Pre-Conference Workshop 7: How to Set Up Data Repository Services in a University

Pre-Conference Workshop 7: “How to Set Up Data Repository Services in a University?”
Organised by the Research Data Management Working Group

Location: CEU – Room 101

Presenters: Mari Elisa Kuusniemi, Roxanne Wyns, Kirsten Kruuse, Claudia Kramer, Ingmārs Kreišmanis

The workshop is looking for answers to the following questions:

  • How to set up a data repository in a library or university;
  • What are some of the practical topics and activities that need to be considered: like GDPR issues, checklist of researchers for depositing their data in a repository (activities prior to
    archiving data);
  • What kind of FAIRification tools are available for data repositories;
  • How to register data in the EOSC portal.

In the workshop, we will:

  • hear stories about building up a repository presented by libraries that already have a data repository, data archive or data curation service;
  • have a group work session around guidance needed for depositing data to a data repository.

Based on existing checklists like:


RDM Workshop agenda is the following:

Timing workshop: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

9:00 – 9:05 Introduction – Mari Elisa Kuusniemi (University of Helsinki)

9:05-10:05 Lighting talks by Roxanne Wyns (Leuven University),  Kirsten Kruuse (Aarhus University Library, Royal Danish Library), Claudia Kramer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), and Ingmārs Kreišmanis (Riga Stradinš University)

10:05-10:30 Group work

Coffee break: 10.30 – 11.00

11.00 – 11.50 Group work and discussion

11.30-11.50 Presenting results

11.50-12.00 Wrap-up

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