Research Data Management Librarian Academy

Wednesday, 5/27/2020
  • 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central)
  • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific)
ALA and ALCTS are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. We will continue to offer online learning opportunities, and will do our best to accommodate the remote needs of our attendees. We will also continue to offer group registration, providing individual logins for each group member registered for ALCTS webinars. Please contact ALCTS with any questions or concerns.

The webinar will feature the Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA), which is a free, online research data management (RDM) professional skill development program for librarians, information professionals, researchers, and other professionals who work in a research-intensive environment throughout the world.

RDMLAthe result of a unique and successful partnership between a Library and Information Science (LIS) academic program, academic health sciences and research libraries, and Elsevierseeks to fill the skill and learning gaps in Research Data Management for information professionals around the world through units that focus on the foundations of RDM.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be familiar with the history and foundations of the Research Data Management Library Academy. Attendees will receive a brief overview of each module and an explanation of the certification exam for continuing education credits. Additionally, attendees will become more familiar with the growing need of RDM trained professionals, and how, through shared experience and knowledge, RDMLA works to address that need by filling skill and learning gaps.

Who Should Attend

The intended audience for the RDMLA webinar includes librarians, information professionals, and other professionals who work in a research-intensive environment.


Jennifer Pamphile is the Research Collaboration Manager for the Collaboration Unit of Elsevier. She has a Masters in Public Health from Northeastern University and a background in social and behavioral neuroscience. She has a significant background in Community Engaged Research as well as translational research. She’s managed Patient Advisory Groups and developed and conducted collaborative trainings and workshops. As a Collaboration Manager with Elsevier, Jennifer is tasked with supporting innovative collaboration such as the RDMLA.

Ashley Thomas is a librarian (archivist and historian), recently graduating from Simmons University. She has been part of the Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA) for the past year, first assisting in the production and development of the RDMLA course, and now as the RDMLA Librarian. In this role, she is responsible for course content management, serves as the liaison between Canvas and the RDMLA team, and assists with the implementation of new RDMLA units.







Participant ($USD)
ALCTS Member (individual) 43
Nonmember (individual)       59
Groups. Applies to group of people that will watch the webinar together from one access point.     129

All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to the recorded session so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording at your convenience.

How to Register

Complete the individual webinar online registration form. Sessions are listed by date and you must log in.


Contact us to register:

Call 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 to reach our customer service representatives or

Register by mail for the session you would like to attend. (If you receive an error message after clicking the "register by mail" link, right-click the link and save the form to your computer.)

ALCTS Code of Conduct

Please review the ALCTS Statement of Conduct before registering.

Tech Requirements

Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.

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For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email

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