November 2016

Dataverse/RSpace Integration


Dataverse and Research Space are pleased to announce an integration of the RSpace electronic lab notebook with Dataverse. This integration, described in the following brief video, enables researchers to deposit datasets directly from RSpace to any Dataverse.

By capturing lab data electronically in the RSpace ELN, and providing a simple deposit interface to Dataverse, we hope to make Dataverse more accessible to Read more about Dataverse/RSpace Integration

Scientific Data now recommends Harvard Dataverse for all areas of Science

Beginning Monday, November 14th, the Nature Research journal Scientific Data will include Harvard Dataverse in its newly expanded list of general purpose data repositories, for researchers submitting supporting datasets from any research subject, including biology, health, physical, earth, and social sciences. Harvard Dataverse has been recommended by Scientific Data for social science data since early 2015, and this latest development increases the options for authors Read more about Scientific Data now recommends Harvard Dataverse for all areas of Science

Harvard Dataverse Homepage Survey

The Dataverse Team is currently working on a new redesign of the Harvard Dataverse home page, and we’re looking for your input! IQSS’s new Product Research Specialist Julian Gautier and Usability Research Assistant Derek Murphy have put together a brief (5 minute long) multiple choice survey that lets you tell us what qualities you look for in a data repository. Your input will inform our design of the new homepage to improve existing users’ experience with the site and to help orient new users. To Read more about Harvard Dataverse Homepage Survey