Author: Nicola Osborne
I am Digital Education Manager and Service Manager at EDINA, a role I share with my colleague Lorna Campbell. I was previously Social Media Officer for EDINA working across all projects and services. I am interested in the opportunities within teaching and learning for film, video, sound and all forms of multimedia, as well as social media, crowdsourcing and related new technologies.

Repository Fringe 2013: Reports from the Blogosphere

As a Friday treat we thought we would share with you all of the reports on Repository Fringe 2013 that have been appearing across the blogosphere. These are brilliant personal records of the event and the workshops. They include some

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Repository Fringe Day Three: What happened, what the best hacks were (and who won the lego, again!)

This is our rather belated summary of Day Three (Friday 2nd August) of the Repository Fringe. It was a very busy final day of talks, pecha kuchas and the Developer Challenge and it has taken us the long weekend to


LiveBlog: Closing Keynote

Peter Burnhill, Director of EDINA is introducing our closing keynote, something of a Repository Fringe frequent flyer. But he is also announcing that this year is the 30th birthday of the University of Edinburgh Data Library. There was a need

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LiveBlog: Developer Challenge Show & Tell

Paul Walk begins by thanking all of the Repository Fringe 2013 Developer Challenge sponsors. And to our judges for the Developer Challenge. I want to thank our entrants for the Developer Challenge. We found some ideas exchanged even over the

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LiveBlog: Pecha Kucha Session 2

Repositories for Scientific Research Data – Peter Murray Rust We spend huge money, millions, looking at phyllogenetic trees, huge amounts of data gathered but most is thrown away. Little work done to solve this but ANDS in Australia has done

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LiveBlog: Short Presentations 4

Paul Walk – RIOXX Metadata Application Profile and Vocabularies for OA (V4OA) Paul will be presenting on two projects: RIOXX and V40A developed by UKOLN and funded by JISC. Funding for both ended yesterday. RIOXX had as it’s goal to


LiveBlog: Short Presentations 3

We are kicking off Day Two with short presentations: Hydra – Chris Awre, University of Hull Firstly thank you to my colleague Tom Cramer at Stanford for some of these slides. Hydra started out as a project in 2008 between

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Repository Fringe Day Two: What We Found Out (and Who Won the Lego!)

We had a fantastic and very busy day two at Repository Fringe today! A brief welcome from Repository Fringe Chair Nicola Osborne kicked off the day and was followed be a welcome and introduction to the city – and it’s

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LiveBlog: Short Presentations 2

Rocio von Jungenfeld is introducing our final three presentations… Robin Burgess’ Repository Song I presented in 2011 as part of Repository Fringe I was presenting my paper on take up and embedding from the Glasgow School of Art’s new repository,

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LiveBlog – Pecha Kucha Session 1

Martin Donnelly, DCC, is introducing our Pecha Kucha session: Tony Mathys – Geo Metadata and repositories The GoGeo vision for repositories. How many librarians are there here? (not many). I work for the GoGeo Metadata service. We work to make

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