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The DMP Tool, a collaborative project across seven organizations including DataONE, has now been released. Designed to help researchers learn about data management and write guided Data Management Plans (DMPs), the DMPTool walks researchers through the steps neccesary to create a generic NSF DMP or a DMP targeted to one of six NSF Directorates. You can also save, preview and export your plans and future functionality will allow you to share DMPs with collaborators and other researchers.... read more
DataONE, which is headquartered at the University of New Mexico (UNM), is recruiting a post-doctoral associate to work with the Data Semantics and Integration Working Group of the DataONE project. This is a full-time, 12 –month position that is renewable up to three years. The physical location of where the Post-Doctoral Associate is located is flexible. Applications will be accepted starting immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.
DataONE learning modules are now available online. Topics cover data management planning, through data entry and assurance, metadata and analysis. You can download individual modules / slides to incorporate into your lectures.
Take a look and let us know what you think.
DataONE and colleagues from Indiana University will be running at 3 hr workshop titled "Big Data Means Your Metadata Must Work" at Supercomputing 2011, Seattle, Nov 12-18th. The meeting agenda has yet to be finalized but preliminary information can be found here: http://sc11.supercomputing.org/index.php.
Below is a copy of our abstract. We hope it encourages you to join us!!
News Report No. 4 (7 July 2011)
William Michener, Amber Budden, and Rebecca Koskela – University of New Mexico; Dave Vieglais – University of Kansas
Are you preparing a research proposal or initiating a research project? Increasingly, funders are requiring that proposals and funded projects include a comprehensive plan that describes how the data will be effectively managed during the life of the project and beyond.
Individuals from DataONE, ORNL DAAC and USGS will be running a 4 hour workshop at the ESA meeting in Austin TX on data management. Designed with early career scientists in mind, the purpose of this workshop is to give attendees a set of practical tools for organizing and sharing their data through all parts of the research cycle. Topics will include data structure, quality control, data documentation, and the importance of good data management practices for data sharing, collaboration, and... read more
In addition to hosting a workshop and special session at the 2011 Ecological Society of America meeting in Austin, TX this August, DataONE will be at booth 605 for the week. Come and visit us to learn more about how DataONE can help meet your research goals, discover some of the new developments in Data Management Planning tools and find out about upcoming DataONE online teaching resources.
This workshop has now been completed. Links to presentations can be found below within the agenda.
Thank you to all those who attended and participated in lively discussions.
News Report No. 3 (25 March 2011) – Bill Michener, PI