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Research Data Management Strategy – Feedback Request

Research Data Management Strategy – Feedback Request

Have your say on the UBC’s new draft Research Data Management Strategy. 

Data Futures

Data Futures

Faculty, staff, and student partners from UBC Okanagan Library and UBC Advanced Research Computing (ARC) were awarded a Data Champion grant from the Digital Research Alliance of Canada for their project, Data Futures.

Looking for a Good Repository – DRYAD Might Be Right for You

Looking for a Good Repository – DRYAD Might Be Right for You

UBC researchers now have access to another respected data repository. In addition to UBC’s Dataverse and the Canadian Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR), and thanks to institutional funding to cover the deposit fees, DRYAD is now a no-fee option for researchers seeking to deposit data either in conjunction with an article publication or at the end of the research project.

Scopus Now Available at UBC Library

Scopus Now Available at UBC Library

Scopus is an abstract and citation database that includes substantial information about authors institutional affiliations, funding scores, and metrics data on articles and journals. 

Research Data Management (RDM) Strategy Town Hall

Research Data Management (RDM) Strategy Town Hall

Forming an effective strategy requires input from the research community to understand where we are now and future priorities. A virtual town hall is being hosted on October 19th at 2 pm.

Update: Statistics Canada Data at UBC Okanagan

Update: Statistics Canada Data at UBC Okanagan

The Statistics Canada Research Data Centre at UBCO is now open! A timely opportunity for a brief review on accessing Statistics Canada data.

Digital Research Infrastructure Needs Assessment

Digital Research Infrastructure Needs Assessment

UBC Library and Advanced Research Computing have teamed up to find out what is and what is not working for researchers when it comes to Digital Research Infrastructure, whether this be about data management planning, data storage, high performance computing, or data privacy and security.

Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy Released March 15, 2021

Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy Released March 15, 2021

Following on the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy and after 7 years of consultation and development, the Tri-Agencies are moving into the implementation phase of their Research Data Management (RDM) requirements for researchers.

Statistics Research Data Centre Coming Soon to UBCO Campus

Statistics Research Data Centre Coming Soon to UBCO Campus

We’re excited to announce that Research Computing, UBC IT and the Office of the Vice-Principal Research have been working towards opening a Statistics Canada Research Data Centre on the UBC Okanagan campus.