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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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Simon Smith joins the Research Data Support Team TAGS: It has been a long pandemic, and some bright spots are beginning to appear on the horizon. One of them is that we have a new professional joining our team, …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 Research Data Stewards in post TAGS: | Very soon we will sadly say goodbye to Gina Geffers, who, along with Sam Hillman, have become our first Research Data Steward veterans. But we are very pleased to welcome …Continue reading →

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New content in MANTRA: ‘Keeping research data safe’ TAGS: We are pleased to provide an update on MANTRA, the free online research data management training resource. The MANTRA course was developed around ten years ago to provide knowledge and …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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End of an era – 2017-2020 RDM Roadmap Review (part 1) TAGS: | | | Looking back on three years that went into completing our RDM Roadmap in this period of global pandemic and working from home, feels a bit anti-climactic. Nevertheless, the previous three …Continue reading →

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New video about the Research Data Service TAGS: The Research Data Service team is delighted to announce a new resource to help researchers and research support staff become familiar with the wide range of tools and support that …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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Highlights from the RDM Programme Progress Report: February to April 2016 TAGS: | | The membership of the Research Data Service Virtual Team across four divisions of IS was confirmed and met for the first time (to replace the former action group meetings) on …Continue reading →

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