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Achieving sustainability through community building: dispatches from the RDA 8th Plenary / International Data Week 2016

This blog post is written by Linda Naughton & Dom Fripp Introduction Courageous adherents of the research data cause will have signed up for not one, not two, but three research data conferences held at the Sheraton in Denver this month: SciDataCon, International Data Forum (IDF) and the Research Data Alliance’s (RDA) 8th Plenary meeting. […]

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Research Data Alliance (RDA) Workshop in the UK

On the 2 November 2016, Jisc and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) will host their first joint workshop in Birmingham, UK. At the event topics include how to engage with the RDA, practical uses of RDA outputs, and discussions with groups working on Certification of Digital Repositories, Metadata Standards, Data Citation and Publishing Data. This […]

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OR2016 conference report

It feels very much like another world, but two weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend the OR2016 conference in Trinity College, Dublin alongside Jisc colleagues including John Kaye and Balvair Notay. Open Repositories 2016 gathers together interest groups based around the four major open repository platforms: dSpace, ePrints, Fedora and Invenio. There were […]

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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 […]

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Semantometrics: exploring full text research metrics

Petr Knoth and Dasha Herrmanova from the Open University have experimented with a new approach to research assessment metrics (semantometrics) which isn’t based on citation data alone but argues that the full text is needed to assess the value of a research article. This research supports the findings of the HEFCE Metrics Tide Report that proposed […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]