2019 Blog Archive

All the fun of the FAIR: FAIR WG inaugural meeting held

Thursday, 4 July was the inaugural meeting of the EOSC FAIR Working Group. The Group is chaired by the DCC's Associate Director Sarah Jones. It has 26 members representing 20 different Member States and Associated Countries and a remit which covers FAIR practice, a Persistent Identifier policy, defining an EOSC Interoperability Framework, metrics for FAIR data, and service certification. 

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DMPonline subscription model - revisited

Based on your feedback, we are revisiting the subscription models for DMPonline. 

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Closing the gap – connection points between DMPs and repositories

On Monday (10th June 2019), we ran a workshop  in Hamburg at the Open Repositories conference where we discussed potential connection points between Data Management Plans and repository platforms. We had a great variety of attendees from different backgrounds (librarians, repository managers, developers, researchers) and different countries (South Africa, China, Japan, Australia, Canada, Germany, UK and Norway amongst others). As a result our discussions were very rich and informed by various perspectives and viewpoints.

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DMPonline release notes: May 2019

Magdalena summarises May 2019 DMPonline release. 

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National development in Sweden for Data Management Plan

Sabina Anderberg (Business Developer) from Stockholm University explains national development in Sweden for Data Management Plans.

"As from 2019, all who are awarded a grant from the Swedish Research Council must have a data management plan (DMP) if the research generates research data. The plan shall describe how collected and/or created data will be managed during the course of the research, plus how they will be dealt with afterward."


 

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Building an integrated service: DMPonline at the University of Manchester

Clare Liggins explains how the University of Manchester uses DMPonline.

"Data Management Plans (DMPs) have been mandatory at the University of Manchester for every research project for nearly 5 years, as has also been the case for most major UK research funders. In April 2018, the University of Manchester completed a major revision of data management planning processes at the University of Manchester and moved to using DMPonline. Since then Manchester researchers have created more than 3000 DMPs using this service."

 

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Customising DMPonline

In this blog post Magdalena explains the benefits of the DMPonline enhanced package. 

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DMPonline release notes: April 2019

In April 2019 DMPonline release we pushed out loads of improvement on plan review and plan formatting. 

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Sam Rust explains benefits of API for DMPonline

DMPonline has a REST API to enable you to query some statistics about your organisation, download your guidance, check the templates in the tool, and even create plans for your users.  This blog post will detail some clients to use APIs in general, the data you can pull from our api, and run through a more detailed example.  We will also talk about some of the planned extensions to the API to enable you to run your own queries on your organisation's data.

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DMPonline user group: where next?

We've run a couple of user group sessions over the last few weeks and have been processing your ideas to plan our development roadmap.

Read on to find out more!

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