IDCC13 Data Publication: generating trust around data sharing

A report on the Data Publication strand at IDCC13. This featured presentations from Maarten Hoogerwerf (DANS), Sarah Callaghan (BADC and the PREPARDE project), and Peter Doorn (DANS).

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Joint statement on data citation from STM publishers and DataCite

A joint statement on data citation was signed by Eefke Smit of STM and Adam Farquhar of Datacite at Datacite's summer meeting in Copenhagen last week (June 14). 

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Business intelligence for research data curation?

Gaining business intelligence from user activity data was the topic of a JISC workshop I attended this week – and a hot topic if the activity of JISC programme managers is anything to go by. I counted five, plus a large contingent of JISC service people, and of course Deputy Chair Professor David Baker who chaired this event. 

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