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ESA14 Workshop on SEAD's Data Services and Tools

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Slides from SEAD's workshop at ESA 2014 that discuss SEAD's key data management and preservation functionality.

Slides from SEAD's workshop at ESA 2014 that discuss SEAD's key data management and preservation functionality.

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  • 1. Data Curation & Preservation for Sustainability Research: Introduction to SEAD Services & Tools Dharma Akmon Manager of Education and Outreach ESA14, Sacramento August 10, 2014
  • 2. Workshop Agenda SEAD Overview Managing Active Data with SEAD’s Project Spaces Administering a project space Uploading data Adding metadata Linking data together Finding data in your project space Connecting to Other Researchers through the Research Network Publishing and Preserving Data Conclusion/Wrap-up
  • 3. SEAD Functionality Overview Manage Active Data with Project Spaces Publish & Preserve Data with the Virtual Archive Connect with Others Using the Research Network
  • 4. SEAD Project Spaces Secure, team-controlled space for managing data Example projects: • Lower Mississippi Flood Project • UM Biological Station • Sediment Experimentalist Network (SEN) • IML-CZO • NCED • Illinois River Basin Observatory (IRBO) • Demo Project Space http://sead-demo.ncsa.illinois.edu/ [for a complete list: http://sead.ncsa.illinois.edu/projects/]
  • 5. Administering a Project Space By default Admin has control over everything in the space For example, administrators can: • Add/Edit space information • Add people to the space • Remove people from the space • Create new roles • Edit roles • Assign people to roles
  • 6. Uploading Data In your project space you can upload any kind of data (e.g. xls, xlsx, csv, avi, asf, gis, ppt, pdf, doc, txt, xml, etc.) SEAD displays recognized file types in the browser SEAD extracts metadata from the file
  • 7. Creating Metadata for a Dataset You and your team determined how much and what kind of metadata to add • Title • Creator(s) • Data maturity level • License • Location • Abstract • Experimental method • Tags
  • 8. Social Interaction around Data SEAD has implemented a number of social features: • Likes/dislikes • View counts • Download counts • Commenting
  • 9. Activity: Upload and Work with Data Upload your own data and/or the datasets that have been provided via Dropbox Edit and/or add metadata Comment on and tag data Let me know about difficulties and questions
  • 10. Create Collections Make managing datasets easier by creating collections and sub-collections Metadata can be added at the collection level
  • 11. Link Derivations and Versions SEAD has tools for linking together raw and derived data products Using SEAD you can also link multiple versions of the same dataset together
  • 12. Activity: Link Datasets Create a collection of the datasets you’ve uploaded Upload a dataset as another version of an already uploaded dataset
  • 13. Find Data in Your Space SEAD provides a number of ways to find data in your space: • Geospatially • Tag browse • Simple search
  • 14. SEAD’s Research Network Create a profile so that: • You can link to profile from data pages • Others can find you • You can see a record of your productivity • Graphs depicting network relationships
  • 15. Setting Up a Profile 1. Click on the “Google Single Sign-On” button from the Research Network landing page 2. Enter the Google account information. 3. You’ll be prompted to fill in your first and last name and email address. 4. From your profile page, you can add a profile picture, your title, research interests, contact information, and publications (to name just a few!).
  • 16. Publishing Your Data When you’re ready to publish/preserve data, you can do so from your project space Matched to an institutional repository Assigned a permanent identifier Indexed for discoverability
  • 17. How Do I Sign up? To get your own project space, contact us. 100GB is free. If your project requires more space, cost is negotiable. Stay in touch! http://sead-data.net/ @SEADdatanet https://www.facebook.com/SEADDataNet SEADdatanet@umich.edu