University of Helsinki’s DataSupport has published a guide for research data documentation. The guide introduces the basic elements of documentation and meets the needs of most researchers.
The survey’s key message to OpenAIRE is related to the changing metadata requirements. National coordination in OpenAIRE harvesting is seen as a solution for laborious metadata work. This is a short summary of the survey; a more detailed report is available in the OpenAIRE blog (in Finnish).
What is the opening of data in practice? What does it require? The OpenFIRE project at the Institute of Seismology highlights the work and expertise needed to open research data, and it also reveals the problems that come along the way.