PARTHENOS releases new training module to help researchers manage, improve and open up research data

Front page of the new PARTHENOS module
Front page of the new PARTHENOS module

The PARTHENOS Project has released a new training module, aimed at Humanities researchers, entitled “Manage, Improve and Open Up Your Research Data”.  The module, which can be accessed at http://training.parthenos-project.eu/training-modules/,  addresses concepts such as the FAIR Principles, Open Science, and Data Management Plans, with a viewpoint specific to the Humanities.

As Open Science becomes increasingly important to researchers in all disciplines, it is important that researchers  ensure that their data is compliant with good practice and robust enough to facilitate sharing knowledge.  The “Manage, Improve and Open Up Your Research Data” module developed by PARTHENOS incorporates expertise from data practitioners across Europe in a range of sectors, including Cultural Heritage Institutions, Europeana, research infrastructures and national data services, and presents it through non-technical language and reusable resources.

Similar to the other modules available from the PARTHENOS Training Suite, “Manage, Improve and Open Up Your Research Data” offers both a linear path through the topics, and the option  to pick and choose sections according to what the user is most interested in learning.  Training materials used throughout the module, such as videos and presentation slides, are also available for lecturers and trainers to use in their own courses.

“Our mode of delivery, via online training materials, allows users to customise their learning experience, making our resources useful for Humanities researchers at all stages in their careers” says Dr. Jennifer Edmond who led the team that developed the module as part of the PARTHENOS project.

The “Manage, Improve and Open Up Your Research Data” module is just one of many new resources  being developed by the PARTHENOS project in 2018, which also will include a ‘Webinar’ series based around issues in e-Humanities and e-Heritage, beginning in February.  For more details on these training developments, visit the PARTHENOS Training Suite at http://training.parthenos-project.eu .