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RIA #11: Steve Van Tuyl on Data Management


Steve Van Tuyl

Steve Van Tuyl

On this episode, Katie is joined by Steve Van Tuyl, the Digital Repository Librarian at Oregon State University, where he manages the university’s institutional repository, ScholarsArchive@OSU, and participates in providing research data services to students and faculty. Prior to his work at OSU, Steve was a Data Services Librarian at Carnegie Mellon University and a Reference Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh. In a previous life, Steve was a Biologist with the USDA Forest Service, conducting research on disturbance impacts on forest carbon cycling.

Transcript (.docx)

Show Notes

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Segment 1: Data management basics [00:00-11:06]

In this first segment, Steve and Katie talk about the components of data management and some best practices for data storage.

Segment 2: Writing data management plans [11:07-22:01]

In segment two, Steve and Katie discuss requirements and best practices for writing data management plans.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Open science [22:02-33:50]

In segment three, Steve shares some his thoughts on the “open science” movement.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip: Why you should expand your 2-page data management plan [00:00-3:39]

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