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Category Archives: News
From the Open Knowledge Foundation: Dear all, The OKFN is delighted to announce the launch of the Panton Fellowships! Funded by the Open Society Institute, two Panton Fellowships will be awarded to scientists who actively promote open data in science. … Continue reading
If you follow copyright and intellectual property legislation, you might get the impression that universities and libraries are under attack from the publishing industry. There have recently been a series of lawsuits and bills designed to strengthen content publishers at … Continue reading
In the UO Science Library blog I try to highlight new open access science journals as I hear about them. If one looks relevant to innovations in visualizing, preserving, presenting or sharing data, I’ll also include them here. Here’s a … Continue reading
Deb Carver (Dean of UO Libraries), John Conery (Professor, Computer and Information Science), Lynn Stearney (Director of Grants, UO Foundation), Sean Sharp (Research and Instructional Technology, Campus Information Services), and I are participating in the ARL/DLF E-Science Institute. The following … Continue reading
DuraSpace is pursuing development of a cloud-based storage system that can more easily be used by researchers for data storage while also addressing data curation and management issues. The not-for-profit DuraSpace organization announced that it will develop a hosted, cloud-based … Continue reading
XSEDE Project Brings Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Digital Services and Expertise to Nation’s Scientists and Engineers
A partnership of 17 institutions last week announced a new project that allows researchers open access to the power of supercomputers, advanced computational tools and digital resources and services directly from their desktops. Called Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment … Continue reading
from the Office of Science and Technology blog post: From Big Data to New Insights: Today, Microsoft is announcing the availability of a new tool called Daytona that will make it easier for researchers to harness the power of “cloud … Continue reading
The British Library has an exhibit on the evolution of scientific research. Highlighted on the site are short (~ 4 min) videos about new methods of doing research and data-driven science, the role of the research library in support of … Continue reading
The NIEHS is seeking input on ways to encourage broader data sharing among researchers in the field of environmental health sciences who are conducting clinical or epidemiologic studies. Input is being sought from the environmental health science extramural research community … Continue reading