Joint OpenAIRE/ LIBER Workshop, May 28
‘Dealing with Data – what’s the role for the library?’
The past years have seen an increase in the sharing and reuse of data within a range of scientific communities. This will have far reaching effects for the research institution and librarian, not only in terms of discoverability, metadata, standards, but also in terms of infrastructure, skill-sets and practice.Librarians are seeing an increase in queries about how to handle increasingly complex research output, such as datasets, often resulting from funder mandates. In addition, many researchers don’t have an obvious data centre to use and in some cases are turning to their library for advice. The library and research institution are having to understand their role within this changing environment, and define the necessary support mechanisms.
This joint OpenAIRE/LIBER workshop plans to explore where the library sits in relation to supporting research data management, and what future expectations for libraries might be. OpenAIRE supports a range of stakeholders, namely librarians and researchers in deposit, searching as well as linking research output. LIBER supports libraries in making the transformation and acquiring an active role in evolving areas such as research data management and scientific information infrastructures.
Sessions will cover issues such as the data life-cycle, data citation, metadata and data publication. In addition, a number of scientists will present their views on how they use, share, and link research data within different domains. The day will close with a panel session, supported by members of the LIBER Steering Committee “Scholarly Communication and Research Infrastructure”,which will explore future skill-sets for librarians.
Take-aways from the event include
- Understanding of data creation and publication process
- Where/how libraries play a role in underpinning data publication
- The skills required by librarians in supporting researchers’ needs
- Services available to support data management, as well as linking of literature to research data
OpenAIRE/LIBER Workshop, free pre-conference of ELAG 2013.
The workshop is free, but registration is necessary.
May 28 2013 9.30 – 17.30
09.30 – 09.45 : Welcome & Opening Video
“What is open science, a researcher’s perspective”
‘A step by step guide through the research data lifecycle, data set creation, big data vs long-tail, metadata, data centres/data repositories’
11.00 – 11.45 : “Meet the scientists” A Researcher’s perspective. Video
Exploration of researcher’s needs and expectations regarding the use and sharing of their data.
Aaike de Wever (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Biofresh Data Portal)
Joris Van Zundert (Huygens ING)
Dirk Van den Poel (UGent)
11.45 – 12.45 : The data publishing process
12.45 – 13.45 : Lunch
13.45 – 15.15 : Actively Supporting Data Management : Learning from the Approach of Three Research Institutions
- ‘Developing online data management resources for researchers and librarians’ by Robin Rice (Data Librarian, Edinburgh University Data Library) Presentation | Video
- ‘3TU.Datacentrum and Data Intelligence for Librarians: support to staff and researchers on data management’ – Ellen Verbakel (Data Librarian, 3TU.Datacentrum, Delft University) Presentation | Video
- RDMRose –an open educational resource on Research Data Management tailored for information professionals by Andrew Cox (University of Sheffield) Presentation | Video
15.15 – 16.00 : Services and tools
- ‘ZENODO – A new innovative service for sharing all research outputs’ by Lars Holm Nielsen (OpenAIRE) Presentation | Video
- ‘CKAN – A Research Data Management Tool. The University of Lincoln’s experience in implentation’ by Joss Winn (Orbital project, University of Lincoln library) Presentation | Video
16.00 – 16.30: Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.30 : LIBER round table/Panel session Video
A round table discussion to address new areas of research support in libraries, in particular establishing research data management services, organizational aspects and new skills sets needed by librarians.Practitioners will report about their approaches, experiences and lessons learned, and engage the audience in the discussion.
Kevin Ashley (DCC) Chair
Wilma van Wezenbeek (TU Delft Library)
Wolfram Horstmann (University of Oxford Library)
Lukas Koster (Library of the University of Amsterdam)