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Tue 13 Mar 2018
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

Provided by: Office of Scholarly Communication


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Managing Data Management: Getting Started with Data Management Plan Support
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Tue 13 Mar 2018

Description

Librarians are used to dealing with data in all its forms but sometimes researchers aren't so sure. Many funders now require evidence from the researcher of how they plan to manage the data they use and collect during the research process and this often has to be tailored to specific guidelines. This presents a great opportunity for library staff to work with the research community but how do they get started?

Join the OSC to learn more about what a data management plan is, why they are necessary, the different information needed, how to complete one and how to support someone in completing theirs. This interactive train-the-trainer workshop will include a mix of presentations and activities with a chance to put your new knowledge into practice.

Target audience
  • Cambridge University library staff only
Prerequisites
* A basic familiarity with research data management is assumed
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 13 Mar 2018   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5 map George Cronin,  Claire Sewell
Topics covered
  • What is a data management plan and why are they important for researchers?
  • How does a researcher go about completing a data plan?
  • How can librarians help?
  • Practical experience of reviewing data plans
Objectives
  • To understand what data management plans are
  • To understand why data management is an important issue for funders and researchers
  • To gain practical experience of reviewing data management plans
Format

Interactive workshop

Duration

One session of two hours

Themes

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