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Open Access Week 2018

A complete listing of events and information for Open Access Week 2018 at Princeton University

Research Data Management workshop

Princeton University Presents an ACRL Research Data Management Workshop:

Building Your Research Data Management Toolkit:

Integrating RDM into Your Liaison Work

How can you partner with other campus experts to address RDM needs?
What is your role as a librarian in research data management?
Do you have the skills to support data management?

This workshop is an introductory level experience led by RDM experts in the academic field. Prior RDM experience is not necessary. Please join us!

When: 8:00am – 5:00pm, October 23rd, 2018

Where: Multipurpose Room C (B floor), Frist Campus Center, Princeton University

Registration: Registration is closed now. 

Program Description: Princeton University is pleased to present an ACRL Research Data Management Workshop for interested librarians and library administrators in collaboration with Rutgers University. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. This one-day workshop will assist liaisons to identify their existing skills and mindsets that transfer to research data management services and then create a learning plan for the RDM specific knowledge needed to serve their subject disciplines. Tools, hints, and tricks will be shared that facilitate partnerships on campus with disciplinary faculty and with other RDM service providers. 

For more information, please contact:
Seth Porter, Head Librarian, Stokes Library, PUL,
Yuan Li, Scholarly Communications Librarian, PUL,

Learning Outcomes and Speaker Bios

Learning Outcomes

Workshop participants will be able to:

  • Identify data within the research process and lifecycle in order to articulate the role of the libraries in the management of data to researchers.
  • Learn how to develop expertise in the nuances of disciplinary requirements for data management in order to educate their faculty and students about data best practices for their discipline.
  • Articulate specific existing skills that they already possess as librarians which transfer to data services in order to begin building a toolkit of research data management skills.
  • Identify campus partners in research data management in order to create an environment of research data management support for their faculty.
  • Articulate the parts of a data management plan in order to describe its role as a living document within a research project.
  • Apply their relevant prior knowledge of their disciplines in order to create a research data management interview plan in order to facilitate faculty engagement.

More information on agenda and workshop leaders is available below.

    Guest Speakers:

    Abigail Goben, MLS, Associate Professor and Liaison Librarian, University of Illinois at Chicago

Abigail is an Associate Professor and Liaison Librarian at the University of Illinois at Chicago Library of the Health Sciences, where she serves as liaison to the College of Dentistry and collaborates with faculty on research data management. Her research focuses on institutional data policies; educational needs in research data management; and open access. Goben is engaged with efforts on campus surrounding research data management and data governance for the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. Beyond UIC, Goben is active with the Library Information Technology Association and Association for College and Research Libraries.

Laura Palumbo, MLIS, PE, Chemistry & Physics Librarian and Science Data Specialist, Rutgers University

She liaises with departments in the physical sciences, and coordinates efforts, identifies opportunities, and develops services for the access and preservation of data for the Rutgers New Brunswick scientific research community. She conducts workshops with campus partners on various aspects of research data sharing and reuse, bringing together faculty and students from departments across the New Brunswick Campuses. Her research focus is engagement with science communities and research data services in academic libraries. She is active in several professional organizations, and serves as the Assistant Editor of Practical Academic Librarianship. Learn more about Laura in her ACRL Member of the Week profile on ACRL Insider.

For more information about the ACRL RDM Roadshow, please visit: