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Research report

26 Sep 2017

Our first report explored the background surrounding the emergence of Research Data Management (RDM) and introduced a simple framework for navigating the RDM service space. In this, our second report, we look at the RDM service bundles of the four...

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Guide

20 Aug 2017

This note introduces readers to some of the current environmental analysis tools available within Building
Information Modelling (BIM) software packages. It highlights some of the fundamentals that underpin BIM
and sustainability and then takes readers through some basic principles...

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Briefing paper

16 Aug 2017

In this piece, I propose that the academic library engage more robustly to take back control of its collections budget. I do not evaluate, and certainly do not critique, existing negotiating models. Fundamentally, I propose that libraries find ways to act with single purpose to strengthen their...

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Journal article

01 Aug 2017

This article is the third in a series on general practice research in Australia. The series explores strategies to strengthen general practice research and further develop the evidence base for primary care.

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Data linkage has been defined as ‘the bringing...

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Discussion paper

28 Jul 2017

The Insurance in Superannuation Working Group (ISWG) has released the fourth in a series of discussion papers as a further step towards developing an Insurance Code of Practice for superannuation trustees.

This discussion paper outlines proposals that seek to enhance member insurance...

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Journal article

27 Jul 2017

There are existing studies on data curation programs in library science education and studies on data services in libraries. However, there is not much insight into how educational programs have prepared data professionals for practice. This study asked 105 practicing professionals how well they...

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Research report

11 Jul 2017

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically data from the civil divisions of the Local, District and Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (...

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Discussion paper

19 Jun 2017

Data Governance Australia is committed to setting industry standards and benchmarks for the responsible and ethical collection, use and management of data in Australia.

We are developing a Code of Practice as part of our on-going effort to set leading industry standards, promote a culture...

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Report

05 Jun 2017

Blockchain is a form of distributed ledger technology (DLT) that connects different parties over the internet to provide a secure and trustworthy record of their transactions (both financial and non-financial), without giving control to a third party.

On blockchains, you can prove...

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Report

05 Jun 2017

Blockchain is a form of distributed ledger technology (DLT) that connects different parties over the internet to provide a secure and trustworthy record of their transactions (both financial and non-financial), without giving control to a third party.

On blockchains, you can prove...

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Research report

08 May 2017

Key points

  • Extraordinary growth in data generation and usability has enabled a kaleidoscope of new business models, products and insights. Data frameworks and protections developed prior to sweeping digitisation need reform. This is a global phenomenon and Australia
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Research report

26 Apr 2017

Queensland's criminal justice system prevents, detects, and investigates crimes. It delivers judicial processes, manages prisoners and offenders, and provides rehabilitation services.

The Queensland Police Service and the Department of Justice and Attorney-General (through its Queensland...

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Report

26 Apr 2017

A follow-on to the popular Demystifying Born Digital series, this primer for archivists is intended to help digital archivists understand the priorities, techniques and culture of information...

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Article

25 Apr 2017

The European Union (EU) has enacted two key regulations relating to data processing- the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)(link is external) and the Network and Information...

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Journal article

20 Apr 2017

Digitizing large collections of Cultural Heritage (CH) resources and providing tools for their management, analysis and visualization is critical to CH research. A key element in achieving the above goal is to provide user-friendly software offering an abstract interface for interaction with a...

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Annual Report

07 Apr 2017

This is the 2016 annual report for ORCID, which includes information about membership, usage and adoption, engagement activities, integrations, technical updates, financials, and more.

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Research report

03 Mar 2017

In this introductory report, we provide some brief background on the emergence of RDM as a focus for research support services within higher education, and present a simple framework describing three major components of the RDM service space:

  • Education—educating researchers and

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Commentary

Article

22 Dec 2016

Big data is big news these days. But most organisations just end up hoarding vast reams of data, leaving them with a massive repository of unstructured – or “dark” – data that is of little use to anyone.

Given the potential benefits of big data, it’s crucial that we find better ways to...

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Research report

01 Dec 2016

The JusticeLink dataset is a rich and comprehensive, but currently underutilised, resource that, in our preliminary assessment, adequately represents many aspects of the business of the Local Court. The dataset also has the potential to illustrate how the court is being used by different...

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Blog post

15 Sep 2016

Cybersecurity continues to be a prominent issue in the US election race. An FBI bulletin, uncovered two weeks ago, reveals that the Bureau has been investigating recent hacking attempts on two state election websites. The hackers, suspected to be agents of a foreign state, targeted voter...

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