Press release: Panel of experts recommends integration of research data management into universitie’s curricula

Posted: September 16th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: EDaWaX, Research Data | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

hare_c_flickrExperts say research data management should be an integral part of university curricula

Panel of experts recommends the integration of research data management into the university curricula of young researchers. The ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and the German Data Forum initiated a debate on the topic at the annual meeting of the Verein für Socialpolitik, the most prestigious professional association of German-speaking economists, held in Düsseldorf from 4 to 7 September 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Adapting CKAN for Open Research Data

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: EDaWaX | Tags: , , | 6 Comments »

250_logo-ckanOne aim of EDaWaX is to develop and implement a web-platform prototype for a publication-related research data archive. We’ve chosen CKAN –an open source data portal platform– as basis for this prototype.

This post describes the reasons for this decision and tries to give some insights in CKAN, its features and technology. We’ll also discuss these features both in regard to our special use case and to the suitability for research data management in general.

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