Author: laura molloy

Secondary data usage: transitioning from ‘second class’ to ‘sexy’?

Alex Ball of the DCC has recently been promoting the work of the Jisc Research Data Registry Pilot project on both sides of the Atlantic.  Last month, he presented on behalf of the research data registry pilot team at the International Digital Curation Conference in San Francisco (on Wed 26 Feb 2014) and led a lively discussion.  Thanks to all who attended and asked difficult (and good!) questions.  And yes, we’ll be calling it a Discovery Service in the future!

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Scoping approaches to a UK research data registry

Significant steps have been taken in the last few years to make the case for improved management and availability of research data. In the UK, universities are making progress in supporting data re-use, moving research data management services from amb…

Research data management in France: DCC and Jisc MRD programme suggest possible approaches

ADBU, the association of French academic library directors, held a study day on research data management (RDM) as part of their 43rd Annual Congress on 19 September 2013 in Le Havre. A DCC colleague and I were invited to speak about recent developments…