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Jisc Open Research Hub

Piloting institutional digital preservation

On World Preservation Day 2019 we are delighted to publish a case study from a team at the University of St Andrews. Sean Rippington (Digital Archives and Copyright Manager, University Library), Federica Fina (Data Scientist, Research and Innovation Services) and Anna Clements, Head of Digital Research, Research and Innovation Services took part as a pilot […]

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Jisc Open Research Hub

Going off-road

How the Jisc Open Research Hub team uses iteration and minimum viable features to keep the service agile in a rapidly changing environment What’s more annoying than setting off on a journey and getting lost? Setting off on a journey with a map and still getting lost… When there are many possible ways to get […]

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Research at Risk

Research data: To keep or not to keep?

To keep or not to keep? That is the question posed in a new report produced by Neil Beagrie, What to Keep: A Jisc research data study. With growing volumes and diversity of research data, the issue of what to keep has been growing in significance. Who is the study for? The research carried out […]

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RDM shared services Research at Risk Research data blogs

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 […]

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Research at Risk

RDM Shared Services November Workshops

Last week Jisc held two workshops at Conference Aston around proposed shared services for research data. The workshops were over two days and split between higher education institutions and RDM system suppliers. During both days we received a huge amount of feedback from all participants and we would like thank them for all of their […]

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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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RDM shared services Research at Risk Research data blogs

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 […]

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Jisc RDM Shared Service Pilot

Workshops 18th and 19th Nov and Expressions of interest for pilot institutions. Based on demands from the academic community Jisc is looking at delivering a research data management shared service over the next 18 months. In order to achieve this we will need to work in close partnership with a number of UK HEI’s to […]