Research Data Management Session on Data Deposit - Dec. 14

Post Date:
Dec 9, 2022

The final installment of the Research Data Management (RDM) Brown Bag Series is being held on December 14 at 12-1 pm. This event will be held in person in Joseph S. Stauffer Library room 014, and is also available virtually via zoom. This 3-part RDM information series is hosted by the Queen’s Data Champions (qDC) - a collaboration with the Vice-Principal (Research) portfolio, the Centre for Advanced Computing, Information Technology Services, and Queen’s University Library.

Registration for the final session is now open. 

This session focuses on the benefits and considerations around depositing research data into a repository. Featured topics will include how to select a repository for specific research data, how to prepare research data for deposit, and avenues for licensing data for reuse.

The qDC will also be demonstrating how to use and deposit data into the Queen’s Dataverse Collection of Borealis, the Canadian Dataverse Repository. Additionally, attendees will learn how the Tri-Agency RDM Policy may influence how they deposit and share research data associated with publications from Tri-Agency funded projects.

The final session features special guest presenter Dr. Robert Montgomerie, Professor Emeritus of Biology and Data Editor for The American Naturalist.

The videos and materials from the first two RDM Brown Bag sessions are available for review using the links below:

•             Session 1 – Research Data Management and you

•             Session 2 – Developing a Data Management Plan

The Queen’s Data Champions (qDC) is one of eighteen groups across Canada to receive funding from the Digital Research Alliance of Canada as part of the Data Champions Pilot Project. The project aims to encourage a shift in research data culture by promoting sound research data management (RDM) practices. The qDC includes five experts from across the university, working together to create and develop RDM learning resources for the Queen’s research community. The qDC includes Alicia Cappello, Research Data Librarian, Queen’s University Library; Elise Degen, Communications & Relations, Centre for Advanced Computing; Matt Clapp, Manager of Data Platform Services, Information Technology Services; Meghan Goodchild, Research Data Management System Librarian, Queen’s University Library / Scholars Portal; and Rebecca Pero, Information & Project Coordinator, Vice-Principal Research Portfolio.


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