Workshops and events

In collaboration with UBC Library’s Research Commons, we offer a variety of research data workshops. To schedule a research data management workshop for your class, a research group, lab, etc., please contact Eugene Barsky, Research Data Librarian.


Also, here is a short list of conference presentations and articles we have written and offered for research data:

  • Lake, S., Mumma, C., Vanderjagt, L., Barsky, E., McEachern, S., Durand, G., Conzett, P., Odu, O. (2018, June). Reaching out with Data: Dataverse Creating a Global Community. Panel – GT23: The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.  Annual Open Repositories Conference, June 2018. Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Barsky, E., & Wilson, L. (2018, April). Portaging Along: Developing a Collaborative National Research Data Management Network in Canada. BCNET 2018 Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0365282
  • Locher, J., Demes, G. & Barsky, E. (2018, April). Connecting the Data Dots to Identify Research Expertise in Large Universities. BCNET 2018 Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Trimble, L., Dearborn, D., Zaraiskaya, T., Burpee, J., Barsky, E., Sahadath, C., Cheung, M., Mitchell, M., Gertler, M. (2017, May). Across Canada, across disciplines: Research data management practices and needs in the social sciences and humanities [Conference Paper]. International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) Annual Conference. Lawrance, Kansas. May 23-26, 2017. Available at doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0348075.
  • Leahey, A., Barsky, E., Brosz, J., Garnett, A., Gray, V., Hafner, J., Handren, K., et al. (2017, September). Metadata for Discovery: Disciplinary Standards and Crosswalk Progress Report.  Portage Network, Metadata Working Group of the Data Discovery Expert Group on behalf of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL). Available from https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0355406
  • Leahey, A., Barsky, E., Brosz, J., Garnett, A., Gray, V., Hafner, J., Handren, K., et al. (2017, September). Métadonnées pour la découverte: Rapport d’étape sur les normes disciplinaires et les tableaux de concordance. Portage Network, Metadata Working Group of the Data Discovery Expert Group on behalf of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL). Available from https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0355407
  • Barsky, E. (2017, July 31). Three UBC Research Data Management (RDM) Surveys?: Science and Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Health Sciences?: Summary Report. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0348719
  • Vejvoda, B., Ambi, A., Barsky, E., Lindstrom, K., MacDonald, H., Matthews, K., Moosberger, M., et al. (2017, July). Portage Data Discovery Expert Group – Collections Development Working Group: Phase One Report. Available from https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0351978
  • Vejvoda, B., Ambi, A., Barsky, E., Lindstrom, K., MacDonald, H., Matthews, K., Moosberger, M., et al. (2017, July). Groupe d’experts sur la découverte des données – Groupe de travail sur le développement des collections: rapport de la phase 1. Available from https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0351979
  • Barsky, E., Laliberté L., Leahey, A., and Trimble, L. (2017, January). Chapter 3. Collaborative Research Data Curation Services: A View from Canada. In Curating Research Data, Volume One: Practical Strategies for Your Digital Repository. (Edited by Lisa R. Johnston). Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago, Illinois, 2017. Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0340778
  • Leggott, Mark, Shearer, Kathleen, Ridsdale, Chantel, Barsky, Eugene, & Baker, David. (2016, September 9). Unique Identifiers: Current Landscape and Future Trends. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.557106
  • Barsky, E., Joseph, P., & Sprout, B. (2017, April). Let Them Have DOIs : Persistent Identifiers for Digital Assets in the University of British Columbia. Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2017. Seattle, WA,  April 19-21, 2017. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0343487
  • Gutteridge, K. and Barsky, E. (2017, January). Taking Care of Business: The Clinical Research Data Edition. Workshop for the Health Libraries Association of British Columbia (HLABC) Winter Continuing Education. Vancouver, BC. January 23, 2017. Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0340949
  • Barsky, E. (2016, November). Getting Your Hands Dirty with Research Data Management (RDM). Workshop for ACCOLEDS conference, Statistics Canada, November 29, 2016. Victoria, BC. Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0339936 
  • Barsky, E. and Gutteridge, K. (2016, November). It Takes a Village – Collaborative Best Practices in Clinical Research Data Management. Workshop for BC Children’s Hospital. Monday, 21 November, 2016. Vancouver, BC.
  • Barsky, E. (2016, November). Best Practices for Research Data Management – Using Dataverse for Research Data. Westgrid webinar presentation. Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Online. Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0340263
  • Barsky, E. (2016, November). Persistent Identifiers for Data: Focus on DOIs. Pacific Northwest Data Curators Meeting. November 10, 2016. Vancouver, BC. Available at https://stephwright.github.io/PNWData/conference
  • Gutteridge, K, and Barsky, E. (October 2016). UBC’s response to the Tri-Council Policy on Digital Data Management and increasing Open Access Requirements. BC REB Retreat 2016. Wednesday, 19th October 2016. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Barsky, E. (2016, October). DOIs and Other Persistent Identifiers in Research Data. ORCID Vancouver Workshop. October 6, 2016. Vancouver, BC, Canada. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0319238
  • Barsky, E. (2016). Dataverse for Research Data: Using Best Practices for Research Data Management in UBC. Canadian Higher Education Information Technology Conference (CANHEIT). June 2016, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0305049
  • Sewerin, C., Barsky, E., Cheung, M., Dearborn, D., Henshilwood, A., Hwang, C., MacPherson, E., Munroe, F., Spence, M., Stevenson, S., Szigeti, K., and Zaraiskaya, T. (2016). RDM Needs of Science and Engineering Researchers: a View from Canada. International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST ) Annual Conference. June 2016, Bergen, Norway. Accessible at https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0304648
  • Sewerin, C., Barsky, E., Cheung, M., Dearborn, D., Henshilwood, A., Hwang, C., Keys, S., MacPherson, E., Mitchell, M., Munroe, F., Spence, M., Stevenson, S., Szigeti, K., and Zaraiskaya, T. (2016). From Coast to Coast: Canadian Collaboration in a Changing RDM Seascape. International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) Annual Conference 2016. June 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0305007
  • Barsky, E. (2015). “Research Data Management, a view from Vancouver”. Digital Library Federation 2015 conference Invited Talk, October 28, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Accessible at https://goo.gl/LpmRFd
  • Barsky, E. (2015). “YouTube for Mathematics (almost…)”. Digital Library Federation 2015 conference, October 28, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Accessible at https://goo.gl/yweMWe 
  • Barsky, E. (2015). “Best Practices for Research Data Management”. BC Cancer Agency Invited Talk. Monday, September 14, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Accessible at https://goo.gl/2pbkFY  
  • Barsky, E. (2015). “Get your hands dirty with Data Management Plans”. Code4lib BC Spring Workshops,  Friday, May 1, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Barsky, E., and Cundy, S. (2015). “Research Data on Our Campuses: Roles and Responsibilities“. 2nd Annual True North Science Boot Camp,  Monday, May 25, 2015, Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Barsky, E. (2015). “Canadian Data Management Planning Tool or “Get Your Hands Dirty with DMPs””. 2nd Annual True North Science Boot Camp,  Wednesday , May 27, 2015, Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Barsky, E. (2015). “The ABC of DMPs: Introduce Yourself to Data Management Plans” BCNET 2015 Annual Conference. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Accessible at http://goo.gl/qMFtZO 
  • Barsky, E. (2014). “Research Data Management in UBC: Time to Walk the Walk” ALS BCLA Fall meeting, 5 December 2014. Accessible at http://goo.gl/WR4doY
  • Barsky, E. , Humphrey, C. and Boyko, E. (2014). “Getting out in front of Data Management Plans”. ACCOLEDS Workshop, 27 November 2014. Accessible at http://goo.gl/CwqsUX
  • Read, K., Mc Donald G., Mackay, B., and Barsky, E. (2014). “A Commitment to First Nations Data Governance: A Primer for Health Librarians”. J Can Health Libr Assoc, 35:11-15, 10.5596/c14-003, Accesible at http://pubs.chla-absc.ca/doi/full/10.5596/c14-003