SAVE THE DATE! The Texas Digital Library will hold its first ever TDL Data Symposium, hosted by Baylor University Libraries on November 15th and 16th, 2016 in Waco, Texas.
This two-day event is designed to support the development of TDL member librarians who provide (or intend to provide) research data services on their campuses. It will include opportunities to gain knowledge and skills, network, and learn more about the Texas data repository to be launched this fall. Sessions and topics include:
- Merce Crosas, the Chief Data Science and Technology Officer at the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences (IQSS) at Harvard University
- A Data Management 101 workshop on the basic concepts of data management for attendees new to these issues
- Presentations and discussions on various topics, including data management planning curation of research data
- A Dataverse training workshop, to familiarize librarians with the new TDL data repository that will launch this fall
Seating is limited, but we will ensure that every TDL member institution has a seat reserved. A small registration fee of $50 will be charged, and more information about the schedule and registration is coming soon.
Updates and details will be posted to the TDL website: https://tdl.org/tdl-data-symposium/
Save the Date!
The Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2017 will be in Seattle, WA. The two-day conference will be held at the Seattle Renaissance on April 19-20, 2017. Plans for a workshop on the 21st are currently in development.
RDAP is relevant to the interests and needs of data managers and curators, librarians who work with research data, and researchers and data scientists. A wide range of disciplines from the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities will be represented. The Summit aims to bring together practitioners and researchers from a diverse range of academic institutions, data centers, funding agencies, and industry.
More details will be forthcoming at https://www.asis.org/rdap/ Expect a call for proposals in the late fall!
Chairs: Brianna Marshall (brianna.marshall[at]wisc.edu) or Yasmeen Shorish (shorisyl[at]jmu.edu).
Inviting online submissions to a workshop at the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data 2016) entitled, “Computational Archival Science: digital records in the age of big data”.
Invitation and details can be found here:
The call for papers for IEEE BigDataService 2015 has been extended to Dec. 15, 2014. Please see the conference website for more information (note: as of 12/1/2014 the conference website had not been updated with the new dates for submission of papers).
IEEE BigDataService 2015: http://www.big-dataservice.net/
IEEE BigDataService 2015 will be held March 30-April 2, 2015 in the Hotel Sofitel, San Francisco, CA. This is the first IEEE international conference on big data, computing services and applications.
For more information about the conference: http://www.big-dataservice.net/