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German publication by Harzenetter, Pegelow, & Weisbrod: Forschungsdaten sichtbar machen: Der VerbundFDB-Harvester

The productive diversity of data types in interdisciplinary and multimethod educational research have bred a strong heterogeneity in data description. This is particularly detrimental to research data retrievability, which makes it difficult to reuse. One goal of the German Network of Educational Research Data (VerbundFDB) is to increase the data visibility via the VerbundFDB portal and to make …

GRID passes the torch to ROR

The Digital Science released the Global Research Identifier Database (GRID), an open database of unique research-related organisation identifiers for public use by the research community, in 2015. In 2019, the Research Organization Registry (ROR), was founded as a community-driven initiative, mirroring the GRID database. Digital Science has decided to pass on the torch to ROR and retire GRID from …

ORCID DE Seminar "Research Organization Registry (ROR)", August 18th, 2021

The ORCID DE project will host an online seminar titled "Research Organization Registry (ROR): benefits and advantages of an open organization ID" ("ROR: Nutzen und Vorteile einer offenen Organisations-ID") on August 18, 2021, from 10 to 11 am. The seminar will focus on ROR-ID, an open and community-driven identifier for scientific organizations. The seminar will be conducted in German using Zoom …

CODATA Webinar "Importance of Data cleaning", August 5th, 2021

The webinar "Importance of Data cleaning" will host by CODATA on August 5th, 2021 at 10 am (UTC). Data cleaning is one of the most important tasks you would have to do as a data science professional. Incorrect or inconsistent data can create a number of problems which lead to the drawing of false conclusions. Therefore, data cleaning can be an important element in data analysis situations. Data …

Online Tutorial. PIAAC Data Analysis in Stata

PIAAC, the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, is an international large-scale study that assesses key cognitive skills of the adult population in more than 40 countries. The video tutorial " PIAAC Data Analysis in Stata: A practical guide " provides practical guidance on how to conduct PIAAC data analysis in Stata. This tutorial provides several example analyses …

ZIS. Call for Submissions: Scales for the topic "Digitalization in the Covid-19 Pandemic"

GESIS makes with ZIS , the Open Access repository for measurement instruments, more than 290 validated survey instruments (i.e., scales) available to the research community. All scales are citable by a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) and available free of charge for non-commercial research purposes. Currently, the ZIS team seeks scales that are suitable for investigating research questions around …

CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School 2021

The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School 2021 is hosted virtually by the ICTP and supported by the FAIRsFAIR Project. This school provides Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and Professionals with the necessary set of foundational Data Science skills to enable them to analyse their data in an efficient and effective manner for the 21st century. Content will be provided as video lectures as …

Barcamp Open Data – Researching with Available Data

The online Barcamp Open Data will take place online on September 21st, 2021, and is open to all interested parties from the social, behavioral, educational and economic sciences. A barcamp is an open event format and provides all participants an open environment in which they can exchange ideas and learn from each other. The Barcamp Open Data is sponsored by the Leibniz Research Network Open …

German DINI conference "Zukunft gestalten", October 5-6, 2021

The German Initiative for Network Information (DINI) is pleased to announce their 22nd annual conference titled "Zukunft gestalten - Nachhaltige Infrastrukturen für Studium, Lehre und Forschung" ("Creating the future - Sustainable infrastructures for studying, teaching and research"). It will be held online on October 5th-6th, 2021. The conference language is German. This annual conference will …

IASSIST 2021, 14-16 September 2021

The annual conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) 2020 has changed to IASSIST 2021. The Administrative Committee of IASSIST, in cooperation with the Program and Local Arrangements committees, has changed the plans for the 2021 conference and will hold two events. The conference will be an "In person meeting" in Gothenburg, …