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Discovery Service demo at Digifest16

Jisc’s annual Digifest (#digifest16) took place in Birmingham on 2-3 March 2016. The Discovery Service presentation and demo featured on day 2 at the Shared Services Stand. You can view all slides from the programme page, but the presentation from this project’s session is available from SlideShare. Following the presentation, which gave a brief overview … Read more

Discovery Service Update – Alpha Site

The early phase of this project focussed on gathering use cases and requirements from our participating pilot universities and data centres. The use cases and requirements have been discussed and refined by the participants, mostly through participation in the Advisory Groups that support the project. The three groups (Technical & Metadata, User, and Researcher) meet … Read more

Use Cases

As mentioned in the previous post, there are three advisory groups for the UKRDDS project and on 23 July they met online for the first time. The main purpose of the first set of meetings was to go through the user stories that were gathered at the first workshop and have been developed into use … Read more

Advisory Groups

There are three advisory groups for the UKRDDS project and on 23 July they met online for the first time (see next blog post). The monthly online advisory group meetings are for participants to discuss progress, issues, method of working, communication, etc. for the UK Research Data Discovery Service. The three advisory groups and their … Read more

Initial Workshop (Once more unto the breach…)

On St George’s Day members of the UKRDDS team from Jisc, the DCC and the UK Data Archive gathered together with pilot institutions and data centres for the project’s initial workshop. It was the first opportunity, since the initial pilot, for all stakeholders to come together and to discuss the plan for the project, the … Read more