Author Archives: Isabel Chadwick

About Isabel Chadwick

Research Data Management Librarian at the Open University.

New Library Research Support website

We’re pleased to announce that we have recently launched a new website for Library Research Support services. This new site covers information on: Research Data Management Open Access publishing Researcher visibility Bibliometrics ORCID ORO ORDO You can access the new … Continue reading

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Training for postgraduate research students

This morning I ran a session for research students on research data management. The aim of the session was to go away with an outline of a data management plan to discuss with supervisors. The session was well attended and … Continue reading

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Have you got your licence?

I’ve recently been helping some colleagues in the Science faculty to put together a Data Management Plan for the EU funded Europlanet project (see my recent post for more information on the EU Horizon 2020 open data pilot). One of the issues … Continue reading

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Where are your research data stored? Changes to EU Data Protection Law

Last month, the European High Court ruled that organisations in EU member states cannot rely on the US Safe Harbor framework as being equivalent to EU Data Protection Law. If you are dealing with personal data as part of your … Continue reading

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Training opportunity: Getting to grips with Open Access Publishing

  Getting to Grips with Open Access Publishing 8th December 2015 from 2.00 – 3:30 pm Seminar Rooms 1&2, 2nd Floor, Library   Increasingly, researchers are expected to publish their outputs by open access to satisfy the requirements of the research … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with RDM

This morning I ran a workshop on Research Data Management for research staff and students. As usual, the topic generated lots of interesting discussion, and it was a great opportunity for researchers to talk through their data management issues with colleagues. … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the Horizon (2020)

This week I met with 2 research teams who are embarking on projects within the EU’s Horizon 2020 funding stream to talk about research data management and sharing. A novelty for Horizon 2020 is the introduction of a research data … Continue reading

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Training opportunity: Getting to Grips with Research Data Management

Early Bird Seminar: Getting to Grips with Research Data Management Tuesday 10th November 2015: 9.30-11.00 Library Seminar Rooms 1 and 2     Whether you’re conducting interviews, collecting samples, creating software or analyzing texts, your research data is a valuable asset which … Continue reading

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Open Access Week: 19th – 23rd October

Next week is Open Access Week, and to celebrate, together with RSQ Unit we’ve arranged a series of lunchtime events. Lunch will be provided; register by following the links below to guarantee your place. Monday 19th October, 12pm – Library … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2015: 19th-23rd October

 Are you interested in making your research more open? The 8th annual International Open Access week runs from 19th -23rd October and to celebrate, Library Services in conjunction with Research Scholarship and Quality (RSQ) Unit have organised a series of … Continue reading

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