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UC DLFx conference tackles the new frontier of data management

The inaugural 2018 University of California Digital Library Forum (UC DLFx), "Building the UC Digital Library: Theory and Practice," took place February 27th to March 1st at UC Riverside. The conference brought together librarians, digital technology experts, educators, policy-makers, and research support staff from the UC campuses and the California Digital Library. Participants discussed and explored how libraries and research support departments are engaging with the constantly changing and challenging world of data and digital scholarship.

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UCREF Workshop provides training and builds connections across UC Research IT groups

Research IT staff members Amy Neeser, Rick Jaffe, and Patrick Schmitz participated in the second annual gathering of UC Research Engagement Facilitators, held at UC San Diego from April 18-20, 2018. A full agenda ranged from a strong endorsement from UC system CIO (and meeting sponsor) Tom Andriola, to sessions on working with campus researchers, grant-writing, and related national activities.

Visualizing Digital Scholarship at UC Berkeley — Communities, Content, and Services

UC Berkeley has recently embraced immersive visualization in the classroom, in research, and for public engagement.  While this extends across all campus disciplines and a number of technologies, a growing community is using photogrammetry to develop 3D visualizations of objects and places, both as digital documentation to answer new questions inextricably linked to materiality.  Dr.

Welcoming Amy Neeser, RDM Program Manager

Research IT and the Library are happy to welcome Amy Neeser to UCB as our new Research Data Management Program Manager. Amy joins UCB from the University of Michigan where she was the Research Data Curation Librarian. Amy has a joint appointment with the Library and Research IT and has desks in the library Data Lab (Doe 189) and Warren Hall.

Update: Elsevier Data Publishing Requirements

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Last spring, we posted about data publishing requirements from Elsevier, Springer/Nature, and AAAS. At the time, Elsevier was the most lenient on their data publishing policies and used language that was suggestive and encouraging of data publishing. As of September 5th, 2017, that is no longer the case. Elsevier has signed on to the Transparency and Openness Guidelines (TOP)through the Center for Open Science.

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Research IT Aligns with CTL and ETS to Improve Faculty Support

Effective August 1, 2017, Research IT, the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), and Educational Technology Services (ETS) have been aligned into a single portfolio. Larry Conrad, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer and Cathy Koshland, Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education agreed jointly that this move would provide enriched more streamlined support to faculty.

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