Thursday, 31 January 2013

Coming - 6th Feb: What lies ahead with your Metadata Store?

Don't miss this (limited capacity) - After Natasha Simons makes a short presentation about challenges associated with the development of their Research Hub at Griffith University, she will Chair a discussion about the challenges you might expect to encounter.

Wednesday 6th February 2013 10:00am (NSW, Vic, Tas) (9:00am Qld) (9:30am SA) (8:30 NT) (7:00am WA) via GoTo Meeting - log-in details below

Discussion can be expected to include:

  1. what to do with dirty data?
  2. getting support
  3. getting access to data from different systems
  4. finding new sources of data to input into your metadata store (e.g. theses database)
  5. what happens when your metadata store solution starts to compete with your publications repository?
  6. developing a sustainability plan to get long-term support for the Hub post-project completion that might be useful to share.

Background: The Griffith Research Hub is a rich and informative guide to the University's expertise in a comprehensive array of academic fields. The site lists the research focus of staff, their publication histories and research projects. The hub can be used to make contact with Griffith experts and potential postgraduate research supervisors. You can search by keyword, discipline, name or field of research expertise. To find out more: http://research-hub.griffith.edu.au/about.

1. Please join my meeting.
https://www4.gotomeeting.com/join/902515079

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended.

Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +61 2 8355 1031
Access Code: 902-515-079
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 902-515-079

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Postponed: Wednesday 30th Jan presentation by Natasha Simons

Sorry, due to the impact of difficult weather conditions in Qld, we'll postpone the presentation What lies ahead for your Metadata Store. At the scheduled time for your state, there will still be an opportunity to simply drop-in and discuss any aspects of your project with colleagues and ANDS staff.

Friday, 25 January 2013

What lies ahead for your Metadata Store?

Don't miss this (limited capacity) - After Natasha Simons makes a short presentation about challenges associated with the development of their Research Hub at Griffith University, she will Chair a discussion about the challenges you might expect to encounter.

Wednesday 30th January 2013 10:00am (NSW, Vic, Tas) (9:00am Qld) (9:30am SA) (8:30 NT) (7:00am WA) via GoTo Meeting - log-in details below

Discussion can be expected to include:

  1. what to do with dirty data?
  2. getting support
  3. getting access to data from different systems
  4. finding new sources of data to input into your metadata store (e.g. theses database)
  5. what happens when your metadata store solution starts to compete with your publications repository?
  6. developing a sustainability plan to get long-term support for the Hub post-project completion that might be useful to share.

Background: The Griffith Research Hub is a rich and informative guide to the University's expertise in a comprehensive array of academic fields. The site lists the research focus of staff, their publication histories and research projects. The hub can be used to make contact with Griffith experts and potential postgraduate research supervisors. You can search by keyword, discipline, name or field of research expertise. To find out more: http://research-hub.griffith.edu.au/about.

1. Please join my meeting.
https://www4.gotomeeting.com/join/902515079

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended.

Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +61 2 8355 1031
Access Code: 902-515-079
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 902-515-079

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Wednesday: Amir Aryani will answer your Trove questions (Coming) What happens when you've built your Metadata Store?

1. Amir Aryani will be available to answer and NLA/Trove questions following Hoyken Sue's presentation last week.

Wednesday 23rd January 2013 10:00am (NSW, Vic, Tas) (9:00am Qld) (9:30am SA) (8:30 NT) (7:00am WA) via GoTo Meeting - details below


2. Coming - Natasha Simons will be discussing how the team at Griffith University overcame challenges associated with their Research Hub.

Wednesday 30th January 2013 10:00am (NSW, Vic, Tas) (9:00am Qld) (9:30am SA) (8:30 NT) (7:00am WA) via GoTo Meeting - details below

This discussion will include:

  1. what to do with dirty data?
  2. getting support
  3. getting access to data from different systems
  4. finding new sources of data to input into your metadata store (e.g. our theses database)
  5. what happens when your metadata store solution starts to compete with your publications repository?
  6. developing a sustainability plan to get long-term support for the Hub post-project completion that might be useful to share.

1. Please join my meeting.
https://www4.gotomeeting.com/join/902515079

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended. Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +61 2 8355 1031
Access Code: 902-515-079
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 902-515-079

Friday, 18 January 2013

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Testing NLA/Trove Identifiers - how to succeed! (16/01/2013)

Don't miss this if you want to know more about minting and testing NLA/Trove Identifiers?

Hoylen Sue (University of Queensland) has done it and will be sharing his experiences with the Trove testing environment. Hoylen is in a unique software agnostic position to explain the process because of UQs component approach to developing their Metadata Store. He has rigorously clarified every aspect of the NLA Identifier process.

When? 10:00am (NSW, Vic, Tas) (9:00am Qld) (9:30am SA) (8:30 NT) (7:00am WA) Wednesday 16th January 2013 via GoTo Meeting:

1. Please join my meeting.
https://www4.gotomeeting.com/join/902515079

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended. Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +61 2 8355 1031
Access Code: 902-515-079
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 902-515-079

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Approaching events

Welcome back! We have a number of events approaching especially in February:

1. 9th January 2013 10:00am-11:00am - weekly Metadata Stores clinic/surgery (discuss your project with others doing the same things). GoTo Meeting: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/join/902515079 Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended. Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +61 2 8355 1031
Access Code: 902-515-079
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting
Meeting ID: 902-515-079

2. 8th February 2013 10am-3pm with lunch - NSW Metadata Stores Roundtable at Intersect.

3. 18th February 2013 - Research Profiles Conference 2013
Venue: Melbourne University. Sponsored by Symplectic. Registrations. This one day conference will explore how Australasian Universities as a whole can leverage this capability to gain advantage on an international stage.

Topics covered will include:
  1. The international state of play in research profiling
  2. An assessment of the technologies and standards that assist in the syndication of research information, with a particular emphasis on VIVO as an enabling platform
  3. Local experiences of implementing research profiling systems
  4. A road map for open research data and the university
  5. The future of research reporting and assessment in an era of open data
4. 19th-20th February 2013 ReDBox Community Day and a half. The link to the Agenda has now been updated to include the second day (20th Feb).