Love Data Week (February 8 – 12, 2021) is an international celebration of data that aims to promote good data practices while building and engaging a community around topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, and reuse. Join LabArchives for a weeklong series of events dedicated to helping you improve the organization of your data while taking steps towards better overall data management through the LabArchives Research Notebook.
Pick and choose the sessions that interest you or attend all for a comprehensive look at LabArchives and how you can improve your research data management regimen.
Introductions and recordings
For new users or current users in need of a refresher, LabArchives offers weekly webinars on the professional edition and inventory tool for researchers, and the classroom edition for educators. Good news – you don’t have to wait for Love Data Week to attend! Register or watch past webinar recordings.
Creating Templates to Standardize the Collection and Management of Data (30 minutes)
LabArchives recommends using templates to create a consistent entry format for documenting and tracking information. Templates can be made from reusable pages or entries that can easily be copied to save time. Once created, this form can be reused by all members of the notebook to provide consistency and a clear list of data requirements. Join this session to see examples of templates, how you can create your own, and reuse them.
Monday, February 8, 10:00 a.m. EST
Wednesday, February 10, 3:00 p.m. EST
Best Practices and Tips for Establishing Your Notebook’s Structure (30 minutes)
The LabArchives Research Notebook begins as a blank slate that is meant to be flexible so that you can customize the structure to complement current workflows. Join this session for a closer look at how you can use built-in layouts or set up a notebook using other popular structures, including project and grant-based, individual researcher-based notebooks, date-based, or team and company notebooks to manage shared materials for reference purposes.
Monday, February 8, 3:00 p.m. EST
Tuesday, February 9, 10:00 a.m. EST
Open Office Hours and Drop-in Consults (60 minutes)
Bring your questions (big or small) to this session and meet directly with LabArchives team members. They will be available for quick screen shares for feature questions and demos, and to discuss best practices and tips that are most relevant to you. Drop-in any time during the hour. Registration is required. Not a good time for you? Set up consults directly through the support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, February 11, 2:00 p.m. EST