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Don’t Just Build It, They Probably Won’t Come

By Ruth Mostern

Here, Ruth Mostern gives some background to her article, “Don’t Just Build It, They Probably Won’t Come: Data Sharing and the Social Life of Data in the Historical Quantitative Social Sciences”. 667 more words


The amazing GitHub File Finder

Ever had to go through humongous Git repos folder by folder, trying some obscure file?

Ever had to resort to the global <gasp> search instead?Apparently the folks at Git found themselves doing this so often that they decided to find a solution, and voila! 45 more words


Business Processes & IS

This article carries on from the previous Management Information Systems (MIS) – Introduction. As such, before implementing IS, business processes need to be understood and optimised for success. 188 more words


ALT2016 Presentation - EdShare & OER Discoverability #altc

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting at the Association for Learning Technology conference taking place at the University of Warwick.  This gave me the opportunity to share with the community latest information on my work with the open source OER repository platform ‘ 1,428 more words

Data Search - a new service

This new service from Elsevier is worth a look.  Data Search trawls the web to find open data sources located in institutional repositories, like our own OpenAIR and National Data Centres, such as UK Data Service, British Oceanographic Data Centre, and publishers’ resources. 63 more words


Summer Practicum in the Repository & Digital Curation Department

It is required that students in the MLS program at Indiana University fulfill one internship. Since I am specializing in Art Librarianship, I am required to complete two internships. 883 more words

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American Chemical Society announces intention to establish “ChemRxiv” preprint server to promote early research sharing

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced its intention to form ChemRxiv, a chemistry preprint server for the global chemistry community, proposed as a collaborative undertaking that will facilitate the open dissemination of important scientific findings. 553 more words

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