Highlights from the US Data Citation Workshop: Developing Policy and Practices

Posted by: Chantel Ridsdale, RDC Intern The US Data Citation Workshop, Developing Policy and Practices, took place on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016, presented by The U.S National Committee (USNC), the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and CODATA/ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation. The conference was geared towards data professionals with interests in […]

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What is Research Data Canada?

What is RDC? What are its origins? And where it is going? My name is Mark Leggott, as the inaugural Executive Director of Research Data Canada one of the activities I am committed to is connecting with our stakeholder community in Canadian research organizations through various forums. One key effort in our communications strategy is […]

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Chuck Humphrey Named Initial Director of Portage

OTTAWA, July 6, 2015 – CARL is pleased to announce that Chuck Humphrey, Research Data Management Services Coordinator for the University of Alberta Libraries, has accepted a two-year secondment to become the initial director of the Portage research data management network. (PDF) Portage aims to coordinate and expand existing library-based expertise, services and infrastructure so […]

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The RDC Federated Pilot for Data Ingest and Preservation

RDC has been co-ordinating a major effort among RDC active organizations to develop a pilot that will allow researchers to deposit their research data in repositories housed on Compute Canada storage facilities. The purpose of the pilot is to truly determine what is required to meet the needs of researchers from disciplines without developed data […]

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