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Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Created: 2011-03-22 12:02
Institution: Cambridge University Library
Description: This collection includes presentations and interviews from participants in a topical 2011 lunch-time seminar series co-coordinated by the University Library's Incremental project and CRASSH's Digital Humanities Network. The seminars included: 'Personal Data, Public Knowledge and Research Ethics', 'Intellectual Property Rights and Research in the Digital Age', 'What does the Freedom of Information Act mean for Research?', and 'Managing Research Data in a Changing Digital Landscape'
 

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This collection contains 17 media items.

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Andrew Charlesworth: Intellectual property rights (IPR) -- tips and pitfalls for creating and using research materials...

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In this short interview, Andrew Charlesworth (Centre for IT and Law, University of Bristol) gives advice on intellectual property rights for researchers who may want to re-use or...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


Andrew Charlesworth: Intellectual Property Rights and Research Data -- Focus on copyright

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In this presentation, Andrew Charlesworth (Centre for IT and Law, Bristol University) provides an overview of IPR and how it pertains to research data and materials, with a focus...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Fri 1 Apr 2011


Chris Rusbridge: FAQ on Freedom of Information (FOI) / Environmental Information Requests (EIR) for research data

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Recently high-profile rulings by the Information Commissioners Office have forced unwilling researchers and institutions to share their research data and correspondences. While...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


Chris Rusbridge: How does the Freedom of Information Act apply to research data? (interview)

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In this short interview, Chris Rusbridge answers questions about how the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Requests apply to research data.

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


Fanar Haddad: Using YouTube and Social Media in Research

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Fanar Haddad uses YouTube and social media extensively as a source for his research on Iraq and secterian violence. In this presentation, he shares his experiences,...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Wed 13 Apr 2011


Fanar Haddad: YouTube and social media in research (interview)

   1,354 views

Fanar Haddad uses YouTube and social media extensively as a source for his research on Iraq and secterian violence. In this short interview, he shares his experiences,...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Thu 7 Apr 2011


Libby Bishop: Lessons from managing a research archive project for sensitive personal data (interview)

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In this short inerview, Libby Bishop (Timescapes project, University of Leeds) provides advice lessons learnt from her experience as Senior Research Archivist for Timescapes, a...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


Libby Bishop: The Timescapes Archive - A case study for long-term use and sharing sensitive data.

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In this presentation, Libby Bishop, Senior Research Archivist for the Timescapes project (University of Leeds), speaks about her experiences, recommendations, and lessons learnt...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Fri 1 Apr 2011


Louise Corti: How can researchers preserve, share, and re-use sensitive data? (interview)

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In this short interview, Louise Corti (UK Data Archive) gives tips on what researchers working with sensitive data can do at the start of a project to make it easier to preserve,...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


Louise Corti: Managing Sensitive Research Data -- A Practical Overview

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In this presentation, Louise Corti (UK Data Archive) provides best practices and examples for managing sensitive research data. Topics include helping researchers get the most use...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Fri 1 Apr 2011


Lucy Farr: Managing Research Data in ArcGIS

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ESRI's ArcGIS data, and other vector data system, are highly vulnerable to partial or complete data loss over time because as the company makes frequent software updates, and the...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Wed 27 Apr 2011


Michael Kandiah: Using the UK Freedom of Information Act -- A practical guide for researchers

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In this presentation, Michael Kandiah (Kings College London) describes his experience and gives tips to help researchers use the Freedom of Information Act to gather data.

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Fri 1 Apr 2011


Mike Baillie: What can researchers do to avoid having to involuntarily release their data under the Freedom of...

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In 2010, the UK Information Commissioner's made a ruling that required Mike Baillie and his colleagues to release a career's-worth of tree ring data to a Freedom of...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


Paul Russell: Creating and Maintaining a Bespoke Database -- Lessons Learnt

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Paul Russell (Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Cambridge) works with complicated early Irish glossaries with connections that are often fuzzy and phonetic rather than...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Wed 13 Apr 2011


Richard Jennings: Intellectual property rights and the University of Cambridge -- Focus on patents and...

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In this presentation, Richard Jennings (Cambridge Enteprise) provides an overview of the University of Cambridge IPR policy and how it pertains to research. Dr. Jennings also...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


Stephen Gray: Managing Multimedia Research Data

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Researchers across disciplines are using digital media such as video, audio, and images to conduct and describe their research. These new methods bring additional challenges,...

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Wed 13 Apr 2011


Stephen Gray: Using digital media in research (interview)

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Digital media (e.g. video, audio, images) formats are changing fairly rapidly, which can lead to data loss or distortion when researchers try to re-use or access these materials....

Collection: Managing Research and Data in the Digital Age

Institution: Cambridge University Library

Created: Thu 7 Apr 2011