Snowball Metrics: vision for research information management in the UK

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in ISC News | 0 comments

The Snowball Metrics initiative held three workshops in different parts of the UK last week, addressing the ‘vision and challenges...

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REDIC project – contributing to improved information about research equipment in the UK

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in ISC News | 0 comments

The JISC-funded REDIC (Research Equipment Database in CERIF) project has recently been completed and deliverables are becoming available to...

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euroCRIS membership meeting in Madrid

Posted by on Nov 8, 2012 in ISC News, Trip Reports | 0 comments

Just returned from the euroCRIS membership meeting in Madrid, the largest to date, with around 80 participants. euroCRIS  is showing a...

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RIM CERIF workshop in Bristol

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in Events, ISC News | 0 comments

The Innovation Support Centre at UKOLN (together with the JISC RIM and RCSI Programmes) organised a workshop in Bristol on 27-28 June on...

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Knowledge Exchange Digital Author Identifier Summit

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012 in Trip Reports | 1 comment

An important milestone meeting on digital identifiers was held earlier this week in the Tower Hill area of London by the Knowledge Exchange, an international information science strategy group representing the UK, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. There were also representatives present from a number of other countries including Australia, Italy, Norway, the United States, from the international publisher Elsevier and from the ORCID initiative. The meeting at the former Royal Mint, convened by the JISC on 13-14 March 2010, focussed on Digital Author Identifiers and was primarily concerned with uniquely identifying researchers and other academic staff in a cost-effective, internationally agreed and scalable way that has not hitherto been achieved.

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