Databases

Report

25 Jul 2018

This review provides a snapshot of Australian government data activities and related data resources.

Research report

4 Jul 2018

Conducted by the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, this new study is part of the first ever comprehensive investigation of the quality and utility of NSW’s civil court and tribunal administrative data system for informing policy and practice.

Audio program

15 May 2018

The federal government is pushing ahead with its plans to create an electronic health record for every Australian, but many are concerned about privacy and cybersecurity risks - and one expert recommends opting out.

Research report

1 May 2018

This final report of the four part series examines the sourcing and scaling choices made by the four research universities regarding their acquisition of Research Data Management (RDM) capacity.

Briefing paper

26 Apr 2018

This FACSIAR Evidence to Action note introduces the FACS Entity Database, how it was created, what it includes and how it can be used by FACS and our partners.

Commentary

5 Apr 2018

Automated welfare didn’t end with the robo-debt controversy. Here and overseas, governments are turning vital decisions over to computers.

Journal article

16 Mar 2018

Based on interviews with staff members from thirteen large research universities in the United States, this paper provides a rich, qualitative description of research data curation and use practices in Institutional Repositories (IRs).

Commentary

6 Mar 2018

The federal government's plans to store our biometric data are currently going through parliament. The data could reveal more than we'd like to those who seek to access the information.

Discussion paper

21 Feb 2018

This paper provides a broad overview of the nature of data linkage, highlights possible uses in the VET sector and reviews key challenges data linkage presents as a research methodology. Using the insights gained from past data linkage projects and taking into account the privacy...

Guide

A guide to managing data breaches in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
19 Feb 2018

This guide aims to assist you in developing and implementing an effective data breach response. It outlines the requirements relating to data breaches in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), including personal information security requirements and the mandatory data breach reporting obligations of the...

Video

18 Dec 2017

What kinds of data sources, tools and platforms do we have available, what is the value and the challenge of data and new sources of information, what do we need and what is coming down the line that can help support better policy making, citizen...

Policy

8 Dec 2017

International research data networks are critical for progress in many scientific domains and underpin efforts to promote Open Science. At the same time, many of these networks are fragile and the responsibilities for their support and performance are frequently distributed across a variety of different...

Policy

6 Dec 2017

There is a large variety of repositories that are responsible for providing long term access to data that is used for research. As data volumes and the demands for more open access to this data increase, these repositories are coming under increasing financial pressures that...

Research report

27 Oct 2017

The service profiles presented here were reviewed and confirmed by staff at Edinburgh University, Monash University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Wageningen University & Research. The profiles are descriptive inventories, with brief observations about the scope, organization and staffing of RDM services in these...

Research report

26 Sep 2017

This report explores the nature of the RDM capacity acquired by four research universities in four different national contexts, highlighting key factors that shaped the contours of this capacity, and provides a number of key takeaways that provide useful starting points for institutions as they...

Guide

20 Aug 2017

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

Briefing paper

16 Aug 2017

Prices for certain scholarly resources continue to outpace budget increases, and librarians do not feel in control of budgets and pricing. What if libraries found ways to bring together the whole library behind the objective of stabilizing or reducing what they pay?

Journal article

1 Aug 2017

This paper provides an overview of data linkage and its relevance to general practice physicians.

Discussion paper

28 Jul 2017

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

Journal article

27 Jul 2017

Investigators of this study found that changing the educational model may lead to improvements in future library data services.

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