New DMPTool Released

The long-awaited DMPTool version 2 was released on May 29, thanks to the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The new DMPTool is chock-full of new stuff, including:

New user interface with embedded tips and help throughout Library of publicly available data management plans [...]

Electronic Lab Notebooks: Workshop @ the Biomedical Library 6/25

 

Next in the Data Wednesdays Series:

The “what’s”, “why’s” and “how’s” of Electronic Lab Notebooks June 25, 2014 12 noon – 1pm Biomedical Library Classroom (12-077X CHS)

Your data are probably stored as digital files, while the information about your experiment is in your paper notebook. Have you wondered what it would [...]

Data Wednesdays Workshop 3/19 @ the Biomed Library: Manage Your Lab Notebook

Can you decipher notebook entries from students who have left your lab? Can you piece together a project from notes taken three years ago? Do you know where the relevant raw data and aliquots are? Is it clear how the students analyzed their data?

Join us at our next Data Wednesday session:

March 19th, [...]

Celebrate Open Access Week 2013, Oct 21 – 27

Open Access Week at UCLA October 21-27, 2013

Open Access Week offers multiple opportunities for the academic and research community to learn more about the benefits of open access, share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research.

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Do You Need Help Managing Your Lab Notebooks?

Can you decipher notebook entries from students who have left your lab? Can you piece together a project from notes taken three years ago? Do you know where the relevant raw data and aliquots are? Is it clear how the students analyzed their data?

Vessela Ensberg is a Data Curation Analyst at the UCLA Biomedical [...]

Research and Collaboration Tools: Biomedical Library Workshop 6/26 @ 12pm

You’ve got a work computer, a home computer, an iPad, an iPhone, and an Android. You’ve got collaborators on campus and across the world. You’ve got data from multiple different projects and you’re working on several papers. Feeling a little overwhelmed? Come learn about research and collaboration tools that will make your life [...]

Writing a Successful Data Management Plan: Upcoming Workshop @ Biomed 4/24

You’ve thought carefully about how you’ll conduct your research. You’ve spent hours in the lab or the field gathering your data. But have you thought about how to best manage that data to make analysis easier, ensure that you don’t lose the results of all your hard work, and preserve your data for the [...]

Data 101: Introduction to Research Data Management 4/5 @12pm

Drowning in data? Need to write a data management plan? Responsible for your lab’s research data? The Library can help!

Attend our upcoming workshop Data 101: Introduction to Research Data Management to learn how to manage your research data more effectively. The workshop will be held at the Science and Engineering Library/Engineering and Mathematical Sciences [...]

Take the Biomed Library’s Survey on Data Management for a Chance to Win a $20 Target Gift Card!

The Biomedical Library would like your feedback about research data management. The Library is planning a series of hour-long instructional classes on data management. To ensure that the classes meet the needs of UCLA faculty, students, staff, and researchers, we would like to hear from you about what tools and resources you’d like to learn [...]

Tuesday Tech Tip: UCLA Data Management Tools

As of January 14, 2013, the NSF changed their rules for reporting your accomplishments. This is “including but not limited to publications, data sets, software, patents, and copyrights” (NSF Grant proposal guidelines Chapter II.C.2.f(i)(c)).

Your data now counts as a product. It needs to be both citable and accessible. Making a plan for managing data [...]