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Jisc on repositories unleashing data - Daniela Duca

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  1. 1. Repository Fringe 2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data3/8/2015
  2. 2. Contents »Jisc mission and vision »Jisc relevant work in this area: › UK Research Data Discovery Service › Research Data Metrics 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data 2
  3. 3. Mission To enable people in higher education, further education and skills in the UK to perform at the forefront of international practice by exploiting fully the possibilities of modern digital empowerment, content and connectivity Our vision & mission 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data 3 Vision To make the UK the most digitally advanced education and research nation in the world
  4. 4. Jisc – main functions to support research process 4 »Support universities core business and help make research process more productive e.g. through: › Developing shared services/infrastructure › Providing a channel for universities requirements with funders, publishers, vendors › Supporting development and implementation of key standards 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data
  5. 5. UK research data discovery service 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data 5 » Aim – Move from pilot to test service – Make research data more discoverable » Objectives – Evaluate the ANDS model and also Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN) model – Come up with a set of criteria for a UK research data discovery service » Issue – Need for a mechanism to aggregate and link research data metadata from various archives and repositories within the UK Currently in phase 2 - ends September 2016
  6. 6. UK research data discovery service » Phase 1 – DCC pilot to evaluate the Research DataAustralia developed by ANDS – Contributions from UK data archive,Archaeology data centre and NERC data centres » Phase 2 – Jisc-led with support from DCC and UKDA – 9 HEIs and 6 DataCentres receiving funding to be pilots in the project – Continue the metadata standards work – Move the pilot to a suitable instantiation for a future service – 3 advisory groups: User, Researcher,Technical&Metadata – http://rdds.jiscinvolve.org/ and http://bit.ly/1Iseikh » For more, contact Christopher.brown@jisc.ac.uk 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data 6
  7. 7. Research data metrics 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data 7 » Aim & Objectives – Assess use and demand – Develop a proof-of-concept tool (using IRUS) – Contribute to and draw on wider international work – Make recommendations for progression to service » Demand – Interest in the spread of academic work – Interest in the effectiveness of data management systems and processes Scoping and proof of concept
  8. 8. Summary »UK RDDS - transition to service – christopher.brown@jisc.ac.uk »Metrics – scoping the project – david.kernohan@jisc.ac.uk 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data 8
  9. 9. Find out more… 10/08/2015 Jisc on repositories unleashing data 9 Daniela Duca Senior co-design manager daniela.duca@jisc.ac.uk info@jisc.ac.uk jisc.ac.uk Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND

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