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03 January 2016 3762 reads


Libraries for Research Data (L4RD) Interest Group Meeting

Thursday 3 March - Breakout 6

9:00-10:30 Conference Room 3

Slides available here from L4RD group wiki


Applying Global Information-sharing and Collaboration in Libraries to Local Practice


a. Brief introduction to L4RD and overview of group activities to date



b. 23 Things: Libraries for Research Data

  1. Michael Witt, Purdue University, USA - handout: English, 日本の
  2. Jane Frazier, Australian National Data Service, Australia - website


c. Panel: “Asia-Pacific Trends in Libraries and Research Data” (45 min)

Panel chairs: Kazutsuna Yamaji, National Institute of Informatics, Japan & Wolfram Horstmann, University of Göttingen, Germany


  1. Yasuyuki Minamiyama, Librarian, National Institute of Polar Research, Japan

  2. Suntae Kim, Senior Researcher/Data Scientist, Scientific Data Strategy Lab, KISTI Scientific Data Research Center, South Korea

  3. Kostas Repanas, Head, Office of Science Communications & Open Archives @ Agency for Science, Technology & Research - A*STAR, Singapore



d. Organizational roadmap for adopting RDM services: review and feedback of outline

Kathleen Shearer, Confederation of Open Access Repositories

In the coming months, COAR will be working on an institutional roadmap to help libraries in adopting RDM services. The roadmap will focus on how libraries can expand on existing services, such as repository services, to become engaged in research data management. This discussion will offer an opportunity to improve and validate the outline for the roadmap with L4RD participants.


e. Organizational Models for Libraries Providing Data Services

Cheryl Thompson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


f. Closing remarks

L4RD co-chairs: Kathleen Shearer, Wolfram Horstmann and Michael Witt