Julia Barrett (UCD) (Chair)
The focus of the CONUL Research Group is to explore and promote best practice and provide guidance and expertise in a wide range of activities, including research data management, open access, scholarly communications, research impact, digital repositories, digitisation and digital preservation, common infrastructures, and digital scholarship.
Identify opportunities for improving research enablement and partnership.
The scope of this group includes topics such as open access, open science, scholarly communications, research data management, research impact, digital repositories, digitisation and digital preservation, metadata, common infrastructures, digital scholarship, skills and competencies development etc.
Monitor and maintain a watching brief of key organisations and developments in policy and advise the CONUL Board in a timely manner of policy initiatives relevant to members.
Horizon scanning, etc.
Support CONUL’s strategic objectives through the identification of collaborative projects and funding opportunities; and to coordinate and manage projects, in conjunction with others, where appropriate.
Advise, advocate, lobby and influence key stakeholders, locally, nationally and internationally, as appropriate
Devise strategies and frameworks to facilitate this.
Advocate on the research support mission and on the value that libraries bring to research.
Inform, communicate and report to the library community and other stakeholders.
Develop supports and guidelines.
Organise training and development events when required.
Collaborate with other CONUL groups, CONUL institutions and non CONUL affiliated organisations.
Work together with CONUL and CONUL groups to maximise the benefits to Irish research.
Consider best ways of working with non-CONUL groups, including inviting others to events, running events with others, and networking.
Connect, liaise, nationally and internationally to ensure that CONUL maintains a national and international presence.
Core Trust Seal for Trustworthy Data Repositories, 2018-04-19 Dr John B. Howard.
CONUL Research Support Task and Finish Group (2014): Briefing Document & Recommendations
Seminar Programme: ANLTC-2014-06-Course-programme