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BoF – RDM Services When Your Institution Has No Data Repository – RDA 13th Plenary meeting

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    Scout Calvert

    Meeting objectives
    This meeting is intended for people who support RDM at institutions that do not provide a data repository to discuss challenges and share strategies for data curation and sharing through other means. 
    • Share strategies for providing RDM services without an institutionally provided data repository
    • Articulate limitations to service provisions using externally provided repositories
    • Identify best practices for supporting researchers and data sharing using generalist repositories 
    • Network with other RDM professionals meeting challenges associated with not having a data repository
    Meeting agenda
    Brief introductions of attendees
    Discussion of topics:
    • What challenges do you encounter from not having a data repository? 
    • How do you assist researchers in meeting data sharing requirements?
    • How would having a data repository help?
    • Are there advantages to not having a data repository?
    • What are the pitfalls of using generalist data repositories?
    • Is not having a data repository impeding your service offerings?
    • Does my institution really need a data repository?
    • Other topics generated by group
    Wrap up and summary
    Short description
    I am data librarian at Michigan State University, and a former CLIR Fellow in Data Curation in the Sciences and Social Sciences.

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