evaluation

Guidance publications - Are we getting it right?

Some responses from our consultation on guidance publications, and what they tell us about the current range of DCC guides.

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DCC talks at IDCC

There were lots of DCC presentations in the parallel sessions at IDCC today. To help you keep up with what’s new at DCC, here’s a quick summary.

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How can we evaluate data repositories? Pointers from DryadUK

How can researchers, publishers and others interested in a data repository tell if it is any good or not? The Dryad UK project has released a 'Draft Framework for Assessing the Dryad Data Repository'. This was was among the final outputs recently published from Dryad UK, funded last year under the JISC Managing Research Data programme.  In this post report author Angus Whyte outlines some of the framework and welcomes comments on how it might be extended and applied to other data repositories.

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Beyond Impact, and the Catch-22 in Data Reuse

Take an impressive line-up of thirty odd specialists in research assessment and open data, put them in a large open meeting space for a couple of days, add some inspiring facilitation with regular refreshments and what do you get? Apart from a roomful of people wanting to carry on the conversation, the ‘scoping’ part of the Beyond Impact workshop produced a fine line in actionable items.

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