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Watch an APSR video about the Open Archives Initiative Object Reuse and Exchange (OAI-ORE)

Data Management Model Survey conducted in the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney

Find out about the Data Management Survey

Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories establish a centre of excellence for the management of digital collections

Open Access Publishing

A two-day user group workshop for existing and potential users of PKP software products was held at the University of Sydney on December 4 and 5, 2008. Presentations are available.

The Data Management Plan: Putting policy into practice

APSR is planning a workship on this topic to be held at the University of Melbourne on August 8, 2008. Overheads are now available.

In association with the workshop, APSR is pleased to present two new publications.

Investigating Data Management Practices in Australian Universities

This report by Margaret Henty, Belinda Weaver, Stephanie Bradbury and Simon Porter presents all the findings of the Data Management Survey conducted at The University of Queensland, The University of Melbourne and Queensland University of Technology in 2007. The report, based on the responses of 879 researchers, covers all aspects of data management including the use of data management plans, storage and backup, data sharing, data ownership and much more.

ANU Data Management Manual: Managing Digital Research Data at The Australian National University

The Graduate Information Literacy Program at ANU is now offering a course for researchers and graduate students on data management planning. The comprehensive Manual is accompanied by a Data Management Planning Template and Course Slides. Both the Manual and the Template are available as MS Word documents for others to download and adapt for local use.

Identifying researchers

A workshop on this topic was held on Tuesday, June 3, at the National Library of Australia. Overheads and presentations are available.

Developing the Skills and Capability to Support eResearch

This article reports on the Skills for eResearch Project which set out to investigate the skills needs to support eResearch in Australia, and the changes required to develop institutional capability. The article was written by Margaret Henty and published in Ariadne Magazine in April 2008.


APSR is supported by the Systemic Infrastructure Initiative as part of the Commonwealth Government's Backing Australia's Ability - An Innovative Action Plan for the Future.