The 2016 Annual Meeting is a Virtual Training Series, with topics determined by the CDI Community on the CDI IdeaLab.
Reviewing Metadata and Using Controlled Vocabularies
Part 1: Using Controlled Vocabularies
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, second presentation of the CDI Monthly Meeting (11a-12:30p ET)
Presenters: Fran Lightsom, Peter Schweitzer, CDI Controlled Vocabulary project team
Summary: Following a presentation on the CDI-funded Controlled Vocabulary project, there will be a demonstration of USGS tools and services: (1) USGS vocabulary services, (2) a tool that uses the services to put controlled keywords in metadata, and (3) a tool that examines existing metadata for use of controlled keywords. The demos will allow participant questions.
Part 2: Reviewing Metadata
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016, 12:00p-1:30p ET
Presenters: Peter Schweitzer and VeeAnn Atnipp Cross
Summary: Information to help with reviewing CSDGM metadata, which will assist with the new data release procedures scheduled for October 1, 2016. This information will also help metadata authors.
Git, Bitbucket, and GitHub - Version control
Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 11a-12:30p ET
Presenters: Sky Bristol, Drew Ignizio, Leslie Hsu
Summary: Learn the basics and benefits of Git for version control. The training and demos will use Bitbucket and SourceTree to illustrate Git principles, since these are part of my.usgs and are required for CDI funded projects this year.
Scientific Workflow and Reproducibility
Date: Monday, July 25, 2016, 3:00-4:30pm Eastern
Presenter: April Clyburne-Sherin, Center for Open Science
Summary: Learning objectives: (1) Understand the current issues and barriers to reproducibility, (2) Understand how the complete scientific workflow can affect reproducibility, (3) Understand documentation/organizational issues underpinning reproducibility. The training and demos will feature the Open Science Framework tool (OSF).