Category Archives: Research

Workshop-Programme: Research Data Management in African Studies

The programme for the workshop "Research Data Management in African Studies" (10-11 October 2018 in Bayreuth) is now available! Listen to exciting talks on existing projects, legal perspectives and infrastructure services. There will be ample time for questions, exchange and voicing your needs as researchers. [caption id="attachment_4679" align="alignright" width="200"] Creative Commons CC0[/caption] If you have…
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Workshop: data management in African Studies

This workshop is organized into three parts: 1. Infrastructure and Best Practice Examples, 2. Legal Perspectives, and 3. Perspectives from African Studies. The workshop is aimed at researchers and offers the opportunity to enter into a dialogue with legal experts and data archiving experts and will specifically address subject-specific questions.
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Re3Data

The project re3data.org, Registry of Research Data Repositories, presents repositories in a web-based directory and provides an orientation over existing data collections.
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Transkribus

Are you transcribing historical documents? Try out Transkribus for Handwritten Text Recognition.
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New copyright law in Germany

As of 1st March 2018, a new copyright law comes into effect in Germany and will introduce new copyright rules for schools, universities, libraries and other educational institutions.
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Gender Balance Assessment Tool

Would you like to find out how gender balanced your bibliography and / or syllabus is ? The Gender Balance Assessment Tool (GBAT) helps to automatically estimate of what percentage of the authors on a syllabus are women.
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