eBank UK: linking research data, scholarly communication and learning

Abstract

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 eresearch 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 Grid-enabled projects to e-prints through to peer-reviewed articles as resources in portals and Learning Management Systems, are assessed. The development outcomes from the eBank UK project are presented including the distributed information architecture, requirements for common ontologies, data models, metadata schema, open linking technologies, provenance and workflows. Some emerging challenges for the future are presented in conclusion.

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@inproceedings{Lyon2004eBankUL, title={eBank UK: linking research data, scholarly communication and learning}, author={Dr Liz Lyon and Rachel Heery and Monica Duke and Michael Hursthouse and Leslie A. Carr and Christopher Gutteridge}, year={2004} }