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Registration Open for August 3 NNLM Webinar “Resistance to Change in RDM”

(via Sarah Miles, University of North Texas Health Science Center)

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming webinar, Approaching Resistance to Change in Research Data Management! This session is part of the new Research Data Management Webinar Series being sponsored by NNLM, and our guest speaker Amanda Rinehart has a great presentation in store. Mark your calendars for Friday, August 3rd 1pm CT / 12pm MT and be sure to register online<https://nnlm.gov/class/approaching-resistance-change-research-data-management/8790> to get the login information!

Full details can be found below or on our website<https://nnlm.gov/class/approaching-resistance-change-research-data-management/8790>. The session will be eligible for 1 hour of continuing education credit from the Medical Library Association. Don’t forget to register to attend! You can register here: https://nnlm.gov/class/approaching-resistance-change-research-data-management/8790

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Approaching Resistance to Change in Research Data Management
Guest Speaker: Amanda Rinehart, Data Management Librarian at the Ohio State University
Time: Friday, August 3rd 1:00 – 2:00pm CT / 12:00 – 1:00pm MT
To register: https://nnlm.gov/class/approaching-resistance-change-research-data-management/8790

Description: Federal funding agencies now emphasize data sharing and re-use as part of the grant review process. However, difficulties in data sharing and re-use begin with basic data management practices. If data is not appropriately documented, organized, and readily available, then sharing cannot result in re-use. Appropriate data management may be a new expectation for many researchers, and as such, may require an individual to adopt, or invent, particular innovations. Many researchers do not know what is required to prepare their data, let alone how to incorporate more time-consuming tasks into their current workflows. Thus, researcher concerns regarding these new expectations needs to be assessed in order to provide appropriate educational interventions. This webinar will cover both work using the Concerns Based Adoption Method to identify specific researcher concerns and anecdotal experiences from working with researchers who are not yet comfortable with new data management practices.

Speaker Bio: Prior to becoming a librarian, Amanda spent eleven years as a biologist with the USDA, testing alternative agricultural methods to reduce the human impact on climate change. She draws extensively on this research experience while developing the Libraries research data management program. This program includes consultation services, workshops, development of educational materials, and teaching. She also administers Ohio State’s DMPTool software, which helps researchers create high quality data management plans that meet funder requirements. Amanda received her MLIS from South Florida University, her MS in Botany and Plant Pathology from Michigan State University and her BA in Biology from Kenyon College.

For more information and to register: https://nnlm.gov/class/approaching-resistance-change-research-data-management/8790

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