New DCC Resource: Disciplinary Metadata

Posted: January 31st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: found on the net, Research Data | Tags: , , | Comments Off on New DCC Resource: Disciplinary Metadata

Metadata_love250All people dealing with research data management quickly learn that good metadata is key for research data access and re-use.

Now Elizabeth Bedford from DCC, the Digital Curation Centre in UK, collected a lot of information about disciplinary metadata standards, including profiles, tools to implement the standards and use cases of data repositories currently implementing them.

The ressource can be searches by discipline (biology, earth science, physical science, social sciences and humanities and general research data) or by resource type (metadata standards, profiles and extensions, use cases, tools).

Everyone dealing with RDM should have a look at that page РI think it is a very good ressource and provides a valueable  overview of disciplinary metadata standards.

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Results of the EDaWaX Online Survey on Hosting Options for publication-related Research Data

Posted: January 25th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: EDaWaX, Research Data | Tags: , | Comments Off on Results of the EDaWaX Online Survey on Hosting Options for publication-related Research Data

umfrage 250_Thorben Wengert_pixelio.deIn October and November 2012 our project started an online-survey among national and international research data centres, archives, library networks and libraries. The aim of our survey was to evaluate the opportunities to store and host a publication-related research data archive in the above mentioned organisations.
In our opinion in particular research data centres, but also archives and libraries are very well qualified to take care of these data.
In our survey we checked the general possiblity to host and store different types of research data.

Now we completed our analyses. The results we obtained are listed below.

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