Category: News

New Video in the Series: Get Started with FRDR!

Portage has released a new video for the series: Get Started with FRDR. In this video, you will learn how to download Globus Connect Personal to your computer. Watch the video on CARL’s YouTube channel:

Get Started with FRDR is a series of short instructional videos designed to help researchers, data professionals, librarians, and anyone else who is getting started with the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) and would like to learn the basics of using the service, setting up an account, and uploading and downloading datasets using Globus File Transfer.

The series is available on CARL’s YouTube channel. Audio is in English with optional French subtitles. If you have questions about FRDR or would like to learn more, please contact support@frdr-dfdr.ca.

Announcing Portage’s New Training Coordinator!

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Portage Network (Portage) is pleased to announce Jennifer Abel as the new Training Coordinator as of August 24, 2020. Jennifer joined Portage earlier this year as Project Officer, to support Portage activities related to managing sensitive data, data management planning, and research intelligence. As Training Coordinator, Jennifer will engage in all aspects of research data management (RDM) training, including the development of a nationally coordinated RDM training program in Canada, in collaboration with the Portage Training Expert Group (TEG).  More >> Announcing Portage’s New Training Coordinator!

Portage is Hiring a Project Officer

Hiring Organization: Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)
Job Title: Project Officer
Job Location: Flexible
Application Closing Date: Tuesday September 8, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

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PROJECT OFFICER (FULL-TIME POSITION FOR 6 MONTH DURATION)

SUMMARY

Launched in 2015 by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), the Portage Network (Portage) collaborates with stakeholders from across the research ecosystem to develop and coordinate expertise, platforms, services, and technology in support of research data management, aimed to facilitate the adoption of data stewardship best practices by researchers and institutions. More >> Portage is Hiring a Project Officer

CIOOS Data Catalogue Added to FRDR Discovery Service

Portage and the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System (CIOOS) are pleased to announce the addition of the CIOOS Data Catalogue in the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) Discovery Service.

CIOOS is an open-access national system that brings together the various elements of ocean observation in Canada. It facilitates access to existing resources, new information, and technology and makes data discoverable. The CIOOS Data Catalogue allows researchers to search, find, and download all 285 CIOOS datasets.

FRDR currently has over 60 Canadian research data repositories included in its discovery service, with more being added. 

For more information, please contact FRDR Support at support@frdr-dfdr.ca

New Scholars Portal Dataverse Institutions Added to the FRDR Discovery Service

Portage and Scholars Portal are pleased to announce that several Scholars Portal Dataverse institutions are now searchable in the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) Discovery Service More >> New Scholars Portal Dataverse Institutions Added to the FRDR Discovery Service

CARL and Portage Endorse the TRUST Principles for Digital Repositories

Ottawa, ON (July 31, 2020) – CARL and Portage are pleased to announce their endorsement of the TRUST Principles for digital repositories. 

Digital information increasingly drives the research process and enables broad access to research data and other types of digital collections. This access is often provided via digital repositories, and as the scholarly enterprise becomes increasingly reliant on them, it is important that they demonstrate the ability to appropriately manage their data over the long term.  More >> CARL and Portage Endorse the TRUST Principles for Digital Repositories

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