This is a bog post detailing some work that the SWORD team (Richard Jones, Stuart Lewis, Pablo de Castro Martin) have undertaken. It describes some work related to research data deposit scenarios.It is hoped that a fuller write-up of this work will be published formally. In addition, a cut down version will be presented at… Read More »
If you are interested in the use of SWORD for the deposit of research data, take a look at the DevCSI event report from their recent ‘Managing Research Data Hack Day‘ event report: http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk/2012/05/11/event-report-managing-research-data-hack-day/ There is an interesting discussion and associated video about using SWORD v2 to deposit files using BitTorrent.
We recently posted a survey about ‘Data Deposit’. The survey is still open if you wish to respond. The first question in the survey asks: “How much do you know about SWORD?” We asked this simple question as we wanted to find out the general level of knowledge about SWORD within the community who responded.… Read More »
The SWORD v2 project has been asked by the JISC to look into the applicability of the SWORD protocol for depositing Research Data. The SWORD protocol has always been agnostic about the type of resource it is depositing, however its initial development stemmed from a requirement for the deposit of scholarly communications outputs into repositories… Read More »
We’re glad to announce that the SWORD v2 project has been granted extension funding by JISC. The original SWORD v2 project has been extending the current SWORD standard from its current model of ‘fire and forget’ deposits, to a full CRUD model where items can be updated, replaced, or deleted too. The project will deliver… Read More »