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DataShare awarded CoreTrustSeal trustworthy repository status TAGS: | | CoreTrustSeal has recognised Edinburgh DataShare as a trustworthy repository. What does this mean for our depositors? It means you can rest assured that we look after your data very carefully, …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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New feature in Edinburgh DataShare: the REST API TAGS: | Ever wanted to get a table of the details of all the datasets on DataShare to do with Scottish history? Or matching some other criteria, possibly on specified fields? If …Continue reading →

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Diverse climate change data in DataShare’s newest thematic collection TAGS: | | | ‘Code red for humanity’ was the galvanising message of the sixth report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published on 9 August. The report draws on thousands of academic …Continue reading →

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The big 3-0-0-0: DataShare reaches three thousand datasets TAGS: We’re thrilled Edinburgh DataShare has just ingested its 3,000th deposit: Davey, Thomas; Draycott, Samuel; Pillai, Ajit; Gabl, Roman; Jordan, Laura-Beth. (2021). Wave buoy in current – experimental data, [dataset]. University …Continue reading →

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How to DataShare TAGS: | The latest in our series of Research Data Service ‘how-to’ videos provides guidance and handy hints on making data FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) by depositing in Edinburgh DataShare, …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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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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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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Non-standard research outputs TAGS: | | | I recently attended (13th May 2014) the one-day ‘Non-standard Research Outputs’ workshop at Nottingham Trent University. [ 1 ] The day started with Prof Tony Kent and his introduction to …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah...
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