This project developing a UK Research Data Discovery Service, builds on an initial pilot project by the Digital Curation Centre and the UK Data Archive in 2013-2014.
The aim is to develop a UK-wide discovery service that enables the discovery and encourage reuse of UK research data held in UK research institutions and subject data centres, and which can be taken forward into a service run by Jisc.
The project is now in its third phase of work, whereby the harvesting of metadata will be widened across more UK universities and data centres during 2017.
During the second phase of work (2014-2016), we:
Principal Investigator: Veerle Van den Eynden, UK Data Service
Dates: November 2014 - July 2016
Digital Curation Centre: Diana Sisu, Laura Molloy, Alex Ball, David Wilson, Kevin Ashley
Jisc: Christopher Brown, Catherine Grout, Rachel Bruce
UK Data Archive: Lucy Bell, John Shepherdson, Anne Etheridge
Archaeology Data Centre: Katie Green, Michael Charno, Paul Young
NERC Data Catalogue Service: Peter Vodden, Philip Trembath
ISIS/ICAT, STFC: Tom Griffin, Catherine Jones
Visual Arts Data Service: Leigh Garrett, Carlos Silca, Amy Robinson
Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre: Ian Bruno, Matthew Lightfoot
STFC Energy Data Centre: Jim Halliday
University of Hull: Chris Awre
University of St Andrews: Anna Clements
University of Glasgow: Valerie McCutcheon
Oxford Brookes University: Rowena Rouse, Sarah Taylor
University of Edinburgh: Robin Rice, Stuart Lewis
University of Oxford: Sally Rumsey, Amanda Flynn, David Tomkins
University of Southampton: Wendy White, Adrian Cox, Michael Whitton
University of Leeds: Rachel Proudfoot, Graham Blyth
University of Lincoln: Paul Stainthorp, Andrew Beeken
The UK Data Service website will be undergoing an upgrade to our systems from Thursday 23 August until Wednesday 29 August inclusive. Some parts of the current website, account area and data catalogue will be unavailable. Normal services are expected to resume on 30 August 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience.