The University of Tampere published its data policy last autumn, approved by Rector’s decision on 27 October 2016. Now it is also available in English.
The purpose of the job is to provide a highly productive development, test and production environment as well as maintaining, supporting and documenting the infrastructure for CESSDA, reporting directly to CESSDA's Chief Technical Officer.
The Slovenian Social Science Data Archives (ADP) organised a round table conference entitled “Ethics in Science with a special focus on the new EU General Data Protection Regulation”.
This week is Love Your Data 2017, a 5-day international event to help researchers take better care of their data. Each day has its own theme.
The General Assembly of CESSDA, Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives, appointed Ron Dekker as the new director at its meeting on 15 November 2016 in The Hague, the Netherlands.
The Academy of Finland has granted the Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD) over €1.7 million for the period of 1 January 2017–31 December 2021 based on the proposal the archive submitted in the FIRI 2016 call for research infrastructures.
CESSDA is one of the five “ESFRI Landmarks” in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) recognised in the ESFRI Roadmap 2016 and is aiming to become an ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) in 2017.
Last year, the use of the Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD) data collection grew by 25% compared to 2015, reaching a total of 2,835 downloaded datasets by the end of the year (2015: 2,262).
A book aimed at data librarians has recently been published, The Data Librarian’s Handbook by Robin Rice and John Southall.