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Annual Workshop of the International Association of Scientific and Technological Libraries (IATUL)

Research Data Management: Finding our Role

University of Oxford
5-6 December 2013

This was an opportunity to share experiences, best practice and project outcomes in the rapidly-evolving field of research data management including infrastructure, metadata, archiving, and library staff skills and competencies.

Please address any enquiries to iatul-oxford-2013@maillist.ox.ac.uk. Many thanks to all our speakers and to everyone who attended the workshop - we hope you found it useful.

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Workshop Programme

Day One: Thursday 5 December 2013
Divinity School, Bodleian Library 

17:30-19:00  Welcome Reception - Divinity School, Bodleian Library (network with colleagues from Oxford)

Day Two: Friday 6 December 2013
Arco Building, Keble College 

08:30-09:00  Coffee and Registration

09:00-09:20  Welcome and Introduction

09:20-09:40  An Eight Year Odyssey in Data Management: Purdue University - Dr James L. Mullins, Dean of Libraries, Purdue University, USA (video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYBcsfiRhio)

09:40-10:00  Dipping our Toes in Data… Exploring our Role - Elisabeth Newbold, Content & Collections Leader, The British Library, UK

10:00-10:20  PIDs and DOI Registration with DataCite - Frauke Ziedorn, DOI service/DataCite, German National Library of Science & Technology, Hannover, Germany

10:20-10:40  Managing Research Data: the Organisational Challenge at Oxford - James Wilson, Senior Project Manager, University of Oxford, UK

10:40-11:00  Break

11:00-11:20  Harnessing Bodleian Expertise for Oxford's Research Data Management - Sally Rumsey, Digital Research Librarian & Senior Project Manager, University of Oxford, UK               

11:20-11:40  IT Utilities to Exploit Data as a Commodity in Digital Economy - Steve Brewer, Network Coordinator, IT as a Utility Network, University of Southampton, UK

11:40-12:00  Zenodo - Lars Holm Nielsen, Collaboration & Information Services, IT Department, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

12:00-12:20  How to Deal with Petabytes of Data: the LHC Computing Grid - Peter Gronbech, GridPP Project Manager, University of Oxford, UK

12:20-13:30  Lunch in the Divinity School, Bodleian Library

13:30-13:50  Building Confidence: Training Librarians in Research Data Management - Robin Rice, Data Librarian, University of Edinburgh, UK

13:50-14:10  The Principles of Guerrilla Warfare and the Fulfilment of the Library’s RDM Role - Arjen Voogt, Consultant, University of Groningen, Netherlands 

14:10-14:30  Strengthening the University of Sheffield’s Research Environment by Building RDM Capability and Capacity - Laurian Williamson, Research Data Management Coordinator, University of Sheffield, UK

14:30-14:50  From JISC Project to Embedded Data Service - Dr Catherine Pink, Research Data Scientist, University of Bath, UK

14:50-15:15  Questions and Answers

15:15-16:00  Closing Discussion and Drinks

16:30-17:00  Christmas music at the Radcliffe Science Library from the Bodleian Libraries Choir, followed by a tour of the Library.

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