]> Alex Ball — Activities 2020-04-23T14:17:52Z Alex Ball a.j.ball@bath.ac.uk info:ajb/activity/ info:ajb/activity/1587651472 Researchfish Virtual Data Sharing Workshop. Attended the Researchfish Virtual Data Sharing Workshop, discussing plans to allow and control how data is shared by researchers and funders. Alex Ball 2020-04-23T14:17:52Z 2020-04-23T14:17:52Z

Researchfish Virtual Data Sharing Workshop. Attended the Researchfish Virtual Data Sharing Workshop, discussing plans to allow and control how data is shared by researchers and funders.

23rd April 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585755269 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about implementing the new consortia membership model and details of the upcoming member meeting. Alex Ball 2020-04-01T15:34:29Z 2020-04-01T15:34:29Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about implementing the new consortia membership model and details of the upcoming member meeting.

1st April 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585737936 RDA Virtual Plenary. Attended the Research Metadata Schemas Working Group meeting as part of the virtual RDA Fifteenth Plenary. Alex Ball 2020-04-01T10:45:36Z 2020-04-01T10:45:36Z

RDA Virtual Plenary. Attended the Research Metadata Schemas Working Group meeting as part of the virtual RDA Fifteenth Plenary.

1st April 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585670069 RDA Virtual Plenary. Attended joint session of the Research Data Management in Engineering Interest Group and the Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems’ Data Interest Group as part of the virtual RDA Fifteenth Plenary. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:54:29Z 2020-03-31T15:54:29Z

RDA Virtual Plenary. Attended joint session of the Research Data Management in Engineering Interest Group and the Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems’ Data Interest Group as part of the virtual RDA Fifteenth Plenary.

26th March 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585668915 Journal article published. My article, ‘Metadata for Better Data’, was published in Catalogue and Index, the journal of the CILIP Metadata and Discovery Group. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:35:15Z 2020-03-31T15:35:15Z

Journal article published. My article, ‘Metadata for Better Data’, was published in Catalogue and Index, the journal of the CILIP Metadata and Discovery Group.

23rd March 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585668339 Conference paper accepted. Received notification that my 24×7 talk proposal, ‘Hold that thought: DOIs and Early Access to Datasets’, had been accepted for the Open Repositories 2020 Conference, though the conference itself was postponed to 2021. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:25:39Z 2020-03-31T15:25:39Z

Conference paper accepted. Received notification that my 24×7 talk proposal, ‘Hold that thought: DOIs and Early Access to Datasets’, had been accepted for the Open Repositories 2020 Conference, though the conference itself was postponed to 2021.

23rd March 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585668798 Journal article submitted. Submitted article, ‘Metadata for Better Data’, to the journal Catalogue and Index, published by the CILIP Metadata and Discovery Group. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:33:18Z 2020-03-31T15:33:18Z

Journal article submitted. Submitted article, ‘Metadata for Better Data’, to the journal Catalogue and Index, published by the CILIP Metadata and Discovery Group.

2nd March 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585667497 International Digital Curation Conference. Presented a lightning talk, ‘The Tombstone Protocol: An Undertaking for Unfortunate Events’, at the 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC20). This talk was a runner-up for the best lightning talk prize. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:11:37Z 2020-03-31T15:11:37Z

International Digital Curation Conference. Presented a lightning talk, ‘The Tombstone Protocol: An Undertaking for Unfortunate Events’, at the 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC20). This talk was a runner-up for the best lightning talk prize.

17th February 2020 to 19th February 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585661863 DataCite Member Meeting. Attended virtually a DataCite Member Meeting discussing proposed changes to the membership model. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:37:43Z 2020-03-31T13:37:43Z

DataCite Member Meeting. Attended virtually a DataCite Member Meeting discussing proposed changes to the membership model.

5th February 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585660669 Data quality checking script. Adapted script that performs specific data quality checks on records selected for consideration in the REF 2021 return, so that it also flags up when changes have been made subsequent to the last manual review of the record. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:17:49Z 2020-03-31T13:17:49Z

Data quality checking script. Adapted script that performs specific data quality checks on records selected for consideration in the REF 2021 return, so that it also flags up when changes have been made subsequent to the last manual review of the record.

4th February 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579995 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 2.0.1). Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:53:15Z 2020-03-30T14:53:15Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 2.0.1).

27th January 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585668212 Conference paper submitted. Submitted a 24×7 talk proposal, ‘Hold that thought: DOIs and Early Access to Datasets’, to the Open Repositories 2020 Conference. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:23:32Z 2020-03-31T15:23:32Z

Conference paper submitted. Submitted a 24×7 talk proposal, ‘Hold that thought: DOIs and Early Access to Datasets’, to the Open Repositories 2020 Conference.

20th January 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579713 Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.6.1). Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:48:33Z 2020-03-30T14:48:33Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.6.1).

20th January 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579634 Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Updated bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages (version 3.2) and uploaded them to CTAN. These packages are intended for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library. Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:47:14Z 2020-03-30T14:47:14Z

Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Updated bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages (version 3.2) and uploaded them to CTAN. These packages are intended for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library.

16th January 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585661780 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about data metrics badges, the DataCite Member Survey 2019, and proposed changes to the membership model. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:36:20Z 2020-03-31T13:36:20Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about data metrics badges, the DataCite Member Survey 2019, and proposed changes to the membership model.

15th January 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579494 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 2.0), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:44:54Z 2020-03-30T14:44:54Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 2.0), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC.

15th January 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585669445 Staff Development Programme. Trialled staff development session on using R (part 2), given by Nushrat Khan. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:44:05Z 2020-03-31T15:44:05Z

Staff Development Programme. Trialled staff development session on using R (part 2), given by Nushrat Khan.

8th January 2020.

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info:ajb/activity/1585669366 Staff Development Programme. Trialled staff development session on using R (part 1), given by Nushrat Khan. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:42:46Z 2020-03-31T15:44:29Z

Staff Development Programme. Trialled staff development session on using R (part 1), given by Nushrat Khan.

18th December 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585669246 Staff Development Programme. Attended session on the principles of inclusive design, given by assistive technologists Tim Winship and Luiza Bell. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:40:46Z 2020-03-31T15:40:46Z

Staff Development Programme. Attended session on the principles of inclusive design, given by assistive technologists Tim Winship and Luiza Bell.

19th November 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585661663 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about account structure changes in Fabrica, and Scholix links. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:34:23Z 2020-03-31T13:34:23Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about account structure changes in Fabrica, and Scholix links.

6th November 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585659204 iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2020 iConference. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T12:53:24Z 2020-03-31T12:53:24Z

iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2020 iConference.

28th October 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585667718 Conference paper accepted. Received notification that my lightning talk, ‘The Tombstone Protocol: An Undertaking for Unfortunate Events’, was accepted for the 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC20). Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:15:18Z 2020-03-31T15:15:18Z

Conference paper accepted. Received notification that my lightning talk, ‘The Tombstone Protocol: An Undertaking for Unfortunate Events’, was accepted for the 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC20).

2nd October 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585667068 Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the Research Support Games Day workshop to Piglet, the library staff newsletter. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:04:28Z 2020-03-31T15:04:28Z

Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the Research Support Games Day workshop to Piglet, the library staff newsletter.

1st October 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585660569 Data quality checking script. Wrote script to perform specific data quality checks on records selected for consideration in the REF 2021 return. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:16:09Z 2020-03-31T13:16:09Z

Data quality checking script. Wrote script to perform specific data quality checks on records selected for consideration in the REF 2021 return.

26th September 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579246 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 2.0). Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:40:46Z 2020-03-30T14:40:46Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 2.0).

20th September 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585650730 CSL style for Harvard Bath updated. Submitted update to the harvard-university-of-bath CSL style to the official CSL repository. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T10:32:10Z 2020-03-31T10:32:10Z

CSL style for Harvard Bath updated. Submitted update to the harvard-university-of-bath CSL style to the official CSL repository.

13th September 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585666953 Research Support Games Day. Attended the Research Support Games Day organised by Glasgow Caledonian University. I experienced sessions on using Python (or Xerte) for RDM games, ‘The Publishing Trap’ by UK Copyright Literacy, and ‘LEGO: Metadata for Reproducibility’ devised by the University of Glasgow. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:02:33Z 2020-03-31T15:02:33Z

Research Support Games Day. Attended the Research Support Games Day organised by Glasgow Caledonian University. I experienced sessions on using Python (or Xerte) for RDM games, ‘The Publishing Trap’ by UK Copyright Literacy, and ‘LEGO: Metadata for Reproducibility’ devised by the University of Glasgow.

11th September 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585666439 Visit to SS Great Britain Library. Attended a visit organised by the University Staff Development Group to the SS Great Britain Library, Bristol. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:53:59Z 2020-03-31T14:53:59Z

Visit to SS Great Britain Library. Attended a visit organised by the University Staff Development Group to the SS Great Britain Library, Bristol.

3rd September 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585660478 Diagnostic script. Updated and expanded script to diagnose issues with the display of thesis records in the University's Research Portal. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:14:38Z 2020-03-31T13:14:38Z

Diagnostic script. Updated and expanded script to diagnose issues with the display of thesis records in the University's Research Portal.

2nd September 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579221 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 1.2). Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:40:21Z 2020-03-30T14:40:21Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 1.2).

2nd September 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579108 Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the biblatex-bath package (version 3.1), for use with biblatex to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library. Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:38:28Z 2020-03-30T14:38:28Z

Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the biblatex-bath package (version 3.1), for use with biblatex to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library.

29th August 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585665174 Carpentries Instructor qualification. Received confirmation and certification that I had qualified as a Carpentries Instructor. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:32:54Z 2020-03-31T14:32:54Z

Carpentries Instructor qualification. Received confirmation and certification that I had qualified as a Carpentries Instructor.

28th August 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585664888 Carpentries Teaching Demonstration. Gave an online teaching demonstration as part of the Instructor Training checkout process for The Carpentries. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:28:08Z 2020-03-31T14:28:08Z

Carpentries Teaching Demonstration. Gave an online teaching demonstration as part of the Instructor Training checkout process for The Carpentries.

22nd August 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585665951 ESIP Summer Meeting. Gave a presentation, ‘A Generalist Perspective on Data Citation’, as part of a panel, ‘Data Citations: What Makes a Good Citation?’, at the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Summer Meeting. I attended remotely. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:45:51Z 2020-03-31T14:45:51Z

ESIP Summer Meeting. Gave a presentation, ‘A Generalist Perspective on Data Citation’, as part of a panel, ‘Data Citations: What Makes a Good Citation?’, at the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Summer Meeting. I attended remotely.

17th July 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585650643 CSL style for Harvard Bath updated. Submitted update to the harvard-university-of-bath CSL style to the official CSL repository. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T10:30:43Z 2020-03-31T10:30:43Z

CSL style for Harvard Bath updated. Submitted update to the harvard-university-of-bath CSL style to the official CSL repository.

10th July 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585579022 Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Updated bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages (version 3.0) and uploaded them to CTAN. These packages are intended for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library. Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:37:02Z 2020-03-30T14:37:02Z

Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Updated bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages (version 3.0) and uploaded them to CTAN. These packages are intended for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library.

10th July 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585664595 Carpentries Community Discussion. Participated in a Carpentries Community Discussion as part of the Instructor Training checkout process for The Carpentries. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:23:15Z 2020-03-31T14:28:34Z

Carpentries Community Discussion. Participated in a Carpentries Community Discussion as part of the Instructor Training checkout process for The Carpentries.

9th July 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585667654 Conference paper submitted. Submitted a lightning talk, ‘The Tombstone Protocol: An Undertaking for Unfortunate Events’, to the 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC20). Alex Ball 2020-03-31T15:14:14Z 2020-03-31T15:14:14Z

Conference paper submitted. Submitted a lightning talk, ‘The Tombstone Protocol: An Undertaking for Unfortunate Events’, to the 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC20).

28th June 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585665416 Open Research Hub demo. Attended demonstration of the Jisc Open Research Hub by Tamsin Burland. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:36:56Z 2020-03-31T14:36:56Z

Open Research Hub demo. Attended demonstration of the Jisc Open Research Hub by Tamsin Burland.

27th June 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585664338 The Carpentries Instructor Training. Attended Instructor Training for Librarians, organised by University College Dublin in conjunction with the co-located LIBER Conference, with a view to becoming a certified Instructor for Library Carpentry, Data Carpentry and Software Carpentry. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:18:58Z 2020-03-31T14:18:58Z

The Carpentries Instructor Training. Attended Instructor Training for Librarians, organised by University College Dublin in conjunction with the co-located LIBER Conference, with a view to becoming a certified Instructor for Library Carpentry, Data Carpentry and Software Carpentry.

24th June 2019 to 25th June 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585661079 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting which included talks on PID OPIDoR and EzDOIMenu, which can perform mass minting/updating operations, and how the USGS uses DOIs to support impact assessment. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:24:39Z 2020-03-31T13:31:39Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting which included talks on PID OPIDoR and EzDOIMenu, which can perform mass minting/updating operations, and how the USGS uses DOIs to support impact assessment.

19th June 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585662854 Open Repositories 2019. Presented paper, ‘Scratching that itch: Process improvement and problem solving in the University of Bath Research Data Archive’, at the Open Repositories 2019 conference. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:54:14Z 2020-03-31T13:55:21Z

Open Repositories 2019. Presented paper, ‘Scratching that itch: Process improvement and problem solving in the University of Bath Research Data Archive’, at the Open Repositories 2019 conference.

10th June 2019 to 13th June 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585577674 Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.6). Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:14:34Z 2020-03-30T14:14:34Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.6).

6th June 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585663338 PGcert in Biocuration webinar. Gave webinar on licensing research data to students on the PGcert in Biocuration course run by the European Bioinformatics Institute. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T14:02:18Z 2020-03-31T14:03:47Z

PGcert in Biocuration webinar. Gave webinar on licensing research data to students on the PGcert in Biocuration course run by the European Bioinformatics Institute.

28th May 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585651708 Set up UKOLN web hosting. Reconfigured server to restore the original ‘flattened’ versions of the UKOLN website to the Web, instead of relying on redirects to Web archives. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T10:48:28Z 2020-03-31T10:48:28Z

Set up UKOLN web hosting. Reconfigured server to restore the original ‘flattened’ versions of the UKOLN website to the Web, instead of relying on redirects to Web archives.

22nd May 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585662322 GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended and took the minutes of a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter reviewing progress against the 2014 Green Paper (which explored the potential of the group), working on ongoing group projects, and discussing ways of supporting the broader Open Research agenda. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:45:22Z 2020-03-31T13:45:22Z

GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended and took the minutes of a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter reviewing progress against the 2014 Green Paper (which explored the potential of the group), working on ongoing group projects, and discussing ways of supporting the broader Open Research agenda.

21st May 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585659951 Server migration. Migrated the live instance of the Research Data Archive over to (a) a new server, (b) a different Linux-based operating system, (c) a new version of Perl, and (d) a new version of EPrints. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:05:51Z 2020-03-31T13:05:51Z

Server migration. Migrated the live instance of the Research Data Archive over to (a) a new server, (b) a different Linux-based operating system, (c) a new version of Perl, and (d) a new version of EPrints.

14th May 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585660989 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about usage statistics in DataCite Search, the statistics portal, and metadata provenance. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:23:09Z 2020-03-31T13:29:46Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about usage statistics in DataCite Search, the statistics portal, and metadata provenance.

6th May 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585659649 Staff Development Programme. Attended session run by Caroline Dangerfield (Head of International Relations) on the University of Bath’s Internationalisation Strategy. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:00:49Z 2020-03-31T13:01:06Z

Staff Development Programme. Attended session run by Caroline Dangerfield (Head of International Relations) on the University of Bath’s Internationalisation Strategy.

1st May 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585658826 Research Data Alliance blog contribution. Contributed a post entitled ‘The Joint Meeting Of The Metadata Groups At The 13th RDA Plenary’ to the Research Data Alliance blog, in my capacity as an Expert grant holder. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T12:47:06Z 2020-03-31T12:47:27Z

Research Data Alliance blog contribution. Contributed a post entitled ‘The Joint Meeting Of The Metadata Groups At The 13th RDA Plenary’ to the Research Data Alliance blog, in my capacity as an Expert grant holder.

17th April 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585658324 RDA Thirteenth Plenary. Attended the Thirteenth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a live demonstration of the Metadata Standards Catalog. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T12:38:44Z 2020-03-31T12:38:44Z

RDA Thirteenth Plenary. Attended the Thirteenth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a live demonstration of the Metadata Standards Catalog.

2nd April 2019 to 4th April 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585657844 Launch new instance of RDA Metadata Standards Catalog. Set up new server at Bath to host a new instance of the RDA Metadata Standards Catalog, since the previous version (hosted elsewhere) proved too unstable and hard to administer. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T12:30:44Z 2020-03-31T12:30:44Z

Launch new instance of RDA Metadata Standards Catalog. Set up new server at Bath to host a new instance of the RDA Metadata Standards Catalog, since the previous version (hosted elsewhere) proved too unstable and hard to administer.

29th March 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585657567 Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the March 2019 EPrints UK User Group meeting to Piglet, the library staff newsletter. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T12:26:07Z 2020-03-31T12:26:07Z

Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the March 2019 EPrints UK User Group meeting to Piglet, the library staff newsletter.

26th March 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585653338 EPrints UK User Group. Attended the EPrints UK User Group, where we discussed adaptations of EPrints to capture esteem, the new flavours of EPrints 3.4, capturing metrics, and future community development projects. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T11:15:38Z 2020-03-31T11:15:38Z

EPrints UK User Group. Attended the EPrints UK User Group, where we discussed adaptations of EPrints to capture esteem, the new flavours of EPrints 3.4, capturing metrics, and future community development projects.

14th March 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585652800 Interview about Research Data Archive. Katherine McNeill and Erin Wise from Harvard Business School interviewed me about how we keep track of datasets in the Research Data Archive and our institutional Current Research Information System (CRIS). Alex Ball 2020-03-31T11:06:40Z 2020-03-31T11:06:40Z

Interview about Research Data Archive. Katherine McNeill and Erin Wise from Harvard Business School interviewed me about how we keep track of datasets in the Research Data Archive and our institutional Current Research Information System (CRIS).

8th March 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585577597 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.8), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:13:17Z 2020-03-30T14:15:50Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.8), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC.

8th March 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585663118 Open Repositories 2019 paper proposal accepted. The paper proposal I submitted to the Open Repositories 2019 conference, ‘Scratching that itch: Process improvement and problem solving in the University of Bath Research Data Archive’, was accepted. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:58:38Z 2020-03-31T13:58:38Z

Open Repositories 2019 paper proposal accepted. The paper proposal I submitted to the Open Repositories 2019 conference, ‘Scratching that itch: Process improvement and problem solving in the University of Bath Research Data Archive’, was accepted.

7th March 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585577538 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 1.1). Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:12:18Z 2020-03-30T14:12:18Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 1.1).

19th February 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585577405 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 1.0). Alex Ball 2020-03-30T14:10:05Z 2020-03-30T14:10:05Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 1.0).

15th February 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585650218 CSL style for Harvard Bath updated. Submitted new version of the harvard-university-of-bath CSL style to the official CSL repository, thereby taking over responsibility for maintaining it. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T10:23:38Z 2020-03-31T10:27:45Z

CSL style for Harvard Bath updated. Submitted new version of the harvard-university-of-bath CSL style to the official CSL repository, thereby taking over responsibility for maintaining it.

6th February 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1580488788 Library Staff Seminar. Gave a repeat of the presentation, ‘Serious Gaming: Creating a Research Data Management Adventure’, by myself and Samuel Simango, at the Library Staff Seminar ‘Have you got 20 minutes?’. Alex Ball 2020-01-31T16:39:48Z 2020-01-31T16:39:48Z

Library Staff Seminar. Gave a repeat of the presentation, ‘Serious Gaming: Creating a Research Data Management Adventure’, by myself and Samuel Simango, at the Library Staff Seminar ‘Have you got 20 minutes?’.

31st January 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1548686580 Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.5). Alex Ball 2019-01-28T14:43:00Z 2019-01-28T14:43:00Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.5).

28th January 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585651301 Set up UKOLN redirects. Set up a new server to serve up redirects to prevent links to the UKOLN website breaking entirely. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T10:41:41Z 2020-03-31T10:41:41Z

Set up UKOLN redirects. Set up a new server to serve up redirects to prevent links to the UKOLN website breaking entirely.

17th January 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1580488355 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about the link-checker service, JSON support, search improvements and various fixes. Alex Ball 2020-01-31T16:32:35Z 2020-01-31T16:32:35Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about the link-checker service, JSON support, search improvements and various fixes.

16th January 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585663023 Open Repositories 2019 submission. Submitted proposal for paper, ‘Scratching that itch: Process improvement and problem solving in the University of Bath Research Data Archive’, to the Open Repositories 2019 conference. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:57:03Z 2020-03-31T13:59:14Z

Open Repositories 2019 submission. Submitted proposal for paper, ‘Scratching that itch: Process improvement and problem solving in the University of Bath Research Data Archive’, to the Open Repositories 2019 conference.

11th January 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585660252 Diagnostic script. Wrote script to diagnose issues with the display of thesis records in the University's Research Portal. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T13:10:52Z 2020-03-31T13:10:52Z

Diagnostic script. Wrote script to diagnose issues with the display of thesis records in the University's Research Portal.

10th January 2019.

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info:ajb/activity/1585657379 Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the 15th Stellenbosch University Library Symposium to Piglet, the library staff newsletter. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T12:22:59Z 2020-03-31T12:24:33Z

Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the 15th Stellenbosch University Library Symposium to Piglet, the library staff newsletter.

11th December 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547483945 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about the past, present and future of the Fabrica and API interfaces. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:39:05Z 2019-01-14T16:39:05Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about the past, present and future of the Fabrica and API interfaces.

5th December 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547481548 UKRI Interoperability Working Group. Attended virtually a meeting of the UKRI Interoperability Working Group, specifically to hear feedback from the trial upload of research data information to ResearchFish and learn the next steps for this initiative. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:59:08Z 2019-01-14T15:59:08Z

UKRI Interoperability Working Group. Attended virtually a meeting of the UKRI Interoperability Working Group, specifically to hear feedback from the trial upload of research data information to ResearchFish and learn the next steps for this initiative.

5th December 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547483764 DataCite Webinar. Attended virtually a webinar by Natasha Noy (Google) about the ideas behind Dataset Search, the open ecosystem for describing and citing datasets that they hope to encourage, and the technical details on how they went about building Dataset Search. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:36:04Z 2019-01-14T16:36:04Z

DataCite Webinar. Attended virtually a webinar by Natasha Noy (Google) about the ideas behind Dataset Search, the open ecosystem for describing and citing datasets that they hope to encourage, and the technical details on how they went about building Dataset Search.

28th November 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547483626 Arkivum meeting. With colleagues, met James Young from Arkivum regarding their new fully cloud-based version 5 offering. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:33:46Z 2019-01-14T16:33:46Z

Arkivum meeting. With colleagues, met James Young from Arkivum regarding their new fully cloud-based version 5 offering.

19th November 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547483426 15th Stellenbosch University Library Symposium. Gave presentation, ‘Serious Gaming: Creating a Research Data Management Adventure’, by myself and Samuel Simango, at the 15th Stellenbosch University Library Symposium. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:30:26Z 2019-01-14T16:30:26Z

15th Stellenbosch University Library Symposium. Gave presentation, ‘Serious Gaming: Creating a Research Data Management Adventure’, by myself and Samuel Simango, at the 15th Stellenbosch University Library Symposium.

14th November 2018 to 16th November 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547483083 Visit to Stellenbosch University. Visited Stellenbosch University Library on exchange, along with University Librarian Kate Robinson. As part of this, gave presentation, ‘Supporting research data management at the University of Bath’ to Stellenbosch University Library staff. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:24:43Z 2019-01-14T16:31:41Z

Visit to Stellenbosch University. Visited Stellenbosch University Library on exchange, along with University Librarian Kate Robinson. As part of this, gave presentation, ‘Supporting research data management at the University of Bath’ to Stellenbosch University Library staff.

12th November 2018 to 14th November 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547482727 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about schema.org metadata and how it is used by Google Dataset Search. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:18:47Z 2019-01-14T16:18:47Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about schema.org metadata and how it is used by Google Dataset Search.

7th November 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1545236174 iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2019 iConference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:16:14Z 2018-12-19T16:16:14Z

iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2019 iConference.

26th October 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547482474 Jisc Publications Router meeting. Met with colleague Lawrence Lockton, and Adam Rehin, Karmele Hernaiz and Steve Byford from Jisc, to discuss the Jisc Publications Router and our experiences of using the Bulk Import mechanism for uploading items into Pure. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:14:34Z 2019-01-14T16:14:34Z

Jisc Publications Router meeting. Met with colleague Lawrence Lockton, and Adam Rehin, Karmele Hernaiz and Steve Byford from Jisc, to discuss the Jisc Publications Router and our experiences of using the Bulk Import mechanism for uploading items into Pure.

23rd October 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547475206 Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the biblatex-bath package (version 2.0.1), for use with biblatex to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T14:13:26Z 2019-01-14T14:13:26Z

Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the biblatex-bath package (version 2.0.1), for use with biblatex to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library.

17th October 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547481871 Metadata for Machines Workshop. Provided presentation, ‘RDA Metadata’, for the GO FAIR/RDA Metadata for Machines workshop, but this was in the event presented by Peter Wittenburg as I was ill and had lost my voice. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:04:31Z 2019-01-14T16:04:53Z

Metadata for Machines Workshop. Provided presentation, ‘RDA Metadata’, for the GO FAIR/RDA Metadata for Machines workshop, but this was in the event presented by Peter Wittenburg as I was ill and had lost my voice.

15th October 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547481446 UKRI Interoperability Working Group. Attended virtually a meeting of the UKRI Interoperability Working Group, specifically to enable participation in a trial upload of research data information to ResearchFish. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:57:26Z 2019-01-14T15:57:26Z

UKRI Interoperability Working Group. Attended virtually a meeting of the UKRI Interoperability Working Group, specifically to enable participation in a trial upload of research data information to ResearchFish.

12th October 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547482197 RDM Adventure telcon. Telcon with Samuel Simango on the Research Data Management Adventure project. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:09:57Z 2019-01-14T16:09:57Z

RDM Adventure telcon. Telcon with Samuel Simango on the Research Data Management Adventure project.

10th October 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547481241 Find out about CILIP Fellowship. Attended a webinar run by members of CILIP's Professional Registration Board on compiling a CILIP Fellowship portfolio and application. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:54:01Z 2019-01-14T15:54:01Z

Find out about CILIP Fellowship. Attended a webinar run by members of CILIP's Professional Registration Board on compiling a CILIP Fellowship portfolio and application.

26th September 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547480375 GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of operational planning, reporting, key performance indicators and metrics. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:39:35Z 2019-01-14T15:45:02Z

GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of operational planning, reporting, key performance indicators and metrics.

18th September 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547480903 Visit from Plymouth University. Talked with visitors from Plymouth University regarding library support for postgraduate researchers, including research data management. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:48:23Z 2019-01-14T15:48:23Z

Visit from Plymouth University. Talked with visitors from Plymouth University regarding library support for postgraduate researchers, including research data management.

12th September 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547480649 DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about the DOI registration API, the Event Data Query API and an example of research conducted on DataCite event data. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:44:09Z 2019-01-14T16:19:10Z

DataCite Open Hours. Attended virtually a DataCite Open Hours meeting about the DOI registration API, the Event Data Query API and an example of research conducted on DataCite event data.

6th September 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547475054 Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.4.1). Alex Ball 2019-01-14T14:10:54Z 2019-01-14T14:10:54Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.4.1).

5th September 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1545235788 IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2019 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:09:48Z 2018-12-19T16:09:48Z

IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2019 International Digital Curation Conference.

31st August 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547474994 Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.4), improving the handling of the handout mode. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T14:09:54Z 2019-01-14T14:09:54Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.4), improving the handling of the handout mode.

29th August 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547479869 DataCite UK Summer Client meeting. Attended the DataCite UK Summer Client meeting to learn about the latest developments in the Metadata Working Group, FREYA, DOIs for theses, and Fabrica. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:31:09Z 2019-01-14T15:31:09Z

DataCite UK Summer Client meeting. Attended the DataCite UK Summer Client meeting to learn about the latest developments in the Metadata Working Group, FREYA, DOIs for theses, and Fabrica.

9th July 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547479631 Skype for Business Training. Attended a training workshop on how to use Skype for Business (formerly Lync). Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:27:11Z 2019-01-14T15:27:11Z

Skype for Business Training. Attended a training workshop on how to use Skype for Business (formerly Lync).

29th June 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547479471 Staff Summer Programme. Attended session on digital tools for promoting library activities: Megyn Luscott on Instagram; Tamsin Reilly and Marylou Francoise on Powtoon and Canva. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:24:31Z 2019-01-14T15:24:31Z

Staff Summer Programme. Attended session on digital tools for promoting library activities: Megyn Luscott on Instagram; Tamsin Reilly and Marylou Francoise on Powtoon and Canva.

20th June 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547478740 Research Data Operational Group. Attended and took minutes of a meeting of the Research Data Operational Group. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:12:20Z 2019-01-14T15:12:20Z

Research Data Operational Group. Attended and took minutes of a meeting of the Research Data Operational Group.

18th June 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547228674 AULIC visit to Bristol Zoo Gardens Library. Attended a visit organised by AULIC (Avon University Libraries in Collaboration) to the Bristol Zoo Gardens Library and Conservation Education Centre. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T17:44:34Z 2019-01-11T17:44:34Z

AULIC visit to Bristol Zoo Gardens Library. Attended a visit organised by AULIC (Avon University Libraries in Collaboration) to the Bristol Zoo Gardens Library and Conservation Education Centre.

29th May 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547482185 RDM Adventure telcon. Telcon with Samuel Simango on the Research Data Management Adventure project. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T16:09:45Z 2019-01-14T16:09:45Z

RDM Adventure telcon. Telcon with Samuel Simango on the Research Data Management Adventure project.

17th May 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547474862 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.7.1), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T14:07:42Z 2020-03-30T14:16:25Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.7.1), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC.

14th May 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547221652 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Archiving and Sharing’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T15:47:32Z 2019-01-11T15:47:32Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Archiving and Sharing’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

10th May 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547474742 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.7), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. This version introduced support for IDCC 2019. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T14:05:42Z 2020-03-30T14:16:48Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.7), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. This version introduced support for IDCC 2019.

1st May 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547474376 Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Updated bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages (version 2.0) and uploaded them to CTAN for the first time. These packages are intended for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:59:36Z 2019-01-14T13:59:36Z

Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX updated. Updated bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages (version 2.0) and uploaded them to CTAN for the first time. These packages are intended for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library.

23rd April 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547221590 RDM Training Workshop. Assisted in running a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at PhD researchers. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T15:46:30Z 2019-01-14T15:16:39Z

RDM Training Workshop. Assisted in running a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at PhD researchers.

17th April 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547226277 RDA Eleventh Plenary. Attended the Eleventh Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a live demonstration of the Metadata Standards Catalog. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T17:04:37Z 2019-01-11T17:04:37Z

RDA Eleventh Plenary. Attended the Eleventh Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a live demonstration of the Metadata Standards Catalog.

20th March 2018 to 23rd March 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547222413 Handover. Handed over my previous role in the Research Data Service to Alison Nightingale. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T16:00:13Z 2019-01-11T16:00:13Z

Handover. Handed over my previous role in the Research Data Service to Alison Nightingale.

19th March 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547474190 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.12). Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:56:30Z 2019-01-14T13:56:30Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.12).

3rd March 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547478706 Research Data Operational Group. Attended and took minutes of a meeting of the Research Data Operational Group. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T15:11:46Z 2019-01-14T15:11:46Z

Research Data Operational Group. Attended and took minutes of a meeting of the Research Data Operational Group.

21st February 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547225534 Systems presentation. Attended meeting between the Library Systems team, the Research Data Service and representatives from Ex Libris concerning the latter's new Esploro platform. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T16:52:14Z 2019-01-11T16:52:14Z

Systems presentation. Attended meeting between the Library Systems team, the Research Data Service and representatives from Ex Libris concerning the latter's new Esploro platform.

20th February 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547474035 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11.3). Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:53:55Z 2019-01-14T13:53:55Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11.3).

9th February 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547473994 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11.2). Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:53:14Z 2019-01-14T13:53:14Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11.2).

31st January 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547225108 GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of advocacy and engagement, and how to quantify these activities. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T16:45:08Z 2019-01-11T16:45:08Z

GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of advocacy and engagement, and how to quantify these activities.

30th January 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547473966 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11.1). Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:52:46Z 2019-01-14T13:52:46Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11.1).

26th January 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547223909 Pure UK User Group meeting. Attended a meeting of the Pure UK User Group. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T16:25:09Z 2019-01-11T16:25:09Z

Pure UK User Group meeting. Attended a meeting of the Pure UK User Group.

17th January 2018 to 18th February 2018.

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info:ajb/activity/1547473898 Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.3), making it easier to configure spawned compilation processes. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:51:38Z 2019-01-14T13:51:38Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.3), making it easier to configure spawned compilation processes.

10th December 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545228556 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Working with Data’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T14:09:16Z 2018-12-19T14:09:16Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Working with Data’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

8th December 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545228792 Staff Spotlight. Was interviewed for the University's Staff Spotlight series of news features. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T14:13:12Z 2018-12-19T14:13:12Z

Staff Spotlight. Was interviewed for the University's Staff Spotlight series of news features.

5th December 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1547223395 TOPdesk migration. As part of the move from RT to TOPdesk, used a Python script I had written to migrate tickets across from the one system to the other. Alex Ball 2019-01-11T16:16:35Z 2019-01-14T14:21:21Z

TOPdesk migration. As part of the move from RT to TOPdesk, used a Python script I had written to migrate tickets across from the one system to the other.

1st December 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545228429 Learning and Teaching Workshop – Curriculum Transformation. Participated in a workshop to discuss how the Library's teaching activities might participate in a wider programme of curriculum transformation. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T14:07:09Z 2018-12-19T14:07:09Z

Learning and Teaching Workshop – Curriculum Transformation. Participated in a workshop to discuss how the Library's teaching activities might participate in a wider programme of curriculum transformation.

30th November 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1547473796 Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11). This is the first version to include alphabetic and numeric styles. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:49:56Z 2019-01-14T13:49:56Z

Oxref LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.11). This is the first version to include alphabetic and numeric styles.

18th November 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1585657328 Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the EOSCpilot Data Interoperability Technical Workshop to Piglet, the library staff newsletter. Alex Ball 2020-03-31T12:22:08Z 2020-03-31T12:22:08Z

Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on the EOSCpilot Data Interoperability Technical Workshop to Piglet, the library staff newsletter.

10th November 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545235663 IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2018 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:07:43Z 2018-12-19T16:07:43Z

IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2018 International Digital Curation Conference.

9th November 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545227305 Pure Project Working Group. Attended meeting of the Pure Project Working Group. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T13:48:25Z 2018-12-19T13:48:37Z

Pure Project Working Group. Attended meeting of the Pure Project Working Group.

7th November 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545225798 Research Data Operational Group. Attended and took minutes of a meeting of the Research Data Operational Group. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T13:23:18Z 2019-01-14T15:09:42Z

Research Data Operational Group. Attended and took minutes of a meeting of the Research Data Operational Group.

30th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545225690 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at PhD researchers. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T13:21:30Z 2019-01-11T15:42:11Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at PhD researchers.

27th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545236045 iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2018 iConference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:14:05Z 2018-12-19T16:14:05Z

iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2018 iConference.

26th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1547473607 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.6), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. This version introduced support for IDCC 2018. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:46:47Z 2020-03-30T14:17:11Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.6), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. This version introduced support for IDCC 2018.

20th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545225608 Pure meeting with Elsevier. Alongside colleagues, met with James Toon (Customer Consultant, Elsevier) to discuss Pure. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T13:20:08Z 2018-12-19T13:20:08Z

Pure meeting with Elsevier. Alongside colleagues, met with James Toon (Customer Consultant, Elsevier) to discuss Pure.

18th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545225343 Research Data Archive planning meeting. Met with Cathy Pink to discuss next steps for developing the Research Data Archive. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T13:15:43Z 2018-12-19T13:15:43Z

Research Data Archive planning meeting. Met with Cathy Pink to discuss next steps for developing the Research Data Archive.

16th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545222788 TOPdesk Training. Attended a training workshop on how to use TOPdesk to manage enquiries. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T12:33:08Z 2018-12-19T12:33:08Z

TOPdesk Training. Attended a training workshop on how to use TOPdesk to manage enquiries.

11th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1545222623 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T12:30:23Z 2018-12-19T12:30:23Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

11th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1544547548 EOSCpilot Data Interoperability Technical Workshop. Gave lightning talk, ‘RDA Metadata Standards Catalog and Metadata Element Set’, and ran tutorial, ‘Mapping to the RDA MIG Metadata Element Set’, at a technical workshop looking at data interoperability in the context of the European Open Science Cloud. Alex Ball 2018-12-11T16:59:08Z 2018-12-11T16:59:08Z

EOSCpilot Data Interoperability Technical Workshop. Gave lightning talk, ‘RDA Metadata Standards Catalog and Metadata Element Set’, and ran tutorial, ‘Mapping to the RDA MIG Metadata Element Set’, at a technical workshop looking at data interoperability in the context of the European Open Science Cloud.

4th October 2017 to 5th October 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1544546843 SpringerNature Meet the Expert Webinar. Gave a talk entitled ‘Archiving research data at the University of Bath’ as part of the webinar ‘Best Practices for Tracking, Archiving and Sharing of Research Data’, from SpringerNature's ‘Meet the Expert’ series. Alex Ball 2018-12-11T16:47:23Z 2018-12-11T17:11:38Z

SpringerNature Meet the Expert Webinar. Gave a talk entitled ‘Archiving research data at the University of Bath’ as part of the webinar ‘Best Practices for Tracking, Archiving and Sharing of Research Data’, from SpringerNature's ‘Meet the Expert’ series.

28th September 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1536334686 RDA Tenth Plenary. Attended the Tenth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I spoke at various metadata meetings and demonstrated the prototype Metadata Standards Catalog. Alex Ball 2018-09-07T15:38:06Z 2018-09-07T15:38:06Z

RDA Tenth Plenary. Attended the Tenth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I spoke at various metadata meetings and demonstrated the prototype Metadata Standards Catalog.

18th September 2017 to 21st September 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1536334367 Bristol Library Carpentry Workshop. Volunteered as a classroom helper in a Library Carpentry workshop consisting of the ‘Introduction to data for librarians’ and ‘OpenRefine’ lessons. Alex Ball 2018-09-07T15:32:47Z 2018-09-07T15:33:33Z

Bristol Library Carpentry Workshop. Volunteered as a classroom helper in a Library Carpentry workshop consisting of the ‘Introduction to data for librarians’ and ‘OpenRefine’ lessons.

11th September 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1531513651 AIMS Webinar. Gave presentation, ‘Metadata as Standard: Improving Interoperability Through the Research Data Alliance’, on the work of the Research Data Alliance metadata groups, especially the Metadata Standards Catalog, in an Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) Webinar for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Alex Ball 2018-07-13T20:27:31Z 2018-07-20T15:35:35Z

AIMS Webinar. Gave presentation, ‘Metadata as Standard: Improving Interoperability Through the Research Data Alliance’, on the work of the Research Data Alliance metadata groups, especially the Metadata Standards Catalog, in an Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) Webinar for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

8th September 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1531512764 New job. Started new role as Research Data Librarian (Systems) within the Research Services team in the Library at the University of Bath, though having to cover my previous role as well until a replacement is appointed. Alex Ball 2018-07-13T20:12:44Z 2018-07-13T20:12:44Z

New job. Started new role as Research Data Librarian (Systems) within the Research Services team in the Library at the University of Bath, though having to cover my previous role as well until a replacement is appointed.

30th August 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1531508539 RDM Adventure telcon. Telcon with Stellenbosch collaborators on the Research Data Management Adventure project. Alex Ball 2018-07-13T19:02:19Z 2018-07-13T19:04:39Z

RDM Adventure telcon. Telcon with Stellenbosch collaborators on the Research Data Management Adventure project.

2nd August 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1531508232 Metadata Standards Catalog telcon. Participated in telcon to discuss integration between the RDA Metadata Standards Catalog and DMPonline. With Jimmy Angelakos and Sam Rust. Alex Ball 2018-07-13T18:57:12Z 2018-07-13T18:57:12Z

Metadata Standards Catalog telcon. Participated in telcon to discuss integration between the RDA Metadata Standards Catalog and DMPonline. With Jimmy Angelakos and Sam Rust.

21st July 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500555958 Writing retreat. Offered research data management advice to researchers attending a writing retreat. Alex Ball 2017-07-20T13:05:58Z 2017-07-20T13:05:58Z

Writing retreat. Offered research data management advice to researchers attending a writing retreat.

19th July 2017 to 20th July 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500375371 ADE 2017 Summit Program Committee. Participated in the Program Committee Telcon for the event Designing the Future Landscape: Digital Architecture, Design and Engineering Assets. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:56:11Z 2017-07-18T10:56:11Z

ADE 2017 Summit Program Committee. Participated in the Program Committee Telcon for the event Designing the Future Landscape: Digital Architecture, Design and Engineering Assets.

13th July 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500375097 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:51:37Z 2017-07-18T10:51:37Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

10th July 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500375286 ARCLIB Conference. Attended session on information literacy board game ‘Masters of Knowledge’ at the 2017 ARCLIB Annual Conference. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:54:46Z 2017-07-18T10:54:46Z

ARCLIB Conference. Attended session on information literacy board game ‘Masters of Knowledge’ at the 2017 ARCLIB Annual Conference.

7th July 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500374978 RDM Training Webinar. Ran a webinar, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at early career researchers. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:49:38Z 2017-07-18T10:49:38Z

RDM Training Webinar. Ran a webinar, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at early career researchers.

4th July 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500374917 Research Infrastructures conference. Gave a talk, ‘Metadata: the Spirit of Research Data Management?’ at the conference ‘Research Infrastructures in Social Sciences and Humanities: their potential and best practices in Italy’, at the University of Milano-Bicocca. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:48:37Z 2017-07-18T10:48:37Z

Research Infrastructures conference. Gave a talk, ‘Metadata: the Spirit of Research Data Management?’ at the conference ‘Research Infrastructures in Social Sciences and Humanities: their potential and best practices in Italy’, at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

29th June 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500374291 Staff Summer Programme. Andrew Hutchinson – discussion forum. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:38:11Z 2017-07-18T10:38:11Z

Staff Summer Programme. Andrew Hutchinson – discussion forum.

27th June 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500374071 Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:34:31Z 2017-07-18T10:34:31Z

Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group.

26th June 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500374009 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Archiving and Sharing’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:33:29Z 2017-07-18T10:33:29Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Archiving and Sharing’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

21st June 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500373840 Staff Summer Programme. Claire Tylee, Zoe Hurley, Laurence Lockton on the Alma migration project; Steve Alston on the print journal weeding project; Katie Evans on the university's Principles of Research Assessment and Management. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:30:40Z 2017-07-18T10:30:40Z

Staff Summer Programme. Claire Tylee, Zoe Hurley, Laurence Lockton on the Alma migration project; Steve Alston on the print journal weeding project; Katie Evans on the university's Principles of Research Assessment and Management.

9th June 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500373301 Pure user guides meeting. Attending meeting to discuss the online guides to using Pure, to be migrated to the new university CMS. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:21:41Z 2017-07-18T10:21:41Z

Pure user guides meeting. Attending meeting to discuss the online guides to using Pure, to be migrated to the new university CMS.

30th May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500373142 Open Research Data Management workshop. Gave a talk, ‘Flying the Flag: In Support of Metadata Standards’, at the workshop ‘Open Research Data Management: Policies and Tools’ at the University of Milan. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T10:19:02Z 2017-07-18T10:19:02Z

Open Research Data Management workshop. Gave a talk, ‘Flying the Flag: In Support of Metadata Standards’, at the workshop ‘Open Research Data Management: Policies and Tools’ at the University of Milan.

24th May 2017 to 25th May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500369988 Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:26:28Z 2017-07-18T09:26:28Z

Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team.

22nd May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500369951 Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.2), with a new section in the documentation explaining how to convert existing beamer presentations to use it. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:25:51Z 2019-01-14T13:36:33Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the beamerswitch class (version 1.2), with a new section in the documentation explaining how to convert existing beamer presentations to use it.

22nd May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500369472 Oxref LaTeX package released. Released Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.10) on CTAN for the first time. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:17:52Z 2019-01-14T13:33:52Z

Oxref LaTeX package released. Released Oxref Biblatex styles (version 0.10) on CTAN for the first time.

15th May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500369197 RDM Training Webinar. Ran a webinar, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at PhD researchers. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:13:17Z 2017-07-18T09:13:17Z

RDM Training Webinar. Ran a webinar, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at PhD researchers.

8th May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500369109 Visit from Stellenbosch University. Talked with visitors from Stellenbosch University regarding the GW4 RDM Triage Tool and further opportunities for innovative RDM guidance and training. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:11:49Z 2017-07-18T09:11:49Z

Visit from Stellenbosch University. Talked with visitors from Stellenbosch University regarding the GW4 RDM Triage Tool and further opportunities for innovative RDM guidance and training.

4th May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500369428 ADE 2017 Summit Program Committee. Participated in the Program Committee Telcon for the event Designing the Future Landscape: Digital Architecture, Design and Engineering Assets. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:17:08Z 2017-07-18T10:56:25Z

ADE 2017 Summit Program Committee. Participated in the Program Committee Telcon for the event Designing the Future Landscape: Digital Architecture, Design and Engineering Assets.

2nd May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500369248 Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:14:08Z 2017-07-18T09:14:08Z

Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team.

2nd May 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500368986 GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of the supporting inter-institutional collaborations. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:09:46Z 2017-07-18T09:09:46Z

GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of the supporting inter-institutional collaborations.

27th April 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500368869 Staff Seminar. Attended presentation on library provision at Stellenbosch University. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:07:49Z 2017-07-18T09:29:10Z

Staff Seminar. Attended presentation on library provision at Stellenbosch University.

26th April 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500368728 Visit from Stellenbosch University. Talked with visitors from Stellenbosch University regarding the library's support for research data management. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:05:28Z 2017-07-18T09:10:40Z

Visit from Stellenbosch University. Talked with visitors from Stellenbosch University regarding the library's support for research data management.

24th April 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500368609 Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:03:29Z 2017-07-18T09:03:29Z

Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group.

24th April 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500368419 RDA Ninth Plenary. Attended the Ninth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I spoke at various metadata meetings and demonstrated the prototype Metadata Standards Catalog. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T09:00:19Z 2017-07-18T09:00:19Z

RDA Ninth Plenary. Attended the Ninth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I spoke at various metadata meetings and demonstrated the prototype Metadata Standards Catalog.

5th April 2017 to 7th April 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500368089 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at postgraduate researchers. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:54:49Z 2017-07-18T08:54:49Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at postgraduate researchers.

4th April 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500367892 Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:51:32Z 2017-07-18T08:51:32Z

Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team.

31st March 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500367846 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:50:46Z 2017-07-18T08:50:46Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

21st March 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500367722 Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:48:42Z 2017-07-18T08:48:42Z

Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group.

13th March 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500367682 Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:48:02Z 2017-07-18T08:48:02Z

Library Web Team Meeting. Attended meeting of the Library's Web team.

3rd March 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500367502 International Digital Curation Conference. Presented a paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance, by myself, Kellie Snow, Pete Obee, and Greg Simpson, at the 2017 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:45:02Z 2017-07-18T08:45:02Z

International Digital Curation Conference. Presented a paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance, by myself, Kellie Snow, Pete Obee, and Greg Simpson, at the 2017 International Digital Curation Conference.

20th February 2017 to 23rd February 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500367048 Professional Registration Workshop. Attended workshop on the CILIP professional registration process. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:37:28Z 2017-07-18T08:37:28Z

Professional Registration Workshop. Attended workshop on the CILIP professional registration process.

17th February 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500366847 Fire Extinguisher Training. Attended a course on whether and how to tackle fires with a range of extinguishers. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:34:07Z 2017-07-18T08:34:07Z

Fire Extinguisher Training. Attended a course on whether and how to tackle fires with a range of extinguishers.

9th February 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500366538 Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:28:58Z 2017-07-18T08:28:58Z

Research Data Operational Group. Attended meeting of the Research Data Operational Group.

2nd February 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500366466 JiscMail Webinar. Attended webinar on managing JiscMail lists. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:27:46Z 2017-07-18T08:27:46Z

JiscMail Webinar. Attended webinar on managing JiscMail lists.

31st January 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1485529832 Conference paper submitted. Submitted full paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance’, by myself, Kellie Snow, Peter Obee, and Greg Simpson for inclusion in the proceedings of the 12th International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T15:10:32Z 2017-01-27T15:10:32Z

Conference paper submitted. Submitted full paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance’, by myself, Kellie Snow, Peter Obee, and Greg Simpson for inclusion in the proceedings of the 12th International Digital Curation Conference.

27th January 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1500366351 Research participation. Krystyna K. Matusiak and Frank Sposito interviewed me about research data management. Alex Ball 2017-07-18T08:25:51Z 2017-07-18T08:25:51Z

Research participation. Krystyna K. Matusiak and Frank Sposito interviewed me about research data management.

25th January 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1485522868 Research Software Workshop. Attended a workshop on research software management, sharing and sustainability. This was one of a series being held around the country. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T13:14:28Z 2017-01-27T13:14:28Z

Research Software Workshop. Attended a workshop on research software management, sharing and sustainability. This was one of a series being held around the country.

20th January 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1485522573 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Sensitive Data’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Lisa Slater also spoke at this workshop. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T13:09:33Z 2017-01-27T13:10:01Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Sensitive Data’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Lisa Slater also spoke at this workshop.

19th January 2017.

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info:ajb/activity/1485522221 Staff Seminar. ‘An Open Information Age’, with Rufus Pollock – Open Knowledge International. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T13:03:41Z 2017-01-27T13:03:41Z

Staff Seminar. ‘An Open Information Age’, with Rufus Pollock – Open Knowledge International.

14th December 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485522099 Research Data Working Group. Attended inaugural meeting of the Research Data Working Group. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T13:01:39Z 2017-01-27T13:01:39Z

Research Data Working Group. Attended inaugural meeting of the Research Data Working Group.

12th December 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485522042 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Working with Data’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T13:00:42Z 2017-01-27T13:00:42Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Working with Data’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

9th December 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485521982 RDA Webinar. Attended the webinar ‘Digital Objects, PIDs, Digital Object Identifiers’, organized by RDA Europe. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T12:59:42Z 2017-01-27T12:59:42Z

RDA Webinar. Attended the webinar ‘Digital Objects, PIDs, Digital Object Identifiers’, organized by RDA Europe.

6th December 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485517003 Conference paper abstract accepted. Proposed paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance’, by myself, Kellie Snow, Peter Obee, and Greg Simpson was accepted by the 12th International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:36:43Z 2017-01-27T11:36:43Z

Conference paper abstract accepted. Proposed paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance’, by myself, Kellie Snow, Peter Obee, and Greg Simpson was accepted by the 12th International Digital Curation Conference.

2nd December 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485521095 Book chapter revision submitted and accepted. Submitted a revision of my book chapter for the volume ‘Developing Metadata Application Profiles’ in response to reviewer comments. It was immediately accepted. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T12:44:55Z 2017-01-27T12:49:09Z

Book chapter revision submitted and accepted. Submitted a revision of my book chapter for the volume ‘Developing Metadata Application Profiles’ in response to reviewer comments. It was immediately accepted.

25th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485520999 IDCC Programming Committee Telcon. Participated in the Programme Committee telcon for the 12th International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T12:43:19Z 2017-01-27T12:43:19Z

IDCC Programming Committee Telcon. Participated in the Programme Committee telcon for the 12th International Digital Curation Conference.

21st November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485520889 RDM Training Workshop. Gave a presentation, ‘Research Data Management: a Guide for Qualitative Researchers’, as part of a unit on Qualitative Methods for PhD researchers in the School of Management. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T12:41:29Z 2017-01-27T12:41:29Z

RDM Training Workshop. Gave a presentation, ‘Research Data Management: a Guide for Qualitative Researchers’, as part of a unit on Qualitative Methods for PhD researchers in the School of Management.

15th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485520535 IMI Public Lecture. Attended public lecture, ‘The Rise and Rise of Machine Learning’ by Mike Tipping, organized by the Institute for Mathematical Innovation. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T12:35:35Z 2017-01-27T12:35:35Z

IMI Public Lecture. Attended public lecture, ‘The Rise and Rise of Machine Learning’ by Mike Tipping, organized by the Institute for Mathematical Innovation.

11th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1545235614 IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2017 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:06:54Z 2018-12-19T16:06:54Z

IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2017 International Digital Curation Conference.

10th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485518561 Project Management Training. Attended a one-day course on the basics of project management. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T12:02:41Z 2017-01-27T12:02:41Z

Project Management Training. Attended a one-day course on the basics of project management.

9th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485517489 Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to the Data Science Journal. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:44:49Z 2017-01-27T11:44:49Z

Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to the Data Science Journal.

8th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485518091 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at Clinical Psychology PhD researchers. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:54:51Z 2017-01-27T11:54:51Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at Clinical Psychology PhD researchers.

4th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485518044 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at postgraduate researchers. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:54:04Z 2017-01-27T11:54:04Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Research Data Management: Planning’, aimed at postgraduate researchers.

4th November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485518380 JISC RDA UK Workshop. Gave presentation on the work of the Metadata Standards Directory and Metadata Standards Catalog Working Groups. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:59:40Z 2017-11-09T10:15:42Z

JISC RDA UK Workshop. Gave presentation on the work of the Metadata Standards Directory and Metadata Standards Catalog Working Groups.

2nd November 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485521785 Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX. Released bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages, for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T12:56:25Z 2017-01-27T12:56:25Z

Bath Harvard bibliography styles for LaTeX. Released bath-bst and biblatex-bath packages, for use with BibTeX and biblatex respectively, to format bibliographies in the Harvard style recommended by the University of Bath Library.

24th October 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485517809 RDM Training Webinar. Ran a webinar, ‘Research Data Management: an Introduction’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:50:09Z 2017-01-27T11:50:09Z

RDM Training Webinar. Ran a webinar, ‘Research Data Management: an Introduction’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

20th October 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485516900 Conference paper abstract submitted. Submitted abstract for a paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance’, by myself, Kellie Snow, Peter Obee, and Greg Simpson to the 12th International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:35:00Z 2017-01-27T11:35:00Z

Conference paper abstract submitted. Submitted abstract for a paper, ‘Choose your own research data management guidance’, by myself, Kellie Snow, Peter Obee, and Greg Simpson to the 12th International Digital Curation Conference.

19th October 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1545229668 iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2017 iConference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T14:27:48Z 2018-12-19T14:27:48Z

iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2017 iConference.

18th October 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485517356 Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on International Data Week to Piglet, the library staff newsletter. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:42:36Z 2017-01-27T11:42:36Z

Trip report submitted. Submitted a report on International Data Week to Piglet, the library staff newsletter.

17th October 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485517716 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:48:36Z 2017-01-27T11:48:36Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

12th October 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485517652 IDCC Planning Telcon. Participated in telcon to help plan the 12th International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:47:32Z 2017-01-27T11:47:32Z

IDCC Planning Telcon. Participated in telcon to help plan the 12th International Digital Curation Conference.

6th October 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485516483 GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of the appraisal, retention and preservation of research data. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:28:03Z 2017-01-27T11:28:03Z

GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter on the subject of the appraisal, retention and preservation of research data.

26th September 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485515497 RDA Eighth Plenary. Attended the Eighth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a presentation at the Adopters and Outputs session and spoke at various metadata meetings. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:11:37Z 2017-01-27T11:12:07Z

RDA Eighth Plenary. Attended the Eighth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a presentation at the Adopters and Outputs session and spoke at various metadata meetings.

15th September 2016 to 17th September 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485515607 International Data Forum. Attended the International Data Forum, part of International Data Week. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:13:27Z 2017-01-27T11:13:27Z

International Data Forum. Attended the International Data Forum, part of International Data Week.

14th September 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1547472740 Beamerswitch LaTeX package released. Released beamerswitch class (version 1.1) on CTAN for the first time. This class wraps around the beamer and article classes to provide a unified interface for working with multiple beamer modes. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:32:20Z 2019-01-14T13:32:20Z

Beamerswitch LaTeX package released. Released beamerswitch class (version 1.1) on CTAN for the first time. This class wraps around the beamer and article classes to provide a unified interface for working with multiple beamer modes.

10th August 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1547471522 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.5), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. This version introduced support for IDCC 2017. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T13:12:02Z 2020-03-30T14:17:32Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.5), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. This version introduced support for IDCC 2017.

5th August 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485514868 Staff Summer Programme. Carole Mundell, University of Bath – ‘Things that go bump in the night – and day!’. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T11:01:08Z 2017-01-27T11:01:08Z

Staff Summer Programme. Carole Mundell, University of Bath – ‘Things that go bump in the night – and day!’.

4th August 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485510760 RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at Faculty of Engineering and Design doctoral trainees and PhD researchers. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T09:52:40Z 2017-01-27T11:39:53Z

RDM Training Workshop. Ran a workshop, ‘Introduction to Research Data Management’, aimed at Faculty of Engineering and Design doctoral trainees and PhD researchers.

27th July 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485511196 Library Web Team Meeting. I took the minutes. Alex Ball 2017-01-27T09:59:56Z 2017-01-27T09:59:56Z

Library Web Team Meeting. I took the minutes.

21st July 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485440228 Staff Summer Programme. Attended seminar with presentations by Helen Rhodes, Zoe Hurley, Alex Clarke and David Stacey. Alex Ball 2017-01-26T14:17:08Z 2017-01-26T14:17:08Z

Staff Summer Programme. Attended seminar with presentations by Helen Rhodes, Zoe Hurley, Alex Clarke and David Stacey.

21st July 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485437589 RDA Webinar. Attended the webinar ‘Prioritizing Digital Data Challenges in Chemistry’, organized by RDA US. Alex Ball 2017-01-26T13:33:09Z 2017-01-26T13:33:09Z

RDA Webinar. Attended the webinar ‘Prioritizing Digital Data Challenges in Chemistry’, organized by RDA US.

7th July 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1485436005 Staff Seminar. Monserrat Taberner – University of Navarra, via the ERASMUS exchange programme. Alex Ball 2017-01-26T13:06:45Z 2017-01-26T13:06:45Z

Staff Seminar. Monserrat Taberner – University of Navarra, via the ERASMUS exchange programme.

5th July 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467204567 PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T12:49:27Z 2016-06-29T12:49:27Z

PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers.

23rd June 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467200048 2nd DM4T Workshop. Gave a keynote address on metadata at the second workshop organised by the Data Management for TEDDINET (DM4T) Project. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T11:34:08Z 2016-06-29T11:34:08Z

2nd DM4T Workshop. Gave a keynote address on metadata at the second workshop organised by the Data Management for TEDDINET (DM4T) Project.

14th June 2016 to 15th June 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467197981 RDA IG/WG Collaboration Meeting. Attended the 5th RDA Interest and Working Group Collaboration Meeting on behalf of the Metadata Standards Catalog Working Group. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:59:41Z 2016-06-29T10:59:41Z

RDA IG/WG Collaboration Meeting. Attended the 5th RDA Interest and Working Group Collaboration Meeting on behalf of the Metadata Standards Catalog Working Group.

8th June 2016 to 9th June 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467197557 Visit from Koç University. Talked with visitors from Koç University regarding library support for research data management. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:52:37Z 2016-06-29T10:52:37Z

Visit from Koç University. Talked with visitors from Koç University regarding library support for research data management.

7th June 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467197218 Book chapter submitted. Submitted a book chapter for consideration for the volume ‘Developing Metadata Application Profiles’. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:46:58Z 2017-01-27T12:49:41Z

Book chapter submitted. Submitted a book chapter for consideration for the volume ‘Developing Metadata Application Profiles’.

30th May 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467197356 Equalities training. Attended a training session on delivering University services in an equitable manner to a diverse community, and the role of the Student Services team. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:49:16Z 2016-06-29T10:50:51Z

Equalities training. Attended a training session on delivering University services in an equitable manner to a diverse community, and the role of the Student Services team.

23rd May 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467196750 CASRAI UK Chapter Launch Meeting. Attended the launch of the new UK Chapter of CASRAI, and participated in the discussion to choose its first areas of activity. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:39:10Z 2016-06-29T10:39:10Z

CASRAI UK Chapter Launch Meeting. Attended the launch of the new UK Chapter of CASRAI, and participated in the discussion to choose its first areas of activity.

16th May 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467196409 Fire Warden Training. Attended a course on fire safety to enable me to take the role of a fire warden for the Library. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:33:29Z 2016-06-29T10:33:29Z

Fire Warden Training. Attended a course on fire safety to enable me to take the role of a fire warden for the Library.

13th May 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467196268 RDA Europe Chairs Synchronisation Meeting. Participated remotely in a synchronisation meeting for European chairs of RDA Interest and Working Groups. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:31:08Z 2016-06-29T10:31:08Z

RDA Europe Chairs Synchronisation Meeting. Participated remotely in a synchronisation meeting for European chairs of RDA Interest and Working Groups.

4th May 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467196086 PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:28:06Z 2016-06-29T10:28:06Z

PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers.

26th April 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467196039 RDA Europe Workshop. Participated in the Research Data Service Discoverability Workshop, organised by RDA Europe. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:27:19Z 2016-06-30T14:08:34Z

RDA Europe Workshop. Participated in the Research Data Service Discoverability Workshop, organised by RDA Europe.

21st April 2016 to 22nd April 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467195584 Departmental RDM Workshop. Gave a talk on data organisation and description at a workshop ‘Data Management for Research and Publications’ for the Department of Chemical Engineering. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:19:44Z 2016-06-29T10:19:44Z

Departmental RDM Workshop. Gave a talk on data organisation and description at a workshop ‘Data Management for Research and Publications’ for the Department of Chemical Engineering.

19th April 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467286964 BIOCADDIE Webinar. Gave a presentation on research dataset-level metrics as part of a BIOCADDIE Webinar on CASRAI. Alex Ball 2016-06-30T11:42:44Z 2016-06-30T11:42:44Z

BIOCADDIE Webinar. Gave a presentation on research dataset-level metrics as part of a BIOCADDIE Webinar on CASRAI.

14th April 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467195311 GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol and Cardiff on the subject of handling sensitive and restricted data. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:15:11Z 2017-01-27T11:24:55Z

GW4 Research Data Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol and Cardiff on the subject of handling sensitive and restricted data.

13th April 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467194987 RDA Europe Webinar. Attended a webinar on the RDA Plenary at Tokyo within the RDA Europe Webinar series. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:09:47Z 2016-06-29T10:09:47Z

RDA Europe Webinar. Attended a webinar on the RDA Plenary at Tokyo within the RDA Europe Webinar series.

30th March 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467194790 CMS Training. Attended a training session on writing for the Web in the University's incoming CMS. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:06:30Z 2016-06-29T10:06:30Z

CMS Training. Attended a training session on writing for the Web in the University's incoming CMS.

18th March 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1467194653 Visit from Cranfield University. Attended discussions with visitors from Cranfield University regarding research support services offered by our respective libraries. Alex Ball 2016-06-29T10:04:13Z 2016-06-29T10:04:13Z

Visit from Cranfield University. Attended discussions with visitors from Cranfield University regarding research support services offered by our respective libraries.

2nd March 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1456741122 Recruitment and Selection for panel members. Attended a course on recruitment and selection to enable me to take part in interview panels. Alex Ball 2016-02-29T10:18:42Z 2016-02-29T10:18:42Z

Recruitment and Selection for panel members. Attended a course on recruitment and selection to enable me to take part in interview panels.

29th February 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1456740752 PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers. Alex Ball 2016-02-29T10:12:32Z 2016-02-29T10:12:32Z

PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers.

23rd February 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1456740947 RDA Europe Webinar. Presented a webinar on the outputs of the RDA Metadata Standards Directory Working Group within the RDA Europe Webinar series. Alex Ball 2016-02-29T10:15:47Z 2016-02-29T10:15:47Z

RDA Europe Webinar. Presented a webinar on the outputs of the RDA Metadata Standards Directory Working Group within the RDA Europe Webinar series.

16th February 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1458050497 RDA Recommendation Output submitted. Submitted the final report of the RDA Metadata Standards Directory Working Group to the RDA as a recommendation output. Alex Ball 2016-03-15T14:01:37Z 2016-03-15T14:01:37Z

RDA Recommendation Output submitted. Submitted the final report of the RDA Metadata Standards Directory Working Group to the RDA as a recommendation output.

5th February 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1453813065 Process Improvement – A Practical Introduction. Attended an introductory course on how to analyse and improve processes for greater efficiency. Alex Ball 2016-01-26T12:57:45Z 2016-01-26T12:57:45Z

Process Improvement – A Practical Introduction. Attended an introductory course on how to analyse and improve processes for greater efficiency.

25th January 2016.

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info:ajb/activity/1545237880 CODATA–RDA output review submitted. Performed peer review of the Principles and Guidelines for Legal Interoperability of Research Data, an output of the CODATA–RDA Interest Group on Legal Interoperability of Research Data. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:44:40Z 2018-12-19T16:44:40Z

CODATA–RDA output review submitted. Performed peer review of the Principles and Guidelines for Legal Interoperability of Research Data, an output of the CODATA–RDA Interest Group on Legal Interoperability of Research Data.

24th November 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1545237484 Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to Archives and Records. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:38:04Z 2018-12-19T16:38:04Z

Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to Archives and Records.

24th November 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447942848 BioMedBridges Symposium. Attended the BioMedBridges (final) Symposium, ‘Open bridges for life science data’ and chaired a workshop ‘Better data-level metrics: quality and impact’. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T14:20:48Z 2015-11-19T14:23:32Z

BioMedBridges Symposium. Attended the BioMedBridges (final) Symposium, ‘Open bridges for life science data’ and chaired a workshop ‘Better data-level metrics: quality and impact’.

17th November 2015 to 18th November 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447942641 PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T14:17:21Z 2015-11-19T14:17:21Z

PGSkills RDM Workshop. Ran a research data management workshop aimed at post-graduate researchers.

6th November 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1545235531 IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2016 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:05:31Z 2018-12-19T16:05:31Z

IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2016 International Digital Curation Conference.

4th November 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447942549 Library Connect Webinar. Gave a talk on making the case for sharing with indicators of research data impact as part of the Library Connect Webinar, 'How to assist researchers in sharing their research data'. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T14:15:49Z 2015-11-19T14:26:01Z

Library Connect Webinar. Gave a talk on making the case for sharing with indicators of research data impact as part of the Library Connect Webinar, 'How to assist researchers in sharing their research data'.

22nd October 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447943322 CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group. Attended (virtually) the second meeting of the CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T14:28:42Z 2015-11-19T14:29:39Z

CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group. Attended (virtually) the second meeting of the CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group.

15th October 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447942347 GW4 Training Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol and Cardiff on the subject of training. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T14:12:27Z 2015-11-19T14:12:27Z

GW4 Training Workshop. Attended a workshop with representatives from the research data teams at Bristol and Cardiff on the subject of training.

9th October 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1545236692 iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2016 iConference. Alex Ball 2018-12-19T16:24:52Z 2018-12-19T16:24:52Z

iConference reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2016 iConference.

1st October 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447942209 RDA Sixth Plenary. Attended the Sixth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a presentation at the Outputs, Adopters and Experimentation Showcase and chaired various metadata meetings. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T14:10:09Z 2015-11-19T14:10:09Z

RDA Sixth Plenary. Attended the Sixth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave a presentation at the Outputs, Adopters and Experimentation Showcase and chaired various metadata meetings.

21st September 2015 to 25th September 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447941610 Finished induction. Completed induction programme for my new role. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T14:00:10Z 2015-11-19T14:00:10Z

Finished induction. Completed induction programme for my new role.

21st September 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447941394 DC-2015. Remotely participated in a workshop session on Current Developments in Metadata for Research Data at the Fifteenth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2015). Alex Ball 2015-11-19T13:56:34Z 2015-11-19T14:12:36Z

DC-2015. Remotely participated in a workshop session on Current Developments in Metadata for Research Data at the Fifteenth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2015).

3rd September 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1447940991 New job. Following the cessation of activity at UKOLN, started work as Research Data Librarian within the Research Services team in the Library at the University of Bath. Alex Ball 2015-11-19T13:49:51Z 2015-11-19T13:49:51Z

New job. Following the cessation of activity at UKOLN, started work as Research Data Librarian within the Research Services team in the Library at the University of Bath.

1st August 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437750203 UK Research Data Discovery Service User Groups. Co-moderated three user group meetings reviewing use cases relating to the UK Research Data Discovery Service. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T15:03:23Z 2015-07-24T15:03:23Z

UK Research Data Discovery Service User Groups. Co-moderated three user group meetings reviewing use cases relating to the UK Research Data Discovery Service.

23rd July 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437750547 How-To Guide Revised. Revision of 'How to Cite Datasets and Link to Publications', submitted to DCC for internal review. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T15:09:07Z 2015-07-24T15:27:49Z

How-To Guide Revised. Revision of 'How to Cite Datasets and Link to Publications', submitted to DCC for internal review.

21st July 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437750389 How-To Guide Published. Published 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data', by myself and Monica Duke, on the DCC website. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T15:06:29Z 2015-07-24T15:06:29Z

How-To Guide Published. Published 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data', by myself and Monica Duke, on the DCC website.

29th June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437744325 LIBER Conference. Attended the 2015 LIBER Conference and the preceding workshop on library RDM leadership. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T13:25:25Z 2015-07-24T13:25:25Z

LIBER Conference. Attended the 2015 LIBER Conference and the preceding workshop on library RDM leadership.

23rd June 2015 to 26th June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1547469019 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.4.1), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T12:30:19Z 2020-03-30T14:17:53Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.4.1), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC.

22nd June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437743264 Step up to Management: Session 3. Session 3 of introductory management course, looking at assertiveness. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T13:07:44Z 2015-07-24T13:07:44Z

Step up to Management: Session 3. Session 3 of introductory management course, looking at assertiveness.

19th June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437743083 Step up to Management: Session 2. Session 2 of introductory management course, looking at how to motivate staff and give feedback. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T13:04:43Z 2015-07-24T13:04:43Z

Step up to Management: Session 2. Session 2 of introductory management course, looking at how to motivate staff and give feedback.

12th June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437753529 Published Journal Issue. Completed publication of Volume 10, Issue 1 of the International Journal of Digital Curation. I also contributed the editorial to this issue. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T15:58:49Z 2015-07-24T15:58:49Z

Published Journal Issue. Completed publication of Volume 10, Issue 1 of the International Journal of Digital Curation. I also contributed the editorial to this issue.

10th June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437743932 CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group. Attended (virtually) the kick-off meeting of the CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T13:18:52Z 2015-11-19T14:29:22Z

CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group. Attended (virtually) the kick-off meeting of the CASRAI Quality Dataset-Level Metrics for Repositories Working Group.

9th June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437742744 Step up to Management: Session 1. Session 1 of introductory management course, looking at different leadership styles and motivations. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T12:59:04Z 2015-07-24T13:08:29Z

Step up to Management: Session 1. Session 1 of introductory management course, looking at different leadership styles and motivations.

5th June 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437750642 How-To Guide Submitted. 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data' by myself and Monica Duke, submitted to DCC for internal review. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T15:10:42Z 2015-07-24T15:10:42Z

How-To Guide Submitted. 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data' by myself and Monica Duke, submitted to DCC for internal review.

29th May 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1547468968 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.4), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Released corresponding Word and ODT templates for IDCC 2016 at the same time. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T12:29:28Z 2019-01-14T13:42:48Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.4), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Released corresponding Word and ODT templates for IDCC 2016 at the same time.

22nd May 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430757466 EuroCRIS Membership Meeting. Presented paper, ‘Using CRIS to power research data discovery’, by myself, Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden, and David Wilson, at the May 2015 EuroCRIS Membership Meeting. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T16:37:46Z 2015-05-04T16:39:18Z

EuroCRIS Membership Meeting. Presented paper, ‘Using CRIS to power research data discovery’, by myself, Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden, and David Wilson, at the May 2015 EuroCRIS Membership Meeting.

11th May 2015 to 12th May 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1431462072 CVs Webinar. Attended (virtually) one of the first Webinars conducted by the University of Bath's Careers Service, this one on the topic of CVs. Alex Ball 2015-05-12T20:21:12Z 2015-05-12T20:21:12Z

CVs Webinar. Attended (virtually) one of the first Webinars conducted by the University of Bath's Careers Service, this one on the topic of CVs.

6th May 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430758039 How-To Guide Submitted. 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data' by myself and Monica Duke, submitted to DCC for external review. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T16:47:19Z 2015-07-24T15:10:21Z

How-To Guide Submitted. 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data' by myself and Monica Duke, submitted to DCC for external review.

29th April 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430757063 DataCite General Assembly. Represented the DCC at the DataCite General Assembly and Strategy Meeting. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T16:31:03Z 2015-05-04T16:31:03Z

DataCite General Assembly. Represented the DCC at the DataCite General Assembly and Strategy Meeting.

24th April 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430751385 UK RDDS Workshop. Gave presentation and facilitated at a workshop for UK Research Data Discovery Service participating organizations. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T14:56:25Z 2015-05-04T14:56:25Z

UK RDDS Workshop. Gave presentation and facilitated at a workshop for UK Research Data Discovery Service participating organizations.

23rd April 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430750913 Frictionless Data telcon. Participated in telcon with Rufus Pollock (OKFN) regarding the Frictionless Data project. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T14:48:33Z 2015-05-04T14:48:33Z

Frictionless Data telcon. Participated in telcon with Rufus Pollock (OKFN) regarding the Frictionless Data project.

21st April 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430757815 Conference paper abstract accepted. Proposed paper, ‘Using CRIS to power research data discovery’, by myself, Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden, and David Wilson, was accepted by the May 2015 EuroCRIS Membership Meeting. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T16:43:35Z 2015-05-04T16:43:35Z

Conference paper abstract accepted. Proposed paper, ‘Using CRIS to power research data discovery’, by myself, Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden, and David Wilson, was accepted by the May 2015 EuroCRIS Membership Meeting.

16th April 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430757669 Conference paper abstract submitted. Submitted abstract for a paper, ‘Using CRIS to power research data discovery’, by myself, Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden, and David Wilson, to the May 2015 EuroCRIS Membership Meeting. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T16:41:09Z 2015-05-04T16:42:32Z

Conference paper abstract submitted. Submitted abstract for a paper, ‘Using CRIS to power research data discovery’, by myself, Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden, and David Wilson, to the May 2015 EuroCRIS Membership Meeting.

27th March 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430750773 Metadata telcon. Participated in telcon with John Kaye (Jisc) regarding metadata in the context of Jisc's Research at Risk activity. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T14:46:13Z 2015-05-04T14:46:13Z

Metadata telcon. Participated in telcon with John Kaye (Jisc) regarding metadata in the context of Jisc's Research at Risk activity.

23rd March 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430747542 DCC Face-to-Face Meeting. Attended the Face-to-Face meeting held in Edinburgh. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T13:52:22Z 2015-05-04T13:52:22Z

DCC Face-to-Face Meeting. Attended the Face-to-Face meeting held in Edinburgh.

16th March 2015 to 17th March 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430745012 RDA Fifth Plenary. Attended the Fifth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave presentations at the joint session of the metadata groups, the Outputs Plenary and the Metadata Plenary. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T13:10:12Z 2015-05-04T13:10:12Z

RDA Fifth Plenary. Attended the Fifth Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance, at which I gave presentations at the joint session of the metadata groups, the Outputs Plenary and the Metadata Plenary.

7th March 2015 to 12th March 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430744746 Internal DCC meetings. Participated in meetings concerning DCC brand/management, the UK RDDS project, and DMPonline development roadmap. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T13:05:46Z 2015-05-04T13:05:46Z

Internal DCC meetings. Participated in meetings concerning DCC brand/management, the UK RDDS project, and DMPonline development roadmap.

3rd March 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430744616 Book chapter proposal submitted. Submitted book chapter proposal concerning KIM/ERIM/REDm-MED minimum mandatory metadata sets to the publishers of the Handbook of Research on Developing Metadata schemas and Application Profiles. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T13:03:36Z 2015-05-04T13:03:36Z

Book chapter proposal submitted. Submitted book chapter proposal concerning KIM/ERIM/REDm-MED minimum mandatory metadata sets to the publishers of the Handbook of Research on Developing Metadata schemas and Application Profiles.

27th February 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430743163 International Digital Curation Conference. Presented a poster, ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’, by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden, at the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference. Also ran the poster-voting system and chaired the data papers session. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:39:23Z 2015-05-04T12:39:23Z

International Digital Curation Conference. Presented a poster, ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’, by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden, at the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference. Also ran the poster-voting system and chaired the data papers session.

9th February 2015 to 12th February 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430742895 UK RDDS Full Project Meeting. Participated remotely in meeting between the Research Data Discovery Service team, various Jisc staff, and Kevin Ashley. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:34:55Z 2015-05-04T12:34:55Z

UK RDDS Full Project Meeting. Participated remotely in meeting between the Research Data Discovery Service team, various Jisc staff, and Kevin Ashley.

4th February 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430742484 Research at Risk telcon. Participated in telcon with various Jisc and DCC staff to discuss Jisc's 'Research at Risk' initiative. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:28:04Z 2015-05-04T12:28:04Z

Research at Risk telcon. Participated in telcon with various Jisc and DCC staff to discuss Jisc's 'Research at Risk' initiative.

30th January 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430744322 MSDWG Brochure submitted. Provided content to Research Data Alliance Europe for a brochure summarizing the work of the Metadata Standards Directory Working Group. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:58:42Z 2015-05-04T12:58:42Z

MSDWG Brochure submitted. Provided content to Research Data Alliance Europe for a brochure summarizing the work of the Metadata Standards Directory Working Group.

23rd January 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1547468710 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.3.2), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T12:25:10Z 2019-01-14T12:25:10Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.3.2), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC.

21st January 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430742282 Full poster submitted. Finished poster ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’ by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden submitted to the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:24:42Z 2015-11-19T13:45:22Z

Full poster submitted. Finished poster ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’ by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden submitted to the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference.

6th January 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1430740478 Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T11:54:38Z 2015-05-04T11:54:38Z

Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.

2nd January 2015.

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info:ajb/activity/1437753486 Published Journal Issue. Completed publication of Volume 9, Issue 2 of the International Journal of Digital Curation. I also contributed the editorial to this issue. Alex Ball 2015-07-24T15:58:06Z 2015-07-24T15:58:06Z

Published Journal Issue. Completed publication of Volume 9, Issue 2 of the International Journal of Digital Curation. I also contributed the editorial to this issue.

19th December 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430741863 Information Age telcon. Participated in telcon with Liz Thrussell (Worshipful Company of Information Technologists), William Kilbride (DPC) and Matthew Addis (Arkivum) on the subject of digital archiving. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:17:43Z 2015-05-04T12:17:43Z

Information Age telcon. Participated in telcon with Liz Thrussell (Worshipful Company of Information Technologists), William Kilbride (DPC) and Matthew Addis (Arkivum) on the subject of digital archiving.

11th December 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430741468 Jisc–SHARE telcon. Participated in telcon aimed at establishing common ground and scope for collaboration between Jisc and the ARL/AAU/APLU project SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem). Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:11:08Z 2015-05-04T12:11:57Z

Jisc–SHARE telcon. Participated in telcon aimed at establishing common ground and scope for collaboration between Jisc and the ARL/AAU/APLU project SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem).

3rd December 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430741112 UK RDDS Phase 2 Kick-off meeting. Participated in kick-off telcon on Phase 2 of the UK Research Data Discovery Service, with Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden and David Wilson. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:05:12Z 2015-05-04T12:05:12Z

UK RDDS Phase 2 Kick-off meeting. Participated in kick-off telcon on Phase 2 of the UK Research Data Discovery Service, with Christopher Brown, Laura Molloy, Veerle Van den Eynden and David Wilson.

3rd December 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430740829 Poster abstract accepted. ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’ by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden was accepted by the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:00:29Z 2015-05-04T12:00:29Z

Poster abstract accepted. ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’ by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden was accepted by the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference.

28th November 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430740456 Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T11:54:16Z 2015-05-04T11:54:16Z

Journal review submitted. Performed peer review of paper submitted to the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.

26th November 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430738310 Poster abstract submitted. ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’ by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden submitted to the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T11:18:30Z 2015-05-04T11:18:30Z

Poster abstract submitted. ‘Towards a UK Research Data Discovery Service’ by Laura Molloy, Kevin Ashley, myself, and Veerle Van den Eynden submitted to the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference.

25th November 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430743556 Tools and Services Catalogue updates. Performed update of DCC Tools and Services Catalogue, resulting in 21 new or updated entries. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T12:45:56Z 2015-05-04T12:46:37Z

Tools and Services Catalogue updates. Performed update of DCC Tools and Services Catalogue, resulting in 21 new or updated entries.

14th November 2014 to 27th November 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430739566 RDA Coordinating Chairs Meeting. I did not go, but a presentation on the work of the RDA Metadata Standards Directory Working Group by Jane Greenberg, myself, Keith Jeffery and Rebecca Koskela was given at a meeting of the Research Data Alliance Working Group and Interest Group chairs. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T11:39:26Z 2015-05-04T11:39:26Z

RDA Coordinating Chairs Meeting. I did not go, but a presentation on the work of the RDA Metadata Standards Directory Working Group by Jane Greenberg, myself, Keith Jeffery and Rebecca Koskela was given at a meeting of the Research Data Alliance Working Group and Interest Group chairs.

13th November 2014 to 14th November 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430738126 IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T11:15:26Z 2015-05-04T11:15:26Z

IDCC reviews submitted. Submitted reviews of papers submitted to the 2015 International Digital Curation Conference.

10th November 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430737666 Launch of JANET Portal for HE and Research. Attended Amazon Web Services Government, Education and Nonprofits Symposium, at which the JANET Portal for Higher Education and Research was launched. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T11:07:46Z 2015-05-04T11:07:46Z

Launch of JANET Portal for HE and Research. Attended Amazon Web Services Government, Education and Nonprofits Symposium, at which the JANET Portal for Higher Education and Research was launched.

21st October 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1547468390 LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.3.1), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC. Alex Ball 2019-01-14T12:19:50Z 2019-01-14T12:21:54Z

LaTeX dccpaper bundle updated. Uploaded to CTAN an update to the dccpaper bundle (version 1.3.1), containing LaTeX classes for typesetting papers for the IJDC and IDCC.

14th October 2014.

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info:ajb/activity/1430737178 Data licensing interview. Interviewed by Wellcome Trust Policy Unit on the subject of data licensing, in connection with sharing scientific data. Alex Ball 2015-05-04T10:59:38Z 2015-05-04T10:59:38Z

Data licensing interview. Interviewed by Wellcome Trust Policy Unit on the subject of data licensing, in connection with sharing scientific data.

2nd October 2014.

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