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Uca mrd presentation january 2013

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Presentation given by Leigh Garrett about the KAPTUR project and the importance of effective RDM practice at the UCA RDM training workshop, 16th January 2013.

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Uca mrd presentation january 2013

  1. 1. KAPTUR INFORMINGRESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  2. 2. Project OverviewOBJECTIVES• To investigate the nature of research data in the visual arts• To consider the application of technology to support collection, discoverability, usage and preservation of research data in the area• To review appropriate policies, procedures and systems within the four partner institutions• To develop case studies and showcase good practice to the wider higher education sector INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  3. 3. Project OverviewBACKGROUND• Research outputs are varied and complex in the visual arts• Little is known about the state of research data in the visual arts• None of the specialist arts institutions have research data management policies or infrastructure INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  4. 4. Project OverviewWHY KAPTUR• provide for open access• demystify the arts and its methods• valuable resource• potential to check reliability and validity• future reuse• enhance reach and impact• opportunities to facilitate the semantic web• possible collaboration• requirements of funders INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  5. 5. Project OverviewPARTNERS• Visual Arts Data Service• The Glasgow School of Art• Goldsmiths, University of London• University of the Arts London• University for the Creative Arts• JISC MRD Programme (2011 - 2013) INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  6. 6. Project OverviewMETHOD• Environmental analysis• User requirement, systems evaluation and piloting• Policy formation• Capacity building • Training materials and toolkits • Case studies• Sustainability• Dissemination INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  7. 7. Project DirectionENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS• Discover, create and pilot a sectoral model of best practice in the management of research data in the arts • What is research data in the visual arts? • How can visual arts research data be managed appropriately? INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  8. 8. Project DirectionUSER REQUIREMENT, SYSTEMS EVALUATION AND PILOTING• User requirement• Systems evaluation• Pilot research data management system INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  9. 9. Project DirectionPOLICY FORMATION• Partner institutional working groups established• Recommendations made to respective Research Committees; Academic Boards; Councils• High level strategy INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  10. 10. Project DirectionCAPACITY BUILDING• Internal dissemination • Creation of toolkits and training materials for researchers and professional support staff• External dissemination • Partner case studies• Project conference INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  11. 11. Project DirectionSUSTAINABILITY• Impact• Benefits• Cost model• AHRC funding to develop training materials to support postgraduate research students and early careers researchers INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  12. 12. Project DirectionDISSEMINATION• IDCC 2011 (Bristol)• EVA 2012 (London)• DHC 2012 (Sheffield)• Digital Conversations 2012 (London)• Managing the Material 2012 (London)• IDCC 2013 (Amsterdam)• Toolkits (Online)• Case studies (Project conference and online)• KAPTUR Conference 2013 (London)• ARLIS 2013 (Bristol)• ALT-C 2013 (Nottingham) INFORMING RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC
  13. 13. KAPTUR INFORMINGRESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN THE VISUAL ARTS VADS : GSA : GOLDSMITHS : UAL : UCA : JISC

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