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June 2007

Data Storage policy can't be enforced

There is a nice article in University Affairs about Carol Perry and her work. Raises some important issues about preserving research data and researchers perceptions. Chuck Humphrey also raises the profile of a NDA in Canada.

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/issues/2007/june_july/datastorage_01.html

Posted on behalf of Bo Wandschneider

Bad Data Examples Appeal

Back in early April, I canvassed the IASSIST list for examples of articles, studies, or any publication that misuses data.  My original message:

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Ontario University Libraries Launch New Data Service

The following press release was posted to the IASSIST listserv by Bo Wandschneider on 11 June: Ottawa: June 11, 2007 The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is pleased to announce the launch of the Ontario Data Documentation, Extraction Service and Infrastructure Initiative (ODESI), which will provide university researchers with unprecedented access to a significant number of datasets in a web-based data extraction system that will be delivered through the highly successful Scholars' Portal model.

This infrastructure will be built on an international metadata standard

New IQ issue - intro from the editor

The IASSIST Quarterly (IQ Vol. 30 issue 2 - 2006) is now available on the web:

http://iassistdata.org/publications/iq/iqvol30.html

Winter came late in Denmark, but suddenly the situation was normal: snow came and traffic stopped. And now 14 days after spring was here in March. I sat outside in the sun reading articles. Still it's more difficult to write articles outside, we are waiting for the improvements of the computer screens.
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