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Assessment of data practices at your institution

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  • #107259

    Lisa de Leeuw

    ***apologies for cross-posting***
    Dear data specialists,
    At Utrecht University Library, we are working on a survey to asses data practices of the researchers at different faculties.
    We would be very grateful if those who did similar surveys already could share their experiences with us.
    We already know that TU Delft did a “Quantitative assessment of research data management practices” and published the results, but we expect that there is more out there.
    Please let me know if you know of exisiting surveys and their results.
    Many thanks in advance!
    Lena Karvovskaya
    Lena Karvovskaya | Research Data Manager | University Library Utrecht (Uithof) | Heidelberglaan 3 | 3584 CS Utrecht | T. 06 147 43866 | Tuesday – Friday
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  • #130397

    Hi Lena, Lisa –
    Perhaps relevant, although with a focus on FAIR-related practices: The FAIR Convergence Matrix (pre-print: ).
    The Convergence Matrix is a questionnaire that prompts communities to list their implementation choices and challenges when going FAIR. We are experimenting with a nice user interface and output in nanopublication (linked data) format.
    The tool is still in development, but once stabilised, will be openly available.
    We now have about 30 “communities” that have responded to the questionnaire and the first round of analyses are underway. We aim to present the results at a co-localized event in Helsinki.
    Erik Schultes, Ph.D.
    International Science Coordinator
    GO FAIR International Support and Coordination Office
    Poortgebouw N-01
    Rijnsburgerweg 10
    2333 AA Leiden
    The Netherlands
    E-mail: ***@***.***
    Mobile: +31 6 424 480 27
    Skype: easchultes

  • #130363

    Hi Lena,
    Rutger Vos created: Ten simple rules for managing high-throughput
    nucleotide sequencing data
    which was based
    on what Naturalis does, or ought to do, in its capacity of an accidental
    sequencing center.
    I hope this helps,
    On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 at 10:13, Lisa de Leeuw via RDA in Netherlands <
    ***@***.***> wrote:

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  • #130362

    Hoi Lisa,
    In 2013 and 2014 Peter Wittenburg and myself ran an community analysis
    programme where we performed site visits to many institutes and had many
    short interviews (and conferences etc.) to look into typical data
    management practises.
    You can find our report here:
    As an aside we encountered a lot of disk-on-shelf+postdoc archiving.
    I hope that with the current awareness of the issues you may encounter a
    more optimistic image.
    (but that might just be my RDA bubble).
    On Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 10:13 AM Lisa de Leeuw via RDA in Netherlands <
    ***@***.***> wrote:

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