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Digital Scholarship projects

Our current projects using new digital methods and techniques.

The CDS collaborates with researchers and other partners inside and outside the University in projects that explore new technological innovations. In these projects, we build digital collaboration environments that provide researchers with the opportunity to try out new methods and techniques and to facilitate interdisciplinary work.

We list a selection of our current projects on this page; you can read about our concluded projects on a dedicated page. 

Would you like to know more...? CDS staff members are happy to answer your queries via cds@library.leidenuniv.nl

Visibility of research software
Visibility of research software

Visibility of research software

This pilot project investigates the suitability to use the NLeScience Center's Research Software Directory (RSD) to increase the visibility and wide spread use of research software. Additionally, we try to assess to what extent it facilitates the monitoring of scientific impact of software.

Read more about Visibility of research software.

 

Research Data Services Catalogue
Research Data Services Catalogue

Research Data Services Catalogue

The Research Data Services Catalogue presents a list of services that are available to Leiden researchers to help them choose the appropriate facility fo the management of research data before, during, and after a research project.

Read more about the Research Data Services Catalogue.

 

Connecting to the Network of Digital Heritage
Connecting to the Network of Digital Heritage

Connecting to the Network of Digital Heritage

In the project “Connecting to the Network of Digital Heritage” we try to enhance the digital accessibility of heritage data and we  developed a range of tutorials to explain the main concepts surrounding Linked Open Data

Read more about reusing digital heritage data.

Durable Access to Book Historical data
Durable Access to Book Historical data

Durable Access to Book Historical data

The born digital archive of Paul Hoftijzer, professor of the History of the book,  contained detailed descriptions of people, organisations and events relevant to the Leiden book industry in the early modern period. We converted this archive to Linked Open Data.

Read more about the Durable Access project.

Publication policy and Open Access
Publication policy and Open Access

Publication policy and Open Access

The CDS Open Access Team provides assistance to the research institutes at Leiden University to draw up or elaborate their own publication policy with an emphasis on Open Access and monitoring of costs. 

Read more about the publication policies.

   

Engaging Researchers with Data Management: The Cookbook
Engaging Researchers with Data Management: The Cookbook

Engaging Researchers with Data Management: The Cookbook

24 best practice examples to engage researchers in data management compiled into one book designed to help others reproduce similar engagement activities. You can download the Open Access book for free, but also purchase a paper copy.  

Read more about the Cookbook.

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