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Open Research Support at Russell Group Universities As part of my work as Research Data Steward, I was asked by our Open Research Co-ordinator to investigate the open research support available at Russell Group universities and how …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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DataVault – larger deposits and new review process notifications TAGS: New deposit size limit: 10TB Great news for DataVault users: you can now deposit up to a whopping ten terabytes in a single deposit in the Edinburgh DataVault! That’s five …Continue reading →

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Updates from the fourth meeting of the RDM Forum TAGS: | Guest blog post by Ewa Lipinska On 28th August members of the RDM Forum gathered in the stunning Old Library at the Department of Geography in the Old Infirmary building, …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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Highlights from the RDM Programme Progress Report: November 2015 – January 2016 TAGS: | | Data Seal of Approval have awarded DataShare Trusted Repository status; their assessment of our service can be read at https://assessment.datasealofapproval.org/assessment_175/seal/html/. In addition a major new release of DataShare was completed …Continue reading →

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Highlights from the RDM Programme Progress Report: Jan – Feb 2015 TAGS: The Library and University Collections (L&UC) in association with project partner Manchester University received funding from the Jisc “Research Data Spring” programme to define and develop an open source Data …Continue reading →

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The four quadrants of research data curation systems TAGS: | | | | [Reposted from https://libraryblogs.is.ed.ac.uk/blog/2013/12/06/the-four-quadrants-of-research-data-curation-systems/] The University of Edinburgh, like many other universities, is currently undertaking extensive work to build infrastructure that supports and enables good practice in the area of Research Data …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Archival Provenance Project: a glimpse into the university’s history through some of its oldest manuscripts               My name is Madeleine Reynolds, a fourth year PhD candidate in History of Art....
Rediscovering the Poetry of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, a 19th-Century Edinburgh Writer and Musician Today we are publishing a blog by Ash Mowat, a volunteer in the Civic Engagement...

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