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16th Edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)

Curating misinformation and protecting the integrity of research data is one of the themes for the 16th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC). It is planned as a hybrid event on 19th of April 2021: virtually and at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK. Further suggested topics include transparency in all aspects of data collection and assessment, …

Practice Handbook on Research Data Management (De Gruyter)

The publisher De Gruyter has published the Practice Handbook on Research Data Management in German (Praxishandbuch Forschungsdatenmanagement, Open Access, https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110657807 ). The National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) and the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) confront scientific, technical and legal challenges for providers, producers and users of research data. The …

da|ra Relaunch

Since January 15, 2021, the da|ra website ( https://www.da-ra.de ) appears in a new and modern design. The pages have been structured more clearly and provide targeted information about the DOI registration service da|ra. For members of the DARA Consortium, a completely revised input mask is also available in the internal area. Another new feature is the da|ra news and events, which will provide …

The DARA Consortium was founded

On 25 November 2020 the DARA Consortium was founded. The Leibnizinstitutions GESIS and ZBW have been early members of DataCite, and the joint DOI registration service da|ra has been in operation since 2010. Even though the change of the membership model of DataCite GESIS and ZBW have decided to continue the service and set up the DARA Consortium, which was built from the former da|ra users. GESIS …

Train-the-Trainer Concept on RDM published

The English version of the established "Train-the-Trainer Concept on Research Data Management" is available on Zenodo. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4071471 The Train-the-Trainer Concept on Research Data Management is part of the larger Train-the-Trainer Programme on Research Data Management, which was developed within the project FDMentor – a research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of …

Verbundprojekt FDNext fördert spezifisches Forschungsdatenmanagement

Sechs Universitäten in Berlin und Brandenburg bündeln ihre Forschungsdatenexpertise für neue Verfahren und Maßnahmen. Das Forschungsprojekt FDNext entwickelt in den kommenden drei Jahren zentrale Aspekte des Forschungsdatenmanagements weiter. Neben der Konzeption einer Kontaktstelle zu rechtlichen Fragen im Umgang mit Forschungsdaten (First-Level-Support), geht es um den fachspezifischen Ausbau …

EOSC Symposium 2020

Date: 19 Oct 2020 - 09:00 UTC to 20 Oct 2020 - 18:00 UTC The EOSC Symposium 2020, organised by the EOSC Executive & Governing Boards with the support of the EOSC Secretariat project, brings together researchers, data scientists, e-Infrastructures, research infrastructures, EOSC projects, EOSC Working Group members and representatives of the EU27 Member States and associated countries to …