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 and 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 The Grant Funding Call may be found on the JISC website at The deadline for submission is 12.00 noon on 16 … Read more