DOE Public Access Plan: Scientific Publications & Data Management Plan

DOE Public Access Plan:  Scientific Publications & Data Management Plan
September 11, 2014  from 11:00-12:15pm
Engineering Hall, Room 3609

L&S Pre-Award Services, together with CALS, Engineering and RSP, is hosting an informational presentation on this new DOE requirement.  Presenters include Julie Schneider from the Ebling Library, and Ryan Schryer and Brianna Marshall from UW Research Data Services.  Those who submit proposals to and have award funding from the DOE should attend.

Please register at the OHRD link

September 25 Webinar on ORCID Adoption by Funders

25 September 2014, 10 am EDT (UTC-4)

Please register in advance for this free webinar.

ORCID is partnering with the Health Research Alliance, a consortium of biomedical research foundations, to host a free webinar on how funders are using ORCID identifiers in their workflows and systems.  The webinar will feature presentations by leaders at private and public funding organizations in the U.S. and Europe.  Join us to learn why funders are integrating ORCID identifiers into common CV platforms, mandating use during grant submission, and leveraging identifiers to improve tracking and evaluation.

Learn more.

Registration for Lockdown 2014 is Now Open

This year’s conference at Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) includes a variety of presentations on important current information security issues, including network phantom surveillance UAV/drone, REN-ISAC update, Payment Card Industry (PCI) update, and more! The conference includes breakfast items, lunch and conference t-shirt. Our favorite mascot may also make a cameo appearance.

The conference site, including registration, can be found here: For general questions, please send an email to

Databib and to Merge Registry Services

In what they believe will reduce duplication of their registry services, research data repository search tool Databib ( and the repository indexing service will merge into one project by the end of 2015. The new entity will by manged by the not-for-profit, data set registration service, DataCite ( According to the site, “the aim of this merger is to reduce duplication of effort and to better serve the research community with a single, sustainable registry of research data repositories that incorporates the best features of both projects.” It is expected that the merged registry will become an imprint of DataCite by the end of 2015 and be included in its regular suite of services. See for more information on this merger.