Establishing a shared research data service for UK universities

Insights. 30(1), pp.59–70, 2017

Publié le 13 mars 2017, par Thérèse Hameau


Research data is central to research ; sharing and enabling access to research data are now seen as essential to research integrity. Making research data accessible goes beyond validation as it also supports new research and innovation. However, sharing of research data is not yet ‘business as usual’, though digital technology is making data sharing much easier and Jisc is currently harnessing this in partnership with the UK research community to develop the research data shared service (RDSS) ... This article examines the development of this service so far, from initial ideas and requirements gathering to entering technical development.