Author Archives: John Kaye

ForSci – a repository for the forensic science community

 by Helen Kara We Research It Jisc is looking at how it can use the repository infrastructure currently being built for the research data shared service to meet use cases outside the traditional university institutional repository. In our first case we are working with the forensic science community to gather requirements for a research outputs … Read more

Finding out what researchers really, really want from a research data shared service

 By Rob Johnson, Research Consulting ‘So tell me what you want, what you really, really want’ sang the Spice Girls back in 1996. I’m pretty sure they didn’t have research data in mind at the time, but 20 years on we’ve been asking the same question of researchers in relation to Jisc’s research data shared service (RDSS). The … Read more

Research Data Shared Service – OR2016

This post is a companion to a poster on the Jisc Research Data Shared Service that John Kaye is presenting for Jisc at the Open Repositories conference this week in Dublin. You can download the poster [PDF] here: RDSS Poster Open Repositories June 2016 This post provides an overview of the current status of the … Read more

IDCC 2016 – Jisc Research Data Shared Service Workshop

In this post Paul Stokes reports on the Jisc Research Data Shared Service workshop held at IDCC 2016 in Amsterdam on 22nd February 2016. At IDCC 2016 Jisc held a workshop to share some of our early experiences—and those of others—in putting together the requirements for the Jisc Research Data Shared Service Pilot.  Apart from sharing … Read more

Jisc RDM Shared Service – Perspectives from Cambridge

In the first of a series of blog posts from RDM Shared Service Pilot institutions Sarah Middle, Institutional Repository Manager, University of Cambridge, outlines their perspectives and motivations for wanting to be involved with the project  The Jisc Shared Research Data Management Service pilot will allow institutions to work collaboratively with the aim of producing a … Read more

Research Data Shared Service Pilot Institutions & Research Data Network

This blog post announces the results of the call for formal expressions of interest to be a pilot institution in Jisc’s research data management shared service and also announces an accompanying ‘Research Data Network’ to engage with interested institutions who are not part of the pilot. Pilot Institutions In October Jisc invited formal expressions of … Read more

RDM Shared Service – Briefing Document and Updated Requirements

With just over a week to go before the RDM Shared Service workshops in Birmingham we have been delighted with the response and the interest from both HEI’s and system suppliers, with both events quickly reaching capacity. In advance of the workshops we have prepared a comprehensive briefing document outlining the current concepts and processes … Read more

Research Data Management Shared Service – Call for Formal Expressions of Interest

***The Deadline to Submit and EOI has been extended to Monday 14th December*** Last month we introduced Jisc’s research data management shared service project and asked for informal expressions of interest to gauge demand for institutions wanting to develop an RDM service in partnership with Jisc and our suppliers. As a result of the response … Read more