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Martie van Deventer

Martie van Deventer
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The e-Research framework for South Africa developed by Fernihough (2011), after in depth interviews with various SA research stakeholders, will be discussed in order to give a framework or context for the role of virtual research environments with regard to e-Research .The theoretical background of VRE’s will be described with reference to developm...
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Research Data Management (RDM) services are increasingly becoming a subject of interest for academic and research libraries globally – this is also the case in developing countries. The interest is motivated by a need to support research activities through data sharing and collaboration both locally and internationally. Many institutions, especiall...
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Research Data Management (RDM) services are increasingly becoming a subject of interest for academic and research libraries globally-this is also the case in developing countries. The interest is motivated by a need to support research activities through data sharing and collaboration both locally and internationally. Many institutions, especially...
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Research data management (RDM) and its accompanying services and infrastructures are predominantly still in a state of infancy in many African countries and little is known about the RDM habits of the researchers from these areas. Our research showed that researcher RDM behaviour is similar across the globe, but our experience was that the will to...
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Heila Pienaar and Martie van Deventer identify the requirements of a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for malaria researchers in South Africa.
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Research data management (RDM) focuses on the organization and description of data, from its entry to the research cycle through to the dissemination and archiving of valuable results. RDM entails storage, security, preservation, compliance, quality, sharing and jurisdiction. RDM can support the research process by searching for relevant data, stor...
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The South African Network of Data and Information Curation Communities (NeDICC) was formed to promote the development and use of standards and best practices among South African data stewards and data librarians (NeDICC, 2015). The steering committee has members from various South African HEIs and research councils. As part of their service offerin...
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This paper explores our own journey to get to grips with research data management (RDM). It also mentions the overlap between our own ‘journeys’ and that of the country. We share the lessons that we learnt along the way – the most important lesson being that you can learn many wonderful and valuable RDM lessons from the international trend setters,...
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Copyright: 2009 SAGE Publications. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of SAGE Publications for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in the Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, Vol.41(2), pp 108-123 The mere fact that a library service is being used does n...
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Department of Knowledge and Information Management, University of Johannesburg Opportunities for researchers to interact with their global counterparts have improved dramatically since the advent of the knowledge era. To ensure that South Africa continues to meet international standards, the South African national research and development strategy,...
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Knowledge economy literature indicates that proof of an organization's sustainable future and growth lies in multi-dimensional evaluation rather than in the traditional one-dimensional monetary or financial capital perspective. This article attempts to provide a multi-dimensional framework within which a library and information service (L&IS) could...
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Giraffes do not play leap frog, these animals however symbolise the giants whose shoulders one can stand. Leapfrogging requires action, get moving, and get playing. A digital repository is a database or catalogue where digital content and assests are stored and can be searched and retrieved for future use. A repository thus enables staff and instit...
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Copyright: SAOUG 2008 Doing a quick search on Wikipedia very soon points out that technology demonstrators are generally associated with warfare, very expensive equipment and risk of loss of life. Demonstrators are believed to be very useful when librarians have to do battle with executives to find appropriate funding for projects based on new Web...
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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a publicly funded entity and is required by law to ensure that records produced as a result of various business transactions, internally and externally, are managed in a way that promotes good corporate governance. As many of the Operating Units functioned virtually independently in the p...
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IUG Directors’ meeting, Port Elizabeth, November 2008 Most librarians are much less familiar with the data-generating research phases of the scientific research cycle than with post-research. Data science and data management are an awkward fit with the text-oriented constructs and systems that still dominate library relationships with science commu...
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10th Internet Librarian International Conference, London, October 2008 In this paper the authors intend to show how they made use of a technology demonstrator strategy to build an integrated, light weight, virtual research environment (VRE) and convince executives that they need to support the initiative. Doing a quick search on Google or the Wikip...
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1st International Conference on African Digital Libraries and Archives, Addis Ababa, 1-3 July 2009 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s digital preservation strategy and future plans for digital preservation effort are outlined. Guidelines and best practices for digitisation are already available, but the digitisation project requires e...
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2nd Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists (IAALD) Africa Chapter. Accra, Ghana, 15-17 July 2009 With the establishment of an Institutional Repository (IR) one of the first questions the organisation should ask is: ‘How could we promote Open Access (OA) and still adhere to the restrictions of copyright?...

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Looking at a variety of funding models currently being used. My specific interest is in the funding models used in LMICs. We are also trying to surface sustainable models that are being used but that are not well known.