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    • Supporting Local Data Users in the UK Academic Community 

      MacDonald, Stuart; Martinez-Uribe, Luis (Ariadne, 2005-07)
      This article will report on existing local data support infrastructures within the UK tertiary education community. It will discuss briefly early methods and traditions of data collection within UK territories. In addition ...
    • DISC-UK DataShare: Web 2.0 Data Visualisation Tools: 

      MacDonald, Stuart (2008-01-14)
      Part 1 of this briefing paper will highlight some examples of new collaborative web services using Web 2.0 technologies which venture into the numeric data visualisation arena. These mashups allow researchers to upload and ...
    • Libraries in the Converging Worlds of Open Data, E-research, and Web 2.0 

      MacDonald, Stuart; Martinez-Uribe, Luis (Online, 2008-03)
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    • Data librarianship: a gap in the market 

      Hyams, Elspeth; Martinez-Uribe, Luis; Macdonald, Stuart (CILIP Update, 2008-06)
      Stuart Macdonald and Luis Martinez-Uribe have humorously described themselves as ‘accidental’ data librarians, but they have a serious message for the research community. They talked to Elspeth Hyams about data sharing and ...
    • DISC-UK DataShare 

      Rice, Robin (ALISS Quarterly, 2008-07)
      DISC-UK DataShare ( is a JISC-funded collaborative project led by EDINA and Edinburgh University Data Library, with the Universities of Oxford and Southampton as partners, and the ...
    • An enquiry into the use of numeric data in learning and teaching in UKHE 

      Rice, Robin; Fairgrieve, Joan (Radical Statistics, 2003)
      Only one-quarter of survey respondents who said they used data in the classroom had considered using the nationally funded academic data services provided by the Data Archive (at Essex), MIMAS (at Manchester), or EDINA ...
    • ESRC/SFC Scoping Study into Quantitative Methods Capacity Building in Scotland 

      McVie, Susan; Coxon, Anthony P.M.; Hawkins, Philip; Palmer, Jackie; Rice, Robin (2008-05)
      There has been widespread concern about a UK-wide deficit in quantitative skills amongst social scientists since the 1960s, especially in relation to the rapid pace of change within the industry and the lack of adequately ...
    • Scholarly Communication and National Union Catalogues: a Strategic Role for SUNCAT in the UK Information Environment 

      Burnhill, Peter; Guy, Fred; Osborne, Nicola (Taylor & Francis, 2006)
      The paper sets out to re-assess the role for SUNCAT as national union serials catalogue, considering how it might move beyond its original remit as a simple route to discover and locate serials, to be a component in a ...
    • SUNCAT: The serials union catalogue for the UK research community 

      Mulligan, Zena (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences, 2007-01)
      SUNCAT is the national Serials Union CATalogue for the UK research community and is available at SUNCAT is a freely available tool to help both researchers and librarians locate serials held in ...