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From: Curry, Claire M. <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, October 24, 2022 2:44 PM
To: Neeman, Henry J. <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: FW: OU Libraries: win a 2TB hard drive. Nightmare on Research St - submission deadline Oct 27! Prizes announced Oct. 31 w/pizza

Hi Henry,

I think the topic of protecting ourselves from data loss will be a familiar one to most OSCER users – could you pass on the information about our upcoming event (with prizes!) to your users?



Claire M. Curry, Ph.D. (she/hers)

Science Librarian

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Sent: Monday, October 24, 2022 2:23 PM
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Subject: OU Libraries: win a 2TB hard drive. Nightmare on Research St - submission deadline Oct 27! Prizes announced Oct. 31 w/pizza

Nightmare on Research Street: The Power of Data Loss Compels You

[Title: Nightmare on research street promotion image.  Text is neon purple, green, and white over a foggy background of a person in a trenchcoat and a fedora approaching a potentially possessed  mansion in the fog. - Description: Nightmare on research street:  the power of data loss compels you.  Halloween 2022 Bizzell LL118. 3-4pm.  Visit Libcal.ou.edu/event/9366720 for more information and registration.]

Check out past years: 2018<https://libraries.ou.edu/content/nightmare-research-street-beginning-0>, 2019<https://libraries.ou.edu/content/nightmare-research-street-sequel-0>, 2020<https://libraries.ou.edu/content/nightmare-research-street-2020-zoom-call-coming-inside-library-0>, and 2021<https://libraries.ou.edu/content/nightmare-research-street-2021-cloud-no-one-can-hear-you-scream> and look for the hashtag #NightmareResearch on social media.

What: Write a text post, record a video, or post an image with caption featuring your terrifying story of lost research, missing papers, and near misses!
Who: Researchers at all career stages (undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs, staff, faculty)
Submission deadline: Thursday, October 28, 12 p.m.
Prize winners announced: Monday, October 31, 3 p.m. (with pizza provided!)
Why: Win one of three 2-TB hard drives or one of three OU Bookstore Gift Cards!  Don't let your project become a zombie.  Hear harrowing tales of why you need to keep your research, files, and digital assets safe!  Learn preventative measures to keep data vampires out of your project!
Where: #NightmareResearch on Twitter, Instagram, or email your video to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> to be posted on @OU_Libraries' social media accounts.  Hybrid in-person/Zoom winner announcements on Monday, Oct. 31, at 3pm in LL118.  Audience members are welcome to share stories at the prize announcement event but will not be eligible for prize draws.

Additional details

  *   Entries must be shorter than 1 min if video (.mp4 or .mov format with closed captioning for accessibility) or a .png or .jpg image with caption explanation.
  *   Halloween costumes and spooky Zoom backgrounds encouraged, but not required.
  *   People's choice Twitter prize for entries using #NightmareResearch: most likes + shares receives 2-TB Hard Drive
  *   People's choice Instagram for entries using #NightmareResearch: 2-TB Hard Drive
  *   Random prize draws: 1 2-TB Hard Drive, 3 OU Bookstore Vouchers.

Terms & Conditions

  1.  OU Libraries and OU Graduate Student Life reserve the right to refuse display of submitted content.
  2.  Photographic and video reproduction permission for publicity, classroom instruction and workshop use, and website use is assumed on all entries.
  3.  OU Libraries and OU Graduate Student Life employees and employee family members may participate but are not eligible for prizes.

This workshop will be offered as a hybrid in-person/Zoom format. This event is offered once per year near Halloween.  Automatic captioning will be provided via Zoom. We have zero scheduled breaks approximately during the workshop.  Gendered and family restrooms are available on the same floor. Food and drinks are provided.  Additionally, Bizzell Memorial Library has a coffee shop on LL1<https://libraries.ou.edu/content/bookmark-caf%C3%A9> (hours may vary) and vending machines on LL1, in the hall east of the community room<https://intranet.libraries.ou.edu/docs/documents/LL1.pdf>.  Water fountains are available on all floors. For additional accommodations on the basis of disability, please contact Claire Curry ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Registration is recommended to ensure your slice of pizza and required to receive a Zoom link.

Awards Ceremony Date:

Monday, October 31, 2022


3:00pm - 4:00pm


LL118 Community Room


Bizzell Memorial Library


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