Libraries for Research Data Interest Group
Monday 9 March 2015 - 11:30-13:00
Royal Room Salons III & IV, Paradise Point Hotel
1. Welcome and session objectives
2. Recap of the last session in Amsterdam: How to establish Research Data Solutions in Libraries
3. Research Data Policies Panel, Chair: Wolfram Horstmann
- Review examples of research data policies
- Broadly categorize: institutional, preservation, project policies etc.
- Extract best practices: who to involve? what to consider? monitoring and success criteria?
- Analyze the role of libraries in policy development: driver vs. Contributor
4. Organizational Models For Data Services Panel, Chair: Michael Witt
a) Kristin Anetelman, University Librarian, CalTech, United States
b) Chuck Humphrey, Data Library Coordinator, University of Alberta, Canada
c) Malcolm Wolski, Director of eResearch Services, Griffith University, Australia
- How are different sizes and types of libraries organized to provide data services?
- How are data services articulated to users and what are the points of service?
- What are the different approaches for moving from traditional library models and functional areas to ones that support data?
- What new skills or positions are being defined or redefined to provide them?
5. Discussion of Charter, Working Groups and Cross-RDA Collaboration
Contact Person: Co-chairs: Wolfram Horstmann
Co-chairs: Kathleen Shearer and Michael Witt