EUBrazil Cloud Connect is a new international co-operation project which is creating a joint cloud infrastructure.
This new infrastructure will enable a multi-disciplinary user community to co-operate across borders at many different levels. Ultimately, the project aims to accelerate scientific discovery and to advance knowledge on several challenges of high social impact.
Research Libraries UK (RLUK) represents 34 of the leading and most significant research libraries in the UK and Ireland. Working with The European Library, RLUK will soon be releasing over 17 million bibliographic records as Linked Open Data. We want to invite developers from the library, academic and general coding community to realise the full impact of this very large [...]
The Dutch Data Prize awards the efforts of researchers who bring data together, document it and make it accessible to others. Every two years, two prizes are awarded: one prize for the humanities and social sciences and one prize for science and technology subjects. The winners receive a sculpture, €7,500 to make the dataset more [...]
Onderzoekers die data bij elkaar brengen, documenteren en toegankelijk maken voor anderen en daarmee een goed voorbeeld geven aan collega’s, kunnen beloond worden met de Nederlandse Dataprijs. Tweejaarlijks worden twee prijzen uitgereikt: een prijs voor de humaniora en sociale wetenschappen en een prijs voor de exacte en technische wetenschappen. De winnaars ontvangen naast een beeld, [...]
Problem of content quality is essential for scientific publishing. John Bohanon’s and Jeffrey Beal’s work have exposed bottom tier of Open Access (OA) publishers, without showing how good the best of them can be. Quality of the bottom tier is much more present in discussions on Open Access which remains in contrast to discourse on [...]
Rebecca sat down next to me at breakfast and asked, “How was the hike yesterday?” I replied, “Good. It was more of a walk. But it was beautiful.” Her: “You’re a serious hiker, right?” Me: “I guess so.”
This simple exchange–or one like it–happens every day. We question our abilities. We confirm our expertise.
I noticed [...]
Last week, internet security experts announced a major flaw ‘heartbleed‘ in commonly used encryption software (OpenSSL). We take the security and safety of data entrusted to tDAR seriously. We wanted to take a moment and both outline what we’ve done regarding the ‘heartbleed’ bug, but also take a moment to discuss how we protect your [...]
Open Access (free to read) archaeology articles for everyone:Excavation at Lintshie Gutter Unenclosed Platform Settlement, Crawford, Lanarkshire, 1991.http://bit.ly/X2QUBZ Who were the Professional North American Archaeologists of 1900? Clues from the Work of Warren K. Mooreheadhttp://bit.ly/1cki7F0 Excavations at the Buries, Reptonhttp://bit.ly/181zagt Tellspottinghttp://bit.ly/1p7Kp0s
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Gaining the knowledge, skills and experience required to manage digital assets and provide access to them over time can sometimes feel like trying to hit a moving target. Almost all heritage organizations now have a responsibility to steward some kind of digital content be it e-books or journals, digitized materials, electronic records, digital photographs, data [...]
Journal of Theological Studies (old series Vols. 1 – 10 (1899-1909)) Journal of Theological Studies is now published by Oxford University Press. The original series ran from 1899-1949 and the new series began in 1950, continuing to the present day. The printed index of Vols. 1-30 (1899-1929) can be downloaded here.
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