CAIRSS 2018 Program

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This page lists the 2018 Research Repository Community Days event program and presenter slides. Visit the event page for more information.

Monday 29th October (Day 1)

Time Session

Session 1

Chair(s): Julie Gardner (VU) and Jenny McKnight (UMelb)



The organising committee will welcome delegates


Keynote: Blockchains as a tool to govern the creation of knowledge

Chris Berg, Senior Research Fellow (RMIT)


Morning tea


Report from the CAUL Fair, affordable and open access to knowledge Program - Review of Australian Repository Infrastructure Project

Martin Borchert (UNSW)


Report from the CAUL Fair, affordable and open access to knowledge Program – Collection and Reporting of Article Processing Charges (APCs)

Susan Lafferty (ACU)


Presentations (15min) x 4


An Australian perspective of ORCID

Simon Huggard (La Trobe University)


Update from the ARC and ORCID integration into the RMS

Justin Withers (ARC)


Update from the NHMRC and ORCID integration into the RMS

Julia Tresidder (NHMRC)


Update about the New Zealand ORCID Hub

NZ colleagues



Session 2

Chair: Elke Dawson (ANU)


Presentations (15min) x 3 + 1 pre-recorded presentation


Report from the CAUL Fair, affordable and open access to knowledge Program – Retaining Author Rights

Paula Callan (QUT)


Repository skill set survey

Natasha Simons (ARDC)


Repository usage data: who can you trust?

Julie Gardner (VU), Stephen Cramond and Jenny McKnight (UMelbourne)


A UK perspective on IRUS-ANZ (Pre-recorded video)

Ross MacIntyre and Jo Lambert (JISC)


(5min swap)


Lightning talks (3min) x 3


Implementing Repository Tools 2: integration between Elements and Eprints

Lyn Wade & Julie Gardner (VU)


Implementing Repository Tools 2: integration between Elements and DSpace

Julie Clift (Curtin)


3 System Repository Infrastructure: figshare, Omeka, Pure

Andrew Harrison (Monash)


Q/A session (10min)


Afternoon tea


Session 3

Chair: Harry Rolf (CAUL)


ARDC Metadata and Interoperability: facilitated discussion

Natasha Simons (ARDC) and Virginia Barbour (AOASG)


DataCite/re3data repository selection tool demonstration

Natasha Simons (ARDC)


Making data more FAIR in practice

Keith Russell (ARDC)



Delegates will have an opportunity to self-organise into groups and address themes of the day. The session aims to produce a set of outcomes from the community day for the community.


Social function

Canapés and drinks at the Mercure (co-located)

Tuesday 30th October (Day 2)



Session 4

Chair: Mary-Anne Marrington (UQ)


Keynote - Swimming in a big OA pond – lessons learned in the UK
Dr Danny Kingsley, Deputy Director - Scholarly Communication & Research Services Head, Office of Scholarly Communication Cambridge University Library (via video link).



(5min swap)


Keynote - Digital Preservation: Opportunities and Future Directions
Jaye Weatherburn, Data Stewardship Coordinator, University of Melbourne


Morning tea



Lightning talks (3min) x 3


Taking the hard work out of ERA

Mandy Callow (USQ)


Outline of this year's projects and future goals. Topics to be covered include ARC open access compliance, theses management and software upgrades (including ORCID integration).

Keely Chapman (RMIT)


An overview of the University of Adelaide's repository, content and integrations which will touch on DSpace, and a recent Symplectic Elements upgrade.

Amanda Nixon (Adelaide Uni)


Q/A session (10 min)


(5min swap)


Presentation (20 min) x 4


UQ Research Data Manager

Andrew Heath (UQ)


UQ eSpace: Sustain, enhance, and integrate

Mary‐Anne Marrington (UQ)


Reassessing researcher support and engagement with the RMS

Josephine Morton & Vladimir Bubalo (MacquarieU)


Bringing it all together and then some: optimising workflows to manage our publications Repository

Kate Sergeant (UniSA)




Session 5

Chair(s): Allison Brown (UNE) & Julie Clift (Curtin)


Presentation (20 min) x 4


Results of a pilot - utilising open access content to support a small social media campaign

Susan Boulton (Griffith)


Approaches to increase paper contribution at USQ

Mandy Callow (USQ)


Issues arising while digitising over 25,000 theses to enhance accessibility and discoverability of the collection at the University of Sydney

Jennifer Mclean (Sydney)


More than a repository - reviewing researcher support services at UNE

Crystal Brunyee (UNE)


(5min swap)


Lightning talks (3min) x 4


Advocating ACU's research repository

Stephanie McGlinchey (ACU)


Implementing Author Profiles, ORCID Identifiers, & Plum X Metrics into Research Online

Alicia Starr (Avondale College)


Research Unbound

Lisa McDiarmid (ECU)


Implementing profiles in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository and Research Data in the repository

Kate Croker (UWA)


Q/A session (10 min)


Closing remarks

The organising committee will ask attendees to share one take away from the event



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Last modified 7 November 2018