Creative Ideas for Revitalizing Research Data Services

Creative Ideas for Revitalizing Research Data Services

Webinar given at the ACRL Digital Curation Interest Group Midwinter meeting. January 2016.

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Brianna Marshall

January 19, 2016
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  1. creative ideas for revitalizing research data services BRIANNA MARSHALL |

    @notsosternlib University of Wisconsin-Madison
  2. this is not a success story.

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  4. 1.  The messy bits 2.  Processes! Workflows! Documents! 3.  RDS

    (+ then some)
  5. more about me •  Graduated May 2014 •  A lot

    of digital generalist type experience; wasn’t sure where I’d end up – Librarian? Technologist? Archivist? – Scholarly communication? Data management? Digital scholarship?
  6. then I became a coordinator!

  7. Image courtesy of Flickr user thedailyenglishshow (CC BY)

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  9. 6.5% over two years Image courtesy of Flickr user truthout

    (CC BY NC SA)
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  11. about Research Data Services –  Education + training –  Consultations

    –  Data management plans (DMPs) researchdata.wisc.edu @UWMadRschSvcs
  12. image courtesy of Flickr user davidjwbailey (CC BY NC SA)

  13. image courtesy of Flickr user adesigna (CC BY NC SA)

  14. RDS sponsors

  15. image courtesy of Flickr user josef.stufer (CC BY NC ND)

  16. image courtesy of Flickr user gmanviz (CC BY NC ND)

  17. Image courtesy of Flickr user schrierc (CC BY)

  18. Image by Flickr user jbdodane (CC BY NC)

  19. Image courtesy of Flickr user randar (CC BY NC ND)

  20. the team

  21. alrighty then, it’s time to get strategic.

  22. Image used courtesy of Alex Calcatelli: http://www.skillshare.com/classes/design/Love-Your-Letters-Communicate-Visually-with-Words/393632797/projects/5952

  23. image courtesy of Flickr user Jukle Bot (CC BY NC)

  24. some of the things we did •  Website overhaul – Design

    – New blog workflows •  New digest/newsletter •  Sought new brown bag series speakers •  Visual design – flyers etc.
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  29. renewed focus on the RDS website

  30. [ researchdata.wisc.edu ] MAY 2015

  31. project plan

  32. mockups

  33. content inventory

  34. [ researchdata.wisc.edu ] AUGUST 2015

  35. [ researchdata.wisc.edu ]

  36. RDS website progression

  37. renewed focus on design

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  39. brown bag flyers

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  41. renewed focus on outreach

  42. RDS digest

  43. digest workflow

  44. RDS twitter @UWMadRschSvcs

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  46. RDM doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Image courtesy of Flickr

    user SenseiAlan (CC BY)
  47. find these slide decks at: speakerdeck.com/bmarshall

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  51. http://www.briannamarshall.com/ 2015/09/27/dil-reading-group •  Fall 2015 •  Participants (12) –  Liaison

    librarians –  Information literacy librarians –  Graduate students –  Library IT –  Academic IT •  Goals –  Explore RDM/info lit intersections in a fun, interdisciplinary way –  Create data management evangelists! •  Outputs –  Monthly notes –  Teaching + Learning Forum talk data info literacy reading group
  52. http://libux.co/brianna-marshall-cameron-cook/

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  54. what’s next for RDS?

  55. systems education strategy policy

  56. Image courtesy of Flickr user markchadwick (CC BY NC)

  57. creativity + strategy •  Continual process improvement •  Keeping the

    momentum •  Moxie! •  Design thinking •  Change management
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  59. big projects •  Repository landscape – Understanding, advising, adapting •  ELN

    / repository pipeline •  Supporting open science + open research •  RDM + librarians
  60. smaller focuses •  Assessment •  Tracking consultations •  RDS meeting

    redux •  Dataman friends
  61. + some reflections

  62. seek excellence but not perfection.

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  64. iterate quickly (and just as quickly shrug off the resulting

    mistakes!)
  65. having ideas is cool… but executing them well is the

    crucial part.
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  67. creating connections at your institution is a GREAT accomplishment.

  68. Image courtesy of Flickr user ajay13 (CC BY NC ND)

  69. beginning is often the hardest part.

  70. Image courtesy of Flickr user bncatchesthelight (CC BY NC)

  71. give your data services a jolt to the system.

  72. Image courtesy of Flickr user 18909153@N08 (CC BY NC ND)

  73. fun is contagious. .

  74. (competent + enjoyable)

  75. Image courtesy of Flickr user henrybloomfield (CC BY NC)ND)

  76. identify + embrace constraints.

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  78. change adapt assess reassess (you get the idea.)

  79. then give it all away..

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  81. just sayin •  If you aren’t feeling creative, find a

    way. Our work needs this. •  The best ideas don’t always come from libraries. •  When marketing services, professional doesn’t have to mean zero personality!
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  83. thanks for listening! Brianna Marshall @notsosternlib brianna.marshall@wisc.edu Research Data Services

    researchdata.wisc.edu @UWMadRschSvcs
  84. Image courtesy of Flickr user mcleod (CC BY)

  85. DCIG Business Meeting Agenda Moving Digital Curation Interest Group to

    a Section –  Forthcoming petition –  Timelines Update on future programming Recruiting a Recorder for 2016/17 –  Section move’s impact on this position Questions/comments