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  • Hanny van Arkel has been classifying galaxies from pictures taking my deep-space telescopes and came across an odd glowing object glowing next to a galaxy. Later named hanny’s Voorwerp, Hanny’s Thing.
  • Issues here: Exhibition as an item type could be specified further; what to do with collective creators; how to do relations amongst items; difference between exhibition catalogue and artists book; if there is catalogue then it should show up in exhibition record
  • For architecture: built; unbuilt; demolished; difference between architect and designer; more detail than “building” ie “function” AAT single built works by design: energy efficient; experimental; concept house; case study house; portable; temporary; etc. Citation should be date range? Include more location details? Also specify “architect”? “in press” is unsuitable
  • Research Libraries UK, “Re-skilling for Research” January 2012 by Mary Auckland
  • ARLG London and South East event - model eprint repositories and JISC proj…

    1. 1. Goldsmiths Research Online
    2. 2. Goldsmiths Research Online (GRO)Open access online archive of Goldsmiths research outputLaunch September 2008System EPrintsContent Citation only: Details of articles, books, book sections, conference items, creative output Full text, images, video, sound 4,650 items of which 1,500 are full textMethod Self-deposit
    3. 3. Goldsmiths Research Online (GRO)Facilitates OA green optionPromotes research and supports scholarly communicationProvides research support - Author’s rights - OA journals - Dissemination of research - Citation management (recording, tracking, optimising) - Advice about OA, copyright, publishers and funders policies, self-archivingIntegration with other college systems: REF, staff pages, VLE
    4. 4. Goldsmiths Research Online (GRO)
    5. 5. GRO numbersOver 160,000 visitors (Top 10: UK, US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, India,Italy, Sweden, France) and 120,000 downloadsMost visited pages-Negus, Keith R.. 2011. Producing Pop: Culture and Conflict in the Popular MusicIndustry. London: out of print., Rebecca. 2009. Zoosex and other relationships with animals. In: HastingsDonnan and Fiona Magowan, eds. Transgressive Sex: subversion and control in eroticencounters. Oxford and New York: Berghahn, pp. 91-112.Most downloaded textsBond, Frank W., Hayes, Steven C., Baer, Ruth A., Carpenter, Ken C., Guenole, Nigel,Orcutt, Holly K., Waltz, Tom and Zettle, Robert D.. 2011. Preliminary psychometricproperties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire – II: A revised measure ofpsychological flexibility and acceptance. Behavior Therapy, pp. 1-38.Hill, Elisabeth L.. 2004. Executive dysfunction in autism. Trends in Cognitive Sciences,8(1), pp. 26-32.
    6. 6. GRO research projects Measuring Impact under CERIF (Common European ResearchInformation FormatnKULTIVATE and KAPTURAMedia Working Group
    7. 7. Research data worlds Multispectral imaging combined with remote sensing, Forensic Architecture, Goldsmiths
    8. 8. The importance of looking after research data______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Research councils and fundersRCUK Common Principles on Data Policy:“The need for a statement on how underlying research material can be accessed iscurrently in place for some, but not all Research Councils. (…) [W]e are extending thispolicy to all Research Councils.”Quality of researchThe availability of research data in the public domain allows testing and validation and,hence, ensures and solidifies the quality of research.Democratising science and the research processProjects such as GalaxyZoo (classification of images of galaxies taken by deep-spacetelescopes), Old Weather (transcription of Royal Navy ship logs) and Patients Participate(production of lay summaries for PubMed Central papers)
    9. 9. Research data: What we do______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ JISC funded research project on the nature of SHERPA-LEAP funded project, managed by research data in the arts headed by VADS Goldsmiths, on the description of non-standard deposits in institutional repositories
    10. 10. KAPTURThe nature of research data in arts-based researchWhite, Laura. 2011. For living, for loving, for Walsh, Roxy. 2011. Yellow Girls. Oil and w/c on Lubna, Arielle Gem and Mabb, David. 2011. Art andloathing... Pollen, France, 4 February - 4 March gesso panel, 250mm x 330mm. In: Second Sex, Appropriation – when does artistic freedom become2011. [Show/Exhibition] Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany, copyright infringement?. [Film/Video] Jan 14th - Feb 12th 2011. [Show/Exhibition]
    11. 11. KAPTUR project______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________DurationOct 2011 – Mar 2013Outcomes| model of best practice for management ofresearch data in the visual arts| research data management policy| pilot systemProject teamVADSGoldsmithsUniversity of the Creative ArtsUniversity of the Arts LondonGlasgow School of Art
    12. 12. Visual arts research data______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Art historianInterviews (sound files and transcripts);notes; collected PDFs of articles;images; printed articles; ephemera;print-outs (e.g. websites)Fine art researchersNotes; sketches; videos; books;photographs; models; stories; diaries;screen grabs;DesignerInterviews (sound files and transcripts);notes; photographs; questionnaires;postcards; diaries; stories; emails; Cultural probe, Interaction Research Studio, Goldsmiths, 2011.videos; workshop notes and data;sketchbooks; workbooks; prototypes;manuals
    13. 13. Provisional findings______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Difficult to distinguish/extract research data from research processResearch data changes shape and form throughout research processResearch data is heterogeneousManagement of research data is situatedResearch process encompasses many different practices
    14. 14. Things that could be better______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ STORAGE“I can’t store my material here because Idont (…) want to have it on the one harddrive on the computer I work at in the officethat only works if there’s an accessible server.” “We want to put a lot of process material onthe website (…). What would be nice would be INFORMATsomewhere between the way we are usingDropbox and the way that we use a website IONso that we can (…) move stuff into a public RESOURCfolder and for that folder to be accessible (…).”“…how to archive digital material (…) that’s something I don’t really have a strong handleon.” ES“We have stacks of flip chart paper with all the different ideas from all the different things,we have email stacks, we have stacks of evidence in bags that people brought, we haveabout 8 hours of video recording that we are working on gradually.”
    15. 15.  Defiant Objectsnon-standard research outputs in institutional repositories
    16. 16. Defiant Objects project______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________DurationNov 2011 – Apr 2013Outcomes| typology of defiant objects| enhanced metadata| decision-making guide| test environmentProject teamTahani NadimBekky RandallContributorsULCCIR staff and managers Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (public Opinion), 1991, Installation view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Photo by David HealdInformation designer (tba)
    17. 17. Typology of defiant objects______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________DataFrom researchers, IR staff, IR contents What makes aOutcomesReport, item types difficultSchedule and disseminationFeb-May 2012; blog; mailing lists deposit?
    18. 18. Enhanced metadata______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ How bestDataFrom IR contents, metadata schemas to describeOutcomesRevised metadata provisions; reportSchedule and disseminationNov 11-Oct 2012; blog; mailing lists defiant objects?
    19. 19. Decision-making guide______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________DataFrom Literature Review,Environmental Assessment,existing guides, designers How toOutcomesDecision-making guide guide IRSchedule and disseminationMay 12-Jan 13; blog; mailing lists staff through deposit?
    20. 20. Test environment______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________DataFrom Literature Review,Environmental Assessment,Analysis & Modelling; Embedding in testDecision-making guideOutcomes environ-Test environment (Eprints) withrevised item types, workflows, metadatafields, controlled vocabulariesSchedule and disseminationOct 12-Jan 13; blog; mailing lists ment
    21. 21. Provisional findings______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Work/image distinctionConfusion over ‘research output’Versions & variantsCreator typePoor metadata guidelines for multimedia items such as softwareDescriptive and structural metadata often difficult to distinguish
    22. 22. Libraries and research data______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________“Digital data as the new special collections?” Sayyed Choudhuri, Johns HopkinsUniversityResearch data challenges-Archiving and managing data (curation)-Storage and access-Backup-Preservation-Sharing and re-use-MetadataWhat kind of interfaces can combine traditional cataloguing, indexing and organisationalskills with the demands of research data management?