Portage and Global Water Futures Webinar Series
Using a research data lifecycle approach, this webinar will provide attendees with an overview of research data management (RDM) best practices, including both guidance and resources to help them manage their own research data. Topics covered will include such things as overarching RDM principles (e.g., FAIR, CARE, OCAP), file management and version control, file naming conventions, data storage and backup strategies, data access and sharing, and data deposit. Specific support platforms that can be leveraged to help with RDM needs will additionally be touched upon including the Portage DMP Assistant, Dataverse, and Compute Canada’s Rapid Access Service.
James Doiron is the Research Data Management Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Library, and the Academic Director of the UofA Research Data Centre. James sits on a number of local, national and international advisory and working groups, including both as a member of the UofA’s Institutional RDM Strategy Working Group, the Statistics Canada Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) External Advisory Committee, and the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Council. James is co-Chair of the Portage Network Data Management Planning (DMP) Expert Group, and is additionally a member of the Portage Research Data Management (RDM) Training Expert Group, as well as the Dataverse North Working Group.
Jane Fry is the Data Services Librarian at MacOdrum Library, Carleton University. Research data management is one of her main areas of responsibility and she is the lead for Carleton’s Institutional Strategies Working Group. She is also on a number of other local, national and international committees, including: co-Chair of the Portage Training Expert Group; Chair of the ODESI Data Deposit Policy Working Group; co-Chair of the DDI Training Committee; and member of the Canadian National Research Data Management Training Working Group.
This webinar will be presented in English and recorded. Engagement during the webinar in both official languages is welcomed. Previous webinar recordings are available on the CARL YouTube Channel. Links to the recordings and slides can also be found on Portage Training Resources.