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RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
RLUK Presentation 24 Nov 08
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  • 1. The RIN: An Update Michael Jubb RLUK Conference 24 October 2008
  • 2. Resources and Plans
    • Funding renewed 2008-2011
    • Increased capacity
      • Staffing increased from four to seven
        • research, including in-house
        • Liaison, partnerships and communication
    • New business plan
      • Building the evidence base
      • Providing advice and guidance
      • Promoting change
  • 3. Research Data
    • Stewardship Principles
    • To Share or Not to Share
    • Follow-up work on capacity and capability
    • Working alongside UKRDS
  • 4. Libraries and Information Services
    • Researchers and libraries report
      • Follow-up guidance to senior managers in HE sector
    • Libraries of the future programme
    • Bibliographic records study
    • Collaboration with Centres for Language-Based Area Studies
    • Follow up to retroconversion report
    • Support for UKRR
    • Discovering the past
      • objects and artefacts
  • 5. Scholarly Communications
    • Costs and how they are met
      • Workshop 11 December
    • Public Policy Goals
      • Work towards a ‘toolkit’
    • Incentives for and constraints on researchers
      • REF-related
    • Payment of publication fees
      • Work with UUK
    • Acknowledgement of funders
      • Follow-up in 2009
  • 6. New Modes of Communication
    • Researchers’ take-up and attitudes towards blogs, wikis, forums, groups, social tagging and other network tools
      • Implications for publishing and scholarly communications generally, and for research assessment
  • 7. Training and Staff Development
    • Mind the Skills Gap
      • Follow-up with SCONUL, RLUK, RCUK, Vitae, Grad Schools etc
    • Libraries of the Future Programme
    • Brief Guides
  • 8. Case Studies
    • Discipline-based studies of how researchers discover, locate, evaluate, create, organise, transform and communicate information resources in the course of the research process
      • Initial set of studies in life sciences
  • 9. Big Questions and Challenges
    • How efficient and effective are the information services provided for and used by researchers in the UK?
      • How do we assess and/or measure them?
      • How do we improve them?
    • How do we engage more effectively with researchers themselves?
  • 10. Thank you
    • [email_address]
    • http://www.rin.ac.uk

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