IG Libraries for Research Data - P5 meeting session

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27 January 2015 1692 reads

Libraries for Research Data Interest Group
Monday 9 March 2015 - 11:30-13:00
Royal Room Salons III & IV, Paradise Point Hotel

1. Welcome and session objectives

2. Recap of the last session in Amsterdam: How to establish Research Data Solutions in Libraries

3. Research Data Policies Panel, Chair: Wolfram Horstmann

  • Review examples of research data policies
  • Broadly categorize: institutional, preservation, project policies etc.
  • Extract best practices: who to involve? what to consider? monitoring and success criteria?
  • Analyze the role of libraries in policy development: driver vs. Contributor

4.  Organizational Models For Data Services Panel, Chair: Michael Witt

a) Kristin Anetelman, University Librarian, CalTech, United States
b) Chuck Humphrey, Data Library Coordinator, University of Alberta, Canada
c) Malcolm Wolski, Director of eResearch Services, Griffith University, Australia

  • How are different sizes and types of libraries organized to provide data services?
  • How are data services articulated to users and what are the points of service?
  • What are the different approaches for moving from traditional library models and functional areas to ones that support data?
  • What new skills or positions are being defined or redefined to provide them?

5. Discussion of Charter, Working Groups and Cross-RDA Collaboration

Contact Person: Co-chairs: Wolfram Horstmann

Co-chairs: Kathleen Shearer and Michael Witt