Video: Conference Keynote: “Diamonds are Forever. What About Research Data”?
The British Library’s Head of Digital Scholarship Adam Farquhar recently delivered a keynote at Our Digital Future. This conference, which was held in Cambridge on 14−15 March 2016, addressed challenges in long term preservation and archiving of digital data across a wide range of disciplines. His talk, titled “Diamonds are forever. What about research data?”, looked at some of the challenges to re-using data in the future and the fracture lines in the scholarly record between articles and data.
Direct to Dr. Adam Farquhar’s Slides (PDF)
Note: Nine More Presentations From the “Our Digital Future – Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Long Term Data Preservation and Access” are available online. The conference program is also available.
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.