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2018 Spring RCR Forum Series

Copyright and Fair Use in Research and Teaching
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
3:00 to 5:00

This forum will examine some of the basic principles of copyright law and discuss how they apply to research and teaching.
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Data Management Fundamentals
Wednesday, January 24, 2018       
1:00 - 3:00   

This workshop introduces data management practices to consider throughout the research lifecycle: planning, organization, documentation, storage and backup, sharing, citation, and preservation.
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Reproducibility: Data Management, Git, & RStudio
Monday, January 29, 2018
1:00 to 3:00

This workshop will introduce some general data management strategies that can increase the reproducibility of your work.
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Applications of TEI for Research
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
9:00 to 11:00

This session takes an in-depth look at the use of TEI as a research tool. We'll look in detail at sample projects and explore common technologies for searching and disseminating TEI.
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Export Controls: What Graduate Students Need to Know
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
4:30 to 6:30
 
This session will be an overview of complex laws and regulations on export controls and how they apply to university research.
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Acquiring and Preparing a Corpus of Texts
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
9:00 to 11:00

This session focuses on the technical dimensions of corpus development, including discussion of some common legal concerns around the use of textual corpora.
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Managing your Research Career Using an Individual Development Plan (IDP)
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018
9:30 to 11:30

During this program participants will learn how to develop clear and specific goals and objectives, along with a plan for executing them.
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Topic Modeling, Document Classification, and Sequence Tagging with MALLET
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
9:00 to 11:00

Participants in this session will acquire a general understanding of topic modeling, the automated analysis technique often referred to as "text mining."
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Developing a Good Informed Consent Process
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
2:00 to 4:00

In this forum you will learn how to develop fully comprehensible, participant-friendly consent protocols.
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Publishing Data with Research and Other Strategies for Increasing Your Impact
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
2:00 to 4:00

In this workshop, we will look at 1) strategies to effectively publish data; 2) journal policies related to data sharing; 3) new types of publications such as data articles and registered reports; and 4) strategies for increasing and measuring the impact of your research. There will also be a hands-on portion of the workshop where participants will create their own ORCID identifier.
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Managing Sensitive Data
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
1:00 to 3:00

In this workshop we will examine common sensitive data types, how Duke’s IRB and Information Technology Security Office (ITSO) expects you to protect that data throughout your project’s lifecycle and the resources available to you for sensitive data storage and analysis, data de-identification, and data archiving and sharing.
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