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Presentations from the Repository and Research Support Seminar, Swansea University July 21st 2014

Swansea University Library recently organized a highly informative seminar day for WHELF on repositories and supporting research. The event covered a wide range of topics from the Welsh Repository Network and the WW1 project, to REF, bibliometrics, ORCID and the experiences of the NLW and Swansea University visit to Antwerp, Ghent and Brussells to find out more about Flanders coordinated approach to digital heritage management. 232 more words


Forthcoming event: Repositories and Digitisation day @ NLW

An event is being held at the National Library of Wales to inform, discuss and share experiences on repositories and digitisation on Tuesday 23rd September 2014. 385 more words


Job Opportunity in Data Curation/Publication

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a Research Analyst to join the Data Analysis/Data Publication team. This team is leading an innovative and exciting new part of IPA’s effort to promote high quality research: releasing research data from social science experiments publicly, for re-use and replication. 81 more words


Finding New Resources: OpenLibrary

In my search for new sources of data I stumbled upon the site OpenLibrary quite by accident. The site is closely affiliated with internet archive and contains ebook versions of a number of older texts. 51 more words


Fans Create Database of Over 200,000 Jeopardy Questions | Center for Data Innovation

Reddit users have created a machine-readable data set of over 200,000 Jeopardy questions. The data, which the dataset’s creators scraped from fan-created question repository J!-Archive, contains each question’s answer, along with category, dollar value, air date, and other data. 13 more words


Open Access: what is it and how can it help me?

Research articles typically exist behind paywalls. This means that the only means of accessing them are by paying to access the article itself, subscribing to the journal or accessing via a library subscription to the appropriate database. 646 more words

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