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IITA trains scientists on Data Management Planning

IITA trains scientists on Data Management Planning

On 13 March, the IITA Western African Hub organized a seminar for scientists across all IITA hubs. The purpose of the seminar themed “Creating a living data management plan for research reproducibility,” was to educate scientists on data management planning (DMP). Olatunbosun Obileye, the Institutional Data Manager, lectured on areas such as the meaning and…

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International info and data body recognizes IITA staff with a fellowship award

IITA’s Institutional Data Manager, Olatunbosun Obileye (Bosun), was recently conferred a 3-year fellowship by IASSIST (International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology) in Sydney, Australia during its 2019 conference. The fellowship provides free access to its membership network with opportunities to collaborate on funded projects, get technical support, participate in training and development of…

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The new look of CKAN, with its many enhanced features.

IITA introduces flexible data citation in CKAN

The IITA Communication Unit’s Data Management section has been working extensively to increase the visibility of IITA research outputs. DataKind, United Kingdom, took note of the achievement along with an exceptional high-quality dataset with the repository. One of the concerns of open access is that open data that is reused under a Creative Commons Attribution…

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