Registration open for Workshop #4

What to cite: versioning and granularity of research data for effective citation

Monday 3rd December, The British Library Centre for Conservation

Deciding what constitutes a clearly-defined – and therefore citable – digital object is a key challenge in research data management. The challenge is even greater when the data in question is dynamic (in the case of longitudinal data, for example) or structurally complex (such as data comprised of multiple sub-datasets).

The fourth in the series of JISC-BL workshops will examine best-practice approaches to versioning and granularity for effective data citation, with speakers from research, publishing and both institutional and disciplinary repository backgrounds bringing their distinctive perspectives to the problem.

Programme (subject to minor amendments):

10:00 -10:30 Arrival and coffee
10:30-10:40 Welcome and Introduction, Elizabeth Newbold, The British Library
10:40-11:20 Mapping the data publication paradigm onto the operations of the British Oceanographic Data Centre, Roy Lowry, BODC/NERC
11:20-11:50 DIY DOI – a researchers perspective on registering and citing data, Simon Coles, University of Southampton and National Crystallography Service
11:50-12:20 The Publisher’s perspective and the F1000 approach to versioning, Rebecca Lawrence, Faculty of 1000
LUNCH
13:20-13:50 Longitudinal research data in the repository, Speaker TBC
13:50-14:30 Group exercise and discussion
COFFEE
14:50-15:30 Group exercise and discussion
15:30-16:00 Open discussion and summing-up

Online registration is available here.

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