In November 2021, the Digital Commons hosted a panel titled “Introduction to Research Data Management at Vanderbilt.” The session was recorded and highlights have been made available on the Digital Commons YouTube channel, and embedded below.
In part 1, Cliff Anderson, associate university librarian for research and digital strategy, provides an overview of the research data management lifecycle, including the creating or receipt of data, the preservation and storage of data, and the access and transformation of data.
In part 2, Jesse Spencer-Smith, chief data scientist at Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute, shares a case study that illustrates some of the challenges of research data management, particularly the computational and storage challenges of large data sets.
In part 3, Michael McAllister, relationship manager at Vanderbilt IT, and Lindsey Fox, associate director of Research IT, share a case study that illustrates some of the challenges of research data management, particularly the use of multiple data use agreements in a large research lab.
In part 4, Olivia Kew-Fickus, chief data officer at Vanderbilt University, responds to a key question in research data management: Where do you store your data?