NeDICC Programme 2017

Date Activity Topic
26 January 2017
14:00 – 16:00
CoP Meeting The implementation of an Institutional Data Repository (UCT: Kayleigh Roos, Erika Mias)
15 February 2017 NeDICC Workshop  Long-lived Data: Tools to Preserve Research Data (UP: Johann van Wyk <;  and Isak van der Walt <>)
14 June 2017
14:00 – 16:00
NeDICC Workshop
 Data Information Literacy, libraries, and librarians (Stellenbosch University: Wouter Klapwijk)
19 July 2017 NeDICC Workshop  Data Discovery and Metadata (UNISA)
16 August 2017
14:00 – 16:00
 CoP Meeting  From ingredients to a cake – Ingest activities to prepare research data for secondary use (HSRC: Lucia Lotter)
13 September 2017
9:00 – 14:00
NeDICC Workshop  Data Information Literacy (WITS)
18 October 2017 NeDICC Workshop  Trustworthy Data Repository Certification (CSIR, HSRC)
16 November 2017
14:00 – 16:00
CoP Meeting

RDM progress updates: NeDICC member institutions

At a NeDICC meeting held on 18 February 2016, four NeDICC member institutions shared their RDM progress with the rest of NeDICC. The presentations can be accessed below:

RDM progress update: UCT

RDM progress update: UWC

RDM progress update: UNISA

RDM progress update: CSIR

How to Track the Impact of Research Data with Metrics

This guide will help you to track and measure the impact of research data, whether your own or that of your department/institution. It provides an overview of the key impact measurement concepts and the services and tools available for measuring impact. After discussing some of the current issues and challenges, it provides some tips on increasing the impact of your own data. This guide should interest researchers and principal investigators working on data-led research, administrators working with research quality assessment submissions, librarians and others helping to track the impact of data within institutions.

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Online Groups

The following online groups have been identified:

Data Management Course via youtube

An interesting concept is the following online training course for Data Management, created by the University of Minnesota Libraries in 2012 by authors Lisa Johnston and Jon Jeffryes. It consists of 7 videos; the complimentary activities are available at