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Dataverse for Research Data : Using Best Practices for Research Data Management in UBC Barsky, Eugene Jun 30, 2016

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Dataverse for Research Data: Using Best Practices for Research Data Management in UBCEugene Barsky, UBCJune 2016eugene.barsky@ubc.caImage - Data richRace teams at the U.S. Grand Prix collected more than 243 TB of data in 2015, a few terabytes more data than there are in the Library of Congress.Image - Define RDM- From the excellent Research Data Canada (RDC) glossary - - Research Data Management (RDM) refers to the storage, access and preservation of data produced during the entire lifecycle of the dataImage - Image -  In Canada...● Federal mandates - Tri-Agency Statement of Principles on Digital Data Management - June 2016● Tri-Council open access policy - March 2015 -  Image - Tri-Agency expectationsfor RDMResearchers:- Incorporate RDM best practices (in their discipline)- Develop Data Management Plans (DMPs)- Follow institutional policies and standardsImage - Tri-Agency expectationsfor RDMFunders● Develop policy and requirements that facilitate responsible data management ● Provide clear guidance for fulfill RDM requirements● Promote the importance of excellent RDM● Provide peer-reviewers with guidance for applications assessment Image - Tri-Agency expectationsfor RDMInstitutions● Provide researchers access to repositories that securely preserve, curate and provide access to research data● Provide researchers with guidance to properly manage their data, including DMPs● Promote the importance of research data management to researchers, students and staffImage - How UBC Library work relates...Dataverse (a data repository)● UBC Abacus Dataverse● ~30,000 data files (just after Harvard and UNC)● Work closely with Harvard, UofT, Scholars Portal, UofA, CISTI/NRC● Help UVic, UNBC w/research and licensed data and SFU w/licensed data● Part of Portage infrastructure for Canada (UBC, UofT, UofA)Discoverability of UBC data- Make our data findable- with DOIs- with OAI- feed data to ORCID, Datacite, Google, VIVO, Data Citation Index and more- 73 percent of our researchers (our RDM survey) expressed a need in institutional data repository Image -  Dataverse featuresData access:- Granular, for study or file level- Allows to open metadata only- Can open data to a specific group / UBC / or anyone Version Control:- Automatic (but not Git of course!)- Shows differences between versionsImage - Dataverse featuresData analysis:- In your browser for tabular data- Universal Numeric Fingerprints (UNFs)- Or download data to any statistical analysis software for analysis (R, SPSS, etc) Image -  Digital preservation- Ensure digital preservation and normalization of selected datasets- For next generations (with Archivematica)- With Dataverse 4.XImage -  Code translated to French- By our colleagues @ UMontreal- Also to Spanish, Portuguese and MandarinImage -   Questions? Image - 


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