Get help managing your data

With support from a grant from Force11, the OHSU Library is hosting working sessions to address data management, reproducibility and scientific communication. The sessions are designed to help OHSU students, faculty, and staff understand best practices for managing, publishing, and archiving data.

Session 1: Data Management Open House

OHSU students, faculty, and staff are welcome.

Wednesday, October 9

4-6PM

MRB 310

Happy hour refreshments will be served.

This session will highlight aspects of the data research cycle and introduce challenges and best practices associated with effective data management.

Attendance is not limited but we recommend registering in advance:http://tinyurl.com/dataopenhouse

Session 2: Hands-on Data Management Consultations

Registration is required* and space is limited. Participants will receive a $50 gift card.

Participants will be asked to bring a yet-to-be published data set and/or publication.  The session will include:

  • A data review to determine which aspects of the data require standardized descriptions for reporting and reproducibility.
  • Analysis of available data repositories and the creation of a deposit plan.
  • Information management strategy, including how to reference key aspects of the data or research context, version control, and linking methods and conclusions to the appropriate data.

*Registration will open after Session 1.

Please contact Jackie Wirz (wirzj@ohsu.edu, 503.494.3443) or Melissa Haendel (haendel@ohsu.edu, 503.407.5970) for more information.

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