Category Archive: conference

Dec 11 2013

ANADP II Part 10: Closing Plenary by Adam Farquhar

Trends and Impact

Farquhar’s (British Library) work has 3 strands: BL team, Planets project, Open PLANETS foundation

  • High-value tech & practitioner exchange, Sustainability New CEO (Ed Fahey)
  • Dataset/Datasite (BL): Research infrastructure & capacity
  • Digital Scholarship: new services, use digital content in new ways.

On to the meeting:

Intellectual honesty is our frame! (Follow the IIPC …

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Dec 11 2013

ANADP II part 9: Winning Poster Talks, Current Opportunities for Collaboration

Poster sessions at ANADP II were part of a contest. The three winners were Paul Wheatley (COPTR), Cal Lee (UNC), and Neil Grindley.

Each was asked to do a lightning talk, and then we moved into discussing current opportunities for collaboration.

Neil Grindley: 4Cproject.eu Digital Curation as an investment– realizing the value of assets via …

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Dec 11 2013

ANADP II Part 8: Action session, Assessing Training

This is the action session that followed the panel discussion of training opportunities and programs on day 2 of ANADP II. It asked us to brainstorm the kinds of information we would want available to us when searching a “master database” or coordinated website of digital preservation training opportunities. If we had one-stop shopping, how …

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Dec 10 2013

ANADP II Part 7: Building Capacity / Capacity Alignment

Building capacity / Capacity alignment

Joy Davidson, DCC; Martha Whitehead, Research Data Canada, Laura Molloy, HATII, Mary Molinaro, U Kentucky/DPOE/NDSR

  • DPOE train the trainer
  • One size does NOT fit all.
  • Less about formal education, more about what’s happening on the ground
  • HATII: DIgCurv, BlogForever, OPEN PLanets, DCC (UK)
  • 2010 Training Needs Assessment Survey (Nancy …

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Dec 05 2013

ANADP II Part 6 Day 2: Towards a Cost Spectrum

Action session 4: Towards a Cost Spectrum

Aaron Trehub (Auburn University) & Gail McMillan (Virginia Tech)

Uniting Theory & Practice

(This was a slideshow and then discussion of all of the numerous attempts at costing that are out there; I’m sure slides will be available soon)

Dec 05 2013

ANADP II Part 5 Day 2: Let’s talk money.

The official theme for the day was “Resource Alignment & Capacity Alignment”… but the discussions were all about cold, hard, cash, whether in the form of ACTUAL cash or invested in resources like people or equipment.

Panel 2: Neil Grindley (JISC), Tom Cramer (Stanford/DuraSpace), Sabine Schrimpf (nestor), Tom Wilson (U Alabama/ADPNet)

What is the most …

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Dec 04 2013

ANADP II Part 4: Day 2

The finishing of Day 1 at ANADP II was a group of action sessions; I attended the “Applying the OAIS Framework to Distributed Digital Preservation” session, which was facilitated by Matt Schultz (MetaArchive) and Eld Zierau (Royal Library of Denmark). I don’t have a lot of notes, as we were busy moving cutouts of different …

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Dec 04 2013

ANADP II Part 3: Day 1

Panel 1: Community Alignment (& Formation)

Conveners: Martin Halbert, Juan Bicarregui, Lluís Anglada, Luciana Duranti

Discussion of the topic “what makes a community work?”: brief outlines from panelists, followed by group discussion.

Juan Bicarregui began by discussing the Research Data Alliance and the APA (Alliance for Permanent Access).

Lluís Anglada asked, how do we align people …

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Dec 04 2013

ANADP II: The Lost Poster

ANADP II Poster: Digital POWRR

Here it is, in all of its glory. Thanks to Sarah Fraser, our intrepid Grad Assistant, who did the layout and design. She did an excellent job, and it was a shame that our colleagues didn’t get to see it.

Dec 04 2013

ANADP II, part 2: Day 1

Day 1 of the ANADP II conference began with opening remarks from Martin Halbert.

  • He noted that the conference was intended to be not just presentations but engagement of community in exploring collaborative opportunities — promoting voluntary alliances, not top-down.
  • The first conference (ANADP I) was an experiment… and so is this one.
  • The …

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