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May 29, 2014

The DMPTool project partners are pleased to announce the release of the DMPTool v2.

March 20, 2014

The Digital Curation Centre, in collaboration with DataONE, have released the latest publication in their series of How-to Guides: How to Discover Requirements for Research Data Management Services

Co-authored by DCC’s Angus Whyte and DataONE’s Suzie Allard, the guide provides an overview of the RDM service development context, and details methods used to plan, elicit, analyze, document and prioritize service users’... read more

March 19, 2014

DataONE is pleased to welcome the Gulf of Alaska Data Portal at the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) to its growing network of data repositories. The Gulf of Alaska Data Portal archives ecological and environmental observations arising from monitoring and field research in the Gulf of Alaska and in particular Prince William Sound and lower Cook Inlet. Many data sets are time series... read more

March 14, 2014
The Dryad Data Repository and DataONE announce the next phase in their long-standing collaboration with the production release of the Dryad Member Node. Dryad joins 18 other DataONE Member Nodes and makes an important contribution to the breadth and diversity of Earth and environmental science data exposed through DataONE. DataONE (www.DataONE.org) now has over 147,000 data objects available for researchers.
February 25, 2014
DataONE has recently launched a new area of the public website 'For Librarians'. As custodians of the scholarly record, and with well-established relationships to researchers within their institutions, DataONE recognizes the contribution of libraries and librarians as providers of discipline-specific expertise and research data management services. To support librarians in this role, DataONE has provided a Librarian Outreach Kit by way of introduction to some of the most relevant DataONE... read more
February 20, 2014

DataONE further extends the provision of biodiversity informatics, systematics and ecology and evolutionary biology data with the recent addition of the University of Kansas’ Biodiversity Institute (KUBI) Member Node. The KUBI brings its focus on biodiversity education, research, documentation and service to support DataONE’s vision to enable “researchers, educators, and the public to better understand and conserve life on earth and the environment... read more

January 27, 2014

DataONE gains a new partner as the USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN) becomes a Member Node. The USA National Phenology Network serves science and society by promoting broad understanding of plant and animal phenology and its relationship with environmental change. The USA-NPN will deliver phenology data from its Nature’s Notebook program collected at 2,000 sites across the United States from 2009 through 2012, through the DataONE infrastructure... read more

December 19, 2013

DataONE is pleased to welcome the SEAD (Sustainable Environment, Actionable Data) Virtual Archive to the growing network of Member Nodes. The SEAD Virtual Archive (VA) is a thin virtualization layer on top of multiple university institutional repositories focusing on preservation of long-tail scientific data. SEAD provides lightweight data services specifically designed to support multi-disciplinary research and to meet the needs of small-team and single investigator projects.

October 18, 2013

Scientists and research data: Continuing to build an understanding of your data needs

Led by our Usability and Assessment Working Group, DataONE is conducting an online survey to better understand how scientists work. Your responses will help us better understand how scientists create, preserve, manage, and share their data which will... read more

July 23, 2013
Members of the Community Education and Engagement (CEE) working group have just published an article on 'The Ethics of Data Sharing and Reuse in Biology'. "Sharing data is becoming increasingly important ... both for the integrity of science ... and for the development of synthetic data products that allow existing data to be applied to new problems. However, the degree to which researchers are willing to share data depends to a large extent on the responsible conduct of their colleagues who... read more

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