Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Metadata Stores Community News #10

Apologies for any cross-posting

1. Congratulations! Overview of 2012: 22 Metadata Stores Projects with 22 start dates, Software choices: 13.5 ReDBox (0.5 is using Mint), 4 VIVO, 3 homegrown, 1 ORCA, 20 Steering Committees with 129 data management champions.

2. NLA/Trove registrations: A reminder of the link to the instructions for setting up an account for contributing records to the Trove and that you cc simon.pockley@ands.org.au in to your communications with the NLA. You can expect the TIM training session to be in mid-January (date to be announced).

3. ReDBox users: Duncan Dickinson has provided an overview of what ReDBox delivers with respect to Metadata Stores deliverables. More work is scheduled that will help fulfil requirements so it'd be worth looking at the overview and chasing up information you may need for your project. Please check and let Duncan know of edits/issues. You can even add comments to the document (pls put your name in the comment so that he knows where it came from).

4. Regular Clinics: The next Wednesday Metadata Stores surgery/clinic will be held on Wednesday January 9th 2012 at 10:00am (Melb time)- a reminder will be sent out on the Monday before with the log-in details.

Seasons Greetings to everyone and best wishes for the coming year...

Simon

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