Sharing the DREaM blueprint: lessons in communitynetwork building from the Developing ResearchExcellence and Methods proje...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiWelcome to today‟s presentationPage 2Professor Hazel Hall@hazelhhttp://hazelhall.orghttp://about.me/h...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiWork of the Centre for Social InformaticsPage 3CPDKnowledge managementLibrary and Information Science...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 4To facilitate a co-ordinatedand strategic approach to LISresearch across the UK(2009-2012)To ex...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 5http://lisresearch.orghttp://lisresearch.org/dream
Funding to develop a UK-wide network of LISresearchersBuild research capacity and capabilityRaise quality and standards:...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 7Launch conferenceBritish Library Conference Centre, July 19th 201187 participantsProgramme i...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 8Three linked workshopsEdinburgh Napier University & British Library25th October 2011, January...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 9Concluding conferenceBritish Library Conference Centre, July 9th 201293 participantsProgramm...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 10Project infrastructure: technical and socialProject web page http://lisresearch.org/dream-pro...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 11Professional event amplification
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 12Event reviews by delegates
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 13The DREaM online community
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 14The Twitter feed
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 15The Twitter list
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 16Participation and reach in numbers5 eventsled by 33 „official‟ contributorsfor 213 on-site ...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 17Brettle, A., Hall, H., & Oppenheim, C.(2012).We have a DREaM: the DevelopingResearch Excellenc...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 18Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre P...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 19Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre P...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 20Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre P...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 21Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre P...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 22Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre P...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 23Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre P...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 24Critical incident technique - cadre reportedIncreased research capacity and capabilityGrowth...
www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 25Broader impacts of the investmentLIS research on the agenda, e.g.CILIP‟s Professional Knowledg...
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Presentation about the AHRC-funded Developing Research Excellence and Methods project (DREaM) to the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland , Edinburgh, Monday 22nd April 2013.

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  1. 1. Sharing the DREaM blueprint: lessons in communitynetwork building from the Developing ResearchExcellence and Methods projectPresentation to the Royal Commission on the Ancient andHistorical Monuments of ScotlandMonday 22nd April 2013Professor Hazel Hall
  2. 2. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiWelcome to today‟s presentationPage 2Professor Hazel Hall@hazelhhttp://hazelhall.orghttp://about.me/hazelhh.hall@napier.ac.uk0131 455 2760Slides on SlideShare at:http://slideshare.net/hazelhall
  3. 3. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiWork of the Centre for Social InformaticsPage 3CPDKnowledge managementLibrary and Information Science, e.g.research resources for LISSocial media strategies with focus on knowledgemanagement, risk management and engagementstrategies…Research – research councils, EuropeE-participationE-governanceInformation SocietyLibrary and Information Science, e.g. AHRCSmart cities…Research: contract, consultancy, “other”Knowledge managementLibrary and Information Science e.g. CILIPMarket researchOnline communitiesProject managementSocial computingSociotechnical project evaluation…One of five research centre within IIDIDistributed Computing, Networking & SecurityEmergent ComputingInformation & Software SystemsInteraction DesignSocial Informatics: exploring human-technology relationships in context, and theirimpact, e.g. on organisations, communities
  4. 4. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 4To facilitate a co-ordinatedand strategic approach to LISresearch across the UK(2009-2012)To explore the extent to whichLIS research projectsinfluence practice (2011)To create outputs to supportthe use and execution ofresearch by librarians andinformation scientists (2012)To develop a UK-widenetwork of LIS researchers(2011-2012)
  5. 5. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 5http://lisresearch.orghttp://lisresearch.org/dream
  6. 6. Funding to develop a UK-wide network of LISresearchersBuild research capacity and capabilityRaise quality and standards: research training,practice, output, value, impact, and influenceSecure foundation for long-term researchcollaborations – in LIS and beyond
  7. 7. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 7Launch conferenceBritish Library Conference Centre, July 19th 201187 participantsProgramme included: 2 keynotes12 one minute madness presentations4 breakout sessionsPlenaryNetworkingExcellent feedback
  8. 8. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 8Three linked workshopsEdinburgh Napier University & British Library25th October 2011, January 30th 2012, & 25th April201230 workshop cadre members attended all three12 formal sessions:broad research approachesqualitative and quantitative techniquesresearch practicalities“Unconference half hour” and networkingExcellent feedback
  9. 9. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 9Concluding conferenceBritish Library Conference Centre, July 9th 201293 participantsProgramme included: 2 keynotes20 one minute madness presentationsInvited paperPanel sessionAward presentationNetworkingExcellent feedback
  10. 10. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 10Project infrastructure: technical and socialProject web page http://lisresearch.org/dream-projectAll events previewed, amplified live, reviewed andarchived online (slides, recordings, and summaries)Online community site: http://lis-dream.spruz.com/Linked Lanyrds: http://lanyrd.com/profile/lis_dream/Twitter account: @LIS_DREaMTwitter DREaM participant list:https://twitter.com/#!/LIS_DREaM/dream-participants
  11. 11. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 11Professional event amplification
  12. 12. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 12Event reviews by delegates
  13. 13. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 13The DREaM online community
  14. 14. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 14The Twitter feed
  15. 15. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 15The Twitter list
  16. 16. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 16Participation and reach in numbers5 eventsled by 33 „official‟ contributorsfor 213 on-site delegate participantsfrom 12 countries (and 4 continents)not counting „remote‟ audience of ~80 blog posts,~1000+ tweets, multiple web pages, SlideShares,Vimeos, SoundClouds etc.
  17. 17. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 17Brettle, A., Hall, H., & Oppenheim, C.(2012).We have a DREaM: the DevelopingResearch Excellence and Methodsnetwork. Paper presented at the 4thInternational Conference on Qualitative andQuantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick,Ireland, 22-25 May 2012.1. Did we increase research capabilityand capacity?2. Did we raise standards?3. Did we create a foundation for futureresearch collaborations?
  18. 18. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 18Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre PostEthnography 2 0 9 1 8 23 3 1 0 0Social network analysis 3 0 10 0 8 23 1 2 0 0Discourse analysis 2 0 12 1 6 19 2 4 0 0Ethics & legal issues 0 0 3 0 6 10 12 12 2 3Action research 4 0 4 1 8 18 6 6 0 1Research techniques fromhistory 5 0 9 0 4 20 3 5 0 0Web metrics 3 0 10 0 5 23 4 2 0 0Tying research output topolicy 0 0 8 0 5 14 8 8 1 3Horizon scanning 4 0 7 1 7 17 4 5 0 0Repertory grids 17 0 5 2 0 22 0 1 0 0Data mining 0 0 11 2 10 21 1 1 0 0Increasing research impact 0 0 5 0 8 13 8 10 1 2TOTALS 40 0 93 8 67 223 52 57 4 9Research skillsaudits conducted inworkshops 1 and 3
  19. 19. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 19Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre PostEthnography 2 0 9 1 8 23 3 1 0 0Social network analysis 3 0 10 0 8 23 1 2 0 0Discourse analysis 2 0 12 1 6 19 2 4 0 0Ethics & legal issues 0 0 3 0 6 10 12 12 2 3Action research 4 0 4 1 8 18 6 6 0 1Research techniques fromhistory 5 0 9 0 4 20 3 5 0 0Web metrics 3 0 10 0 5 23 4 2 0 0Tying research output topolicy 0 0 8 0 5 14 8 8 1 3Horizon scanning 4 0 7 1 7 17 4 5 0 0Repertory grids 17 0 5 2 0 22 0 1 0 0Data mining 0 0 11 2 10 21 1 1 0 0Increasing research impact 0 0 5 0 8 13 8 10 1 2TOTALS 40 0 93 8 67 223 52 57 4 9Research skillsaudits conducted inworkshops 1 and 3
  20. 20. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 20Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre PostEthnography 2 0 9 1 8 23 3 1 0 0Social network analysis 3 0 10 0 8 23 1 2 0 0Discourse analysis 2 0 12 1 6 19 2 4 0 0Ethics & legal issues 0 0 3 0 6 10 12 12 2 3Action research 4 0 4 1 8 18 6 6 0 1Research techniques fromhistory 5 0 9 0 4 20 3 5 0 0Web metrics 3 0 10 0 5 23 4 2 0 0Tying research output topolicy 0 0 8 0 5 14 8 8 1 3Horizon scanning 4 0 7 1 7 17 4 5 0 0Repertory grids 17 0 5 2 0 22 0 1 0 0Data mining 0 0 11 2 10 21 1 1 0 0Increasing research impact 0 0 5 0 8 13 8 10 1 2TOTALS 40 0 93 8 67 223 52 57 4 9Increasedfamiliarity withworkshop themes
  21. 21. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 21Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre PostEthnography 2 0 9 1 8 23 3 1 0 0Social network analysis 3 0 10 0 8 23 1 2 0 0Discourse analysis 2 0 12 1 6 19 2 4 0 0Ethics & legal issues 0 0 3 0 6 10 12 12 2 3Action research 4 0 4 1 8 18 6 6 0 1Research techniques fromhistory 5 0 9 0 4 20 3 5 0 0Web metrics 3 0 10 0 5 23 4 2 0 0Tying research output topolicy 0 0 8 0 5 14 8 8 1 3Horizon scanning 4 0 7 1 7 17 4 5 0 0Repertory grids 17 0 5 2 0 22 0 1 0 0Data mining 0 0 11 2 10 21 1 1 0 0Increasing research impact 0 0 5 0 8 13 8 10 1 2TOTALS 40 0 93 8 67 223 52 57 4 9Overall growthin theoreticalknowledge
  22. 22. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 22Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre PostEthnography 2 0 9 1 8 23 3 1 0 0Social network analysis 3 0 10 0 8 23 1 2 0 0Discourse analysis 2 0 12 1 6 19 2 4 0 0Ethics & legal issues 0 0 3 0 6 10 12 12 2 3Action research 4 0 4 1 8 18 6 6 0 1Research techniques fromhistory 5 0 9 0 4 20 3 5 0 0Web metrics 3 0 10 0 5 23 4 2 0 0Tying research output topolicy 0 0 8 0 5 14 8 8 1 3Horizon scanning 4 0 7 1 7 17 4 5 0 0Repertory grids 17 0 5 2 0 22 0 1 0 0Data mining 0 0 11 2 10 21 1 1 0 0Increasing research impact 0 0 5 0 8 13 8 10 1 2TOTALS 40 0 93 8 67 223 52 57 4 9Small increaseof application inpractice
  23. 23. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 23Never heardof thisHeard butunfamiliarIn theory Applied inpracticeExpertPre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre PostEthnography 2 0 9 1 8 23 3 1 0 0Social network analysis 3 0 10 0 8 23 1 2 0 0Discourse analysis 2 0 12 1 6 19 2 4 0 0Ethics & legal issues 0 0 3 0 6 10 12 12 2 3Action research 4 0 4 1 8 18 6 6 0 1Research techniques fromhistory 5 0 9 0 4 20 3 5 0 0Web metrics 3 0 10 0 5 23 4 2 0 0Tying research output topolicy 0 0 8 0 5 14 8 8 1 3Horizon scanning 4 0 7 1 7 17 4 5 0 0Repertory grids 17 0 5 2 0 22 0 1 0 0Data mining 0 0 11 2 10 21 1 1 0 0Increasing research impact 0 0 5 0 8 13 8 10 1 2TOTALS 40 0 93 8 67 223 52 57 4 9Increase innumber of cadremember experts
  24. 24. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 24Critical incident technique - cadre reportedIncreased research capacity and capabilityGrowth in knowledge and research confidenceRaised standardsImpact and influence – demonstrating research knowledge in theworkplaceQuality of training – new resources to shareResearch practice – methodological choiceFoundations for future collaborationsWidened networks and research relationships
  25. 25. www.napier.ac.uk/iidiPage 25Broader impacts of the investmentLIS research on the agenda, e.g.CILIP‟s Professional Knowledge andSkills BaseCILIP Library and InformationResearch Group (LIRG)reinvigoratedIncreased research capacity,particularly amongst DREaM cadreNew approaches to supporting LISat “industry” level - CoalitionNew approaches to deliveringsupport, e.g. DREaM infrastructurePopularising new approaches, e.g.One Minute Madness (see July2012‟s video)Export to other subject domains
  26. 26. Sharing the DREaM blueprint: lessons in communitynetwork building from the Developing ResearchExcellence and Methods projectPresentation to the Royal Commission on the Ancient andHistorical Monuments of ScotlandMonday 22nd April 2013Professor Hazel Hall

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