Metadata aggregation : a critical component of research infrastructure for the future

Wolski, Malcolm, Young, Joseph A., Morris, Joanne, De Vine, Lance, & Rebollo, Robyn (2010) Metadata aggregation : a critical component of research infrastructure for the future. In Proceedings of the 4th eResearch Australasia Conference, Royal Pines, Gold Coast, Queensland.

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The development of research data management infrastructure and services and making research data more discoverable and accessible to the research community is a key priority at the national, state and individual university level. This paper will discuss and reflect upon a collaborative project between Griffith University and the Queensland University of Technology to commission a Metadata Hub or Metadata Aggregation service based upon open source software components. It will describe the role that metadata aggregation services play in modern research infrastructure and argue that this role is a critical one.

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ID Code: 34204
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Keywords: Metadata aggregation, research data management, research infrastructure
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services (080612)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Library Services
Current > Research Centres > High Performance Computing and Research Support
Deposited On: 07 Feb 2011 21:50
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2013 03:11

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