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Presenting the Data Vault Blog post by University of Manchester project developer Tom Higgins: Yesterday I gave a short presentation on the Data Vault project at an event in Lancaster: I based this …Continue reading →

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Data Vault hackathon The development model we chose for the Data Vault is to get us all in a room (Robin, Tom, Claire, Mary, Stuart) and to collaboratively develop the proof of concept …Continue reading →

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Development model The Data Vault project is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and the University of Manchester. The majority of the funding from the Data Spring programme has been allocated to …Continue reading →

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Month 2 project meeting TAGS: | | | | The Data Vault project is three months long, and is a collaboration between the universities of Edinburgh and Manchester.  Due to the short nature of the project, we have decided …Continue reading →

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Data Vault storage considerations TAGS: | | | The Data Vault service is a system that joins up two sets of storage: fast, expensive, high quality active research storage, and slow, cheap, archival-quality long term storage.  The Data …Continue reading →

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Describing and Packaging data TAGS: | | | The concept of the Data Vault service is to take research data that is no longer being actively used, and to archive it in long-term archival storage.  In order to …Continue reading →

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Data Vault project kickoff meeting TAGS: | | | | Last week, members of the Data Vault project got together for the kickoff meeting.  Hosted at the University of Manchester Library, we were able to discuss the project plan, milestones …Continue reading →

Looking back, looking forward TAGS: At the start of a new year, it is always nice to think back about the achievements of the previous year, and what lies ahead in the coming year.  Not …Continue reading →

P6 Visitors from St Mary’s Primary TAGS: | A few weeks ago the Library hosted two visits from the two P6 classes of St Mary’s school.  Their topic was “Scotland’s Timeline” (I can interpret historical evidence from a range …Continue reading →

Research Data Management – Workshop in Japan TAGS: In November I was privileged to be invited to Japan by the National Committee for the Promotion of Institutional Repositories, to speak at their meeting being held as part of …Continue reading →

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