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Reflections on Repository Fringe 2017 The following is a guest post by Mick Eadie, Research Information Management Officer at University of Glasgow, on his impressions of Repository Fringe 2017. From the Arts The first day afternoon 10×10 (lightning …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh joins ICPSR for access to a wealth of datasets The Data Library is pleased to announce it has secured access to a world-renowned data repository on behalf of the Research Data Service. The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social …Continue reading →

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Introducing new support team members Since mid-January, two new Research Data Service Assistants have joined the busy ‘virtual team’ working across divisions of Information Services to provide user support for RDM and Data Library enquiries …Continue reading →

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Data Carpentry & Software Carpentry workshops The Research Data Service hosted back to back 2-day workshops in the Main Library this week, run by the Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) to train University of Edinburgh researchers in …Continue reading →

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New MOOC! Research Data Management and Sharing [Guest post from Dr. Helen Tibbo, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill] The School of Information and Library Science and the Odum Institute at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and …Continue reading →

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MANTRA @ Melbourne The aim of the Melbourne_MANTRA project was to review, adapt and pilot an online training program in research data management (RDM) for graduate researchers at the University of Melbourne. Based …Continue reading →

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Jisc Data Vault update Posted on behalf of Claire Knowles Research data are being generated at an ever-increasing rate. This brings challenges in how to store, analyse, and care for the data. Part of …Continue reading →

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Research Data Alliance – report from the 6th Plenary The Research Data Alliance or RDA is growing about as fast as the data all around us. It got off the ground in 2012 with the support of major research …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh DataShare – new features for users and depositors I was asked recently on Twitter if our data library was still happily using DSpace for data – the topic of a 2009 presentation I gave at a DSpace User …Continue reading →

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Data Vault project kickoff meeting 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 →

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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
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