Monthly Data Resources: November 2020

Every month, the ResearchDataQ editorial board will collect and share info on data-related events, publications, and other resources that may be of interest to the DSS community. 

Thanks to Joan Lippincott (Coalition for Networked Information) for resource suggestions this month.

Have an appropriate item to share in a future Data Resources email? Submit your suggestions here: https://researchdataq.org/suggest-a-topic/ 

Upcoming Events and Opportunities:

The Research Data Access and Preservation Association (RDAP) extended their call for proposals a month. New deadline is November 30, 2020. They are also having a free membership drive

Call for proposals for Outlier, a conference organized by the Data Visualization Society. Deadline December 1st 2020. 

The American Geophysical Union is looking for volunteers to staff their Data Help Desk at their Fall meeting. Contact megancarter@esipfed.org with questions. 

Recent Publications:

NIH published its new data sharing policy. Read reactions to the policy by Stuart Buck in Arnold Ventures, Kristin Briney in Data Ab Initio and Abigail Goben in Hedgehog Librarian

ACRL publishes “Interviews on Implementing Effective Data Practices”, part I, part II, and part III. Written by Natalie Meyers, Judy Ruttenberg, and Cynthia Hudson-Vitale

Roark, K. (2020). Data Management and Curation for Qualitative Research: Collaborative Curriculum Development and Implementation. Journal of eScience Librarianship, 9(1), 6. https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/jeslib/vol9/iss1/6/

Check out the rest of the articles of the most recent issue of the Journal of eScience Librarianship.

Pisa, M. , Dixon, P. , Ndulu, B. and Nwankwo, U. (2020). Governing Data for Development: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities. CGD Policy Paper 190. Washington, DC: Center for Global Development. https://www.cgdev.org/publication/governing-data-development-trends-challenges-and-opportunities 

 “Research Data Services in US Higher Education: A Web-Based Inventory,” Ithaka S+R, Nov. 2020, https://doi.org/10.18665/sr.314397. The dataset for the study is available as well.

Other Resources

    9-part Coalition for Networked Information’s (CNI) Digital Scholarship Planning webinar series
  • Recordings and presentations linked from each session here. Recordings are also accessible via Youtube and Vimeo. Presentations include these topics:
    • The Case for Developing Digital Scholarship Programs
    • Supporting Digital Scholarship During the Pandemic
    • Assessment
    • Staffing
    • Supporting Research
    • Initiatives in Teaching & Learning
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    • Space and Place
    • Reflections on Libraries and Digital Scholarship and Looking Ahead
  • Set of discussion questions developed for each session accessible from the same link.  If you have a digital scholarship planning group at your institution, these questions can be used to frame some of your planning meetings.