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Research Data Service use cases – videos and more TAGS: Earlier this year, the Research Data Service team set out to interview some of our users to learn about how they manage their data, the challenges they face, and what …Continue reading →

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The Edinburgh DataShare Awards! The Research Data Service team applauds those researchers at the University of Edinburgh who share their data. We therefore decided to show our appreciation by presenting awards to our most …Continue reading →

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DataShare 3.0: The ‘Download Release’ means deposits up to 100 GB TAGS: | | With the DataShare 3.0 release, completed on 6 October, 2017, the data repository can manage data items of 100 GB. This means a single dataset of up to 100 GB …Continue reading →

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EDINA’s ShareGeo Open content into DataShare Many fascinating datasets can be found in our new ShareGeo Open Collection: http://datashare.is.ed.ac.uk/handle/10283/2345  . This data represents the entire contents of EDINA’s geospatial repository, ShareGeo Open, successfully imported into DataShare. …Continue reading →

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Aerial Digimap data: The mapping service where it’s always sunny TAGS: | The latest Digimap addition is aerial photo images, covering the whole of Great Britain to 25cm precision. The University of Edinburgh has just subscribed to Aerial Digimap, so the great …Continue reading →

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DataShare upgraded to v2.3 – The embargo enhancement release The latest upgrade of Edinburgh DataShare, from version 2.2 to 2.3, brings in several useability improvements. Embargo expiry reminder If you want to deposit your data in DataShare, but you …Continue reading →

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Twenty’s Plenty: DataShare v2.1 Upload Upgrade We have upgraded DataShare (to v2.1) to enable HTML5 resumable upload. This means depositors can now use the user-friendly web deposit interface to upload numerous files at once via drag’n’drop. …Continue reading →

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Publishing Data Workflows [Guest post from Angus Whyte, Digital Curation Centre] In the first week of March the 7th Plenary session of the Research Data Alliance got underway in Tokyo. Plenary sessions are …Continue reading →

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open.ed report Lorna M. Campbell, a Digital Education Manager with EDINA and the University of Edinburgh, writes about the ideas shared and discussed at the open.ed event this week.   Earlier this week I …Continue reading →

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Dancing with Data I went to an interesting talk yesterday by Prof Chris Speed called “Dancing with Data”, on how our interactions and relationships with each other, with the objects in our lives …Continue reading →

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