November 21st, 2011 § § permalink
The DMPTool just added support for several NSF directorates and divisions, including:
- Astronomical Sciences division (AST)
- Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS)
- Chemistry division (CHE)
- Computer and Information Science and Engineering directorate (CISE)
- Education and Human Resources directorate (EHR)
November 15th, 2011 § § permalink
A data management planning workshop will be held as part of the International Digital Curation Conference 2011 in Bristol UK on December 5, 2011. The workshop will highlight two tools for data management planning: the DMP Online, hosted by the Digital Curation Centre (UK), and the DMPTool. Presenters include:
- DMP Online: Martin Donnelly (University of Edinburgh), Sarah Jones (University of
Glasgow), Adrian Richardson (University of Edinburgh)
- DMPTool: Sherry Lake (University of Virginia), Bill Michener (DataONE at University of New Mexico), Sarah Shreeves (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
The workshop agenda is available on the conference website: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/webfm_send/573
and information on the IDCC11 conference are available at:
November 15th, 2011 § § permalink
A webinar on “Data Management Planning and Execution” will be held on on December 15, 2011, hosted by the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) and the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). More information available on the XSEDE website:
Data Management Planning and Execution
December 15, 2011
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. (CT)
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
10100 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78758
Audience : This course is designed for researchers, faculty, graduate and undergrad students conducting research that involves generation of digital data.
Description: This course will introduce best practices in data management, both before and after the generation of research data, helping researchers meet the requirements of government funding agencies with regard to data management and open access, improve the efficiency of the research process, and aid the long-term preservation and reuse of digital data. We will briefly describe the resources in XSEDE that are most relevant to the practice of data management, and show how the hierarchy of storage resources common across XSEDE SPs facilitates management of research data.
This course will be webcast and will not include any “hands-on” sessions.
Please submit any questions you may have via the Consulting section of the XSEDE User Portal.
November 7th, 2011 § § permalink
The White House Office of Science and Technology has issued two Requests for Information in the Federal Register on November 4, 2011:
- Request for Information: Public Access to Digital Data Resulting From Federally Funded Scientific Research
- Comments are due by January 12, 2012.
- In accordance with Section 103(b)(6) of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (ACRA; Pub. L. 111-358), this Request for Information (RFI) offers the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for ensuring long-term stewardship and encouraging broad public access to unclassified digital data that result from federally funded scientific research. The public input provided through this Notice will inform deliberations of the National Science and Technology Council’s Interagency Working Group on Digital Data.
- Specific questions and comments should be directed by e-mail to DigitalData@OSTP.gov
- Request for Information: Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications Resulting From Federally Funded Research
- Comments are due by January 2, 2012.
- In accordance with Section 103(b)(6) of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (ACRA; Pub. L. 111-358), this Request for Information (RFI) offers the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for ensuring long-term stewardship and broad public access to the peer-reviewed scholarly publications that result from federally funded scientific research. The public input provided through this Notice will inform deliberations of the National Science and Technology Council’s Task Force on Public Access to Scholarly Publications.
- Specific questions and comments on the should be directed by e-mail to PublicAccess@OSTP.gov
Additional OSTP Public Access Policy Updates are available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/03/08/public-access-policy-update
Additional information about the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) is posted at http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp/nstc/about
Additional information about the Office of Science and Technology Policy is posted at