Monthly Archives: February 2012

Coordination of Metadata Strategies?

Some info on metadata standards being used by JISCMRD projects is available on the commonalities spreadsheet. There was a breakout group at the Programme Launch Workshop on metadata standards: for blogged accounts of this session, see http://researchdataessex.posterous.com/metadata-session-feedback-mrd-2011-13-program and http://sonexworkgroup.blogspot.com/2011/12/thematic-parallel-session-on-metadata.html The Metadata Breakout Group came up with some actions, though these are reported a little differently … Read more

Two Presentations from JISC Managing Research Data Projects

Two projects have recently posted presentations which may be of interest to others. Bill Worthington from the #rdtk_herts project recently gave a lunchtime presentation at the University of Hertfordshire which provides a useful overview of the Research Data Toolkit Project.  There are sections covering the motivation, national and local policy contexts, benefits/impact and the projects approach … Read more

JISC Managing Research Data Programme Elements in JISC Grant Funding Call 01-12

JISC has today release a Grant Funding Call 01/12.  The Call for Proposals comes from JISC’s Digital Infrastructure Team and contains four elements which are part of the Managing Research Data Programme http://bit.ly/jiscmrd2011-13 The Grant Funding Call may be found on the JISC website at http://www.jisc.ac.uk/fundingopportunities/funding_calls/2012/01/0112%20DI.aspx The deadline for submission is 12.00 noon on 16 … Read more