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Update from the research data management team

What have the RDM team been up to over the past 12 months? A lot has happened over past year but the most important thing to mention is that we moved. Since May 2019 we are no longer part of the Library, we joined…

Happy Love Data Week!

Happy Love Data Week! This is the third year that we celebrate Love Data Week and this year, in addition to blog posts, we have organised two talks about research data (see our previous post for details,…

Join us in celebrating Love Data Week 2020

Love Data Week 2020 is almost here! Like the past two years we will join other institutions in celebrating Love Data Week. Normally we invite researchers to contribute with blog posts. However, this year we went a bit…

The State of Open Data 2019

Every year Digital Science, in association with Figshare and Springer Nature, conduct this survey to discover global attitudes towards open data. If you are a researcher we want to hear from you, no matter the…

Data about St Andrews Open data

It has been a while, since we stepped back and had a look at what we have collected in our research data repository in St Andrews. So, what has happened since February 2018? We have now recorded a total of 1642 dataset…

#lovedataweek: Data Needs Software

As part of Love Data Week 2019, we thought it would be worth taking a brief moment to think about software. Software is not data, but software is essential for working with data – whether that’s creating it, collecting…

Happy #lovedataweek!

This week marks Love Data Week 2019 , an annual social media event coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries or data archives or centers. Similar to Open Access Week,…