Tag Archives: data management

NTU Library hiring Librarian, Research Data Management and Senior Assistant Manager, Research Data Management

(30 August 2018) Nanyang Technological University Library, Singapore, invites applications for the role of Librarian, Research Data Management  to support the Research Data Management team. The successful candidate will be expected to provide research data management related services to the NTU community by assisting in the development and implementation of the research data management services, […]


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Core Competencies for Scholarly Communication Librarians published

(21 August 2017) The NASIG Core Competencies for Scholarly Communication Librarians have been approved and adopted by the NASIG Executive Board. They are now available at the NASIG web site at https://goo.gl/94eisN. This document describes the skills that librarians need to work in the highly collaborative environment related to digital scholarship and scholarly communications in […]


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The LEARN project. Report on the end of project conference and launch of the LEARN Toolkit

(19 June 2017) On the 5th of May, Senate House Library hosted the LEARN end of project  conference, Managing the Data Deluge: Roles and Responsibilities for your institution. The LEARN project (LEaders Activating Research Networks), set out to further develop the LERU roadmap on research data management in order to build a developed e-infrastructure across […]


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NTU hiring Assistant Director – Scholarly Communication Group

(3 April 2017) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries invites applications for the position of Assistant Director,  Scholarly Communication Group. The successful candidate will provide leadership and guidance in the development, design and implementation of novel and sustainable research data management services for NTU researchers. These services shall facilitate NTU researchers throughout various stages of their […]


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Results of the COAR survey on research data management

(24 January 2017) Research data management is wide ranging and there are already many organizations active in this area. In December 2016, COAR conducted a survey in order to get a better understanding of the needs of our members in the area of research data management. There were 43 responses to the survey from around […]


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Repeat of the Joint EUDAT- OpenAIRE webinar “How to write a Data Management Plan”

(8 July 2016) The DMP is a useful instrument for researchers to reflect on and communicate about the way they will deal with their data. It prompts them to think about how they will generate, analyse and share data during their research project and afterwards. In this webinar Sarah Jones (DCC) and Marjan Grootveld (DANS) […]


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How to write a Data Management Plan

(5 July 2016) OpenAIRE and EUDAT are co-presenting this popular webinar which introduces researchers, data librarians, project coordinators and research officers to the process of writing Data Management Plans. In this webinar, Sarah Jones (DCC) and Marjan Grootveld (DANS) will talk you through what Horizon 2020 requires from a DMP. They will also discuss examples […]


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figshare for institutions

(13 August 2015) figshare has launched its next generation research data management platform, Figshare for Institutions, developed to address the specific needs of academic institutions to store research data securely. The pioneering platform has piloted at institutions in the U.K., Australasia, and mainland Europe, and supports their needs for better storage, preservation, accessibility and publication […]


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New features on Scholarly Communications@HKUST Library webpage

(23 October 2014) The HKUST Library has created the Scholarly Communications@HKUST Library an online platform for its  research community. The platform updates HKUST  scholars with the latest trends in scholarly publishing and communications including:  data management, open access and research repositories. For more, including recently added features click here.


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11 case studies released on research data management in libraries

(3 July 2014)  In July 2012, LIBER’s E-Science working group released ‘Ten recommendations for libraries to get started with research data management’. Since then, several libraries across Europe have started to build up or have expanded their capacities for research data management, typically combining e-infrastructure and support services. To further encourage libraries in continuing this […]


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Macquarie University: seeding the commons

(14 May 2014) Macquarie University has successfully completed the ANDS-funded project: Seeding the Commons at Macquarie University. ANDS is the Australian National Data Service. The project created authoritative information about research data management for researchers and research support staff including A Data Management Plan Template and Standards and tools to assist researchers to describe and […]


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Curating and Managing Research Data for Re-use

(24 March 2014)  The week-long course at the University of Essex, UK, is offered under the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program. Dates are 28 July to 1 August 2014. This workshop, taught by Louise Corti (UK Data Archive), Jared Lyle (ICPSR), and Veerle Van den Eynden (UK Data Archive), will […]


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University of Sydney Research Data Management Policy 2014

(7 February 2014)   The University of Sydney has a new Research Data Management Policy.  It includes an electronic lab notebooks service, a research data store and data management guidelines. The Research Data Management policy sets out the responsibilities of the University, Faculty representatives and individual researchers with regard to the management, storage, retention and ownership of […]


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Organizing, Contextualizing, and Storing Legacy Research Data: A Case Study of Data Management for Librarians

By Brianna Marshall, Katherine O’Bryan, Na Qin, and Rebecca Vernon Librarians are increasingly expected to work with researchers to organize and store large amounts of data. In this case study, data management novices undertake responsibility for a legacy public health research dataset. The steps taken to understand and manage the legacy dataset are explained. As […]


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Publishing frontiers: The library reboot

As scientific publishing moves to embrace open data, libraries and researchers are trying to keep up.  (27 March 2013) Richard Monastersky looks at what university libraries are doing to stay relevant and in touch with the needs of researchers and academics.  That includes managing data archives and offering data services. Read this Nature news feature […]


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