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Tuesday, November 3 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
An Introduction to Library Research Data Management Services

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Cost: $159 for ALCTS members, $225 for non-members.

Offered in partnership with ALCTS:

Data are a core research output.  Scientific and scholarly communities, research funders, universities, and policy makers are recognizing the importance of and addressing challenges related to organizing, describing, sharing, and preserving borne digital data.  Increasingly, academic libraries and librarians are contributing to efforts to address these challenges.  This panel workshop will offer attendees a thoughtful, interactive, and actionable introduction to building and delivering research data management services.  Attendees will learn about the primary activities and importance of data management across the scholarly lifecycle; the policies, trends, and technologies affecting researchers and the organizations that support them; and, the expertise, staffing, and resources libraries must consider when building successful and sustainable services.

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Jennifer Doty

Research Data Librarian, Scholarly Communications Office, Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Library
Jennifer Doty is the Research Data Librarian in the Scholarly Communications Office of the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University.  She has a BA in Education from the University of Arizona, and a MSI in Library and Information Services with a Graduate Certificate in Spatial Analysis (GIS) from the University of Michigan. Jen's role in Scholarly Communications is to provide data management and curation support and services for... Read More →
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Christopher Eaker

Data Curation Librarian, University of Tennessee
Christopher Eaker is Data Curation Librarian at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), Libraries. He is interested in scientific data curation and in integrating sound data stewardship skills into science and engineering curricula. Christopher helps UTK’s researchers navigate federal requirements for data management and sharing and educates researches in the skills needed to manage data well. He holds a bachelor’s degree in... Read More →

Tuesday November 3, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm

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