The Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS) is a national service funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher and Further Education Funding Councils and the Arts and Humanities Research Council to collect, preserve and promote the electronic resources which result from research and teaching in the arts and humanities.… (More)
What terms does your metadata use? Application profiles as machine-understandable narratives. Journal of Digital Information, 2 (2). This version is made available in accordance with publisher policies. Please cite only the published version using the reference above.
Executive Summary 6 Purpose 6 Overview of report contents 6 Key points 7 Recommendations 8 1. Introduction 13 1.1 Purpose of this review 13 1.2 Terminology services overview 13 1.2.1 Controlled vocabularies 14 1.2.2 Folksonomies 14 1.2.3 Combination of terminology tools and techniques 15 1.3 Cost benefit issues 15 1.3.1 Benefits 15 1.3.2 Return on… (More)
This paper describes an ongoing collaborative effort across digital library and scientific communities in the UK to improve access to research data. A prototype demonstrator service supporting the discovery and retrieval of detailed results of crystallography experiments has been deployed within an Open Archives digital library service model. Early… (More)
The U.K. National Crystallography Service (NCS) has developed a prototype e-science infrastructure for the provision of a small molecule crystallography service from sample receipt to results dissemination. This paper outlines the two strands of this service, which (a) enable a user to contribute in the conduction of an experiment and (b) provide an… (More)
The authors would like to thank the following people, who contributed to the roadmap by completing an email questionnaire or commenting on previous versions. The authors take responsibility for interpreting the answers and for any change of emphasis that comes with collating the viewpoints of the various contributors.
This paper includes an overview of the changing landscape of scholarly communication and describes outcomes from the innovative eBank UK project, which seeks to build links from e-research through to e-learning. As introduction, the scholarly knowledge cycle is described and the role of digital repositories and aggregator services in linking data-sets from… (More)