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Cynthia Hodgson <[log in to unmask]>
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NISO April Virtual Conference: Dealing with the Data Deluge: Successful
Techniques for Scientific Data Management

Virtual conferences are 5-6 hour conferences held online in webinar-like
formats, with occasional breaks in the schedule for participants. The longer
length allows the depth of coverage of a conference coupled with the
convenience of a webinar.

Date: April 23, 2014

Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Eastern

Event webpage:



With the expansion of digital data collection and the increased expectations
of data sharing, researchers are turning to their libraries or institutional
repositories as a place to store and preserve that data. Many institutions
have created such data management services and see the data curation role as
a growing and important element of their service portfolio. While some of
the experience in managing other types of digital resources is
transferrable, the management of large-scale scientific data has many
special requirements and challenges. From metadata collection and cataloging
data sources, to identification, discovery, and preservation, best practices
and standards are still in their infancy.

NISO's April 23 Virtual Conference, Dealing with the Data Deluge: Successful
Techniques for Scientific Data Management-to be held from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eastern-will explore in greater depth than traditional webinars some of the
practical lessons from those who have implemented data management and
developed best practices, as well as provide some insight into the evolving
issues the community faces.


*	Keynote Speaker - Jan Brase, Ph.D., German National Library of
Science and Technology; Managing Agent of DateCite, Chair of the
International DOI Foundation (IDF), Vice-President of the International
Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI), and Co-Chair of
the CODATA Data Citation task group
*	Guidelines and Resources for Office of Science and Technology Policy
(OSTP) Data Access Plans - Jared Lyle, Director of Data Curation Services,
Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR),
University of Michigan
*	Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles: Implementation of the
Principles in the Harvard Dataverse Repository - Merce Corsas, Ph.D.,
Director of Data Science, Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS),
Harvard University
*	Purdue University Research Repository (PURR): A Commitment to
Supporting Researchers - Michael Witt, Head, Distributed Data Curation
Center (D2C2); Associate Professor of Library Science, Purdue University
Research Repository (PURR)
*	Is This Data Fit for My Use? The Challenges and Opportunities Data
Provenance Presents - Adriane Chapman, MITRE
*	A Durable Space: Technologies for Accessing Our Collective Digital
Heritage - David Wilcox, Product Manager, DuraSpace
*	The SHared Access Research Ecosystem (SHARE) Project: A Joint
Initiative of ARL, AAU, and APLU - Judy Ruttenberg, Program Director for
Transforming Research Libraries, Association of Research Libraries (ARL)


Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 4:00 pm
Eastern on April 22, 2014  (the day before the virtual conference).
Discounts are available for NISO members and students. All virtual
conference registrants receive access to the recorded version for one year.

Can't make it on the day of the virtual conference? All registrants receive
access to the recorded version for one year. Take advantage of the Virtual
Conference subscription package
<> ) for all six
of the 2014 Virtual Conferences and save 33%. (NISO members can save 50%
through April 22.)

For more information and to register, visit the event webpage:


Cynthia Hodgson

Technical Editor / Consultant

National Information Standards Organization

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