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Current Research Information Systems November 2009 <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Valerie McCutcheon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></u...
Topics <ul><li>Overview of Research Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Research lifecycle </li></ul><ul><li>The Researc...
Overview of Glasgow Research Systems Student System Research Mapping System & Web Pages Research System Institutional Repo...
The Research Lifecycle Pre-Award Award Post-Award Stage 1: Pre-Project Stage 2: Create Project / Application Stage 3: Awar...
Research System Re-Development Timescale <ul><li>1994 Original System </li></ul><ul><li>2004 in-house decision – no retros...
Research System Research System
 
Work In Progress <ul><li>Improved automation of award calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic document management and wo...
R&E Role in Impact and Output Agenda <ul><li>Assist with impact plans </li></ul><ul><li>Identify users of our research and...
 
Impact and Output IP Manager Institutional Repository Research System REF System/ Impact Licences Collaborations Conferenc...
 
Enrich <ul><li>Enlighten and Research System </li></ul><ul><li>Integration - Research Information </li></ul><ul><li>Lifecy...
Some Enrich Deliverables <ul><li>30,000 records in the Institutional Repository service </li></ul><ul><li>Clear policies a...
Institutional Repository’s Growth End of the DAEDALUS Project (Jul 05) Source: ROARmap <ul><li>Publications Policy </li></...
 
 
Linking Outputs to Awards
Issues <ul><li>Gold Plating </li></ul><ul><li>Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Electronic Sys...
Good Points <ul><li>Requirements gathering – prioritised list of essential v desirable. </li></ul><ul><li>Business Case re...
Want to know More? <ul><li>www.gla.ac.uk/enrich </li></ul><ul><li>Valerie McCutcheon, Operations Manager, Research and Ent...
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Current Research Information Systems

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Current Research Information Systems

  1. 1. Current Research Information Systems November 2009 <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Valerie McCutcheon </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operations Manager </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research & Enterprise </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Topics <ul><li>Overview of Research Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Research lifecycle </li></ul><ul><li>The Research System </li></ul><ul><li>The impact and output agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom in on integration of outputs </li></ul><ul><li>What we learned </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overview of Glasgow Research Systems Student System Research Mapping System & Web Pages Research System Institutional Repository Finance System HR System
  4. 4. The Research Lifecycle Pre-Award Award Post-Award Stage 1: Pre-Project Stage 2: Create Project / Application Stage 3: Award Receipt Stage 4: Finance Project Initiation Stage 5: Project Management Stage 6: Project Completion
  5. 5. Research System Re-Development Timescale <ul><li>1994 Original System </li></ul><ul><li>2004 in-house decision – no retrospective steps! </li></ul><ul><li>2005 Decide to include costing within Research System </li></ul><ul><li>May 2006 First Version LIVE </li></ul><ul><li>June 2007 Costing module LIVE </li></ul><ul><li>March 2008 Project Closed </li></ul>
  6. 6. Research System Research System
  7. 8. Work In Progress <ul><li>Improved automation of award calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic document management and workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Link to repository ( Outputs and Impacts) </li></ul><ul><li>Improved web pages </li></ul><ul><li>CPD </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing what we have learned and learning from others </li></ul>
  8. 9. R&E Role in Impact and Output Agenda <ul><li>Assist with impact plans </li></ul><ul><li>Identify users of our research and best channels to get it to them </li></ul><ul><li>Have better ways of articulating the benefits and getting the beneficiaries to confirm this </li></ul><ul><li>Capture the benefits </li></ul>
  9. 11. Impact and Output IP Manager Institutional Repository Research System REF System/ Impact Licences Collaborations Conferences Consultations
  10. 13. Enrich <ul><li>Enlighten and Research System </li></ul><ul><li>Integration - Research Information </li></ul><ul><li>Lifecycle </li></ul><ul><li>Policy mandatory full text deposit September 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Join up data and services </li></ul><ul><li>Open access </li></ul><ul><li>Output and Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gla.ac.uk/enrich/ </li></ul>
  11. 14. Some Enrich Deliverables <ul><li>30,000 records in the Institutional Repository service </li></ul><ul><li>Clear policies and workflows for collecting data </li></ul><ul><li>Better search tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternative sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interfiled catalogue and repository hits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Staff profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Better link between Research and Output </li></ul><ul><li>Public domain statistics (irStats) </li></ul>
  12. 15. Institutional Repository’s Growth End of the DAEDALUS Project (Jul 05) Source: ROARmap <ul><li>Publications Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliographic details </li></ul><ul><li>Full text peer reviewed articles and published conference papers (subject to copyright permissions) </li></ul><ul><li>Citing the University Address </li></ul>+ 20k RAE records Publications Policy (Jun 08)
  13. 18. Linking Outputs to Awards
  14. 19. Issues <ul><li>Gold Plating </li></ul><ul><li>Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Electronic System </li></ul><ul><li>Academic access </li></ul><ul><li>Data quality </li></ul><ul><li>Unknowns </li></ul>
  15. 20. Good Points <ul><li>Requirements gathering – prioritised list of essential v desirable. </li></ul><ul><li>Business Case revisited </li></ul><ul><li>User Group power </li></ul><ul><li>Agile development process </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic allocation of time to maintenance of pre-existing systems, bug fixing, and user support. </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for repositories </li></ul>
  16. 21. Want to know More? <ul><li>www.gla.ac.uk/enrich </li></ul><ul><li>Valerie McCutcheon, Operations Manager, Research and Enterprise, [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>William Nixon, Digital Library Development Manager, [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/enlightenpapers </li></ul><ul><li>http://enlightenrepository.wordpress.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/aboutrcuk/efficiency/oocp/default.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mrc.ac.uk/Achievementsimpact/Outputsoutcomes/e-Val/index.htm </li></ul>

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