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New data archiving unit in MANTRA TAGS: Summertime is always a good time to renew and refresh – including open educational resources like Research Data MANTRA, https://mantra.ed.ac.uk, a free online course “for those who manage digital data …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Open Research Conference Proceedings TAGS: | One of the ambitions for the EOR conference held in March, 2022, when we first started planning it was to make it as open and accessible as possible. To achieve …Continue reading →

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It Is Our Mantra TAGS: | Last week I was honoured to accept an invitation to speak at the Library Technology Conclave at Somaiya Vidyavihar University in Mumbai, India, organised by Informatics Limited and the University. …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh’s new Research Data Management Policy TAGS: | Following a year-long consultation with research committees and other stakeholders, a new RDM Policy (www.ed.ac.uk/is/research-data-policy) has replaced the landmark 2011 policy, authored by former Digital Curation Centre Director, Chris Rusbridge, …Continue reading →

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Data Mindfulness training integrated in new resources TAGS: The Research Data Service is pleased to announce an update to our ‘Data Mindfulness: Making the Most of Your Dissertation Data’ training materials. Originally developed to provide face to face …Continue reading →

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New home for Edinburgh Research Data Blog! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Tempus fugit. This Data Blog, which has been going since 2013 is now moving to Edinburgh University Libraryblogs. This follows the 2018 organisational merger of the Data Library team at …Continue reading →

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Personal data: What does GDPR mean for your research data? TAGS: | It falls upon me to cover the ‘hot topic’ of research data and GDPR (European privacy legislation) just before a cold winter holiday break. This makes me feel like the …Continue reading →

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“Archiving Your Data” – new videos from the Research Data Service TAGS: | | | In three new videos released today, researchers from the University of Edinburgh talk about why and how they archive their research data, and the ways in which they make their …Continue reading →

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Greater Expectations? Writing and supporting Data Management Plans TAGS: “A blueprint for what you’re going to do” This series of videos was arranged before I joined the Research Data Service team, otherwise I’d no doubt have had plenty to …Continue reading →

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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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