly communication.

Speakers included Charles (Chuck) Humphrey, Robin Rice, Angus Whyte, Michael Witt, and Courtney Matthews. Their presentation slides are available from the links below:

Introduction: Angus WhyteDigital Curation Centre

Keynote: Chuck Humphrey, The Long Tail of Data Wagging the IR.

Robin Rice, On being a cog rather than inventing the wheel: Edinburgh DataShare as a key service in the University of Edinburgh’s RDM Initiative.

Angus Whyte How will repository and subject librarians roles interact to support data management? evidence from UK institutions

Michael Witt & Courtney Matthews, The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR): providing institutional data services with a virtual research environment, data publication and archiving.

Data Management Overview Training for Librarians | Harvard University

The Research Data Management Overview Training for Librarians

On July 9th, Harvard University offered the training program targeted to all librarians, archivists, records managers, and IT staff who interact with researchers/faculty in managing data in all aspects of the research life cycle. This was an opportunity for individuals and units at Harvard to meet, network and learn from each other.

Below you can find the presentation slides and handouts from the training session:

  1. Michael Leach, Research Data Management Overview RDC_Intro_ML_PPT_2013-07-09.pdf
  2. Skip Kendall, Archives, Records, Management and Data RDC_SK_PPT_2013-07-09.pdf
  3. Susan Gomes, Overview of FAS Research Development: Research Support Services RDC_RAS_SG_PPT_2013-07-09.pdf
  4. FAS Guidance on NSF Data Management Plans (handout) RDC_RAS_NSF_DMP_Handout_2013-07-09.pdf
  5. Data Management – Legal and Policy Issues Links (handout) RDC_LegalAndPolicyIssuesLinks_Handout_2013-07-09.pdf
  6. Data Management Plan: Questions to Consider (handout) RDC_DMP_Questions_Handout_2013-07-09.pdf
  7. Getting Started with the Harvard Dataverse Network (handout):
  8. Harvard Dataverse Network Features (handout):

Data Citation: Data, Journals and Academic Publishers

Data Citation: Data, Journals and Academic Publishers (Recorded Webinar on YouTube) by the Australian National Data Service (ANDS)

The webinar (~60minutes) can be seen and heard here.

Ten Recommendations on Research Data Management: What’s Next?

10 Recommendations on Research Data Management: What’s Next?

Presentation by Rob Grim, Chair of the SII Working Group
Head of Research Support/Research Data Specialist
Library & IT Services

Scientific Information Infrastructure (SII) Working Group, Munich, LIBER Conference, June 26, 2013.

Slides are available here:

Research Data Management and Libraries: Current Activities and Future Priorities

Research Data Management and Libraries: Current Activities and Future Priorities

Presentation by Andrew Cox and Stephen Pinfield, Information School, University of Sheffield. Presented at SCONUL, Dublin, 20 June 2013.

Slides are available here: