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The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites you to attend the 37th Annual IATUL Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

This year’s theme is Leadership in a Sea of Change, and reflects not only Nova Scotia’s location by the ocean, but also provides the opportunity to share cutting edge experiences and knowledge during this time of continuing change in the world of libraries.
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Monday, June 6 • 11:00 - 12:00
From Coast to Coast: Canadian Collaboration in a Changing RDM Seascape

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There is power in collaboration. With academic institutions across Canada preparing for possible changes in funding requirements around sharing and preserving data and the submission of data management plans, librarians from a range of small, medium and large Canadian schools are collaborating to better understand local needs and to generate together a richer understanding of their respective science and engineering researcher communities.

Some of the questions we hope to answer with this endeavour include: What are the characteristics of the research data produced, and how do researchers in different disciplines manage their data? What attitudes towards research data management (RDM) support services and data sharing can be observed?

In this paper, results from schools which have already run the survey will be summarized, including an analysis of comparable data. Similarities and differences observed across disciplines and schools will be highlighted. Participating institutions at time of writing include: University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, University of Waterloo, University of Alberta, Queen’s University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Dalhousie University, University of Ottawa, and McGill University.

Speakers
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Angela Henshilwood

Angela has been a Faculty Liaison and Instruction Librarian at the University of Toronto's Engineering & Computer Science Library since February 2014. She has an Honours Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Information Studies, both from the University of Toronto.
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Christina Hwang

Christina Hwang is a Public Services Librarian at the Cameron Science and Technology Library at the University of Alberta Libraries. Her subject liaison responsibilities are in the Science, and Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences (ALES) departments, and her professional interests are in research information management, metrics, and data management.


Monday June 6, 2016 11:00 - 12:00
CHEB: C170 5793 University Ave

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