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EUDAT summer reading: in the spotlight the EOSC report, the new eInfraEU publication and the upcoming webinar on DMP

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Summer has finally arrived: sit back, relax and catch up all the EUDAT latest updates!

The first report of the High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud has just been released and we describe how EUDAT can contribute to the EOSC framework. The work done by EUDAT is also covered by the recently launched publication entitled “E-INFRASTRUCTURES: Making Europe the best place for Research and Innovation”... Curious how? Download the booklet!

For those still at work, please mark the 7th of July in your calendar. At 11:00 CEST, EUDAT, jointly with OpenAIRE, has organised the webinar: "How to write a Data Management Plan".

Last but not least this issue highlights how you can best benefit from the EUDAT services with the article: Are you a User or a Joiner? and helps you discover how EUDAT is contributing to Digital Infrastructures for Research 2016.

A Roadmap for the European Open Science Cloud

Just a few days ago the High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) released its first report, A Cloud on the 2020 Horizon, after an extensive round of consultations with key stakeholders.  The report is a wake-up call for the Commission and EU member States invited to close discussions about the “perceived need” for an EOSC while moving swiftly towards realizing the “first phase of a federated, globally accessible environment where researchers, innovators, companies and citizens can publish, find and re-use each other's data and tools for research, innovation and educational purposes”...

e-infrastructures: Bringing research to the next level

Have you ever wondered what exactly an “e-infrastructure” is and how it changes your life? The European Commission, specifically the e-Infrastructure unit in the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT), recently launched a publication entitled “ E-INFRASTRUCTURES: Making Europe the best place for Research and Innovation”. Readers are taken on a journey by John and his research colleagues from all over Europe, who use fundamental facilities offered by European e-infrastructures to conduct their research and do excellent science. When you get to end of the...

Having troubles writing your Data Management Plan? We have it covered in our upcoming webinar!

As several research funders are carrying out (Open) Data Pilots, projects and researchers are more often than ever required to deliver a Data Management Plan or DMP. The DMP is a useful instrument for researchers to reflect on and communicate about the way they will deal with their data.  EUDAT, jointly with OpenAIRE, has organised the webinar "How to write a Data Management Plan", to be held on Thursday 7 July 2016, at 11:00 CEST.  Sarah Jones from the Digital Curation Centre and Marjan Grootveld, senior policy consultant at Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), will provide a detailed overview of the...

Are you a USER or a JOINER?

EUDAT enables European researchers and practitioners from any research discipline and any geographical location to preserve, find, access, and process research data in a trusted environment. EUDAT is building a European collaborative data infrastructure (CDI), a distributed network of data-related services, provided by Europe’s most powerful scientific data centres, which enhance research collaborations based on electronic data. Furthermore, thanks to these integrated infrastructures, research communities will be able to collaborate with each other across Europe and even globally. What is the EUDAT CDI (Collaborative Data...

EUDAT is part of the programme of the Digital Infrastructures for Research 2016. Want to know more? Click here

Krákow will be the home of the first joint event organised by the major European e-Infrastructure initiatives (EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and RDA Europe). EUDAT will contribute to the event with two presentations and a training session. The first presentation B2FIND: A Cross-Discipline Metadata Service and Discovery Portal focuses on B2FIND, one of the EUDAT B2service suite. B2FIND is a unique multi-disciplinary joint metadata catalogue of research data collections stored in EUDAT data centres and other repositories. Would you like to quickly find useful data resources for your research purposes or build new collections of data...