receives another two year grant #Update

Posted: March 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Projects | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on receives another two year grant #Update

re3data The project has received another grant: The German Research Foundation (DFG) has extended the funding of – a registry of research data repositories – for another two years. Congrats!

Until the end of 2015 aims to implement new functionalities and to integrate more research data repositories. These repositories will be indexed to offer researchers, funding organizations and libraries all over the world an easy-to-use overview of the heterogeneous research data repository landscape.

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Canadian Research Data Registration Service launched

Posted: June 8th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Data Sharing | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Canadian Research Data Registration Service launched

The National Research Council’s Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI), as Canada’s national science library, has launched a research data registration service that will help the research community address a long-standing challenge to make valuable research data easier to find so they can be leveraged and exploited for other research purposes.

NRC-CISTI has established DataCite Canada to serve as a central research dataset registration service that will enable Canadian data centres to register research datasets and assign digital object identifiers (DOIs) to them. As the name suggests, DataCite Canada is a member of the DataCite Consortium. DataCite is part of the International DOI Foundation (IDF). Read the rest of this entry »