Nov 252011

We are delighted to share with you a veritable cornucopia of resources on the EU INSPIRE directive!

Over the last few months we have been working on information and guidance on INSPIRE for the academic community. As many final decisions and official positions on INSPIRE are still bring made we expect to update not only these materials but further tools that we will be sharing in the near future.

The documents below (all available to view on SlideShare and to download from this blog or SlideShare) represent our best understanding at present but should give a good sense of what the INSPIRE directive means for your organisation and where to start with your own data.

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 November 25, 2011  Posted by at 7:18 pm INSPIRE Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on JISC GECO INSPIREs…
Sep 122011

This is a short post to remind you that the UK Data Archive / JISC GECO INSPIRE for Social Sciences event will be taking place on Friday 7th October in Essex is now available for booking!

You can find the full information on the event page. The programmme includes a fantastic line up of speakers from academic, research council and data provider backgrounds including the ESRC, the UK Data Archive, EDINA, the Swedish National Data Service, the Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, and NERC.

The event is organised by U.Geo and JISC GECO. You can read more about U.Geo, and their work to unlock the geo potential of national survey data, on their blog:

 September 12, 2011  Posted by at 9:44 am Events, Misc. Tagged with: , , , , ,  Comments Off on INSPIRE for Social Sciences Event on 7th October Open for Bookings