Demystifying Research Data: don’t be scared be prepared:

A joint JIBS/RLUK event - Tuesday July 17th (11am-3pm; registration from 10.30am)

Brunei Gallery at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) London


  This event is aimed at subject/liaison librarians, and others responsible for providing support to academic departments, who have little or no experience of research data management (RDM) and related issues, but are likely to become increasingly involved in supporting RDM activities as institutions begin to develop policies and services.

11am: Introduction to the day
11.05-11.50: Michael Day (UKOLN): Introduction to research data management
11.50-12.10: Liz Holliday: University of West England’s Managing Research Data Project: Prezi version PDF version
12.10-12.50: Breakout group session 1: Library roles: where in the RDM lifecycle does the library fit? (To include 15 minutes rapid feedback)
12.50-1.30: Lunch
1.30-2.20: Rachel Proudfoot (University of Leeds) The RoaDMaP Project
Carmen O'Dell and Barbara Sen (University of Sheffield) RDM Rose
Dorothy Byatt (University of Southampton) JISC DataPool
2.20-3.00: Breakout group session 2: RDM and the librarian: what will the librarian’s role be and what skills do we need (To include 15 minutes rapid feedback)
3pm: Close