Archive for the ‘Presentations’ Category

Data Management Initiatives at IFLA

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Marieke Guy, Research Officer at the Digital Curation Centre, UKOLN will be co-presenting with Maggie Pickton of the University of Northampton and Sarah Jones, Digital Curation Centre at HATII, University of Glasgow, during Conference Session 116, “The role of libraries in data curation, access and preservation: an international perspective” at IFLA 2012 in Helsinki. Their presentation, to be given on the morning of 14 August 2012, is entitled Leading from the library: data management initiatives at the University of Northampton. An abstract and further details are available in pdf format.

What Does The Evidence Tell Us About Institutional Repositories?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

A talk entitled What Does The Evidence Tell Us About Institutional Repositories? has been accepted for presentation at the Internet Librarian International Conference (ILI 2012).  Details on the talk and its relevance to previous associated work are available in a blog posting on the Innovation Support Centre Web site.

Two ISC Papers Presented at OR 2012

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Two papers presented at Open Repositories 2012 were co-authored by staff of the Innovation Support Centre at UKOLN. The papers were entitled Open Metrics for Open Repositories by Brian Kelly, Nick Sheppard, Jenny Delasalle, Mark Dewey, Owen Stephens, Gareth Johnson and Stephanie Taylor and Can LinkedIn and Enhance Access to Open Repositories? by Brian Kelly and Jenny Delasalle. Full details are available from a blog posting on the ISC Web site.

Open Access Repository Registries: Unrealised Infrastructure?

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Richard Jones of Cottage Labs, Sheridan Brown of Key Perspectives and Emma Tonkin of the Innovation Support Centre, UKOLN, have co-authored a paper entitled Open Access Repository Registries: unrealised infrastructure? to be presented at OR 2012 on 11 July during session P4B: Shared Repository Services and Infrastructure (2). It will present a comparative evaluation between OpenDOAR and ROAR, discuss stakeholder feedback, and propose a repository registry for the future. Further details may be obtained from the relevant OR 2012 session overview page.

Patients Participate! Presentation Slides Available

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Slides from Monica Duke’s presentation on the Patients Participate! Project entitled The Crowd-Sourced Lay Summary for Medical Research and delivered at the 6th Bloomsbury Conference held at University College London on 28-29 June 2012 are now available from the Conference Web site.  

Presentations from the programme of distinguished speakers are also available from the Conference programme page.

Incremental Change or Revolution?

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Liz Lyon, Director of UKOLN, gave a keynote presentation entitled “Incremental Change or Revolution? Libraries and the Informatics Transform” at Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) 2012 at the University of Zadar, Croatia recently. Liz’ slides from this presentation are now available on the UKOLN Web site.

Patients Participate! at 6th Bloomsbury Conference

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Monica Duke will be speaking about the Patients Participate!  Project at the Scholarly Outreach, Impact and Outcomes: The Sixth UCL Bloomsbury Conference being held on 28-29 June 2012. The project investigated the feasibility of crowd-sourced lay summaries of scholarly articles between April and October 2011.

The Changing Role of the Developer in HE

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Paul Walk, Director of the JISC Innovation Support Centre at UKOLN, was invited to give an invited plenary talk at the joint Sakai/Jasig Conference in Atlanta, in which he introduced the notion of the connected developer. Further details are available from the Innovation Support Centre blog.

The Role of Libraries in Building Capacity and Capability for Data

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Liz Lyon, Director of UKOLN, gave a presentation entitled Building Capacity and Capability for Data: Requirements, Challenges, Opportunities to the Workshop “Skills and Human Resources for e-Infrastructures within Horizon 2020” which took place on 30 May 2012 in Brussels. Liz’ presentation focused on research data management skills with an emphasis on institutional roles, in particular on those of the library and librarians. Slides from her presentation are now available on the UKOLN Web site.

Partnering for Research Data

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Liz Lyon, Director of UKOLN, will be giving a presentation entitled Partnering for Research Data at the 2nd LIBER International Workshop on Digital Preservation to be held over 7-8 May 2012 in Florence.

The event has been organised by the LIBER Steering Committee for Heritage Collections and Preservation in collaboration with the Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale in Florence and the National Library of the Netherlands. The theme of the Workshop this year is Partnerships in curating European digital resources, in recognition of the increasing importance in the current financial situation of creating partnerships to secure long-term access to digital collections. Details of the Workshop are available from the Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale Web site.