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Shifting Horizons II: Realities of Research Data Management Services

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020

A twilight sky, and a long winding river

 

20 February 2020

Learning Crossroads (100 Louis-Pasteur Private) room CRX C220
9:00 am – 4:15 pm

*Guest speakers will present in English, but learning materials will be bilingual. No simultaneous translation will be offered.*

 

The Library will host the fourth in a series of annual days dedicated to research data management (RDM) awareness-raising and training. This year we will focus on upskilling Librarians, research facilitators, faculty IT representatives and research administrators and support staff. Topics to be covered are: Tri-Council policy and impact on researchers, RDM best practices, how to do a data management consult, how and why to do data deposit.

For those interested in this event but unable to attend, presenter slides will be made available below.

Questions? Email Felicity Tayler, Research Data Management Librarian: rdm@uOttawa.ca

Registration
This event is free of charge. Registration is limited to 50 participants.

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Workshop lead: James Doiron, Portage RDM Training Expert, & RDM Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Speakers: Speaker biographies [PDF]

Event coordinator: Felicity Tayler, Research Data Management Librarian, University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa Library Organizing committee: Nigèle Langlois, Thomas Rouleau, René Duplain, Chantal Ripp, Roxanne Lafleur, Amanda Hodgson, Marie-Cécile Domecq, Julie Rochon, Jennifer Gratton, and Cynthia Coutu Ross

 

Program

9:00

Welcome & Introductions

A brief overview of the purpose and goals of the day will be provided, including an introduction of speakers, and to the University of Ottawa’s campus-wide Research Data Management Services model, currently under development.

Caroline Hyslop, Associate University Librarian, Research Services, University of Ottawa

9:15

Roundtable panel: The Canadian RDM landscape

This roundtable panel session will provide an introduction to the Canadian RDM landscape, including the forthcoming Tri-Agencies RDM Policies, First Nations principles of OCAP principles supporting data sovereignty, national platforms for supporting both data management planning and data deposit, and RDM related challenges.

Panelists will each have 5-7 min to speak on RDM related topics, followed by a facilitated open Q&A and discussion, with audience participation being strongly encouraged!

Jeremy Geelen, Senior Advisor/Science Policy Branch CIHR

Jonathan Dewar, Executive Director, First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC)

Presentation: First Nation information Governance Centre [PDF]

Kevin Fitzgibbons, Executive Director, Corporate Planning and Policy Division, NSERC

Matthew Lucas, Executive Director, Corporate Strategy and Performance, SSHRC

Presentation: Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy [PDF]

James Doiron, Portage RDM Training Expert, & RDM Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Felicity Tayler, Research Data Management Librarian, University of Ottawa

Presentation: Librarians are the dream unconscious of the research enterprise [PDF]

 

10:30

Break

10:45

RDM Best Practices

Using a research data lifecycle approach, this presentation will provide an overview and applied information relating to a wide range of RDM best practices, including but not limited to both FAIR & OCAP principles, building RDM into funding applications, data management plans, data storage and access, file naming, and data deposit and preservation.

Handouts: Portage Brief Guides & Primers for RDM; Be FAIR and CARE.

Leader: James Doiron, Portage RDM Training Expert, & RDM Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Implementing FAIR Data Principles: The Role of Libraries [PDF]

Computational Resources [PDF]

CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governance [PDF]

The First Nations Principles of OCAP [PDF]

Research Data Management Best Practices [PDF]

11:30

Breakout & Discussion: RDM Challenges

Participants will be split into breakout groups to discuss, identify and capture RDM related challenges that they and/or researchers that they work with have encountered. We will collectively review and discuss these during the remainder of the session.

Leaders:
James Doiron
, Portage RDM Training Expert, & RDM Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Jane Fry, Data Services Librarian at MacOdrum Library (Carleton University)

Felicity Tayler, Research Data Management Librarian, University of Ottawa

RDM Challenges [PDF]

12:30

Networking Lunch

1:30

Connecting with researchers: RDM consults

This session will focus on conducting RDM consults with researchers, including general approaches to use, questions to ask, and identifying needs across the research lifecycle, including data management planning and data deposit.

Leader: James Doiron, Portage RDM Training Expert, & RDM Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Connecting with Researchers: RDM Consults [PDF]

2:15

Data Management Plans & referring researchers to the Portage DMP Assistant

Overview of DMPs: Content of DMPs; disciplinary differences; What makes a ‘good’ DMP? Basic information on referring end users to access and use the Portage DMP Assistant.

Leader: James Doiron, Portage RDM Training Expert, & RDM Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Data Management Plans [PDF]

3:00

Break

3:15

Data Deposit: Why and How?

This session will provide an overview of data deposit during which participants will be provided with core information including benefits and key features, such as digital object identifiers (DOIs), citations, and data usage metrics. Two repository options available to Canadian researchers will be touched on - Dataverse and the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR).

Leader: James Doiron, Portage RDM Training Expert, & RDM Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Data Deposit: Why & How? [PDF]

4:00

Discussions & Wrap-up

Discussion, next steps, and wrap-up.

Leader: Felicity Tayler, Research Data Management Librarian, University of Ottawa

The Library will take photographs and film footage during this event, which may or may not include your recognizable image. By participating, you consent to being photographed or filmed and authorize the Library to use the photographs or film in print, digital, video or web-based format for its promotional and educational activities, including on the Internet via the Library website or any other website. If you have any questions, please contact: rdm@uottawa.ca

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