Leiden University Libraries support transcription of digitised materials in various ways, including methods that enable crowdsourcing. A recent international symposium and the exchange of experiences, produced insights that will help to improve how Leiden can respond to these challenges.
The LCRDM Network Day marked a decade of Research Data Management support across The Netherlands and celebrated the people necessary for RDM to happen. Staff from across the country joined to reflect on the value they have added to research and the challenges that the next decade will bring.
The Leiden University Data Management Network enjoyed a safari tour around the data hackathons that have recently either taken place at Leiden, or involved people from Leiden. After clarifying what hackathons really are, and how everyone benefits, we brainstormed some ideas for future hackathons.
We explored two different ways of opening up research at an early stage: preprints and pre-registration. How to go about making your research or research plans publicly available at an early stage, and what can you expect to happen after you have done so?
Mediating Islam in the Digital Age is a project-based network that examines the impact of digital technologies on the practice and the study of Islam. The work that the Centre for Digital Scholarship carried out in MIDA gave us a better understanding of the fundamentals of Machine Learning.
In the 2021 Open Access Week, we would like to talk about peer review and maintaining high quality when publishing OA: we want to offer you some help to understand the problem with predatory journals, identify these journals in your own field, and avoid submitting your research to them.