Category Archives: Events

Getting to grips with Research Data Management; training workshop 1st November 2016

  Today I ran a training session for research staff and doctoral students on research data management. The slides are stored on slideshare: click on the link below the image Getting to grips with Research Data Management from Wendy Mears … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2016

The 9th Global Open Access Week is held between October 24th to 30th, the theme this year is “Open in Action”. Library Services is marking Open Access Week with 3 events, all sessions are open to all.   Open Research Data … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with RDM

Yesterday I ran a workshop on research data management for research staff and students. The session generated lots of interesting discussion, especially around questions of ethics and the gaining of consent for data sharing; trying to anticipate what might be worth … Continue reading

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Open Access Week – Academic Social Networking Sites

On Monday Katy Jordan from IET gave a talk on Academic Social Networking Sites (SNS) as part of Open Access Week.  Katy is currently a postgraduate student and her provisional thesis title is Reshaping the Higher Education network? Analysis of … 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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The OU supporting research

This morning, Chris, Nadine from RSQ and I delivered a session to research managers and administrators on Open Access publishing and Research Data Management. This is a particularly important audience for us, as these are the people who work day-to-day with … Continue reading

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All aboard the training train!

I’ve had a busy week with not one, but two training sessions on RDM for OU researchers. The first took place last Wednesday – Getting to grips with research data management was an Early Bird Seminar organised by the Researcher … Continue reading

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Open Access Again

Yesterday, Nicola and I facilitated an Open Access Publishing seminar here in the Library at Milton Keynes.  We’ve done these for a few years now but I think this one was the most successful.  I’m going to bullet point some … Continue reading

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Research Data Management for projects in international education

This lunchtime I ran a workshop around research data management for projects in international education in the Faculty of Education and Language Studies and the International Development Office. The session covered all aspects of research data management from creation to … Continue reading

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