Research Data Management : Raising our           staff expertise –Taught and CPD learning tailored for Information        ...
In a nutshell• There is recognition of the growing scale of  digital research data and need for its curation• Researchers ...
The  Research Data Management Pyramid                                The library                         University       ...
Why librarians?• Liaison, negotiation skills and contacts with  academics• Knowledge of good information management,  coll...
Challenges• We are already over-taxed!• How deep is our understanding of research?• Complexity and scale of issues• Applyi...
Objectives of the project: RDMRose• Create and evaluate learning materials about  RDM tailored for liaison librarians• For...
Questions for us?• How well does the teach/advise role  hook into what we already do?• What new or strengthened competenci...
About the partnership• White Rose libraries:   – Leeds, Sheffield and York, & iSchool, University of Sheffield• Advisory B...
Project Management Team• Led by the University of Sheffield, Project Director Andrew  Cox and Project Manager Tim Nadin• S...
Project• Starting July 2012– ending Summer 2013• Focus groups (White Rose libraries) will scope the  knowledge base, skill...
Deliverables• Curriculum material (lesson plans, case study,  assignments etc) for other Information Departments  as OER i...
Strengths of the Project• Addresses a very real need• Brings together practitioners, researchers, experts, teaching staff,...
RDMRose - Research Data Management :        Raising our staff expertise• An opportunity  – To develop our skills & compete...
References & sources• Corrall, S. (2012) Roles and responsibilities: libraries, librarians and  data. In Pryor, G. (Ed.), ...
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RDM Rose by Carmen O'Dell and Barbara Sen, (University of Sheffield). Presentation at Demystifying Research Data: don’t be scared be prepared: A joint JIBS/RLUK event, Tuesday 17th July 17th July 2012, Brunei Gallery at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), London.

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Carmen O'Dell and Barbara Sen JIBS-RLUK event July 2012

  1. 1. Research Data Management : Raising our staff expertise –Taught and CPD learning tailored for Information Professionals Funded by Carmen O’Dell Barbara Sen
  2. 2. In a nutshell• There is recognition of the growing scale of digital research data and need for its curation• Researchers are currently ill positioned to undertake long term stewardship of data (Pryor 2012)• Its an exciting area to get into and we can make a contribution• Libraries need to find a role in the era of big data
  3. 3. The Research Data Management Pyramid The library University Library. research for Libraries (Lewis, 2010: 16) Influence national data policy data Lead on local (Univ) data policy Identify pyramid Develop local data required curation data skills capacity with LIS schools Bring data Teach data into UG literacy to research- based post-grad Develop Develop learning library students Provide researcher researcher workforce data data advice data confidence awareness Data collection Appraise Prioritise Describe development & access Identify Select Preserve Present management layerMartin Lewis (2010) Information School lecture 2011-11-02 M
  4. 4. Why librarians?• Liaison, negotiation skills and contacts with academics• Knowledge of good information management, collection development, meta-data skills and practices• Understanding of research data management as a form of information literacy (IL) - DaMSSI• Open access leadership roles• Established LIS networks for sharing best practice a
  5. 5. Challenges• We are already over-taxed!• How deep is our understanding of research?• Complexity and scale of issues• Applying library skills to research data issues• Will researchers look to libraries for this support??• Resources, infrastructure, management structures have to be found
  6. 6. Objectives of the project: RDMRose• Create and evaluate learning materials about RDM tailored for liaison librarians• For Continuing Professional Development and Library & Information Management students• Web site – project progress, and open access materials http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/is/research/projects/rdmrose
  7. 7. Questions for us?• How well does the teach/advise role hook into what we already do?• What new or strengthened competencies do we need to develop?• Will we see ourselves differently / present ourselves differently as “data librarians”?
  8. 8. About the partnership• White Rose libraries: – Leeds, Sheffield and York, & iSchool, University of Sheffield• Advisory Board – Neil Beagrie – expert on digital preservation – D. Scott Brandt (D2C2) - Associate Dean for Research, Purdue University – Sheila Corrall – currently Prof. University of Sheffield; University of Pittsburg from August 2012 – Martin Lewis – Director of Library Service, University of Sheffield – Liz Lyon - Director of UKOLN and Associate Director , DCC – Andrew Thompson (DMSPpsych) University of Sheffield – Madeleine de Smaelen (3TU.Datacentrum)
  9. 9. Project Management Team• Led by the University of Sheffield, Project Director Andrew Cox and Project Manager Tim Nadin• Supported by: – Research Associate/Curriculum Developer – To be appointed – Brian Clifford, Deputy University Librarian (Head of Learning and Research Support), University of Leeds and Project Director, RoaDMaP – Denise Harrison, Head of the Learning and Research Services Team, Library, University of Sheffield. – Liz Waller, Deputy Director Information and Head of Information Services, University of York. – Matthew Zawadzki, Archivist and Records Manager, University of Sheffield. – Barbara Sen, Lecturer in Librarianship, Information School, University of Sheffield. – Carmen, O’Dell, Faculty Librarian for Science, University of Sheffield
  10. 10. Project• Starting July 2012– ending Summer 2013• Focus groups (White Rose libraries) will scope the knowledge base, skills gaps, and training requirements• Development of a core of material built round existing work• Case study material• Delivery and evaluation with Sheffield librarians (Autumn Semester 2012-13)• Iteration with Leeds and York and FT Sheffield masters students (Spring semester 2012-13)• Dissemination events
  11. 11. Deliverables• Curriculum material (lesson plans, case study, assignments etc) for other Information Departments as OER in Jorum• A module within our taught masters courses (but also available for stand alone study) – MSc Digital Library Management – MA Librarianship – Also MSc Information Management, Information Systems• A self study CPD version, with support forum – social media
  12. 12. Strengths of the Project• Addresses a very real need• Brings together practitioners, researchers, experts, teaching staff, managers, students – Sharing expertise, and promoting communication and understanding• Draws on expertise across organisations exploiting the strengths within the consortium and beyond• Participative curriculum development tailored for librarians• Provides outputs to support best practice, teaching, and research• Supported mutual learning, and engagement with reflective techniques• Continuous evaluation built into the project design• The resources will be made openly accessible
  13. 13. RDMRose - Research Data Management : Raising our staff expertise• An opportunity – To develop our skills & competencies – To exploit our networks – To produce open access re-useable resources for the wider information community – An opportunity to work together, to learn together, to grow together ...
  14. 14. References & sources• Corrall, S. (2012) Roles and responsibilities: libraries, librarians and data. In Pryor, G. (Ed.), Managing research data. (pp. 105-133). London: Facet.• DCC (2012) Digital Curation Lifecycle Model. Available from URL: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/curation-lifecycle-model Accessed 30th June 2012• Gabridge, T. (2009). ‘The last mile: liaison roles in curating science and engineering research data’, Research Libraries Issues, 265, 15- 21. http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/rli-265-gabridge.pdf• JISC. URL: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/• Jorum. URL: http://www.jorum.ac.uk/• Lewis, M.J. (2010) Libraries and the management of research data. In: Envisioning Future Academic Library Services. Facet Publishing, London. OA URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/11171/• Pryor, G. (2012) Managing research data. London: Facet.

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