Illuminating RDM: RDM in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
12 – 1 p.m. (MT)

Previous webinars in this series have provided overviews of Research Data Management (RDM) and data management plans (DMPs). This session will focus on information specific to social sciences and humanities. We’ll look at common types of data in these disciplines as well as discipline-specific tools and resources. Case examples will illustrate different approaches to data management in the humanities and social sciences.

Meet Our Presenters

Alexandra Alisauskas (she/her) is a Learning and Engagement Librarian at the University of Calgary where supports researchers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Her current research explores person-centred approaches to library, archival, and information services. She lives and works as a grateful guest on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern Alberta.

Jerremie Clyde is a liaison librarian at the University of Calgary covering subjects as disparate as Computer Science and Religious Studies. He is the Co-PI on a SSHRC funded research project looking at the application of game design to culturally sustaining pedagogies in grade seven STEM and Humanities classes. His research tends to take a grounded theory method which as meant his projects have included the collection, analysis, and manipulation of large and varied data sets.

Heather Ganshorn is the Research Data Management Planning coordinator for Libraries and Cultural Resources at UCalgary. She is also the subject librarian for various disciplines in the sciences and health sciences.

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