Tag Archives: jiscmrd

Data Deposit Scenarios

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 »

Event report: Managing Research Data Hack Day

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.

SWORD extension project

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 »