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Research Data Alliance Educational Videos Showcase

16 August 2022

Through the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Ireland national node, the Digital Repository of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland (NLI) collaborated on the production of a suite of educational videos on topics relating to digital cultural heritage, the research data lifecycle, Open Science, and the FAIR data principles of findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability.

Digital Preservation for Cultural Heritage

What is digital preservation and what has it got to do with cultural heritage? ‘Digital Preservation for Cultural Heritage’ provides an overview of collecting, curating, and preserving heritage data in the digital age. 

Digital Preservation for Cultural Heritage from Digital Repository of Ireland on Vimeo. (2 mins 58 secs)

The FAIR Principles and Open Science

‘The FAIR Principles and Open Science’ provides an overview of the FAIR data principles and explores how these enable Open Science.

The FAIR Principles and Open Science from Digital Repository of Ireland on Vimeo. (2 mins 31 secs))

Research Data in the Humanities and Social Sciences

‘Research Data in the Humanities and Social Sciences’ provides an overview of the research data lifecycle in the humanities and social sciences.

Research Data in the Humanities and Social Sciences from Digital Repository of Ireland on Vimeo. (2 mins 50 secs)

Research Data Sharing and the Research Data Alliance

‘Research Data Sharing and the Research Data Alliance’ explores the challenges related to research data sharing and presents the work and approach behind the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and RDA Ireland.
Research Data Sharing and the Research Data Alliance from Digital Repository of Ireland on Vimeo. (3 mins)

Open Science and Coordination Initiatives

‘Open Science and Coordination Initiatives’ provides an overview of national and international approaches to Open Science.

Open Science and Coordination Initiatives from Digital Repository of Ireland on Vimeo. (2 mins 6 secs)

The full suite of videos can be discovered in the Research Data Alliance Educational Videos Showcase on the DRI Vimeo channel.

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